When Did Reusable Pallet Pooling Begin?

Early pallet pools emerged in the 1940s and became the beginning of a much larger logistics trend. The pooling of reusable packaging and pallets is an important component of today’s supply chain efficiency and sustainability efforts. While pooling is often embraced as a recent trend that has become increasingly popular over the last decade or … [Read more...]

The Results Are In: Growers that Partner with CHEP and IFCO Increase Efficiency, Reduce Costs and Generate Impressive Sustainability Returns

CHEP and IFCO collaborative “fresh” supply chain solutions highlighted at Viva Fresh 2018. Leading growers Melon 1, Tanimura & Antle, Pure Flavor, Grimmway Farms, Wholesum Harvest benefit from innovative supply chain solutions. SAN ANTONIO, Texas – April 6, 2018 – The fresh food sector is experiencing phenomenal growth that requires a … [Read more...]

ORBIS to Feature Reusable Packaging Solutions for the Retail Supply Chain at PACK EXPO

ORBIS® Corporation, an international manufacturer of reusable packaging and supply chain optimization expert, will feature packaging that improves the flow of products throughout the retail supply chain, from manufacturing to the retail aisle, at Pack Expo International 2016. These fully reusable products enhance plant efficiency, picking accuracy, … [Read more...]

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 20 Years Strong and Still Growing, PTM Looks Forward to Return to Reusable Packaging Pavilion

PACK EXPO's momentum as the place to go for packaging and equipment related solutions continues to grow. The 20th anniversary PACK EXPO show is projecting to be the largest to date, according to PMMI, the show's owner. Attendance is anticipated to reach close to 30,000 people, kicking the tires on the offerings of over 2,000 exhibitors distributed … [Read more...]

Reusables: A Leap of Faith and a Great Business Idea

Talk of the PACK EXPO show: Nik Wallenda makes a historic tightrope crossing in the Windy City The buzz at PACK EXPO on Day 1 and 2 centered around an arguably unrelated event, that being Nik Wallenda's tightrope performance between the tops of three different skyscrapers in downtown Chicago. In fact, coming home on a packed Number 2 shuttle bus … [Read more...]

RLT & Associates Offers Reusable Packaging Tracking Solution

Manufacturing companies constantly are challenged with keeping track of thousands of containers while also containing costs. To address and solve this need, RLT & Associates of Shelby Township, Michigan, has introduced a new, technology-based container tracking system designed to enable manufacturers to easily and intelligently track each … [Read more...]

‘Tools for Reusables’ Will Be Sponsored by ORBIS Corporation at PACK EXPO

ORBIS Corporation is making a substantial investment to help companies make informed decisions about reusables, the the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) has announced. The company is sponsoring the RPA’s 'Tools for Reusables' education program at PACK EXPO International 2014 in Chicago. The program includes educational presentations at … [Read more...]

Rehrig Pacific to Unveil Mobile Engagement Technology at PACK EXPO

Rehrig Pacific Company leads in offering NFC-enabled packaging and recycling systems   Rehrig Pacific Company, logistics optimizers for many of the world's best brands, has announced that all of its consumer-facing merchandiser case-level packaging systems and household recycling containers will be offered with Near Field … [Read more...]

Something for Everybody at RPA Pavilion

RPA Reusables Learning Center at PACK EXPO Delivers Informative Presentations for New and Veteran Users of Reusables The Reusable Packaging Association is staging its popular education forum – the Reusables Learning Center (RLC) – again this year at PACK EXPO in Chicago. The lineup of sessions includes Reusables 101 for companies just starting … [Read more...]

Craemer to Show Plastic Pallet Line at PACK EXPO

Plastic pallet supplier looks to boost U.S. presence, is showcasing product line at the RPA Pavilion. A well known manufacturer of high-quality plastic pallets is looking to boost its U.S. presence by displaying its innovative and extensive product portfolio in the RPA Pavilion at Pack Expo Chicago 2014. For Craemer, this is its first time … [Read more...]