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...]

IFCO North America Names Jeff Mitchell Director of Food Safety and Quality

IFCO North America has appointed Jeff Mitchell as Director of Food Safety and Quality. Mr. Mitchell will oversee the North American food safety and quality initiatives at the company’s Reusable Plastic Container (RPC) service centers throughout North America, as well as food safety and quality programs that extend along the entire fresh food … [Read more...]

Trends Impacting IBC Design and Pooling

Intermediate bulk container (IBC) manufacturers and poolers are seeing new trends driven primarily from manufacturing competition and developments affecting the industries they serve.  Packaging Revolution recently spoke with Justin Bean, a Business Development Manager at Reusable Transport Packaging, and Drew Merrill, the Vice President and … [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...]

EPAL to terminate its exchangeability agreement with the UIC

The quality of the EPAL Euro pallet pool and the safety of employees, goods and logistics processes take top priority. For this reason, EPAL’s urgent recommended action is: To cease exchanging EPAL Euro pallets for UIC/EUR pallets. UIC/EUR pallets that were manufactured before March 1, 2017, will continue to be exchangeable until the end of … [Read more...]

CHEP New Zealand Introduces Solutions Portfolio to Provide More Value Throughout Supply Chains

In following with launches in other CHEP markets, CHEP New Zealand has announced a new range of solutions designed to help customers transform their supply chains for sustainable, long-term change. These solutions, available immediately, build on the company’s extensive 60-year experience in supporting the supply chains of local, national and … [Read more...]

Rallying Together to Support Growers Impacted by Recent Floods in Adelaide

Updated: 22 February 2017   300 growers and 1,500 hectares of crops destroyed due to extreme weather $50 million approx. in damages and losses A united effort raises $152,000 for SA Growers Flood Appeal Late last year, close to 300 growers with an estimated 1,500 hectares of land in the Northern Adelaide Plains were … [Read more...]

Goplasticpallets Reports Increased Interest in Its Square Pallets

A rise in demand for 1200mm x 1200mm plastic pallets drums up business  Sales of “square” 1200 x 1200mm pallets have risen in recent months thanks to growing demands from companies within the liquids and chemicals sector, according to a release from Goplasticpallets.com, the UK’s leading independent supplier of plastic … [Read more...]