CHEP Selected by FMI-GMA Trading Partner Alliance to Develop Unsaleable Goods Reduction Blueprint

Findings and Best Practices to be Presented at 2017 TPA Supply Chain Conference CHEP, a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing and retail sectors, has been selected by the Trading Partner Alliance (TPA) as its expert partner to help reduce unsaleable goods in the consumer … [Read more...]

Pallet Pooling in Real Time: Over 40 Years Service and Continued Technology Leadership for Japan Pallet Rental

With a pool of over 8.5 million pallets, Japan Pallet Rental Corporation is the leading pallet rental provider in Japan. And while it was launched as wood pallet rental service back in 1971, it began introducing plastic pallets in 2000. Today, plastic pallets encompass over 65% of its pallet inventory, and almost 100% of those plastic pallets are … [Read more...]

Container Rental Systems Conserve Resources for Businesses and the Environment

By Paul Mendes Reusable packaging such as bulk containers, handheld totes, and plastic pallets prove to be a more sustainable choice than standard one-way packaging such as cardboard and wood for a multitude of reasons.  The major one being cardboard containers get discarded after each use, and wooden pallets often break and require constant … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert Announces First 2017 Innovation at Fruit Logistica

Schoeller Allibert, the European leader in RTP packaging solutions, will showcase its first 2017 innovation at the FRUIT LOGISTICA fair, in Berlin, from the 8th to the 10th of February 2017. Ludo Gielen, Chief Innovation Officer, explains how it will improve quality and efficiency for Apple and Pears growers.  INTERVIEW WITH LUDO … [Read more...]

Interroll’s New Modular Conveyor Platform optimizes delivery processes at Liwayway in China

Sant Antonino, Switzerland; Shanghai, China –Liwayway, a leading snack food company, has placed an order to Interroll for a modular conveyor platform (MCP) system and three Pallet flow systems, which aim to upgrade its plant in Qingpu District, Shanghai. Interroll’s new MCP system, which is about to be put into operation, will undertake … [Read more...]

IFCO Wood Grain Reusable Plastic Container Orders Top 11 Million

  IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh food, has announced it surpassed 11 million Wood Grain Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) shipments since they entered the market in January of this year.  Orders have been placed by over 300 growers supplying Walmart with a variety of fresh produce … [Read more...]

The Swedish Food Industry Gets A Common Digital Pooling Platform

In 2017, Svenska Retursystem will be releasing SMART Pooling – a new digital platform - which offers the Swedish food industry improved control and simplified administration over all types of returnable transport items (RTI’s) such as return pallets, roll cages, wooden pallets, dairy boxes and pallet collars. SMART Pooling offers huge savings in … [Read more...]

IFCO Launches New “Let’s Eat” Global Brand Campaign

IFCO's new video supports its "Let's Eat" theme IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh products, and a Brambles Group company, recently launched a new global branding campaign that reflects the company’s mission and communicates its value and vision to customers and consumers. “We are committed to … [Read more...]

CHEP Supply Chain Solutions Helped Deliver Over $30 Million in Value for Customers

Wholesum Harvest Partners with CHEP on Sustainability New data released by CHEP North America, a member of the Brambles Group, shows consumer goods companies that collaborated with CHEP to optimize their supply chains generated more than $30 million in savings and new revenue in twelve months. During the same time period, customers also made … [Read more...]

PTM Introduces Fusion Pallet, Broadens Plastic Pallet Range

Technology allows PTM to develop unique material handling solutions Continuing its reputation for developing industry leading material handling solutions for industry, PTM has introduced its newest plastic pallet innovation, the Fusion Pallet. Fusion Pallet represents the evolution of its predecessor, the Ultra Pallet®. Designed with … [Read more...]