Kevin Payne of Intelleflex recently blogged in response to articles by LeBlanc and Lehrer, taking a slightly different tact. While LeBlanc argues for the need of limiting container sizes in order to make reusables more feasible, Kevin makes the case … [Read more...] about Returnable Transport Items – Where is the Next Big Win?
The North American Pallet Industry is responding to the changing needs of its customers by offering fully independent pools of nine block pallets nationwide. The core of this offering is the 9BLOC™ whitewood block pallet, which is being manufactured … [Read more...] about 9BLOC™ Presents New Flexible Pallet Pooling Options for Pallet Users
At risk of dating myself, I recall attending a pallet session at the PMA (Produce Marketing Association) Conference in San Diego in 1995 with my old friend John McCallum, who is probably as I write, most likely driving a tour bus full of retirees to … [Read more...] about Reusables – Where Is the Next Big Win?
This story, by Justin Lehrer, appeared in Green Retail Decisions. In today's economic climate, retailers and suppliers are feeling the pressure to make their operations as efficient as possible to stay profitable and competitive. At the same time, … [Read more...] about Boosting Supply Chain Efficiencies with Reusable Transport Packaging
Voit Real Estate Services’ Inland Empire office has directed a new 52-month, 100,000 square-foot industrial lease at 8950 Rochester Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. for a total consideration of $1.6 million. Frank Geraci, Walt Chenoweth and Juan … [Read more...] about IFCO Doubles RPC Service Center Footprint in Rancho Cucamonga
Customer demand in the fourth quarter for a broad range of recycled plastic shipping pallets and steady sales volume for reprocessed plastic for resale drove record sales and income at Greystone Logistics for the year ending May 31, … [Read more...] about Record Revenues and Earnings for Greystone Logistics
Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department “Plastic Industrial Theft Task Force,” assigned to Industry Sheriff's Station, served a search warrant on Saturday morning, June 30, at “So Cal Plastics,” located in the city of Anaheim, … [Read more...] about Pallet and Container Theft: LASD Industry Search Warrant in Anaheim Nets $450K in Plastic Pallets and Packaging Stolen from Businesses
This article originally appeared in Pallet Enterprise Magazine. There are few products with a quicker cycle time and a shorter shelf life than the daily news. And in a highly automated newspaper printing plant with no tolerance for down time, high … [Read more...] about Newspaper Plant Uses PDQ Plastic Pallets for Slave Pallets, Shipping
By Bob Trebilcock, Executive Editor, MMH A report in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal said that prices for commodities are plunging around the globe. Try telling that to anyone who has tried recently to purchase a truck load of cores. That’s the … [Read more...] about Pallets: A Core Problem
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced that the Attorney General's Criminal Division has charged four Michigan residents with multiple crimes in connection to an alleged organized crime operation targeting industrial areas of southeast … [Read more...] about Plastic Pallet Theft Ring Charged in Michigan