CHEP Australia welcomed members of the China Pallet Committee to the equipment pooling company’s Sydney headquarters recently.
Equipment pooling is a relatively new concept in China, and the China Pallet Committee, led by Committee Director Mr Jin Wei has been tasked with creating the first national standard for pallets in China.
Mr Jin explained that the visit enabled the delegation to closely observe the well-equipped operation sites of the world-leading pooling provider, and hoped to have more positive interactions with CHEP in the future.
CHEP China is also a member of the China Pallet Committee and Marketing Manager, Matthieu Ma accompanied the 28-person delegation to Australia to gain a better understanding of the equipment pooling model.
The committee also visited CHEP’s Erskine Park Service Centre in western Sydney to observe best practice in pallet repair and maintenance.
Mr Ma was impressed with the automated repair system, explaining that they were still in the early stages of developing their operating systems in China, while Australia was much ahead.
The delegation also viewed CHEP’s range of retail ready solutions, including the beverage trays and display pallets, which Mr Ma said could work in China’s burgeoning convenience store market.
The China Pallet Committee will next head to New Zealand where they will be introduced to CHEP New Zealand’s extensive range of packaging solutions.
CHEP offers managed, returnable and reusable packaging solutions to companies across the globe with their supply chain solutions helping customers store, protect and move goods from production to point of consumption in a safe, cost efficient and environmentally sound way.