AAR Mobility Systems has been awarded a task order valued at $27.5 million from the U.S. Air Force for production of 463L cargo pallets. The cargo pallets will be manufactured in Cadillac, Michigan and are expected to be completed by December 30, … [Read more...] about USAF Awards $27.5 Million Task Order to AAR for Production of 463L Cargo Pallets
Pallets: Introduction, procurement considerations and supply chain optimization considerations
Are pallets a procurement line item for your company or a source of competitive advantage? This section includes introductory articles introducing pallets, including their role in the supply chain, options, and considerations from supply chain optimization and procurement perspectives.
Pallets are used to stack, store, protect, and transport materials in the course of being handled by materials handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks or conveyors, being stored in racking or bulk storage or being positioned in transport vehicles. The pallet is the most common base for the unit load, which includes pallet and goods stacked atop it, typically secured by stretch wrap, strapping, shrink wrap, adhesive, pallet collar, or other means of stabilization, including reusable wraps, straps, and nets.
Wilmington Machinery introduced the company’s first Pallateer molding machine in 2010 because of an increased demand for plastic pallets. Recently, a European company who had no experience in making plastic pallets was looking to mold plastic pallets … [Read more...] about Wilmington Machinery Installs Second Complete Custom Pallet Molding Solution for European Customer
LF & LOSCAM, all about the shift from complication to simplicity As a subsidiary under the wing of Li & Fung Company, LF Logistics’ (LF) network covers Greater China, ASEAN, Japan, Korea, the Middle East, and the Indian … [Read more...] about Loscam: Evolving with Customers
Backward compatible active RFID sensor capabilities support new DoD audit requirements Savi®, an innovator in big data/machine learning analytic solutions, supply chain management software and sensor technology, has added two new devices to … [Read more...] about Savi Introduces Two New Sensors for IoT Asset Tracking for the Government and Military
Reduce product damage, limit disservices at the point of sale, avoid food waste and the consequent production of waste. Conad, an Italian food retailer, identified these objectives as underlying a project it developed together with … [Read more...] about Conad, CPR System win award for “green” plastic pallet
Innovative advances in technology, coupled with seamless in-store shopping experiences, are among the IGD’s top predictions for 2019’s global retail trends: Data, and particularly customer data, will offer more personalised shopping … [Read more...] about IGD predicts five trends set to shape retail in 2019
On 18 Oct 2018, Loscam China celebrated its milestone 10-million-pallet achievement in Beijing China. The celebration was comprised of a Pallet Pooling Forum followed by 10-Million-Achievement Ceremony, joined and witnessed by around a hundred of … [Read more...] about Loscam China Celebrates 10-Million-Pallet Achievement
Pallet and Reusable Packaging Headline Roundup From Around the Web November 21, 2018. Curiosity and Lots of Pallets Generate Success at Prime Woodcraft November 13, 2018. Beer keg manufacturer Entinox turns to Henkel for pickling process November … [Read more...] about Reusable Packaging and Pallet News From Around the Web
In the last year, CO2e emissions have decreased by 15% per round trip as RPCs repeatedly cycle in the return system. "Our driving force is to develop as simple, efficient and sustainable solutions as possible for the grocery industry," … [Read more...] about Svenska Retursystem Reduces CO2 Emissions for Its RPCs
Princes, one of Europe’s fastest growing food and drink groups, has been working with leading pallet pooling business LPR, to improve the efficiency and reliability of automated pallet handling systems at the company’s soft drinks production facility … [Read more...] about Life of a Pallet analysis drives down costs for Princes Foods