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...]

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...]

Returnable Totes Offer Sustainable Solution for Auto Parts Transport

  Automotive packaging: reusability, durability, lightweight and ergonomic properties make reusable plastics totes the chosen alternative for closed-loop supply chains. A leading tier-one supplier in the automotive industry was in search of a returnable packaging solution to transport steering wheels for an exclusive German automotive … [Read more...]

LPR converts William Saurin to the benefits of pallet rental

Guaranteeing the quality, quantity and availability of pallets is a considerable challenge for major accounts such as William Saurin. After years of using exchange pallets to manage the transport of its products, this well-known French food processing company called on La Palette Rouge (LPR) to set up a system based on pooled pallets. Thanks to the … [Read more...]

Automated small parts warehouse for University Hospital Zurich

Automated small parts warehouse for University Hospital Zurich Sant'Antonino, Switzerland, June 28, 2018. The Swiss system integrator Ansorix has produced an automated small parts warehouse for the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. The warehouse's zero-pressure accumulation roller conveyors are based on Interroll's Modular Conveyor … [Read more...]

SAQ Harmonizes Import Pallet Requirements to Boost Productivity and Reduce Environmental Impact

SAQ, the provincial Crown corporation responsible for the trade of alcoholic beverages in Quebec, Canada, has successfully improved operations by utilizing CHEP’s 48x40-inch rental pallet to ensure standardized quality. The conversion to the standardized platform and CHEP’s circular model began with pilot programs in Italy and France. Like many … [Read more...]

DS Smith Plastics Develops First Beverage Crate from 100% Post-Consumer Waste

Grolsch, an international brewery which pays great importance to sustainability, was looking to further expand their sustainable image with a beverage crate made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste for its pils brand Kornuit. To realize this challenge, Grolsch looked to the expertise of DS Smith Plastics in Bilzen, Belgium. DS Smith Plastics … [Read more...]

The Importance of Product Protection in Ensuring Collaborative Supply Chains: The Case Study of the Egg Carton

Product damage leads to finger pointing until egg carton delivers a win-win solution The year is 1911, and diners pause as an argument erupts at a Smithers B.C. hotel where a number of patrons, including 40-year-old newspaperman Joseph Coyle, are having breakfast. The disagreement is not a new one, according to Fergus Tomlin, director of the … [Read more...]

Innovative Plastic Pallet Design Delivers Ultra Durability for Ultra Pallet

Plastic pallet case study. A few years ago, one large major manufacturing/distribution company found that simply switching to plastic pallets was not the complete answer, and this is where the story of the remarkable Ultra Pallet begins. The customer had originally switched to plastic pallets for a number of reasons, including better hygiene … [Read more...]