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...]

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...]

RM2 Wins First Place for IoT Award for Innovation

Congratulations to RM2 International on being awarded first place for LTE-M (Long Term Evolution – Machines) innovation at the GSMA Global Mobile IoT Summit, part of the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2017, the largest global trade event for the mobile industry. LTE-M is the industry standard term for the suite of technologies and communication … [Read more...]

Blockchain Application Turns to the Supply Chain with Maersk and IBM Venture

The blockchain is a trending term that first emerged in 2008, and is at the foundation of Bitcoin. It is a type of secure, shared database that has received considerable interest from the financial sector, and is now gaining traction in supply chain applications. In a nutshell, each link of the supply chain journey creates a block of information, … [Read more...]

CHEP Brings Start-ups and Large Industry Players Together at StartUp Lounge

CHEP organizes StartUp Lounge on 14th March in Dusseldorf incubator. CHEP, the global leader in pallet and container pooling services, will host its first CHEP StartUp Lounge in the idea factory denkubator in Dusseldorf, Germany. At the event, which takes place March 14, 2017, young entrepreneurs meet established industry leaders from industry, … [Read more...]