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...]

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...]

Waterdrinker, on transitioning to the new CC TAG5: “Keep it all in your own hands”

In the next few weeks, Container Centralen will dispatch its new CC TAG5 label to all legitimate members of the pool. So that includes Waterdrinker, one of the biggest export and wholesale companies in Holland’s horticultural capital, Aalsmeer. Bert Broekhof, responsible for container administration and transport, has a lot of experience in dealing … [Read more...]

Loscam: Evolving with Customers

LF & LOSCAM, all about the shift from complication to simplicity    As a subsidiary under the wing of Li & Fung Company, LF Logistics’ (LF) network covers Greater China, ASEAN, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent. Partnering with 400 renowned global businesses, the daily throughput is greater than 100 … [Read more...]

Pallet Pooling in Real Time: Over 40 Years Service and Continued Technology Leadership for Japan Pallet Rental

Japan Pallet Rental. (This story first appeared in February 2017.) With a pool of over 8.5 million pallets, Japan Pallet Rental Corporation is the leading pallet rental provider in Japan. And while it was launched as wood pallet rental service back in 1971, it began introducing plastic pallets in 2000. Today, plastic pallets encompass over 65% … [Read more...]