RM2 Pallet Company Exhibits for First Time at Expo Agro Sinaloa, Targets Food Supply Chain

RM2 BLOCKPAL now manufactured in Mexico by Jabil Mexico. RM2 International, the vertically-integrated innovator in pallet development, management and supply is pleased to announce it will present their BLOCKPal™ pallets for the first time at Expo Agro Sinaloa in Cuilican, Sinaloa, Mexico from April 5 to April 7 in booth P45. “RM2 is … [Read more...]

CHEP’s Progress Towards Zero Harm is Pure Gold: Safety and Sustainability Through Customer Collaboration

CHEP and supply chain partners work together on workplace safety, greater sustainability, and increased efficiency. CHEP Canada earned Gold Rating for Corporate Social Responsibility, Gold Award as one of the safest employers in Canada. CHEP, a Brambles company, is collaborating with customers to share best practices and develop innovative … [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...]

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

This article on reusable packaging repair first appeared on May 21, 2013. 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 … [Read more...]

Brambles delayers its Pallets North America organizational structure

Reorganization sees departure of Kim Rumph from post of President, CHEP Pallets North America, and direct reporting of pooling/Pallecon, recycled pallet, and Canada pallets units to the CEO. Brambles Chief Executive Officer, Graham Chipchase, has announced a streamlining of the organizational structure of Brambles’ Pallets North America … [Read more...]

RPP Containers Introduces new Pallet Pack All-in-One

  This announcement originally appeared on Sept. 8, 2015 The DuraGreen Pallet Pack from RPP Containers has been a favorite of shipping and warehousing operations since the product’s inception in 2011. The lightweight, 60 lb., reusable container, consisting of three interlocking and nestable components – plastic pallet, sleeve, and … [Read more...]

A Short History of Trade Unions and the Shipping Pallet

It was a time of war, trade unionism, and the early history of the pallet. Imagine legendary Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa, the U.S. Pacific fleet, the cast of Marlon Brando's "On the Waterfront" and that fantastic new product, the shipping pallet. There were going to be waves. Trade unions fight to sustain and grow their membership base; they … [Read more...]

Why Quarter Pallets? FAQ

Quarter pallets can deliver added benefits to the last mile of retail distribution. Small or fractional pallets, including quarter pallets, can help provide a powerful boost in floor ready retail sales while increasing efficiencies over the “last mile” of retail distribution. Is the quarter pallet the right choice for your POS (point of sale) … [Read more...]

Groupe d’aucy goes for quality pallets with LPR-La Palette Rouge

After more than six years of successful partnership, the Groupe d’aucy cooperative, the French leader in canned vegetables, has chosen to renew its contract with the European pallet-pooling specialist, LPR-La Palette Rouge (a Division of Euro Pool Group). Not only that, but it is extending its partnership to include more of its canned vegetables … [Read more...]

The Power of Supply Chain Collaboration and Innovation Highlighted at Wharton-IGEL Sustainability Event

Supply chain collaboration is key to optimizing economic and environmental benefits. CHEP and leading consumer goods companies unite in their mission to achieve a circular economy. It was a beautiful, sunny February day in Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love. No better place to bring together leading consumer goods companies and academic … [Read more...]