Brambles’ first-quarter trading update: Constant-currency sales revenue growth of 6%

Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$1,374.0 million for the first three months of the financial year ending 30 June 2018 (FY18), representing an increase on the prior corresponding period of 8% at actual FX rates and 6% at constant currency. Sales revenue growth in the first quarter primarily reflected … [Read more...]

CHEP HONORED WITH THE IGD JOHN SAINSBURY LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Focus on Virtual Reality and Last Mile Solutions CHEP, the supply chain solutions company for many of the world’s largest supply chains, was among the winners in the prestigious IGD Awards 2017 program. The winners were announced at the annual awards ceremony and gala in London on Tuesday, October 3rd. CHEP won the IGD John Sainsbury … [Read more...]

IFCO Starts Cooperation with Jerónimo Martins in Colombia

Columbian retailer will use IFCO’s reusable plastic containers for fresh fruits and vegetables IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, signed an agreement in July with Jerónimo Martins Colombia (ARA) for the supply of IFCO’s reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for the transport of fresh fruits and … [Read more...]

Funds advised by Apax Partners to acquire Tosca Services

Funds advised by Apax Partners (“Apax Funds”) have announced a definitive agreement to acquire Tosca Services, LLC (“Tosca”), a leading provider of supply chain solutions and reusable packaging to the perishable markets of protein, eggs, produce and cheese.  Existing shareholders will retain a minority ownership position in the company. The … [Read more...]

Brambles named Industry Category Leader in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Sydney, Australia - 27 September 2017: Brambles, the leading supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, has been ranked the top performing company by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) in the global Commercial Services and Supplies industry category for 2017. Brambles’ … [Read more...]

Returnable packaging partners are conscious choice for sustainable future

  Euro Pool System (EPS) and La Palette Rouge (LPR) are celebrating their 25th anniversary together Two divisions, each with the same year of birth, are sharing their expertise in the area of packaging pooling. EPS has become the standard packaging in the European fresh and packaged foods supply chain with its reusable and folding trays. … [Read more...]

Modern’s 2017 Pallet Survey and Webcast Highlights

Modern Materials Handling recently released the welcome results of its 2017 reader pallet survey, along with the accompanying annual webcast, featuring remarks from Dr. Mark White (click here to watch the presentation replay.) As an annual survey, it is one of the few consistent windows we have into the U.S. pallet market. (We also just posted the … [Read more...]

AusContact Awards Recognise Best Contact Centres

CHEP Australia has been recognised as a state finalist for Best Centre Team, announced on 30 August 2017. This award considered results from individual submissions and interviews. Individuals from CHEP Australia were interviewed for roles including; customer contact professional, operations champion, people champion, team leader and team … [Read more...]

Still No Respect: Australian Industry Survey Continues to Look at Pallets as “Necessary Evil”; Challenged by Pallet Management and Loss

  In spite of all the hype about Internet of Things, Big Data, food hygiene and more emerging trends, a new pallet survey from Australia shows that pallets still are viewed as a necessary evil rather than as an opportunity to enhance their supply chains. Offered as an online survey, the Australian Pallet Survey 2017 received responses from … [Read more...]

Loscam Adds Innovative Vibes to Taiwan Logistic & IOT Exhibition

Participating as an invited Exhibitor at the recent 22nd Taipei International Logistics & IOT Exhibition, Loscam Taiwan showcased some of its regional-specific and innovative solutions since the company’s official opening earlier in May this year. Senior executives from the logistic, transportation, manufacturing, food & beverage and … [Read more...]