RPA Editor: Describe the products and services that your company offers.
Farrell: iGPS provides the world’s leading companies with the most advanced and cost-efficient pallet-based solutions available today. The company’s lightweight, 100% recyclable plastic pallets and associated technologies yield dramatic savings in transport and production costs and provide new levels of operating efficiency, product security, platform hygiene and customer satisfaction.
RPA Editor: Describe the area of the supply chain where your products play a role
Farrell: FMCG, especially the grocery supply chain.
RPA Editor: Describe some of the challenges you see that impede companies from implementing reusable packaging.
Farrell: Insufficient knowledge concerning the benefits to both the environment and companies that utilize reusable packaging.
RPA Editor: Describe some of the successes you or your customers have had with implementing reusable packaging.
Farrell: Our customers experience significant savings from less product damage and lower transportation costs.
RPA Editor: What are the key changes you see happening in the reusable marketplace in the near future?
Farrell: Continued growth along with increased environmental sensitivity.
RPA Editor: What is your current position within the RPA?
Farrell: I am a member of the Board of Directors.
RPA Editor: What value do you personally hope to gain by being in a leadership role with the RPA?
Farrell: I hope it will further my focus on improved asset control and loss prevention of reusable packaging.
RPA Editor: What has your company gained from its membership in the RPA?
Farrell: We continue to learn best practices from fellow members.