ATLANTA – March 11, 2015 – CHEP, a global provider of supply chain solutions, has received Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine’s Green Supply Chain Award. This is the seventh year CHEP has received the honor, which acknowledges companies that are making sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy. The award also recognizes companies working across their customers supply chains to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their operations in the areas of sourcing/procurement, fulfillment/logistics and operations.
CHEP platform solutions are used and reused or ‘pooled’ among retailers, manufacturers and throughout the supply chain which provide inherently sustainable benefits to their customers. When combined with its logistics knowledge, CHEP helps minimize the carbon footprint of their customers and corresponding supply chains through the application of network optimization solutions, including reducing transportation distances and associated emissions, and working collaboratively to eliminate empty return trips, so that customers benefit from sharing transportation resources. CHEP engages customers across the supply chain to identify opportunities to improve their environmental sustainable impact by helping them transport goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely, and by assisting them to meet sustainability goals and reduce their impact on the environment.
“We appreciate receiving Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine’s Green Supply Chain Award for past several years and are committed to increasing our sustainability solutions across the supply chain for the benefit of our trading partners, both retailers and manufacturers, as well as our transportation partners,” said Dan Martin, Senior Vice President, CHEP USA.
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 49 countries. Our customer portfolio includes global companies and brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s, Kraft, Nestlé, Ford and GM. CHEP is part of Brambles Limited. For more information, visit www.chep.com.
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