FDBusiness.com

Mondelez Intl. signs contract for managed pooled pallets

 Breaking News
  • Vion Names New CEO Vion, the international meat group, has appointed Ronald Lotgerink as its new CEO with effect from 1 September. Ronald Lotgerink is currently the CEO of Zwanenberg Food Group, a leading European producer and exporter of meat products, canned meat, snacks, soups and sauces. Ronald Lotgerink started his career at KPMG. In 1989 he joined Zwanenberg Food [...]...
  • Harrogate Water Reports Record Sales Harrogate Water has announced another year of record sales with growth of 24 per cent – almost four times higher than market growth for bottled water. The company has seen increased sales in the high-volume supermarket sector, continued strong growth in export and travel markets and greater demand for premium glass products in both grocery [...]...
  • Alcohol Worth £16 Billion is UK’s Leading FMCG Category Innovation in the drinks sector and a reduction in the amount of trade promotions has seen Alcohol retain its place as the top selling FMCG category in the UK, worth £16.1 billion (€18.2 billion) in value sales to the economy. This is according to big data and technology expert for consumer industries, IRI’s Top Categories Special Report – an analysis [...]...
  • Irish Grocery Market Fends Off the Beast from the East The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 25 March 2018, show that the Irish grocery market brushed off the Beast from the East to post strong sales growth of 3.8%. Douglas Faughnan, consumer insight director at Kantar Worldpanel, comments: “Although shoppers had upped their spend in preparation for [...]...
  • TrayTrack – A Unique Inline Overhead Concept For Optimum Tray Logistics Once trays have been filled with product, poultry processors will often be faced with how to transport them to packaging equipment elsewhere in the plant. This job can be done manually using crates. Alternatively, product can be transported on a complex system of belt conveyors, usually criss-crossing other similar systems. TrayTrack, a unique automated solution [...]...

Mondelez Intl. signs contract for managed pooled pallets

April 26
09:38 2013

Mondelēz Intl. has signed a three-year contract renewal with CHEP for managed pooled pallets in Western Europe and Central and Eastern Europe for more than seven million pallet movements annually.

In its simplest form, equipment pooling is the shared use of high quality standard pallets and containers by multiple customers who collectively benefit from the network scale of the pool, versus trying to manage reusable equipment individually. Pooling is a strategic business option for companies that want to reduce capital expenditure and improve day-to-day supply chain operations. A typical cycle would be:

• CHEP service center issues ready-for-use pallets and containers to suppliers, manufacturers and growers for use and movement through the supply chain.
• Products are loaded onto the CHEP equipment and shipped through the supply chain.
• At the end of the supply chain, the receiving business unloads the goods and returns the pallets or containers to the nearest CHEP Service Centre
• At the service center, CHEP inspects and conditions all returned pallets and containers.

Mondelēz Intl. is a world leader in chocolate, biscuits, gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages. It’s portfolio includes several billion-dollar brands such as Cadbury and Milka chocolate, Jacobs coffee, LU, Nabisco and Oreo biscuits, Tang powdered beverages and Tridentgums.

Oliver Cofler, European logistics operations director, Mondelēz Intl., said, “CHEP has a broad European network that is fully aligned with our logistics strategy and growth plans. Other important benefits provided by the CHEP system are excellent customer service and flexibility, as well as pallet quality, availability and product innovation. We also appreciate the investment that CHEP is doing expanding its business to Central and Eastern Europe.”

Mondelēz Intl., whose European headquarters are in Zurich uses CHEP pallets to transport products to more than 100,000 customer locations throughout Europe. Both teams are excited about possible future growth opportunities for CHEP lane expansions in Spain, France, Italy, Scandinavia and Benelux.

The company is very interested in CHEP Europe’s recent announcement about the launch of a customer collaboration and sustainability program, which is reducing carbon emissions for CHEP and customers through shared transportation of empty pallets.

“CHEP offers an environmentally friendly business model, driven by the continuous repair and reuse of pooled pallets. It is an important advantage that we really value,” said Cofler. “Mondelēz is counting on CHEP to help us meet our own CO2 emissions reduction targets. We consider CHEP to be a supply chain leader in sustainability.”
CHEP’s vp EMEA, Key Accounts & Strategy, Jochen Behr added, “Mondelēz has a longstanding strategic partnership with CHEP based on continuous improvement and the use of technology solutions that streamline processes between both companies to strengthen our relationship

“We truly appreciate the trust that Mondelēz places with us and we look forward to continuing our partnership. Over the years, our businesses have grown together while driving overall supply chain efficiencies in a sustainable way.”

About Author

colin

colin

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • April 18, 2018Int'l Food Exhibition (IFFIP)
  • April 19, 2018GastroPan Exhibition
  • April 19, 2018Expo Drink & Wine
  • April 22, 2018Natural & Organic Products 
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements