IPP customer Richard Hochfeld celebrates as fruitful partnership strikes gold

A pioneering partnership between a fruit supplier from Kent and a Sussex-based gin producer has received a huge tonic after scooping a prestigious international drinks award. HYKE Gin, by Foxhole Spirits of Haywards Heath, hit the headlines after winning a gold award at the recent 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition … [Read more...]

Pallet & Pooling News Briefs: Japan Government Policy Drives Increased Pallet Usage

Pallet and pooling news briefs Japan Government Policy Drives Increased Pallet Usage One reader reports: "By the way, in Japan demand of pallets are increasing significantly with tailwinds of government policy so-called “HATARAKIKATA-KAIKAKU (Reform of working style)” and Logistics Policy which motivates the relevant industries to implement … [Read more...]

Robert Holliger re-elected President of EPAL

  Düsseldorf, 25th July 2019 – On 28th June in Toulouse, France, the General Assembly of the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) unanimously confirmed the appointment of the incumbent President, Robert Holliger, and the whole EPAL Board, for a further three years in office. Robert Holliger is a founding member of EPAL and since 2010, has … [Read more...]

Aurora Capital Partners Acquires Cold Chain Technologies

LOS ANGELES - Aurora Capital Partners, a leading middle-market private equity firm, has announced the acquisition of Cold Chain Technologies, a leading global provider of single-use and reusable passive thermal packaging solutions that ensure reliable shipment of temperature-sensitive materials, principally serving the life sciences supply chain. … [Read more...]

CHEP Updates European Pallet Design, New Pallet Roll Out Well Under Way in Spain

Madrid - CHEP, a supplier of supply chain solutions, continues to place investment in innovation and the quality of the pallet pool at the heart of its strategy in Europe. Its main objective is to adapt to the changes and demands of the market and to the needs of its customers. In November 2018 the company introduced a new design update to its … [Read more...]

Vanessa Stark new General Manager at CHEP Benelux

Vanessa Stark, from South Africa, is not a new face at CHEP. She has worked for CHEP Automotive from Cologne for the past 7 years - first in customer service, then in sales and subsequently as Strategic Marketing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to her employment at CHEP, Stark also worked for BMW as well as UTi Worldwide, a … [Read more...]

Lactogal Delivers Its Products in Red in Portugal

LPR – La Palette Rouge Portugal, a division of Euro Pool Group, has signed an exclusive contract to supply pallet pooling services to Lactogal, a Portuguese agri-food company specializing in dairy products and associated products. Its extensive portfolio of fruit juice, mineral water, and dairy product brands caters to both the Spanish and … [Read more...]

LCA Shows Balanced Environmental Results for Produce Container Systems

ITASCA, IL  – The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) has released a new life cycle assessment (LCA) of produce packaging which shows neither corrugated containers nor reusable plastic containers (RPC), have an advantage in all environmental impact categories. The full LCA is available for download … [Read more...]

Peli BioThermal Launches Dublin Network Station & Service Center

Official opening of new network station offering flexible shipping options to epicenter of pharmaceutical industry and logistics hub Peli BioThermal, leading provider of temperature controlled packaging, launched its new network station and service center in Dublin, Ireland with an official opening ceremony at the facility dedicated to … [Read more...]

Brambles|CHEP Launches Zero Waste World in North America

Initiative focuses on eliminating physical waste, eradicating empty transport miles and cutting out process inefficiencies in the supply chain CHEP, a Brambles company and a global leader in supply chain solutions, has announced a new initiative called Zero Waste World at the Sustainable Brands conference in Detroit, MI. This program, being … [Read more...]