Export packaging: travel insurance for global freight transport

  Transport packaging is a cornerstone of global trade: Without boxes, pallets or corrugated board, freight transport would come to a standstill. Export packaging ensures safe, fast handling of goods of all sizes delivered to destinations all over the world. As well as protecting the goods, the packaging has to meet the needs of the various … [Read more...]

Top Insights on the Pallet Market in Europe from Technavio

  Technavio’s latest market research report on the pallet market in Europe provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2018-2022. Technavio predicts an emerging trend as a major factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or … [Read more...]

Automotive Parts Packaging Market – Growing Preference for Disposable Packaging and Flexible Packaging to Trend in Market Says Report

Global automotive parts packaging market to reach $10 Billion by end of 2027. According to the latest market report published by Transparency Market Research titled “Automotive Parts Packaging Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2017-2027,” the disposable packaging segment will remain the largest contributor … [Read more...]

Interest Grows in Circular Pallet Practices

As timber costs rise and interest in circular economy grows, innovative new circular pallet solutions are emerging. by Karen Hunter, SCOTT GROUP Progressive businesses committed to sustainability are looking to their pallet supply chain to deliver better value. Simply supplying a quality, new timber pallet is no longer enough to satisfy … [Read more...]

New Research Reveals 95% of Wood Pallets Are Recycled

Significant gains have been made in landfill avoidance QUICK STATS  Only 1.8% of all wood landfilled by a MSW landfill and 5.6% landfilled by a C&D landfill were wood pallets Only 25.39 million wooden pallets were landfilled in MSW and C&D landfills in 2016 compared to 178.5 million landfilled in … [Read more...]

Despite China’s Ban, Overall U.S. Scrap Exports Remain Strong in 2017

Plastic scrap market hardest hit by China’s actions (Washington, DC) – News that China would ban certain scrap imports shook the recycling industry last summer, yet U.S. global scrap exports increased overall in 2017 according to a new analysis from the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). As improved demand for ferrous and … [Read more...]

Pooled Pallets from CHEP Help Albert Bartlett Achieve Important Environmental Savings

  CO2 emissions reduced by almost 500,000kg per year compared with white wood pallets Manchester, 15th February 2018 – Leading potato supplier, Albert Bartlett, is enjoying significant environmental savings within its supply chain thanks to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets. The family-run business, based in Airdrie, Scotland, … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics Makes a Stand for Improved Customer Experience and Merchandising Promotional Flexibility

A new generation of merchandising display stands is lightweight, easy to assemble and disassemble and include a hidden storage space for crates and merchandise.   09 January 2018 – Polymer Logistics’ culture of innovation continues. Following the success of its Wood Look Stand and RPC merchandising systems – selected worldwide by … [Read more...]

Survey Finds Americans Agree on One Thing: Saving the Planet   

Americans Find Common Ground on Key Environmental Issues, Offering Companies New Opportunities to Connect with Consumers KNOXVILLE, Tenn.  – Despite a country deeply divided along social and political lines, says the Shelton Group, its new survey finds most Americans agree on at least one thing: We need to save the planet. The national survey, … [Read more...]

Canada-US Joint Notice – Sea Container Cleanliness

Invasive pests hitchhike around the globe in and on the agricultural products we import. They also travel on and in the millions of rail wagons, trailers and sea cargo containers that crisscross our oceans and continents on trains, trucks, and ships. Once introduced, invasive pests are very difficult and expensive to control or eradicate. They can … [Read more...]