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...]

What Came First, The Pallet or the Forklift?

The history of the forklift and the pallet is intertwined. Did the pallet come first, or was it the forklift? This question was posed decades ago by the earliest pallet industry pioneers such as the late Bill Sardo, the first president of the National Wooden Pallet & Container Association and it still comes up today. The correct answer … [Read more...]

Brambles among the top three sustainable companies in the world

Sydney, Australia – 26 March, 2019 – Brambles, the leading supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries primarily through the CHEP brand, has been named the second most sustainable company in the world by Barrons Magazine, following Accenture, the Dublin-based consulting and professional-services corporation. Barrons, … [Read more...]