CAPS Receives Superior Rating from AIB International

Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS) ( ) recently received a Certificate of Participation from the American Institute of Baking (AIB) for its Livonia, MI Service Center. In addition, CAPS was issued a Certificate of Achievement by AIB for attaining what the institute considers a “Superior Rating.”

Since its inception in 1919, AIB has worked to protect the safety of the food supply chain by conducting rigorous independent inspections, audits and training. Both CAPS and the AIB work closely with the food and beverage industries. Founded in 1998, CAPS has spent more than 10 years providing container rental , repair, cleaning and management services to its liquid and dry customers. Nearly three years ago, the company opened its flagship Service Center in Livonia, MI to expand these offerings.

“We’ve always held all of our CAPS’ Service Centers to the highest quality standards,” explains Ivan Waterbury, CAPS’ Director of Operations. “By participating in this thorough audit and adhering to the stringent standards set forth, our customers can be confident that reusable shipping containers delivered by CAPS are safe and reliable.”

The comprehensive AIB audits include the assessment of company policies and operations, as well as the evaluation of the physical condition of the grounds, buildings, production and storage areas.

“We are extremely pleased to not only meet the required AIB standards, but to exceed them and receive a Superior Rating,” explains CAPS’ CEO, Robert Wiedmaier. “Participating in audits conducted by organizations such as AIB is critical to our customers’ success and ensures we continue to strive daily for excellence in quality.”

For over a decade, CAPS has been a trusted name in container shipping and container management solutions, providing both all-inclusive returnable container rental as well as a la carte tracking, cleaning and repair services to non-rental clients.

About CAPS

Container and Pooling Solutions, a Livonia, MI based supply chain management company, has been offering the complete management, rental and tracking of reusable shipping containers since 1998. CAPS helps its automotive, beverage, food, chemical and cosmetic customers reduce material handling costs while improving supply chain performance and initiating environmental practices. In 2008 and 2009, CAPS was named one of Food Logistics’ top 100 technology solution providers and in 2009 was named one of Supply & Demand Chain’s Green Supply Chain award recipients. For more information, visit or call (888) 873-2277.

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