Brambles Announces Trading Update, Greystone Logistics Reports 65% Sales Boost

Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$4,091.0 million for the first nine months of the financial year ending 30 June 2017, up 4% at actual FX rates and up 5% at constant FX rates over the prior corresponding period. The lower growth on an actual FX basis reflects the strength of the US dollar, Brambles’ … [Read more...]

The Role of the Half Pallet

The Benefits of Half Pallets Explored A half pallet is one that comprises half the footprint (length x width) of a conventional pallet. Half pallets, along with quarter pallets and one-eighth pallets are also sometimes referred to as fractional or modular pallets. In North America, for example, where the 48x40-inch pallet is standard, half … [Read more...]

WeePallet Looks to Get a “Drop” on the Competition

WeePallet says its plastic pallets have passed a 100-meter drop test. Guangdong, China – WeePallet has announced that its plastic pallets have passed a 100-meter quality test. This is after the nine legs plastic pallets were dropped from a height between 120 to 150 meters off the ground. The tests were conducted by the WeePallet quality … [Read more...]

Roundup: EPAL Offers Guidance on Pallet Exchange Practices, More Counterfeit UIC Pallets Reported

Pallet exchange can offer a simple, effective approach to pallet management. But vigilance is also required to ensure that pool quality is not diluted by the acceptance of inferior pallets, which can lead to increased replacement and operating costs, as well as safety concerns. Such has been the case with EPAL, the European Pallet Association in … [Read more...]

CHEP Customer Ideation Sessions Unlock Supply Chain Optimization and Packaging Performance Opportunities

CHEP expands scope of ideation sessions to uncover greater customer opportunities to increase efficiency, decrease damage, reduce costs and improve sustainability. Customers saved more than $1 million with CHEP Packaging Performance Solutions. During a presentation at ProMat, CHEP’s Ben Eugrin, Director of Supply Chain Solutions, and … [Read more...]

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...]