Aeris and Roambee Unite to Enhance Cold Chain Monitoring via IoT

Companies Work Together to Help Enterprises Improve Global Monitoring On-Demand Goods and Assets Aeris, a technology leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it is working with the Roambee Corporation, an IoT supply chain and enterprise asset visibility company, to help enterprises improve their monitoring of shipments and … [Read more...]

The Importance of IoT for Cold Chain

The promise of real-time cold chain visibility has long intrigued cold chain leaders. For practical purposes, however, that initial excitement seemed to atrophy into many years of ‘hurry up and wait.’ The promise of real-time cold chain visibility has long intrigued cold chain leaders. For practical purposes, however, that initial excitement … [Read more...]

IFCO donates food to Münchner Tafel

PULLACH, GERMANY, 18. December 2018: As part of its ongoing support of food banks worldwide and a more sustainable world, IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, yesterday donated food items to Münchner Tafel e.V.. The donations were handed over by IFCO employees and CEO Wolfgang Orgeldinger. In total, IFCO … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallet News Briefs

Reusable packaging and pallet news briefs Pooling Partners to Rebrand December 14, 2018--"We are going back to the old company names: IPP, PAKi, PRS and individual production companies," reports the Poolingpartners.com website. "This means that the name, Pooling Partners, will be replaced by the names by which the individual companies used to … [Read more...]

Ocean Mist Farms Selects Zest Fresh To Optimize Freshness Management

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Zest Labs, an AgTech company modernizing the post-harvest fresh food supply chain, has announced that Ocean Mist Farms, a supplier of a full line of premium, fresh vegetables from multiple growing regions throughout California, Arizona and Mexico, is utilizing Zest Fresh™ to automate data collection on the condition of its … [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...]

Conad, CPR System win award for “green” plastic pallet

  Reduce product damage, limit disservices at the point of sale, avoid food waste and the consequent production of waste. Conad, an Italian food retailer, identified these objectives as underlying a project it developed together with CPR System, a cooperative pooler and historical partner in the joint management of pallets and … [Read more...]

Svenska Retursystem Reduces CO2 Emissions for Its RPCs

   In the last year, CO2e emissions have decreased by 15% per round trip as RPCs repeatedly cycle in the return system. "Our driving force is to develop as simple, efficient and sustainable solutions as possible for the grocery industry," says Anna Elgh, CEO of Svenska Retursystem. "Every day, we send out more than 500,000 return boxes … [Read more...]

New label for CC Containers

  The label (CC TAG5) for the CC Container is of a brand new design. It was developed specifically to be used in the CC Pool and to suit the needs of the horticultural industry. The label can be read faster, more easily and accurately with various types of scanners. With a new label Container Centralen wants to reset the CC Pool for a fair … [Read more...]

Study: IFCO RPCs extend shelf life of fresh produce by up to 4 days

Benefits growers, retailers, customers, and the environment     Pullach, Germany--6 November 2018--IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has announced the results of a study on the impact of IFCO reusable plastic containers (RPCs) on the shelf life of fresh produce. IFCO … [Read more...]