He told how he and a "gentleman friend" had been visiting the seaside for their health, how a "chep
" came along in a balloon and fell out as he fell in, how he had drifted to Franconia, how the Germans had seemed to mistake him for some one and had "took him prisoner" and brought him to New York, how he had been to Labrador and back, how he had got to Goat Island and found himself there alone.
Desert Sun Trade approached CHEP
to assist in reducing pallet costs, and CHEP
crates did not only reduce costs but opened a new distribution chain for Desert Sun Trade.
is initially working with its global customers such as Unilever and North America-based customers such as Walmart Canada and California Giant Berry Farms.
's digital tracking solution has been offered in partnership with BXB Digital, a sister company in the Brambles family.
is a leader in pallet supplies and distribution, and is part of the Brambles Group.
Rich Chastain, Co-Owner, Melon 1, explains, "We use CHEP
almost exclusively for our domestic shipping, so we know what a difference shared [or pooled] pallets make when it comes to streamlining our supply chain.
"Pallets are the literal foundation of the fast-moving consumer goods supply chain," asserts Vishal Patell, VP of retail supply chain solutions for CHEP
, which now serves more than 60 countries and provides around 300 million pallets in total.
The services in the CHEP
Solutions Portfolio address specific challenges now facing the extended retail-industry supply chain, including product damage, failed unit loads, empty trailer miles and much more.
's winning entry was a high-tech ULD called CANTrack, which is powered by solar-charged batteries and contains a GPS/GSM tracking system that allows operators to record its movements in real time.
In addition to the airlines global cargo fleet of more than 16,000 containers and pallets, Chep
will also provide repairs for Scoot, the airline's fully-owned subsidiary operating medium- and long-haul low-cost flights.
'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 app will liaise with Chep
's web-based software tools and ensure accurate and prompt data transfer within the network.