Tosca and Polymer Logistics Now Under the Tosca Brand in North America

Effective the beginning of June 2020, Tosca and Polymer Logistics are now officially doing business as one stronger Tosca organization in North America. Migrating the Polymer Logistics brand to Tosca allows the company to simplify operations for customers, while also offering even more products and greater supply chain efficiencies. The new … [Read more...]

IFCO replaces subordinated loans of EUR 200 million ahead of schedule

The new term loan B tranche has an unchanged term of 6 years and a significantly lower interest margin of currently 3.5 percent p.a. Pullach - The IFCO Group, the world's leading provider of reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for fresh food, has prematurely extended the subordinated loan taken out in spring 2019 with a new term loan B … [Read more...]

Train Solution Reduces Emissions for Svenska Retursystem’s international transport

During the past year, Svenska Retursystem has increased the proportion of rail transport in Europe. By using trains instead of trucks, carbon dioxide emissions are reduced by about 50 percent on selected routes . "We see great potential in moving more of our transport to rail," stated Pontus Björkdahl, sustainability manager at Svenska … [Read more...]

Svenska Retursystem donates corona money to the Swedish Tourist Association

Svenska Retursystem's operations were not adversely affected during the Corona pandemic. Therefore, the company has decided to donate a large part of the support the company received in the form of remuneration and tax relief during the pandemic to the Swedish Tourist Association, STF. Svenska Retursystem (SRS), the operator of Sweden's … [Read more...]

DW Reusables responds to the drastic changes in consumer behavior by adapting beverage crates for home delivery

Sustainable (R)Ecommerce lids transform crates for the beverage industry as a solution for safe and hygienic home delivery of beverages Due to the closure of the catering industry such as restaurants and pubs, and massive cancellation of events, breweries depend on direct sales to individuals. At the same time, there’re some drastic changes … [Read more...]

Meals on Wheels People – IFCO Partnership Puts Meals on the Table for 8,000 Food Insecure Seniors in the Greater Portland-Vancouver Metro Area

Portland, Oregon (USA) - May 26, 2020: Meals on Wheels People, a food relief organization serving meals to food-insecure seniors in the Greater Portland region, and IFCO Systems, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging, today announced IFCO is donating 600 RPCs to Meals on Wheels that will allow … [Read more...]

Paul Empson takes the helm as new GM for Bakers Basco

Transport operations specialist joins Bakers Basco in a leadership role to oversee operations and recovery efforts across the business He will spearhead further technological innovations with a goal of further reducing equipment losses and misuse London, UK – May 26, 2020 – Bakers Basco, the membership scheme set up by five of the UK’s … [Read more...]

IFCO starts RPC production in China

IFCO SYSTEMS, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, has announced the opening a production facility for its reusable plastic containers (RPCs) in China in cooperation with POLYTEC GROUP. Starting in April, IFCO is localizing the production of its RPC model Steco 6421 in Tianjin to be used in the Chinese … [Read more...]

Reusable Boxes Help Media Distributor Achieve Efficiencies

AMP, Belgium’s largest media distributor, benefits from reusable packaging solution provided by DW Reusables Bilzen, Belgium - AMP, Belgium’s largest media distributor, was looking for an efficient solution for the distribution of magazines and newspapers. AMP decided to contact DW Reusables, formally DS Smith Injection Moulded Products, to … [Read more...]

Urgent Appeal for the Return of Bread Baskets during COVID-19

Any peak season can play havoc with the reverse logistics of reusables, and COVID-19 has stretched resources for many. Retailers may not have the staffing hours needed to organize store back rooms, for example, and delivery drivers, hardpressed to complete deliveries as quickly as possible, may not have time to spend sorting through empty dunnage … [Read more...]