ORLANDO, Fla., Aug 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — CHEP, an industry leader in pallet and container pooling solutions, announced that it has renewed its contract with consumer products leader Procter & Gamble. CHEP pallets are used to transport the majority of P&G’s branded products.
CHEP has been working with P&G for more than 15 years. The relationship began after the success with transportation cost reductions and warehouse productivity improvements with CHEP pallet pooling in Europe and Australia. The two companies work closely to ensure continuous advancement in the retail supply chain by supporting joint-industry activities like sustainability and standardization.
CHEP Senior Vice President, Sales and Chief Customer Officer Brian Malloy said: “We truly appreciate the trust P&G places with us every time one of their product loads leaves a production or distribution facility and is shipped to a customer on one of our pallets. It is a trust we don’t take for granted and one we are committed to maintaining for a long time by allocating the optimal people and asset resources.”
Rick Hughes, P&G Chief Purchasing Officer said, “CHEP is a long-term strategic partner in touch with our productivity and sustainability needs. Through its use of renewable materials and a pooled platform service, the CHEP program contributes to P&G sustainability efforts by reducing solid waste generation and greenhouse gas emissions.”
CHEP is a global leader in managed, returnable and reusable packaging solutions, serving many of the world’s largest companies in sectors such as consumer goods, fresh produce, beverage and automotive. CHEP’s service is environmentally sustainable and increases efficiency for customers while reducing operating risk and product damage. CHEP’s 7,500-plus employees and 300 million pallets and containers offer unbeatable coverage and exceptional value, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-points in 45 countries. Our customer portfolio includes global companies and brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s, Kraft, Nestle, Ford and GM. CHEP is part of Brambles Limited. For more information, visit www.chep.com .