Roundup: Greystone to Supply Plastic Pallets to Pooling Provider, Aviation Industry Looks to Eliminate Air Pallet Damage

Aviation Industry Shoulders $300 Million Annual Repair Bill for Unit Load Devices There are almost one million unit load devices circulating in the aviation industry, and collectively, they cost the industry $300 million for repair. Another $100 million in damage relates to damage to aircraft on the ground from interaction with ULDs. About 60 … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News, January 8, 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of Reusable Packaging News. In this issue, we explore the new reusable asset tracking technology being offered by ffly4u, the merger of Today IT with Interaxi to form Bexter, Buckhorn Inc.'s new mobile container washing service, and a new pallet line from Q-Pall. Read the Reusable Packaging news by clicking here. … [Read more...]

Closed Loop Magazine: Reusable Asset Tracking Trends; Herman Miller’s $500K Reusable Packaging Win

Welcome to the latest issue of Closed Loop Magazine. In this issue we look at: Reusable Asset Tracking Trends 2016 Under Cover: Herman Miller's Innovative Downstream Reusable Cover Program Saves $500,000 The Circular Economy and Reusables New Products Business News Sustainable Thinking To read Closed Loop, please click … [Read more...]

Shipping Pallets and Food Safety – What’s Next on the Menu?

Published June 2010, reviewed January 2016.   The food safety/pallet issue re-emerged as headline news last week with the NBCLA story entitled Can Shipping Pallets Contaminate Your Food? Reporters went to a produce market and sampled water from a mud puddle where a pallet was resting, not surprisingly finding it to be … [Read more...]

Closed Loop #2: Automotive Packaging and Asset Management Best Practices and Success Stories

Welcome to the second edition of Closed Loop Magazine, this time with coverage of automotive packaging and advice for better reusable asset management. Our regular New Products and Sustainable Thinking sections are also included. You can access it online at this link, or you can download the pdf version here.  Check out our interview with CHEP … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News, August 31, 2015

Click here to read the August 31, 2015 edition of the Reusable Packaging News. In this issue: 500 Million Good Reasons to Stop Asset Loss RM2 Names Jane Gorick as Director of Operations and Sales for Europe IFCO Buys Out Other Shareholders in IFCO Japan … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News, July 9, 2015

Click here to read the July 9, 2015 edition of the Reusable Packaging News. In this issue: Help Us Better Understand Reusable Packaging and Pallet Disappearance Polymer Logistics Launches CleanPal ISPM-15 Exemption for Canada/U.S. Expected to End Soon … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News, July 2, 2015

Click here to read the July 2, 2015 edition of the Reusable Packaging News. In this issue: ORBIS Recognized with Two Green Awards Ready to Roar, Loscam and Lion RPA Reusable Packaging Pavilion and Learning Center … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News, June 26, 2015

Click here to read the June 26, 2015 edition of the Reusable Packaging News. In this issue: The Eye Popping Numbers for Reusable Packaging and Pallet Loss Ainsworth Pet Nutrition Selects iGPS Glan Aris Collaborates with Schoeller Allibert When Did Pallet Pooling Begin? … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News, June 18, 2015

Click here to read the June18, 2015 edition of the Reusable Packaging News. In this issue: RM2 Reduced Loss in 2014 ORBIS Named Top Workplace Eberspacher Increases Collaboration with CHEP Automotive … [Read more...]