Roundup: CHEP Signs Three Year Deal with Cott, RePack Wins Award in China

CHEP Signs New Agreement with Cott to Become Its Pallet Provider in the U.S. CHEP signs new three-year agreement with Cott for CHEP pooled pallets. Companies to collaborate on supply chain optimization solutions. CHEP, the global leader in pooling and supply chain management solutions for the supply of pooled pallets in the United … [Read more...]

Do Customs Requirements Impede the International Use of Reusable Packaging?

Recommendations from ICC aimed at eliminating red tape and duties that can increase the cost of using reusables for international shipments. Shipping goods across borders with reusable containers and tracking systems is better for the environment, consumers and companies yet differential treatment by customs authorities can be detrimental to … [Read more...]

New Boots at Kegstar

Nick Boots joins Kegstar as General Manager Australia & New Zealand As it accelerates its global expansion, Kegstar is pleased to announce today that Nick Boots has joined the company as General Manager, Australia & New Zealand. Nick brings over 20 years’ experience in the FMCG, beer, wine and supply chain industries, having worked … [Read more...]

ORBIS Launches GitterPak™ Bulk Container

The all-plastic, collapsible plastic container offers benefits compared to gitterboxes in the European market.   ORBIS® Corporation, an international manufacturer of reusable packaging and supply chain optimization expert, showcased its newest product, the GitterPak™, at interpack 2017. The GitterPak is an all-plastic, collapsible … [Read more...]

Loscam Launches in Taiwan, Celebrates Entry into 12th National Market

Loscam celebrates its 75th anniversary with the commencement of pallet rental operations in its 12th strategic Asia Pacific market.    A night of celebration and cheers from over 100 guests and representatives from logistics associations, leading supply chain service providers, valued customers, media and LOSCAM’s management team … [Read more...]

Fresh Solutions for Inaugural Event: Hort Connections 2017

   CHEP to showcase new range of fresh solutions, including; platform solutions, value chain analysis, international solutions and store solutions Announcement of the 2017 National Awards for Excellence. CHEP is a finalist for the Community Stewardship and Innovation Partners categories CHEP announces platinum sponsorship of Hort … [Read more...]

IFCO Celebrates 318,000 Metric Tonnes of Food Waste Avoided

Company releases food waste and environmental savings estimates honoring its 25th anniversary  IFCO, the global leader in reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has released estimates quantifying the positive impact the company has had on the environment since it was founded in 1992.  According to a recently published life cycle … [Read more...]

Anti-Counterfeiting, Brand Protection and Security Packaging Market to Reach $3.6 Billion

Track and trace technologies are anticipated to grow the fastest. Diverse ongoing threats, new regulatory requirements for life critical products, and technical evolution will fuel market growth for anti- counterfeiting packaging technologies across the next five years, according to exclusive new data from Smithers Pira. Its new report, The … [Read more...]

People, Pallets, and Planet: C&S Wholesale Grocers and The Fund Celebrate 10 Years of Partnership and Sustainability Leadership

The largest food wholesaler in the country marks a milestone by investing in working forests to offset forest footprint of 20,000 wood pallets. This year, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. and The Conservation Fund celebrate a decade-long partnership to address climate change and habitat loss by protecting and restoring America’s … [Read more...]

GE Using OTTO™ Self–driving Vehicles For Medical Equipment Transportation

Robots make the difference. Autonomous vehicles helps medical equipment repair center to reduce its space requirements for repair cell rooms by 40%.   GE, at its 280,000 square foot healthcare equipment Repair Center in Milwaukee, WI, uses a large number of self-driving robotic vehicles from OTTO™ motors. OTTO Motors is a sister … [Read more...]