Green Ox® Pallet Technology Takes Aim at “Less Than Pallet” Market With Its Versatile Green Ox® & Box

Talking Points: The unit load packaging sector continues to generate momentum in the area of small footprint (half and quarter) pallets as well as mini-bulk containers. The new Green Ox® & Box addresses the need for “Less-Than-Pallet™” unit loads with a convenient, lightweight solution that can be shipped unassembled in kit form to … [Read more...]

IFCO North America Names Jeff Mitchell Director of Food Safety and Quality

IFCO North America has appointed Jeff Mitchell as Director of Food Safety and Quality. Mr. Mitchell will oversee the North American food safety and quality initiatives at the company’s Reusable Plastic Container (RPC) service centers throughout North America, as well as food safety and quality programs that extend along the entire fresh food … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallet News From Around the Web

Pallet and Reusable Packaging Headline Roundup From Around the Web March 16, 2017, Greenpeace study finds fault with bottle sustainability March 15, 2017, Reusable Plastic Pallets Offer Long Life Expectancy March 15, 2017, Orbis showcases bulk container and pallet lines at LogiMAT event in Germany March 7, 2017, Brambles announces … [Read more...]

New Study Confirms IFCO Reusable Plastic Containers are the Sustainable Choice for Fresh Produce Packaging

Peer-Reviewed Report Shows RPCs Outperform Corrugated Boxes in Eight Key Environmental Indicators IFCO has released the results of its updated report, Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Reusable Plastic Container and Display- and Non-Display-Ready Corrugated Containers Used for Fresh Produce Applications (LCA), showing IFCO Reusable … [Read more...]

Connected? Smart? Flexible?

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, those involved in automotive logistics need to work even more closely together to raise efficiency, stay smart and keep flexible. Automotive Logistics Europe sponsors include ORBIS, CHEP, GEFCO, CABKA-IPS and DS Smith. BONN, GERMANY – MARCH 14th 2017: Refining the efficiency of your internal operations … [Read more...]

Mallard Launches Expanded Line of Pallet Flow Speed Controllers

Mallard Manufacturing Corporation, a leading manufacturer of gravity flow solutions, is announcing their new, expanded line of their pallet flow speed controllers. Mallard now has four different speed controllers to accommodate every capacity, environment, product and pitch. The purpose of the pallet flow speed controller is to control the speed … [Read more...]

Yale Retail Delivery Package Provides Perfect Formula for Direct Store Delivery

Retailers and manufacturers rely on direct store delivery (DSD) for fast, efficient replenishment and need dependable, maneuverable pallet trucks to keep deliveries on schedule. Yale Materials Handling Corporation has announced its retail delivery package, a suite of features for the MPB045VG walkie pallet truck, designed specifically for DSD … [Read more...]

Consumers’ convenience demand to drive flexible packaging demand according to Smithers Pira

Will the increased use of flexible consumer packaging require more robust transport packaging such as reusables to provide adequate product protection? Shifts in consumer lifestyles and the consequent demand for convenience products, are contributing to a growing use of flexible packaging, replacing traditional formats, such as glass jars and … [Read more...]

Loadhog Introduces New Collapsible Reusable Container

Loadhog Limited, the Sheffield, UK-based, multiple award-winning reusable packaging manufacturer, has added an innovative collapsible container range to its armory which further strengthens its position as a major industry player. The Collapsible Container features an integrated divider system, allowing the user to segregate goods further … [Read more...]

Pallet and Reusable Packaging Videos

Here is our roundup of recent videos or interest. Container Management Made Easy / Wave Reaction Do you need a container intervention? The case for reusable packaging management is simply and eloquently stated in this video. The angst of container loss and runaway spending can almost always be remedied by investing a small proportion of that … [Read more...]