2020 Cold Chain Forecast — Ushering in the Next Decade of Change

By Kevin Lawler, Pelican BioThermal Vice President of Sales As we cross the threshold into a new decade in 2020, it’s a time to take stock of the significant changes that transformed the pharmaceutical cold chain industry during the past decade. The years from 2010 through 2019 indelibly altered the landscape of pharmaceutical development and … [Read more...]

More Reusable Transit Packaging Goes Missing During the Holiday Season

More transit packaging goes missing during the festive season than at any other time of the year, but some suppliers have never been more ready to catch the perpetrators, says Warren Harris, Insight and BD Manager at Bakers Basco.   Sadly not everyone embraces the season of goodwill in the spirit in which it was intended, and the … [Read more...]

IFCO wins Grands Prix BFM Business 2019

French TV station’s innovation award for midsized companies The accolade distinguishes IFCO’s technological, digital and environmental innovation resulting in continual improvements in its supply chain solutions Paris, December 11, 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, was … [Read more...]

Food for Life-IFCO Partnership Takes a Bite Out of Food Waste

Donated IFCO RPCs – ‘little agents of change’ -- generate an increase in rescued food donations, meals served, efficiency, sustainability for Ontario, Canada, communities Tampa, Florida, December 10, 2019:  Food for Life, a food rescue organization in Ontario, Canada, reported the number of food donations from food retailers has increased … [Read more...]

Plastic pallet containers a roaring success

Goplasticpallets.com has had some weird and wonderful customer requests over the years, but none as diverse as ZSL (Zoological Society of London), whicj was after a durable plastic pallet container suitable for storing everything from giraffe feed to Christmas decorations! Matching a customer with the most suitable plastic pallet or container … [Read more...]

IFCO launches new website and information hub for supply chain experts

Munich, November 21, 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, a global provider of reusable packaging pooling solutions for fresh foods, has launched a new company website. The new webpage was designed as a unique information hub for supply chain experts and decision makers. The goal of the newly designed website is to stimulate discussion that goes beyond daily supply … [Read more...]

GEFCO has been selected by Airbus to manage its reusable packaging

GEFCO, a world-leading provider of multimodal supply-chain solutions, has signed an agreement with Airbus, a global leader in the aerospace sector, to support its transition to a leaner, more environmentally friendly supply chain. Building on more than 30 years of expertise in reusable packaging, GEFCO will gradually replace Airbus’ disposable … [Read more...]

Reusable Asset Tracking Technologies Panel: It Takes a Village

“I thought I knew a lot about all the technology that was available and how it worked. But it (the white paper) clearly points out to me that right now...the technology is there. It's working, it's available. It's now how do you use it in your product lines, and what is your ultimate goal with it.”  Dave Kalan, Paxxal    The future is at … [Read more...]

Retail Partners Colruyt Group selects K. Hartwall Foldia®

Retail Partners Colruyt Group selects K. Hartwall Foldia® to replace their demountable roll containers in order to gain safety and reduce operational costs. By Jan Dijkzeul, K.Hartwall Sales Benelux Retail Partners Colruyt Group NV is a wholesaler in food & non-food and one of the license holders from Spar in Belgium. It includes all … [Read more...]

TriEnda Launches Cargo Protect+, New Name for Innovative Cargo Protection System

PORTAGE, Wis., Nov. 15, 2019 - TriEnda, the developer and manufacturer of industry-leading cargo protection systems, has announced that Cargo Protect+ is the new name for the highly popular solution formerly known as Paylode. Cargo Protect+ provides superior product protection for fragile and perishable goods as they are transported via truck, … [Read more...]