EPAL goes India

Pooling news briefs First EPAL licensee for producing CP pallets in India Düsseldorf, May 22, 2019 – Since 1st May 2019, EPAL has had its first licensee for producing CP pallets on the Indian subcontinent. The producer of wooden pallets and box pallets applied to also assemble CP pallets as well as to produce and repair EPAL Euro … [Read more...]

IFCO SYSTEMS awarded as “Best Performer of the Circular Economy” by CONFINDUSTRIA

Rome/Munich, May 16, 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has won the award as “Best Performer of the Circular Economy” by CONFINDUSTRIA, the main association representing manufacturing and service companies in Italy. IFCO states that receiving the renowned award validates its worldwide … [Read more...]

Our IBC/Bulk Container/Sleeve Pack/Tank Vendor Directory Is Live. Are You Listed?

        Dear readers, After months of hollow promises and procrastination, I'm finally taking another step toward creating a supplier list/directory for IBC/bulk reusable container/bulk bin and tank vendors as well as suppliers of related products (liners, base heaters, etc.) and services (rental, management, … [Read more...]

Einride and Svenska Retursystem collaborate around the digitization and the automation of logistics

Einride and Svenska Retursystem – a leading Swedish logistics company – will explore how digitalization and automation of the flow of goods can drive change towards a more effective and sustainable transport system. One goal is to test Einride’s self-driving, electric trucks at Svenska Retursystem’s logistics center in Västerås, Sweden. "SRS has … [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...]

Cartonplast Group Invests in Three Service Locations

Service provider responds to the increasing global demand for efficient and sustainable reusable transport packaging solutions Dietzenbach, Germany, 12 April 2019 – Cartonplast Group (CPL) is investing in three service centre locations: Dietzenbach (Headquarters), Germany - Essen, Germany - Figueira da Foz, Portugal. After three years of … [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...]

Reducing Reusable Packaging Losses Using Smart Logistics

'Why is a beer truck here to pick up our old computers?' and other reports from the frontline.  ReturnCenter offers tips for efficient reverse logistics of reusable packaging.   Shawn Stockman, director of business solutions for ReturnCenter, talked about the company’s website and services as well as customer case histories. The … [Read more...]

IPP invests more than £2.5 million in new Leicestershire depot

Bardon Hill facility set to be the largest IPP depot its kind in Europe Europe’s leading pooler and manufacturer of wooden pallets has committed more than £2.5 million in a new automated pallet inspection and repair service centre in Leicestershire which will initially process more than three million reusable pool pallets each year. IPP … [Read more...]

LPR takes delivery of 1,200 branded UPALL® protected pallets

LPR has taken delivery of 1,200 UPALL® protected wooden pallets, as the company begins a ‘real world’ trial of the innovative new UPALL® pallet guard system, developed by James Jones & Sons (Pallets & Packaging) Ltd. Major European pallet pooler LPR has taken delivery of 1,200 UPALL® protected wooden pallets, as the company begins a … [Read more...]