CHEP's Reusable Containers Boost Global Supply Chain Efficiency

chepin reusable containers increase global supply chain efficiency
chepin reusable containers increase global supply chain efficiency

📩 23/03/2021 16:57

All sectors are turning to more environmentally friendly methods at every stage of the supply chain in order to leave a less carbon footprint to the world. Cardboard packaging, which is considered to be recyclable and economical, affects sustainability more negatively, contrary to popular belief. Offering innovative and innovative solutions for the automotive supply chain, CHEP's business model based on sharing and reuse offers the industry a more environmentally friendly and economically sustainable alternative.

The automotive industry contains a complex supply chain that includes millions of parts from thousands of suppliers in many countries. Such a large chain makes economic and environmental sustainability difficult. Environmental regulations and changing consumer habits towards electric cars also show that many different components will be needed in the automotive supply chain. Containers offered by CHEP with a business model based on sharing and reuse, manufacturers and suppliers; It helps them create a more environmentally, operationally and economically sustainable supply chain model.

There is a better solution than disposable packaging

The pandemic era, alongside the disruptions in production, initiated a major change in the global supply chain and resulted in a refocusing on the complexities of transcontinental shipping. It can be thought that cardboard packaging is more logical for long-distance transportation because it is cheaper than plastic boxes, does not need to be collected after delivery, and is recyclable. However, considering the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions and wastes, as well as operational cost issues, problems come to the fore in export and import procurement. Cardboard packs contain more greenhouse gases than plastic containers over their lifetime and are not as sustainable as it might seem, as they have to be disposed of properly. Also, the use of cardboard packaging in complex export / import product flows; It also has hidden costs such as continuous cash flow, additional storage, extra handling and risk of product damage.

Equipment pool eliminates intercontinental supply risk

Thanks to its global network, CHEP guarantees that it always has the demands of its customers and the packaging they need. CHEP's Value Chain Analysis examines customer flows; It helps them find the most efficient ways to reduce costs, increase transparency and sustainability, and make the intercontinental supply chain faster, simpler and safer. Reusable CHEP containers, which are in constant circulation around the world, also eliminate empty shipping costs. Impact and damage resistant, reusable containers, eliminating the risk of intercontinental supply; It also prevents damage and interruptions in travels and expensive stoppage of production lines.

Sustainability is at the center of the future of the automotive industry

In addition to the automotive industry in the supply chain and environmental sustainability in economic terms stating that it is extremely important CHEP Turkey Automotive Europe Region Key Account Leader Engine Gökgöz "All sectors besides the automotive industry also wants a continuous process in the supply chain, despite all the developments in the global dimension. In doing so, the focus is on being both economically and environmentally sustainable. One of our customers, which is among the leading suppliers of the automotive industry with 40 production facilities worldwide; it was concerned about the cost of single-use packaging and its impact on sustainability. Using CHEP's reusable containers, it transported catalysts from South Africa to Germany for a year, based on our experts' analysis. This collaboration reduced approximately 193 tons of physical waste while meeting all reliability, sustainability and cost-effectiveness goals. It also enjoyed additional benefits in product damage, travel volumes, storage and maritime transport optimization. "Sustainability is at the center of the future of the automotive industry, and CHEP's equipment pool based on sharing and reuse offers the most environmental and economical way to transport intercontinental."

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