Pallet Pooling Challenges

Admin, January 8, 2015 06:35

A very insightful, well-referenced article by Pallet Enterprise regarding the challenges of running a pooling network can be read here. Propak’s partnerships with many of the companies interviewed, among others, is integral to offering poolers the most options possible while their assets are within our facilities. We recognize transportation costs are such a large component of the cost to serve …

Merger Information

Admin, January 8, 2015 06:31

For those following closely the evolving pallet industry, this is a busy time! PIMS (recently re-termed PLUS) has entered the pooling market, iGPS is facing regulatory and safety concerns, and CHEP and IFCO are merging. As relevant and reliable details emerge, we will continue to post links and other commentary. Propak prides itself on first-rate service to all our customers, …

A New Brand of Pooling

Admin, January 8, 2015 06:08

Pallet pooling has a new player. In a (U.S.) market largely dominated by three players, PIMS (PalletĀ InformationĀ Management System) will soon emerge as a new option for manufacturers looking for a block 48 x 40. The pool will uniquely be managed as a non-profit cooperative effort of recyclers and pallet manufacturers throughout the country; a group previously focused on stringer and …