Roundup: CHEP Signs Three Year Deal with Cott, RePack Wins Award in China

CHEP Signs New Agreement with Cott to Become Its Pallet Provider in the U.S.

  • CHEP signs new three-year agreement with Cott for CHEP pooled pallets.
  • Companies to collaborate on supply chain optimization solutions.

Laura Nador

CHEP, the global leader in pooling and supply chain management solutions for the supply of pooled pallets in the United States, has signed a new three-year agreement with Cott Corporation, one of the world’s largest producers of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. The agreement makes CHEP a valued partner to Cott in North America.

“We are delighted to have the opportunity to serve Cott. We look forward to working with them to create value beyond just meeting their pallet needs, helping to make their supply chain more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable,” said Laura Nador, President, CHEP USA.

CHEP’s Supply Chain Solutions leverage the company’s outstanding end-to-end supply chain expertise to help customers improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase sales. CHEP Solutions include Transportation Optimization, Unit Load Optimization, Product Damage Reduction, Packaging Performance Testing, Value Stream Mapping and Environmental Sustainability.

“Cott’s tremendous scale and expertise in the beverage industry and CHEP’s Supply Chain Solutions expertise form a powerful partnership that will help generate a significant return on investment for both companies,” concluded Ms. Nador.


RePack Wins Bronze at Design Intelligence Awards

RePack, the reusable packaging system for home delivery of fashion and other consumer products, won the bronze prize at a recent design competition in China. The Design Intelligence Awards were hosted by China Academy of Arts. The top prize winner was another Finnish entry, Hello Ruby. The Finns beat over 2,700 global design innovations to win gold and bronze award. The main prize, claimed by Linda Liukas and her Hello Ruby was worth 130,000 euros, while the bronze prize was valued over 13,000 euros.

Kari Korkman, CEO and founder of Helsinki Design Week, is happy about the success of Finnish design in this high-level competition. “It was great to notice that Finnish design still has a notable position and almost legendary reputation among the professionals of the field,” he said. Korkman was one of the jury members in the competition.