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...]

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...]

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...]