Alpesa introduces pallets made from 100% recycled cardboard at MODEX 2018

Alpesa, a leading manufacturer of cardboard cores and tubes in Spain, is introducing the Úpalet® to the American market. Úpalet®, a pallet made of 100% recycled cardboard, is itself recyclable, weighing in at just 1/10 of traditional pallets made of wood or plastic. Alpesa will present Úpalet and its high technical qualities, made possible by … [Read more...]

Pooled Pallets from CHEP Help Albert Bartlett Achieve Important Environmental Savings

  CO2 emissions reduced by almost 500,000kg per year compared with white wood pallets Manchester, 15th February 2018 – Leading potato supplier, Albert Bartlett, is enjoying significant environmental savings within its supply chain thanks to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets. The family-run business, based in Airdrie, Scotland, … [Read more...]

 Asda and D.E. Brand Trial Demonstrates the Benefits of “Cleanpal” for the Fresh Produce Supply Chain

Lightweight and durable plastic pallet delivers on sanitation, ergonomics and hygiene; superior load stability eliminates damage and promotes safe handling 6th February 2018 – Polymer Logistics has completed a highly successful trial of its Cleanpal plastic pallet in the challenging fresh produce supply chain. Participating in the project were … [Read more...]

CHEP Europe Recognized as an Industry Leader in Corporate Social Responsibility by Ecovadis

Weybridge, London: February 2, 2018 - CHEP Europe, the supply chain solutions company, has once again been ranked in the top 1% of all suppliers assessed for sustainability by independent rating agency EcoVadis. This is the third consecutive year that CHEP Europe has earned an EcoVadis Gold Recognition Level, the highest level available. CHEP has … [Read more...]

Reusable Pallet Wrappers Take Aim at Stretch Wrap and Shrink Wrap Cost

Worried about the rising cost of stretch wrap or shrink wrap or the Workers Comp claims that can result from all those awkward wrapping postures and the use of cutting knives? Reusable pallet wrappers can reduce or eliminate the need for plastic film, say suppliers of this reusable packaging category. Avoiding plastic wrap is a good way to … [Read more...]

Rehrig Pacific GMA Pallets Now Certified by FM Approvals

  LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2018  -- Three of Rehrig Pacific's GMA pallets are now compliant with stringent fire safety standards. The GMA 224 non-halogenated fire retardant (NHFR) pallet, GMA 228 NHFR pallet, and GMA 232 NHFR pallet, have met Factory Mutual (FM) Standard 4996, classification of idle pallets as equivalent to … [Read more...]

Saving Money On Plastic Pallets

Brian Pigott of One Way Solutions offers tips on how to save money buying plastic pallets. “With my mind on my money and my money on my mind” - “Gin And Juice” by Snoop Dogg   Our customers usually bring two central questions through the door when trying to meet their plastic pallet needs. Do we carry a plastic pallet that … [Read more...]

CHEP Offers Solutions for White Pallet Shortage

Europe's largest load carrier portfolio ensures constant availability of pallets, even in the current economic boom   Cologne, January 22, 2018 - The good economy brings with it a bottleneck on white pallets. In particular, exports make a return of white pallets difficult. CHEP offers a counter-concept to the scarcity of white … [Read more...]

EPAL Records 115.8 Million EPAL Pallets Produced and Repaired in 2017

Düsseldorf, January 19, 2018 – The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) has announced a record result for 2017 of 115.8 million EPAL quality load carriers produced and repaired. Compared to the previous year, this is an increase of nearly 10%. In 2017, production figures alone rose by 9.7% to 88.3 million EPAL pallets, while repair figures … [Read more...]

RMI’s New Warehouse Racking Safety Awareness Campaign

Warehouse pallet racking users will benefit from new rack safety awareness initiative  Late last year, the Rack Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (RMI) launched a rack safety awareness campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to increase awareness of overall industrial steel storage racking safety and also to emphasize the importance of RMI rack … [Read more...]