USAF Awards $27.5 Million Task Order to AAR for Production of 463L Cargo Pallets

AAR Mobility Systems has been awarded a task order valued at $27.5 million from the U.S. Air Force for production of 463L cargo pallets. The cargo pallets will be manufactured in Cadillac, Michigan and are expected to be completed by December 30, 2020. This task order is tied to a previously awarded contract, which brings the total cumulative face … [Read more...]

Transportation Predictions For 2019-20

Big data to drive smart infrastructure investment, attunement of smart city technologies Transportation has been on a transformative tear for the past few years, boosting the use of digital platforms to do more for shippers, carriers, logistics companies and other stakeholders. Here are a few ideas on what we should expect in 2019 and 2020 … [Read more...]

Wilmington Machinery Installs Second Complete Custom Pallet Molding Solution for European Customer

Wilmington Machinery introduced the company’s first Pallateer molding machine in 2010 because of an increased demand for plastic pallets. Recently, a European company who had no experience in making plastic pallets was looking to mold plastic pallets in-house which lead them to install their first Wilmington Pallateer to mold plastic pallet … [Read more...]

IGD: UK SHOPPERS SET TO SPEND £21.6BN ON THEIR FOOD AND GROCERIES THIS CHRISTMAS

The UK grocery market is set to experience 2.4% growth this Christmas, with shoppers predicted to spend £21.6bn over the festive period, according to the latest forecast from research organisation IGD. With nearly half (48%) of shoppers agreeing that food and drink is the most important part of Christmas Day, grocery has a key role to play on … [Read more...]

CHEP Automotive wins prize in the category “Supply Chain Solutions” at the Automotive Global Awards

Automobile logistics solution for a strong inbound supply chain moves global goods flows for Ford of Europe Cologne, December 4, 2018 - CHEP Automotive and Industrial Solutions has won one of the prestigious Automotive Global Awards for the third year running. This year CHEP Automotive was recognized in the category "Supply Chain Solutions" with … [Read more...]

2019 Industrial Pack – Consolidation continues to be a trend impacting the industrial packaging industry

Industrial Pack 2019 - Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta GA - March 27-28, 2019 As we head into 2019, consolidation will continue to be an impactful trend in the industrial, transit and protective packaging sector. It’s one of the many important topics that will be discussed throughout the numerous conference sessions and networking opportunities at … [Read more...]

Waterdrinker, on transitioning to the new CC TAG5: “Keep it all in your own hands”

In the next few weeks, Container Centralen will dispatch its new CC TAG5 label to all legitimate members of the pool. So that includes Waterdrinker, one of the biggest export and wholesale companies in Holland’s horticultural capital, Aalsmeer. Bert Broekhof, responsible for container administration and transport, has a lot of experience in dealing … [Read more...]

Loscam: Evolving with Customers

LF & LOSCAM, all about the shift from complication to simplicity    As a subsidiary under the wing of Li & Fung Company, LF Logistics’ (LF) network covers Greater China, ASEAN, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent. Partnering with 400 renowned global businesses, the daily throughput is greater than 100 … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert’s Combo Combo Excelsior® Wins Major European Packaging Awards

The Combo Excelsior®, Schoeller Allibert’s new standard foldable intermediate bulk container (IBC) has been awarded the Best Industrial Packaging Prize at the French G.I.S.I. Group’s “Packaging Innovation Awards” and the 2nd prize at the Dutch “Gouden Noot” Packaging Contest.   Since launch in October 2018, the Combo Excelsior®, designed for … [Read more...]

Savi Introduces Two New Sensors for IoT Asset Tracking for the Government and Military

Backward compatible active RFID sensor capabilities support new DoD audit requirements Savi®, an innovator in big data/machine learning analytic solutions, supply chain management software and sensor technology, has added two new devices to its current suite of active RFID transponders and interrogators available for use by the US Department … [Read more...]