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...]

IPP commits more than £2.5m to new Leicestershire depot

IPP has committed more than £2.5 million to a new automated pallet inspection and repair service centre in Leicestershire which will initially process more than three million reusable pool pallets each year. The company has signed a long-term lease on the premises on the Interlink Business Park in Bardon Hill, Coalville, near junction 22 of the … [Read more...]

CHEP’s Load Containment and Pallet Wrapping solutions unlock over 33% in cost savings for Qualipac

Reducing the total cost of every product load wrapped Qualipac is a leading, Australian owned farming business specialising in growing, packing and supplying quality produce throughout Australia and overseas. Started in 1906 by Albert Qualischefski, the business initially had a diverse operation including dairy, growing onions and with a … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics and Sequans Collaborate on LTE-M Smart IoT Pallet Tracker Now Available and Approved for Use on USA Networks

Sequans Communications S.A. leading LTE for IoT chipmaker, and Polymer Logistics, a global leading provider of "One-Touch / Retail Ready" Packaging (RRP) and pooling services solutions to retailers worldwide, announced the availability of the Polymer Logistics Smart IoT Tracker. According to a release, it is now approved for use on the LTE-M … [Read more...]

Pooling News Briefs 2019

AirAsia X and Unilode extend ULD management partnership until 2023 AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of AirAsia, and Unilode Aviation Solutions, the leading global provider of outsourced Unit Load Device (ULD) management and repair solutions, have extended their ULD management agreement until 2023, for the second time in their ten-year … [Read more...]

Loscam restructures to support growth, introduces new strategic shareholders

Dr. Wang Hong, Executive Vice President of China Merchants Group (“CMG”) and the Chairman of Sinotrans Ltd. (“Sinotrans”) have announced that the restructuring of state-owned enterprises mixed ownership reform for China Merchant Loscam has successfully been completed with the introduction of two new strategic shareholders, CITIC Capital Holdings … [Read more...]

Symbia Logistics Closes on Three Acquisitions

WOMAN-OWNED WAREHOUSING, LOGISTICS AND E-COMMERCE FULFILLMENT COMPANY REPORTS EXPLOSIVE GROWTH Denver – Symbia Logistics, a Colorado-based warehousing, logistics, and e-commerce fulfillment company, has closed on three acquisitions in recent months – Mountain States Logistics, Innovative Fulfillment Solutions and Nevada Distribution Services – … [Read more...]

LPR supports reforestation in France with the planting of nearly 100,000 trees

  LPR-La Palette Rouge (a Division of Euro Pool Group) has joined with "Plantons pour l’avenir" to support the French timber sector and as part of its aim to support the biosourced economy. Since 2016, LPR's support has contributed to the planting of nearly 100,000 trees in France. This partnership is an integral part of LPR’s sustainable … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best Pallet Color

Color, Pallet and Pooling - Factors to Consider in Picking Pallet Color The color of a pallet remains an important consideration for any pallet pool. Just ask CHEP or other pallet and reusable packaging pools around the world that utilize specific colors to promote better control of their inventories. Pallet pools use a variety of basic … [Read more...]

IPP signs deal with leading fresh food producer Natures Way

Natures Way Foods, a fresh food producer which counts Tesco, McDonalds, Aldi, Zizzi and Sainsburys among its clients, says a drive to grow in an environmentally-friendly way has led to it signing a distribution deal with IPP. The firm, which supplies retailers and food service companies with prepared salads, prepared fruit and fresh ‘food to go’ … [Read more...]