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...]

EPAL Records 121.8 Million EPAL Pallets Produced and Repaired in 2018

EPAL ended 2018 with over 100 m EPAL load carriers produced and repaired for the third consecutive year Düsseldorf, March 12, 2019 – In 2018 EPAL again achieved a positive result with 121.8 m EPAL load carriers produced and repaired. Compared to the previous year, this is an increase of 5.2% (2017 total: 115.8 m units). If you consider … [Read more...]

IFCO awarded as German Innovation Leader

Pullach – 06. March 2019  IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has been recognized by the F.A.Z. Institute as an innovation leader in Germany. IFCO ranked a top position in the category “Conveying, Packing, Storage”. The award proves the innovative strength of IFCO and its reusable plastic … [Read more...]

Lightning Technologies Composite Pallet Powered by Athlete Investors

Pooling news briefs Lightning has raised $55 million from 50-plus investors Composite pallet company Lightning Technologies was featured recently in Crain's Detroit Business (Oakland County company aims to build a better pallet, with help from athlete investors): Today, Owen is the millionaire owner of a new industrial pallet … [Read more...]

Coca-Cola European Partners and Finland’s largest dairy start shipping on reusable plastic pool pallet from Svenska Retursystem

  Coca-Cola European Partners joins Svenska Retursystem and switches from wooden pallets to the gray plastic full-sized pallet from Svenska Retursystem for all customers in Sweden. From February, the company starts distributing its beverage products on the "climate-smart return pallet." "Sustainability has been something that permeates … [Read more...]

Schoeller Allibert: The next generation of foldable crates, the future of any sustainable supply chain

Interview with Ludo Gielen from Schoeller Allibert about the trends, challenges, and solutions for returnable packaging. In Q4 last year, Schoeller Allibert appointed Ludo Gielen as CEO. Ludo had been with the company since 2004 as Chief Innovation Officer. Under his leadership, many new products have been introduced and Reusable Packaging … [Read more...]

IBM revolutionizes container tracking for Groupe PSA with Sigfox

Paris, France – IBM and Sigfox have collaborated to launch within Groupe PSA, the innovative “Track&Trace” solution for the digitalization of reusable container tracking between suppliers and assembly plants. This solution, based on IBM’s cloud-based Internet of Things technologies and Sigfox’ international “0G” network allows Groupe PSA to … [Read more...]

LPR reinforces its network with a new generation of depot in Lisbon

LPR-  La Palette Rouge, the European Pallet Pooler, has opened its new depot generation in Lisbon. In accordance with their continuous improvement and customer proximity, this new depot includes high standard technics for pallets treatment. LPR - La Palette Rouge in Portugal, raised the bar in terms of the quality and services it provides to … [Read more...]

IFCO advances digital services with global online RPCs management system and recollection app

IFCO Systems enhances reusable container retrieval and management with new mobile app for RPCs. PULLACH, GERMANY, 22. January 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, is further advancing its digital services with global online ordering and a new mobile application for return logistics. The new … [Read more...]

Svenska Retursystem implements RPCs in the restaurant and catering industry

The Industry Association for Food Wholesalers (Branschföreningen Livsmedelsgrossisterna) in Sweden, including member companies such as Menigo and Martin & Servera, has concluded an agreement with Svenska Retursystem to implement the food industry's reusable packaging system for restaurant and catering. The goal is to increase sustainability by … [Read more...]