We have an old saying in supply chain operations that what goes around comes around. After several sensationalized news releases in recent years making leaps of faith in implicating wood pallets with food safety risks, NWPCA has returned a dose of … [Read more...] about iGPS and Deca Contamination: A Butter Pill to Swallow?
PIMS, the new not-for-profit pallet pool organization formed by members of the U.S. pallet industry, has launched a website, www.pimspallet.com (now known as 9BLOC). The rationale behind the formation of this new pool is at least in part to … [Read more...] about PIMS – The New Pallet Industry Pallet Pool Initiative
"We're not out of the woods yet," comments Sterling Anthony dryly in his column on paper pallets, which is to say that wood pallets still constitute roughly 90% of the market. Presenting this update on paper pallets, Anthony itemizes some of the … [Read more...] about Paper Pallets: We’re Not Out of the “Woods” Yet
Here is my piece in the December 2010 Pallet Enterprise Magazine on international pallet sizes. When the line of supply stretched precariously across the Pacific during World War II, pallets, for the first time, came along for the ride and … [Read more...] about International Pallet Footprints: Reports from the Front Line
CHEP has weighed in with its endorsement of the U.S. Senate for the passage of S. 510, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010 . The bill will now be sent to the U.S. House for review and approval, before being … [Read more...] about CHEP Commends Passage of FDA Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010
CHEP Australia has been recognised as a state finalist for Best Centre Team, announced on 30 August 2017. This award considered results from individual submissions and interviews. Individuals from CHEP Australia were interviewed for roles … [Read more...] about AusContact Awards Recognise Best Contact Centres