As Bob Klimko of Orbis finishes a successful year as chair of the Reusable Packaging Association, he has released an upbeat report on RPA accomplishments and activities, which is presented below: Dear Colleagues: In January I stated, I like to … [Read more...] about Reusable Packaging Association: 2009 Was Year of Reuse
News Reuse: CHEP, Brambles and the Financial Press, Color, Tracking Here is a selection of reusable packaging items from around the Web, ranging from the tactical to the philosophical, and back. In Australia, CHEP has launched a new … [Read more...] about Reusable News Views
As countries industrialize, the issue of pallet standardization eventually becomes a barrier to logistics efficiency. In the earlier stages, decisions about pallet selection often are made by specific shippers who gravitate around what size works … [Read more...] about China Looks To Standardize Pallet Sizes
Reusable packaging has a long tradition, with amphoras, for example, dating back some 4000 years. The amphoras in the picture were submerged for about 3500 years, having been discovered at the bottom of the Agean Sea off the coast of Turkey during … [Read more...] about Getting a Handle (or Two) on Solid Waste
The Canadian Pallet Council (CPC) has a feature in its CTSweb software called Electronic Container Transfer which facilitates virtual reconcilation of pallet or container exchange balances without pallets actually being returned. What this means is … [Read more...] about CPC Receives Funding for Electronic Container Transfer Project
by Iain McArthur (OfficialWire) MEASHAM, ENGLAND PPS Equipment Management Ltd at Measham in the Midlands specialises in what they term “full option” management of returnable transit equipment (RTE). The company has been growing successfully … [Read more...] about Crate Hire – What’s The Rationale?