A new “baby” in Loadhog’s attached lid container family

There is a new ‘baby’ in the extensive and successful Attached Lid Container (ALC) family at Loadhog which can do everything its bigger ‘brothers’ can do and more within a smaller footprint. The smallest Apollo 43 ALC in the range at 400 x 300mm is available in two depths of 264 and 306mm, offering an innovative concealed hinge-pin design to … [Read more...]

IFCO to present final version of MyIFCO™ App at Fruit Logistica

With the MyIFCO TM app companies can benefit from simpler and faster work processes in the capture, management and ordering of RPCs   IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, is presenting the final version of its MyIFCO™ App at Fruit Logistica, which takes place from February 5 to 7 in … [Read more...]

New European Pallet B1208A Results in Damage Reduction for CHEP Italy

Pallet News Briefs     January 16, 2020 - Just after a year since introducing the new European pallet B1208A in Italy, the new unit is recording very positive results, according to an Italian press report. Against more than 1.5 million pallets placed, the defects of the top deck are reduced by more than 50%, the … [Read more...]

JD Logistics Drives China’s Logistics Ecosystem Development with Help of EPAL

Partnership with global pallet Leader EPAL to improve efficiency and reduce impact JD Cloud Box will offer online platform, pallet leasing services and repair for EPAL pallets In December 2019, JD Logistics became the world’s first e-commerce platform authorized to leverage the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL)’s industry-leading … [Read more...]

Brambles: a key contributor to the development and testing of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s new circularity assessment tool for companies

Circulytics is the first assessment tool that enables individual businesses to accurately measure the circular economy preparedness and performance of their company as a whole London, 14 January 2020 – Today marks the launch of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s circularity assessment tool – Circulytics. Promoted as “the most comprehensive … [Read more...]

The Netherlands brewing industry pallet pool: an interview with Christiaan Hamminga

A cooperative industry pallet pool has successfully served the brewing industry in the Netherlands since 1994. It transitioned from a standard wood pallet to plastic pallets in 2012, resulting in longer pallet life and improved functionality, according to DPE.    Christiaan Hamminga is Director of Dranken Pallet Beheer (DPB), the … [Read more...]

Sweden’s reusable packaging system for food reduced carbon dioxide emissions by tens of thousands of tonnes

IVA's latest industry report states that more efficient transport and more climate-smart choices of packaging and pallets are crucial in a future that will be constrained by limited resources. In 2019, record quantities of food were distributed in the Swedish food industry's common return system for pallets and secondary … [Read more...]

Apollo and Schoeller Allibert’s Returnable Container Receives Pro-K Award

BERLIN – In cooperation with Schoeller Allibert, Germany’s leading optician chain Apollo has developed a returnable container for delivery to its branches. The empty load carrier can be returned easily and cost-effectively. The highlight here is its new folding mechanism. Thus, the company will save up to 100 tons of cardboard waste and reduce its … [Read more...]

CHEP Quarter Pallet Movements Up 12.1% Year on Year in UK

CHEP, the leading FMCG and retail end-to-end supply chain specialist, reports that it is bringing brands closer to consumers and that it helped deliver a more sustainable Christmas in 2019, with a little help from its quarter pallet solution. Also read: Why Quarter Pallets? FAQ The company has been working with suppliers to the UK’s … [Read more...]

IFCO delivers on its Social Responsibility & Engagement Commitment Globally in 2019

Munich, Germany, December 19, 2019 - IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, delivered on its social responsibility and engagement commitment in 2019, with 30,000 RPCs donated to food banks, hundreds of employee volunteer service hours in local communities and financial contributions to charitable … [Read more...]