German Sugar Producer Optimizes Pallet Handling with CHEP

Cologne, June 22, 2017 - Nordzucker, one of the leading sugar producers in Europe, is now using CHEP for its logistics processes: the supply chain supply company supplies the Nordzucker with its high-quality rental pallets. With around 3200 employees at 18 European locations, Nordzucker supplies the food industry, retailers, and consumers with its … [Read more...]

Brexit not Brex-hate

The UK boss of a European supply chain company said that political posturing and pre-BREXIT antagonistic rhetoric does not represent the true state of the nation when it comes to cross-border trade. Phil Storer, the UK director of Pooling Partners, Europe’s largest pooler and manufacturer of sustainable wooden pallets to the supply chain, said … [Read more...]

Roundup: RePack Updates Carbon Footprint Analysis, K. Hartwall’s BigBox

RePack Updates Its CO2 Analysis - Reduces CO2 by 80% Versus Disposable Bags or Boxes Reusable RePack packaging reduces CO2 emissions by up to 80% when compared to disposable bags or boxes, according to the company, thanks to reuse and efficient reverse logistics through the post. In comparison to the manufacturing and waste treatment of 20 new … [Read more...]

Microstar Announces Keg Pooling Services to BrewDog and Green Flash Brewing

Microstar is providing two new customers with keg pooling services. BrewDog In preparing for the opening its new, 100,000 square foot, advanced Columbus brewery, Scottish craft beer pioneer BrewDog has looked to MicroStar to manage its keg logistics to best address rapidly growing demand. "We've worked with the team at MicroStar for … [Read more...]

LPR Continues Its Digital Transformation

The European pallet-pooling specialist, LPR-La Palette Rouge (a Division of Euro Pool Group), is pursuing its digital transformation with the launch of two applications: a new version of its MyLPR customer portal, and the LPR Academy, an online training tool for its own personnel. La Palette Rouge is speeding up its digital revolution. For … [Read more...]

CHEP Leverages Virtual Reality and Hands-On Interaction to Demonstrate the Advantage of Half Pallets for Store Fulfillment

At Store2017 in Toronto, CHEP provides an opportunity for show attendees to experience the look and feel of how the company’s half pallet can reduce labor costs by up to 75%, increase sales up to 30%. In a booth that can be conservatively described as one of CHEP’s most unique and interactive to date, the company has leveraged Virtual … [Read more...]

Roundup: CHEP Signs Three Year Deal with Cott, RePack Wins Award in China

CHEP Signs New Agreement with Cott to Become Its Pallet Provider in the U.S. CHEP signs new three-year agreement with Cott for CHEP pooled pallets. Companies to collaborate on supply chain optimization solutions. CHEP, the global leader in pooling and supply chain management solutions for the supply of pooled pallets in the United … [Read more...]

Reducing Reusable Packaging Losses Using Smart Logistics

'Why is a beer truck here to pick up our old computers?' and other reports from the frontline.  ReturnCenter offers tips for efficient reverse logistics of reusable packaging.   Shawn Stockman, director of business solutions for ReturnCenter, talked about the company’s website and services as well as customer case histories. The … [Read more...]

Reusable Plastic Containers used to ship produce a weak link in cross-­border biosecurity, pose contamination risk, says corrugated group

Evidence continues to mount from a University of Guelph researcher indicating that the sanitization procedure for reusable plastic containers (RPCs) used to ship fresh produce in Canada is inadequate, according to a new release from the Canadian Corrugated and Containerboard Association. This announcement marks the latest round of an ongoing effort … [Read more...]

Seminar for Retailers & Growers Focuses on Meeting Supply Chain Sustainability Goals with Reusable Packaging

Data on Shared Assets Versus One-Way Packaging to Be Presented at May 11 Session IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging, is collaborating with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to offer a series of online educational sessions, Just the Facts: How Reusable Assets Can Help Retailers and … [Read more...]