15 February 2018 - Colorado, US-based private equity firm Grey Mountain Partners has acquired Georgia, US-based whitewood pallet recycler CHEP
Recycled Pallet Solutions, LLC to strengthen CHEP
's end-to-end pallet management solutions, the company said.
Each of our new solutions identifies efficiencies, eliminates waste and can dramatically improve the performance of our customers' supply chains," said Kim Rumph, president of CHEP
's New Generation Quarter Pallet (P0604B) measures 600x400mm and replaces the existing CHEP
quarter pallet (P0604A), which was introduced more than 20 years ago.
The strategic tie-up spans Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia and the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, the seven Central & Eastern European countries into which CHEP
announced its expansion in November last year in response to its plans of customers' needs and growth.
The AFGC and CHEP
method will be used for the retail industry particularly in the food and grocery sector.
We see an opportunity to leverage cross-customer supply chain data, which CHEP
captures from its pooling business, to help customers reduce transportation costs,' Beattie says.
USA Senior Vice President of Sales Michael Pooley said: "Fresh Del Monte and CHEP
USA continue to be long-term, strategic partners aligned on both productivity improvement and environmental sustainability issues.
To become certified as ISO 9001:2008 compliant, CHEP
USA underwent a 12-month evaluation process that included the implementation of a formal quality management system (QMS), as well as robust employee training on formal operating procedures and measurement systems related to quality.
The contract extension covers Unilever operations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Scandinavia and Romania, complementing existing CHEP
services to Unilever throughout the rest of Europe.
Delightful Quality Produce moved from limited-use, non-pooled pallets to the CHEP
pallet pooling program primarily to address quality issues and to improve customer service.
The strategic collaboration covers Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia and the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, the seven countries in Central & Eastern Europe into which CHEP
announced its expansion in November 2011 in response to its customers' needs and growth plans.
Rousseau Farming converted from a pallet exchange system to the CHEP
pooling program several years ago to meet customer demands for a high-quality, reliable shipping platform.