LPR takes its digital transformation a step further with its new portal exclusively for retailers

Pooling news briefs The European pallet-pooling specialist, LPR-La Palette Rouge (a Division of Euro Pool Group), is pursuing its digital transformation and has launched a new application aimed at the company's end-users: distributors. Among other features, this new web portal will enable simple, automatic management of our red-pallet … [Read more...]

Rehrig Pacific Introduces Food-Safe, Fire-Retardant Pallet

Industry-Standard Pallet Satisfies All FDA Requirements LOS ANGELES   -- Manufacturer Rehrig Pacific has announced that their FM Approved Non-Halogenated Flame Retardant pallet has been officially tested and certified to pass all requirements for FDA-regulated materials. This means that Rehrig's GMA NHFR pallets are both food safe and fire … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging in Social Media

Here is a quick roundup of recent reusable packaging and pallet-related posts from LinkedIn. Dolav prepped for a great show! Here's an announcement of a collaborative effort around wood pallets in France. You can read the English translation of the LabPalettes information here.  What's the best idea to … [Read more...]

Launch of LabPalettes, collaborative initiative in France to think about the future of the wood pallet

Wishing to bring together actors from the supply chain as part of a collective work of reflection and experimentation, LabPalettes aims to bring out innovation projects around the wood pallet. It is the most universal logistics tool in the logistics sector: the wood pallet now represents 95% of the pallets in circulation. In France, between … [Read more...]

CHEP Australia Signs Partnership with Landcare Australia to address Sustainability Challenges to Land and Water Assets

CHEP Australia has signed a partnership with Landcare Australia to make a significant contribution to the sustainability and productivity of Australia’s valuable land and water assets. The new partnership will deliver a number of strategic projects that create value for CHEP’s supply chain partners, the environment and regional communities. … [Read more...]

CHEP Partners with Food Banks Canada to Fight Food Waste

New collaboration makes it easier for CHEP customers, including food manufacturers, to ship donations to Food Banks Canada For some children and adults in Canada, food insecurity is part of daily life. They’re hungry, and looking for help: According to the latest statistics from Food Banks Canada’s HungerCount 2018, 1.1 million Canadians visit a … [Read more...]

Brambles’ third-quarter trading update: Constant-currency sales revenue growth from continuing operations of 7%

Sydney – Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$3,409.0 million for the first nine months of the fiscal year ending 30 June 2019 (FY19), up 7% on the prior corresponding period at constant FX rates. Actual FX growth of 2% is below constant FX growth due to a stronger US dollar (Brambles’ reporting currency) … [Read more...]

LPR expansion in Central Eastern Europe

Pallet News Briefs 2019 LPR – La Palette Rouge, the pallet pooling specialist, a division of Euro Pool Group, is accelerating its expansion into Central and Eastern Europe (C.E.E.) and announces the development of its support team in this region thanks to the appointment of Slavomir Sykora, in charge of Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary … [Read more...]

CHEP Austria Automates Service Center with Modern Technology

Sustainable and of the highest quality: investment in automation satisfies increased demand for pallets according to the circular economy model Vienna, April 8, 2019 - CHEP Austria is expanding its service center at Vienna as a business location using state-of-the-art technology. The market leader in pallet pooling invested in the … [Read more...]

Who Invented the Pallet?

Who Invented the Pallet? Bob Trebilcock of Modern Materials Handling Magazine says it was George Raymond, along with Bill House. Bob did an excellent pallet lore interview recently with Steve Raymond, grandson of George, the originator of the namesake company that manufactures all of those red colored lift trucks and pallet jacks. The interview … [Read more...]