Reusable Pallet Containment Nets: an Interview with Gary Priestley of Gaprie

Reusable Packaging News recently reached out to Gary Priestley, the owner and director of Gaprie™. In 2018, the company launched its latest product, P.C. Nets, an innovative and simple-to-use reusable pallet containment system which eliminates the need for plastic stretch or shrink wrap.   RPN: What’s important to know about Gaprie, the … [Read more...]

New Report from Wharton, IGEL and CHEP Covers a “Revolution in the Making: The Quest for Net Positive Supply Chains”

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) and CHEP have released a special report on a “transformative vision” to improve the environment by improving supply chains worldwide. “A Revolution in the Making: The Quest for Net Positive Supply Chains” explains what the net positive … [Read more...]

IPP commits more than £2.5m to new Leicestershire depot

IPP has committed more than £2.5 million to a new automated pallet inspection and repair service centre in Leicestershire which will initially process more than three million reusable pool pallets each year. The company has signed a long-term lease on the premises on the Interlink Business Park in Bardon Hill, Coalville, near junction 22 of the … [Read more...]

End Shrink Wrap Expense by Using Reusable Pallet Containment Systems: Wraps, Bands, Straps and Nets

Reusable pallet containment systems, including pallet wraps, bands, straps and nets, can eliminate the cost of shrink wrap and stretch wrap, reduce solid waste, and provide better product protection. If you feel dizzy from the rising cost of stretch wrap, or the awkward ergonomics of hand wrapping stretch film to a pallet load, you are not … [Read more...]

The Importance of IoT for Cold Chain

The promise of real-time cold chain visibility has long intrigued cold chain leaders. For practical purposes, however, that initial excitement seemed to atrophy into many years of ‘hurry up and wait.’ The promise of real-time cold chain visibility has long intrigued cold chain leaders. For practical purposes, however, that initial excitement … [Read more...]

CHEP’s Load Containment and Pallet Wrapping solutions unlock over 33% in cost savings for Qualipac

Reducing the total cost of every product load wrapped Qualipac is a leading, Australian owned farming business specialising in growing, packing and supplying quality produce throughout Australia and overseas. Started in 1906 by Albert Qualischefski, the business initially had a diverse operation including dairy, growing onions and with a … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics and Sequans Collaborate on LTE-M Smart IoT Pallet Tracker Now Available and Approved for Use on USA Networks

Sequans Communications S.A. leading LTE for IoT chipmaker, and Polymer Logistics, a global leading provider of "One-Touch / Retail Ready" Packaging (RRP) and pooling services solutions to retailers worldwide, announced the availability of the Polymer Logistics Smart IoT Tracker. According to a release, it is now approved for use on the LTE-M … [Read more...]

Loscam restructures to support growth, introduces new strategic shareholders

Dr. Wang Hong, Executive Vice President of China Merchants Group (“CMG”) and the Chairman of Sinotrans Ltd. (“Sinotrans”) have announced that the restructuring of state-owned enterprises mixed ownership reform for China Merchant Loscam has successfully been completed with the introduction of two new strategic shareholders, CITIC Capital Holdings … [Read more...]

Central Packaging and Crating, Inc. expanding Greenwood County operations

South Carolina pallet supplier is investing more than $6 million in its continued growth COLUMBIA, S.C. – Central Packaging and Crating, Inc., a South Carolina manufacturer of wooden, heat-treated pallets, is expanding its operations in Greenwood County. The company’s $6 million investment is projected to create 37 new jobs. Launched in … [Read more...]

Symbia Logistics Closes on Three Acquisitions

WOMAN-OWNED WAREHOUSING, LOGISTICS AND E-COMMERCE FULFILLMENT COMPANY REPORTS EXPLOSIVE GROWTH Denver – Symbia Logistics, a Colorado-based warehousing, logistics, and e-commerce fulfillment company, has closed on three acquisitions in recent months – Mountain States Logistics, Innovative Fulfillment Solutions and Nevada Distribution Services – … [Read more...]