Britain’s fifth-largest supermarket, Aldi, has signed a long-term agreement on returnable packaging equipment with Euro Pool System.
Euro Pool System (EPS), a leading logistics company supplying reusable packaging in the European fresh supply chain, is delighted to expand its working relationship with Aldi UK as a customer and reach across the entirety of its meat and produce supply chain. EPS provides services to European growers of fresh products and their retail partners, focusing on sustainability and circularity.
By choosing Euro Pool System as a logistics partner, Aldi UK shows a strong commitment towards sustainability, improving upon an environmentally responsible network and virtually eliminating single-use materials such as cardboard within their supply chain, as well as reducing waste through circularity of use.
Euro Pool System enables Aldi UK to simplify its operations
With an expansive portfolio of innovative folding tray products, EPS offers Aldi UK a crate suitable for any size of an item, minimizing empty space in deliveries and reducing trucks on the road. Combined with best-in-class automation and the use of cutting-edge technologies, EPS also deliver cost savings for the logistics network as a whole to Aldi UK, allowing them to continue to deliver the best possible prices for their customers.
“By sharing the benefits of our reusable packaging solutions with Aldi UK we are together contributing to the transition towards a circular economy,” said Dirk Vercammen, Director of EPS Region West. “We are happy to service Aldi UK’s suppliers with our advanced logistics solutions and meet the growth requirements for the business in the UK.”
“We are pleased to be extending our partnership with Euro Pool Systems, which will see us further simplify our operations while also helping us work towards becoming a more sustainable retailer by reducing our road miles and minimizing waste,” added Luke Peech, Managing Director of Supply Chain Management at Aldi UK.
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