consolidates plastic pallet and container partnership has signed a new partnership agreement with Belgium-based manufacturers Smart-Flow and Gamma-Wopla which secures the company sole UK distribution rights for their entire ranges of plastic pallets and small containers. This partnership renewal cements’s position as the UK’s largest independent supplier, … [Read more...]

LPR: certified quality, the pillar of efficient and responsible logistics

PLR - La Palette Rouge (Euro Pool Group Division), the European pallet-pooling specialist, is establishing its position as a "best in class" supplier in terms of the quality of its products, processes and services. This is in keeping with its active commitment to a Social and Environmental Responsibility policy for over ten years. Certified … [Read more...]

Eric Biddiscombe Joins Polymer Logistics as Country Manager for Canada

Industry Veteran Brings Retail and Supply Expertise to Leadership Role in Canada Tampa, FL (September 18, 2018) - Polymer Logistics, a global leader in reusable packaging and merchandising systems, has announced that Eric Biddiscombe has joined the company as Country Manager, Canada. In his new role, Eric is responsible for all aspects of … [Read more...]

RM2 Provides Progress Update

RM2 says that business leaders are increasingly aware of the benefits that RM2 ELIoT smart pallets can deliver Update September 14, 2018. RM2 has announced interim results for the six months to June 30, 2018. Financial summary  Revenues for H1 2018 of US$2.6 million (H1 2017: US$3.7 million) Loss after tax for the period … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallets – News Briefs 2018

Reusable packaging and pallet news briefs DS Smith Plastics will be Showing Their Industry Leading Returnable Packaging Containers at Empack Porto 2018 DS Smith Plastics’ polypropylene collapsible and reusable containers are known for their durability, light weight and reliability to safely transport goods for any market. Empack Porto will be … [Read more...]

Pallet and Container Deposits – Top Things to Consider

This post originally ran on February 27, 2012. Container and pallet deposits can be an extremely effective tool in promoting timely return of reusable packaging. Recently there has been a very good discussion about pallet and container deposit charges at the Pallet Security, Returnable Assets Management & Pallet Control group at Linked … [Read more...]

What Happened to the “Cadillac” Pallets of 1961?

Simply summed up, pallet users are finding that the per-use cost of a pallet is far more important than the purchase price -something we've been saying in the pallet industry for years. The only difference today is that a man who wants to apply this principle to his pallet program has better pallets to work with. Bill Sardo, quoted in the August … [Read more...]

Christian Kühnhold is leaving Pooling Partners

After the successful development of PAKi logistics GmbH, Kühnhold will take on new challenges Christian Kühnhold, CEO of PAKi Logistics GmbH and member of the board at Faber Halbertsma Group, is leaving the company at the end of September 2018. Following the successful development of PAKi Logistics GmbH and its integration into the Pooling … [Read more...]

Heaven Hill Brands Improves Warehouse Efficiencies with Westfalia Technologies

Automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) with integrated layer pick system and Savanna.NET® Warehouse Execution System enables spirits producer to ship products 400 percent faster Heaven Hill Brands(Heaven Hill) has installed warehouse automation technology from Westfalia Technologies, Inc. (Westfalia) at its Bardstown, Kentucky, … [Read more...]

AT&T Helps You Track Just About Anything Anywhere

'Slap and Track' Asset Tracker is Compact, Affordable and has Battery Life up to 5 Years(1) DALLAS, Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses need to know where their stuff is. Now, they can take comfort in knowing with a new GPS asset tracker from AT&T* and Fleet Complete. Asset Tracker One (AT1) can track nearly anything – from … [Read more...]