Tegut’s Euro Pallet Management Benefits from PAKi and Pooling Partners

German grocery retailer cooperates with Pooling Partners to enhance pallet management and to address seasonal variations. Voucher system enables inbound shippers options for later pallet retrieval or transfer, eliminating complexities and logistical inefficiencies related to pallet exchange.  Tegut enjoyed revenues of just under one billion … [Read more...]

Renewable Energy and Cogeneration

Most people realize that it would be better for our planet and all its inhabitants if we were to make greater use of renewable energy. But if you ask them why that's a good idea, they might not get past saying that renewable energy constitutes an endless supply, in contrast to the finite amount of fossil fuels waiting to be unearthed in oceans, … [Read more...]

Corrugated Plastic Cartons Drive Down Packaging Costs

The reuse of corrugated plastic boxes makes sense where the regular return of corrugated boxes is feasible.  Payback typically in the first year if corrugated plastic containers are used once per month.   Fred Dowd, president of Texas-based Technology Container Corp., gave a brief presentation at ProMat 2017 on how his company’s … [Read more...]

RPP Containers Provides Recycling Program for Broken or Obsolete Plastic Containers

Offers Cash or Credit for Old Plastic Bulk Containers If you aren’t sure how to recycle your obsolete, broken or unwanted plastic bulk containers you are not alone. Reusable packaging is typically extremely durable, to such an extent that it can live beyond the life of a particular application and become obsolete. In addition, even robust … [Read more...]

Mango saves 70% warehouse space with custom-made, reusable, nesting boxes

  Mango, a world famous clothing company was looking for a reusable and nestable box to use in the 250,000 m² fully automated distribution center in Barcelona. Mango chose DS Smith Plastics’ Injection Moulded products to design a box to meet all their expectations. The Challenge The boxes that Mango previously used did not comply with the … [Read more...]

Pallet and Reusable Packaging Videos

Here is our roundup of recent videos or interest. Contraload News European pooler Contraload provides an entertaining perspective on the history of pooling. https://youtu.be/pms3RIv5qVs Container Management Made Easy / Wave Reaction Do you need a container intervention? The case for reusable packaging management is simply and … [Read more...]

Amatech Launches Fully Responsive New Website

Easily explore divider and partition options for various reusable packaging categories, lamination and polyurea coating choices. As well as, many other Returnable Packaging products, Site includes a comprehensive cost calculator. Amatech, Inc. has just launched its comprehensive new website. The goal of the custom reusable packaging specialist … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging Repair or Rebuy? Questions with Answers from Allen Plastic Repair (APR)

  How does your company handle storage and shipping? Depending on the task, one-time use containers might be an option, but it’s likely that reusable containers could offer a more sustainable and cost-effective solution. If you’re already using reusable containers or considering it, there’s another question to consider: should you repair … [Read more...]

The Pallet Stops There, The Cost Stops Here

"Why can't we just all get along?" Jack Nicholson asked the Martian invaders in his role of U.S. President in the 1996 movie Mars Attacks!  That was just before he got zapped. When it comes to reusable transport packaging, the good news is that we can. The challenge is to set the correct framework of asset accountability in place to make it happen … [Read more...]

Pallet Pools Offer Public Warehouses New Service Opportunities (Historic Reprint)

from D & W, January 1945 www.packagingrevolution.net is pleased to present another key article from the formative years of palletization. After the war, between one and three million surplus pallets may be disposed of by the government. Commercial shipments of palletized unit loads are expected to become common. Some pooling method for … [Read more...]