Choosing the Best Pallet or Reusable Packaging Color

Things to think about when choosing pallet and reusable packaging color for your operations The color of a pallet remains an important consideration for many pallet pools. Just ask CHEP or other pallet and reusable packaging pools around the world that utilize specific colors to promote better control of their assets. While a variety of … [Read more...]

Over 40 Years Service and Technology Leadership for Japan Pallet Rental

Japan Pallet Rental. (This story first appeared in February 2017, with updates.) 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 … [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...]

CalAmp and Pallet Alliance Partner to Provide IoT-Enabled Wood Pallets

CalAmp iOn Tags, Gateways and CalAmp Telematics Cloud Provide Granular Environmental Supply Chain Visibility and Risk Mitigation IRVINE, CA & CARRBORO, NC – CalAmp, a global technology solutions provider, is partnering with Pallet Alliance, a provider of holistic pallet management programs. This arrangement allows multi-site manufacturing … [Read more...]

HOREN launches Smart RTP* “CoRTP”on CeMAT Asia 2019

More than 700 well-known domestic and foreign logistics companies wee on display at the CEMAT trade show, covering more than 60,000sqm of exhibition space at the Shanghai International Exhibition Center. The event took place October 23-26 2019.  At this prestigious event, Horen founder & CEO, Jacky Liao, officially announced the opening of … [Read more...]

Bakers Basco increases GPS tracking devices in bakery equipment by 300%

As part of its continued efforts to crack down on the potential abuse and misuse of its bread baskets and dollies, Bakers Basco is stepping up its technology investment by increasing the number of GPS tracking devices across its bakery equipment pool by 300%. Working with specialised technology partners, Bakers Basco has introduced a number of new … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging Association Issues White Paper on Smart Asset Technologies

New report provides guidance on available and emerging technologies for the identification, monitoring and tracking of reusable transport packaging assets. Panel of subject matter experts and contributors will formally introduce the white paper at Pack Expo Las Vegas Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 11:30 am PT | Reusable Packaging Learning … [Read more...]

Innovative tracking solution for roll cages launched by Deutsche Post DHL, ALPS Electric Europe GmbH and Sigfox

Foundation of long-term partnership for consistent transparency in logistics processes 250,000 roll cages to be equipped with smart trackers over 6-month rollout Bonn - Deutsche Post DHL Group, the leading logistics company in Germany, ALPS Electric Europe GmbH, one of the largest developers and manufacturers of electromechanical devices, … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Launches America’s First Narrowband IoT Asset Tracking Solution

T-Mobile for Business and Roambee team up to provide a comprehensive, proven asset tracking solution that pairs perfectly with America’s first NB-IoT network  -- What’s the news? The first narrowband IoT asset tracking solution is now available nationwide from T-Mobile for Business.   -- Why does it matter? Traditional approaches to asset … [Read more...]

hoopo & Polymer Logistics Bring IoT Tracking to the Supply Chain

The combined offering enables cost-effective, smart supply chain solutions for food delivery companies LONDON, UK – hoopo, the company redefining geolocation technology with high-accuracy low-power capabilities via the Internet of Things (IoT), and Polymer Logistics (PL), a global leading provider of Retail Returnable Packaging (RRP), have … [Read more...]