Coca-Cola European Partners and Finland’s largest dairy start shipping on reusable plastic pool pallet from Svenska Retursystem

  Coca-Cola European Partners joins Svenska Retursystem and switches from wooden pallets to the gray plastic full-sized pallet from Svenska Retursystem for all customers in Sweden. From February, the company starts distributing its beverage products on the "climate-smart return pallet." "Sustainability has been something that permeates … [Read more...]

Energy crops provide biomass for UK paperboard mill, support local farmers

  The ability of local farmers to sell biomass to Iggesund Paperboard’s paperboard mill at Workington will return over 1.5 million pounds annually to the local agricultural industry. The initiative has created a totally new source of income for close to 200 farms in Cumbria and Scotland. It was recently given the Rushlight Bioenergy Award. … [Read more...]

Automotive Packaging: The IsoBin IBC Family from Macro Plastics Drives Sustainable Supply Chain Solutions

The IsoBin family of foldable large containers (FLC) from Macro Plastics is driving sustainable solutions throughout the supply chain for OEM and 3PL customers worldwide. Innovation is at the forefront. Macro notes that its IsoBin 47x45 footprint was the industry’s first IBC designed to optimize a Hi-Cube sea container, while also inter-stacking … [Read more...]

How Pallet Collars Will Fit Into 2019 Industrial Packaging Trends

Pallet collars are completely on trend with the predictions for 2019 industrial packaging. It is not too difficult to figure out what is going to be trending when it comes to packaging in 2019 but many businesses do not realize how pallet collars can help to be on the forefront of those trends. There is a Tremendous Push for Change in … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert: The next generation of foldable crates, the future of any sustainable supply chain

Interview with Ludo Gielen from Schoeller Allibert about the trends, challenges, and solutions for returnable packaging. In Q4 last year, Schoeller Allibert appointed Ludo Gielen as CEO. Ludo had been with the company since 2004 as Chief Innovation Officer. Under his leadership, many new products have been introduced and Reusable Packaging … [Read more...]

IBM revolutionizes container tracking for Groupe PSA with Sigfox

Paris, France – IBM and Sigfox have collaborated to launch within Groupe PSA, the innovative “Track&Trace” solution for the digitalization of reusable container tracking between suppliers and assembly plants. This solution, based on IBM’s cloud-based Internet of Things technologies and Sigfox’ international “0G” network allows Groupe PSA to … [Read more...]

PAKi takes over the pooling division of vPOOL

New perspectives and a broader service with a well-established team The load carrier expert PAKi Logistics will continue the business of vPOOL pooling and logistics division on February 1st, 2019. The acquisition guarantees the continuation of existing business relationships and offers a wider range of products and services to customers. The … [Read more...]

Euro Pool Group sets ambitious goals for sustainability

  Euro Pool Group, Europe's largest logistics service provider, is to reduce its CO2 emissions by 20 percent per rotation in 2025. This aligns with the goal of the pooling organisation, which with its reusable packaging, has been contributing for 25 years to strengthening the circular economy. This circular economy offers a solution for global … [Read more...]

Goplasticpallets.com launches new improved multi-trip pallet box

Four years since the original launch of its multi-trip pallet box – the Trip Box – Goplasticpallets.com has introduced a new, improved version to its range, which promises to deliver superior strength, better security and enhanced performance for large volume goods handling and distribution. Designed by Belgium-based plastic pallet and pallet … [Read more...]

Litco International to Supply Premium Quality Engineered Wood Pallet Blocks made in the United States, Seeks Feedback from Pallet Manufacturers

Litco International intends to begin offering engineered wood pallet blocks in the United States later this year. The blocks will help pallet makers reduce the amount of whitewood and labor to produce block pallets. The company will invest in extrusion lines to facilitate production of the new product line branded as Inca Engineered Extruded … [Read more...]