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...]

Conad, CPR System win award for “green” plastic pallet

  Reduce product damage, limit disservices at the point of sale, avoid food waste and the consequent production of waste. Conad, an Italian food retailer, identified these objectives as underlying a project it developed together with CPR System, a cooperative pooler and historical partner in the joint management of pallets and … [Read more...]

The Future Outlook For Tyre Supply Chain

Spurred on by a natural commercial rivalry, manufacturers have initiated several projects that address the issues – be that in-house or through a consultancy – because none of them wants to be seen to be behind the curve By Madhubhaskar Thiricode Madhubhaskar Thirikode is Director – Global Tyre Sub Sector, CEVA Logistics This article appears … [Read more...]

Loscam China Celebrates 10-Million-Pallet Achievement

On 18 Oct 2018, Loscam China celebrated its milestone 10-million-pallet achievement in Beijing China. The celebration was comprised of a Pallet Pooling Forum followed by 10-Million-Achievement Ceremony, joined and witnessed by around a hundred of guests and customers from China’s major logistics-related industry associations, retailers, FMCG … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics North America Leadership Announcement

Polymer Logistics, a global leader in reusable packaging and merchandising systems, announced today that Fred Heptinstall will step down as CEO Polymer Logistics North America, effective December 31 of this year. “Fred joined Polymer Logistics as CEO North America in July 2016 when the Company was launching its new wood-look RPCs,” said Gideon … [Read more...]

Study: IFCO RPCs extend shelf life of fresh produce by up to 4 days

Benefits growers, retailers, customers, and the environment     Pullach, Germany--6 November 2018--IFCO, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has announced the results of a study on the impact of IFCO reusable plastic containers (RPCs) on the shelf life of fresh produce. IFCO … [Read more...]

Modern Materials Handling’s Annual Pallet Report Webcast: Some Takeaways

Export and import pallet implications of international trade plus e-commerce are top trends to watch Modern Materials Handling (MMH) Magazine recently hosted its Annual Pallet Report Webcast, (available on demand here) once again featuring Dr. Marshall (Mark) White, President of White and Company, and moderated by Josh Bond of MMH. The … [Read more...]

Brambles 2018 results and first-quarter 2019 trading update: Constant-currency sales revenue growth of 6%

Sydney – 23 October 2018: Brambles Limited has reported sales revenue from continuing operations of US$1,420.6 million for the first three months of the financial year ending 30 June 2019 (FY19), representing an increase of 3% on the prior corresponding period at actual FX rates and 6% at constant FX. The difference between actual and constant FX … [Read more...]