CHEP presents its reusable transport packaging solution for lithium-ion batteries

CHEP receives UN certification for Class 9 dangerous goods, premiered at the Battery Show Europe in Stuttgart. At the leading European trade fair for battery technology in Stuttgart, CHEP Automotive presented a globally available, UN-certified reusable system for transporting class 9 dangerous goods. The containers, which are based on … [Read more...]

CEVA Logistics and Goodpack celebrate the launch of TYRECUBE in Singapore

This April, CEVA Logistics and Goodpack, which operates the world's largest fleet of Intermediate Bulk Containers, celebrated the official launch of TYRECUBE. TYRECUBE is a patented collapsible and stackable container, providing an innovative method of moving tires worldwide. Strategically located on the eastern side of Singapore at TYRECUBE … [Read more...]

IFCO SYSTEMS awarded as “Best Performer of the Circular Economy” by CONFINDUSTRIA

Rome/Munich, May 16, 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has won the award as “Best Performer of the Circular Economy” by CONFINDUSTRIA, the main association representing manufacturing and service companies in Italy. IFCO states that receiving the renowned award validates its worldwide … [Read more...]

Our IBC/Bulk Container/Sleeve Pack/Tank Vendor Directory Is Live. Are You Listed?

        Dear readers, After months of hollow promises and procrastination, I'm finally taking another step toward creating a supplier list/directory for IBC/bulk reusable container/bulk bin and tank vendors as well as suppliers of related products (liners, base heaters, etc.) and services (rental, management, … [Read more...]

Einride and Svenska Retursystem collaborate around the digitization and the automation of logistics

Einride and Svenska Retursystem – a leading Swedish logistics company – will explore how digitalization and automation of the flow of goods can drive change towards a more effective and sustainable transport system. One goal is to test Einride’s self-driving, electric trucks at Svenska Retursystem’s logistics center in Västerås, Sweden. "SRS has … [Read more...]

Brambles’ third-quarter trading update: Constant-currency sales revenue growth from continuing operations of 7%

Sydney – Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$3,409.0 million for the first nine months of the fiscal year ending 30 June 2019 (FY19), up 7% on the prior corresponding period at constant FX rates. Actual FX growth of 2% is below constant FX growth due to a stronger US dollar (Brambles’ reporting currency) … [Read more...]

Cartonplast Group Invests in Three Service Locations

Service provider responds to the increasing global demand for efficient and sustainable reusable transport packaging solutions Dietzenbach, Germany, 12 April 2019 – Cartonplast Group (CPL) is investing in three service centre locations: Dietzenbach (Headquarters), Germany - Essen, Germany - Figueira da Foz, Portugal. After three years of … [Read more...]

CHEP Austria Automates Service Center with Modern Technology

Sustainable and of the highest quality: investment in automation satisfies increased demand for pallets according to the circular economy model Vienna, April 8, 2019 - CHEP Austria is expanding its service center at Vienna as a business location using state-of-the-art technology. The market leader in pallet pooling invested in the … [Read more...]

Reducing Reusable Packaging Losses Using Smart Logistics

'Why is a beer truck here to pick up our old computers?' and other reports from the frontline.  ReturnCenter offers tips for efficient reverse logistics of reusable packaging.   Shawn Stockman, director of business solutions for ReturnCenter, talked about the company’s website and services as well as customer case histories. The … [Read more...]

IPP invests more than £2.5 million in new Leicestershire depot

Bardon Hill facility set to be the largest IPP depot its kind in Europe Europe’s leading pooler and manufacturer of wooden pallets has committed more than £2.5 million in a new automated pallet inspection and repair service centre in Leicestershire which will initially process more than three million reusable pool pallets each year. IPP … [Read more...]