Study: IFCO RPCs extend shelf life of fresh produce by up to 4 days

Benefits growers, retailers, customers, and the environment     Pullach, Germany--6 November 2018--IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has announced the results of a study on the impact of IFCO reusable plastic containers (RPCs) on the shelf life of fresh produce. IFCO … [Read more...]

Modern Materials Handling’s Annual Pallet Report Webcast: Some Takeaways

Export and import pallet implications of international trade plus e-commerce are top trends to watch Modern Materials Handling (MMH) Magazine recently hosted its Annual Pallet Report Webcast, (available on demand here) once again featuring Dr. Marshall (Mark) White, President of White and Company, and moderated by Josh Bond of MMH. The … [Read more...]

Brambles 2018 results and first-quarter 2019 trading update: Constant-currency sales revenue growth of 6%

Sydney – 23 October 2018: Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$1,420.6 million for the first three months of the financial year ending 30 June 2019 (FY19), representing an increase of 3% on the prior corresponding period at actual FX rates and 6% at constant FX. The difference between actual and constant FX … [Read more...]

“Data Gold” of Logistics: Tracker Makes Pallets Intelligent

Telekom, Fraunhofer IML and EPAL launch 500 smart EPAL pallets on the market IoT enables pallets will help find lost and stolen shipments Tracking pallets live at the German Logistics Congress 10-year 10 Euro data flat rate Translated from the original by Google Translate The Internet of Things is becoming mass-marketable for … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics to Showcase Reusable Packaging & Merchandising Systems for Produce and Floral at 2018 United FreshMKT & International Floriculture Expos

Tampa, FL (June 18, 2018) - Polymer Logistics, a global leader in reusable packaging and merchandising systems, will present innovative products and services for transport packaging, retail and promotional display, and asset management at the 2018 United FreshMKT and International Floriculture Expos at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 25-27, … [Read more...]

Dan Martin appointed President IFCO North America

Tampa, Florida – October 15, 2018: IFCO, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers for fresh food packaging, today announced the appointment of Dan Martin as President, IFCO North America. “We are pleased to welcome Dan Martin back to the IFCO family,” said IFCO CEO, Wolfgang Orgeldinger. “He understands the unique role IFCO … [Read more...]

LPR and Euro Pool System UK showcase their commitment to sustainability at 3 events this Autumn

LPR, Europe’s leading pallet pooling business and Euro Pool System, market leader in the field of reusable packaging in the European fresh supply chain (both UK divisions of Euro Pool Group), are supporting and exhibiting at three high profile international events this Autumn. Fruit Attraction (23-25 October) will see the start of these events … [Read more...]

CHEP Opens Automated Service Center Near Hamburg

· Increased productivity through pioneering technologies in robotics · Customers get a look behind the scenes at the opening event Cologne, September 25, 2018 - As a milestone of CHEP Germany, the Neu Wulmstorf Service Center, located in the Hamburg metropolitan region, is opening its fully automated operation. CHEP, the market leader in … [Read more...]

AG Barr reaps substantial environmental savings thanks to the use of CHEP pooled pallets  

CO2 emissions reduced by 57%, waste to landfill reduced by 78% per year compared with white wood pallets Manchester, 2nd October 2018 – One of the UK’s leading suppliers of branded soft drinks is enjoying substantial environmental savings, thanks to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets within its supply chain. AG Barr has been in the … [Read more...]

Saving half a million trees and 46% less CO2 emissions

The Dutch potato producer Aviko and CHEP Benelux, supplier of logistical packaging for the supply chain, recently concluded a collaboration for the European distribution of potato products on the typical blue CHEP pallets. The deal has a huge impact on the environment: by entering the worldwide circular pooling system of CHEP pallets , Aviko saves … [Read more...]