CHEP launches Zero Waste World in Europe

The initiative aims to avoid waste, eliminate empty runs and eliminate inefficiencies in the supply chain Cologne, October 15, 2019 - CHEP, a global leader in supply chain solutions, announced a new initiative called "Zero Waste World" at two major European events: the IGD Supply Chain Summit in London and the Sustainable Brands Madrid … [Read more...]

Circular economy ambition for new PAKi COO

The new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of one of Europe’s largest pallet and packaging poolers will be bringing more than three decades of military and civilian logistics expertise to bear as he looks to spearhead the next stage of the company’s growth. David Mayo has been appointed to the top role at PAKi which, together with its partners, … [Read more...]

Brambles continues sustainability success in 2020 commitments

Customer collaboration programs produce significant reductions in packaging waste, carbon emissions, and empty kilometers according to the company’s annual Sustainability Review. Sydney, Australia, September 30, 2019 – Brambles, the global supply-chain solutions company operating in nearly 60 countries, reports on their sustainability success … [Read more...]

Arla switches to climate-smart return pallet

  In October, Arla Foods will begin the conversion of its entire production in Sweden to the Svenska Retursystem (SRS) reusable plastic half pallet. It is estimated that there are about 650,000 pallets per year in Arla's external flows and just as many in the internal flows.  “The climate issue is the biggest challenge of our time and we … [Read more...]

Zalando Tests Reusable Packaging for Delivery

Carbon dioxide and waste could be significantly reduced by the principle of reuse.   Zalando is launching a four-week pilot to test reusable packaging for the delivery of customer orders with RePack, an enterprise that gained traction following a successful stint in Fashion for Good's accelerator program. 10,000 customers … [Read more...]

IBC Rental Business Market Players Set their Sights on Low-capital End Users, FMI Study

The global IBC rental business is projected to experience significant growth over the forecast period, due to various driving factors such as the growing demand from low-capital end-users and stringent shipping and storing regulations. A report from FMI studies the IBC rental business and provides critical insights for the forecast period … [Read more...]

IPP customer Richard Hochfeld celebrates as fruitful partnership strikes gold

A pioneering partnership between a fruit supplier from Kent and a Sussex-based gin producer has received a huge tonic after scooping a prestigious international drinks award. HYKE Gin, by Foxhole Spirits of Haywards Heath, hit the headlines after winning a gold award at the recent 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition … [Read more...]

H&M Group’s Weekday to trial Repack this autumn

Online shopping is increasing and with that packaging waste. H&M Group is convinced that it must make a shift from a linear packaging model to circular solutions. H&M Group’s the Laboratory is collaborating with Weekday to make online shopping more sustainable, by using reusable packaging and on-demand manufacturing. Earlier this year, … [Read more...]

“It takes automation in order to succeed tomorrow and in the years to come.”

  On the shores of Lake Lucerne, TGW is building a highly automated shuttle warehouse for coffee machine specialist Thermoplan, which will go into operation as early as February 2020. Recently, the completion of the building's envelope was celebrated at the topping-out ceremony in the Swiss town of Weggis, while assembly of the shuttle … [Read more...]

Clip-Lok Wins ScanStar 2019 Award for Innovative Steel Racks

Clip-Lok ReRack was a ScanStar 2019 award winner for inventing a new concept in transport packaging of steel racks. The ScanStar competition is one of the major events in the Nordics. The jury saw the Clip-Lock ReRack as an intelligent and flexible construction, which is cost-effective packaging for transporting heavy-duty products. The Clip-Lok … [Read more...]