Brambles’ third-quarter trading update: Constant-currency sales revenue growth of 5%

Sydney – 26 April 2018: Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$4,159.1 million for the first nine months of the financial year ending 30 June 2018 (FY18), representing an increase on the prior corresponding period of 10% at actual FX rates and 5% at constant currency. The difference between actual FX and … [Read more...]

CHEP Canada Honored as an Industry Leader in Corporate Social Responsibility

CHEP wins the EcoVadis Gold Award for the third consecutive year. CHEP earned high ratings on 21 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) criteria covering Environment, Fair Labor Practices, Ethics/Fair Business Practices and Supply Chain. TORONTO, Ontario – April 23, 2018 – CHEP Canada, a Brambles company and provider of supply chain platforms … [Read more...]

CHEP Launches First-Ever CarbonNeutral® Pooled Platform in North America

Every CHEP pooled 40x24 inch half pallet is carbon neutral every time it is used; platform honored as Environmental Initiative of the Year at Industrial Pack 2018 this month. CHEP investment in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley Reforestation Project has offset 926 metric tons (2.1 million pounds) of carbon emissions, equivalent to planting a … [Read more...]

Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics shows a clear carbon footprint advantage for reusable plastic containers

SIM publishes carbon footprint study of packaging systems for Fruit and vegetable transports in Europe Updated April 17, 2018 The study commissioned by Stiftung Initiative Mehrweg (SIM) of the Fraunhofer Institute IBP (Germany) has come to the conclusion that reusable transport platforms (RPCs) generate around 60% fewer greenhouse gas … [Read more...]

Euro Pool System launches SMART RETURN LOGISTICS (SRL) for optimised reverse logistics

European reusable packaging pool provider now offers the return of unsorted packaging from the point of sale, simplifying the return process. Managing reusable packaging is becoming increasingly difficult, especially as the volume and number of materials grow. This trend is increasing the complexity of the storage, sorting and classification … [Read more...]

Interest Grows in Circular Pallet Practices

As timber costs rise and interest in circular economy grows, innovative new circular pallet solutions are emerging. by Karen Hunter, SCOTT GROUP Progressive businesses committed to sustainability are looking to their pallet supply chain to deliver better value. Simply supplying a quality, new timber pallet is no longer enough to satisfy … [Read more...]

The Results Are In: Growers that Partner with CHEP and IFCO Increase Efficiency, Reduce Costs and Generate Impressive Sustainability Returns

CHEP and IFCO collaborative “fresh” supply chain solutions highlighted at Viva Fresh 2018. Leading growers Melon 1, Tanimura & Antle, Pure Flavor, Grimmway Farms, Wholesum Harvest benefit from innovative supply chain solutions. SAN ANTONIO, Texas – April 6, 2018 – The fresh food sector is experiencing phenomenal growth that requires a … [Read more...]

CHEP Wins Environmental Initiative of the Year Award at Industrial Pack 2018

Unanimous decision by awards’ jury honors CHEP’s leadership as the first pooling company in North America to offer customers a carbon neutral solution. As a circular and reusable platform, every CHEP half pallet used is carbon neutral. ATLANTA – April 5, 2018 – CHEP, a Brambles company, received the Environmental Initiative of the Year … [Read more...]

New Best Practice Resources Available to Help Build the Right Foundation for Effective Equipment Control

Building the right foundations for effective equipment control starts with finding and supporting the right Equipment Controller Sydney – 5 April 2018 – Two new best practice resources developed by CHEP Australia in collaboration with its supply chain partners are now available to help organisations build the right foundations for effective … [Read more...]

CHEP’s Improved Customer Digital Experience

Innovating to make supply chains connect more seamlessly for customers CHEP, the supply chain solutions company, reports that its proprietary online customer portal known as myCHEP™ is receiving widespread customer acceptance throughout Europe and across CHEP’s global footprint because of its ease of use and time-saving features. myCHEP™ is … [Read more...]