Roundup: CHEP Constant-Currency Sales Up, Ingrid Faber Named Top Entrepreneur

Brambles Enjoys Constant-Currency Sales Gain of 8 Percent, Down 2 Percent on Strength of U.S. Dollar Brambles Limited has reported sales of over US$1.3 billion for the first three months of the financial year ending 30 June 2016, down 2 percent compared with the prior corresponding period. This, the company stresses, results from the … [Read more...]

PACK EXPO Las Vegas Overview

PACK EXPO Generated Traffic and Quality Leads (Continued from Page 1) RM2 Offers Extreme Durability and Per-Trip Approach RM2 came to the show with its exceptionally strong pultruded composite pallet, which according to the company, can be offered at competitive pricing through its per-trip pricing model. There will be more on RM2 to follow, … [Read more...]

Perfect Pallets Joins Reusable Packaging Association, Will Exhibit at Reusable Packaging Pavilion

Perfect Pallets, Inc. joined the Reusable Packaging Association and will exhibit in the RPA’s Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. Perfect Pallets, Inc. is an industry leader in providing plastic returnable pallets to commercial printers for delivering advertising inserts and supplements to newspapers. The company will join 33 … [Read more...]

NWPCA and Virginia Tech Team Up to Promote Safe Pallet Design

The National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA) Technical and PDS Manager, Dr. Brad Gething, co-hosted a sold-out two and half day educational short course with Dr. Laszlo Horvath, Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech and Director of the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design (CPULD).  The course, titled “Wood Pallet Design and … [Read more...]

New one-trip budget pallets for big exporters

  Large exporters can now ship more products and spend less in doing so using’s newly developed one-trip budget nestable pallets. Nestable plastic pallets are a popular choice for exporting goods as they are lightweight, exempt from ISPM15 heat treatment regulations and are comparable in cost to heat-treated wooden … [Read more...]

CHEP Introduces Blue Click to UK, Looks to Adopt to Rolling Display Pallet

  CHEP is introducing a new display pallet in the UK to replace the existing model, according to a Dutch logistics publication. The new 400x600 mm quarter pallet, the patented CHEP Blue Click-system, which allows easy of display, was rolled out in Germany in 2014. Compared to the previous fractional pallet, the new model is lighter, more … [Read more...]

Reusables Roundup: Where’s My Pallet?

Here are some recent reusable-centric articles from around the Web: Where's My Pallet? Supply and Demand Chain Executive recently published this article on pallet management. I really like the title, as well as some useful information from the Rehrig Pacific white paper and Kaley Parkinson's comments. The relevance to some of the article left … [Read more...]

LPR Makes Moves to Boost Its European Network

The European pallet-pooling specialist, a division of the Euro Pool Group, continues its policy of optimising its European network of Service Centres by strengthening its operational reach in France, the United Kingdom and Portugal, with the opening of four new Service Centres. The European specialist, LPR – La Palette Rouge, is experiencing … [Read more...]

Loscam Malaysia Opens New Depot in Sabah

Loscam, Asia Pacific’s leading pallet pooling service provider, recently opened a new depot in Kota Kinabalu, capital city of the state of Sabah Malaysia, further extending its services to East Malaysia. This is the third depot in Loscam Malaysia’s pooling network, adding to its strategically-located main service centre in Shah Alam and the … [Read more...]

Next Generation Hygienic Bulk Box Launched has introduced to its range a new, improved version of its GoBox 1210 BBC bulk storage container in blue, which has been hygienically enhanced to help food processing companies meet the most stringent hygiene standards. A number of design alterations have been made to the new GoBox 1210 BBC Blue bulk storage container for … [Read more...]