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19 blogs found

  • September 09, 2022 -

    Are sky-high intercontinental shipping costs out of your control?

    The chip shortages in the supply chain that made the news are now easing, but this comes at a cost to carmakers. Finding ways to navigate a complicated situation has led to chip production becoming an embedded part of vehicle development1, shifting costs to carmakers.

    For companies like Ford2 and Tesla3, raw material…

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  • August 10, 2022 - UK - Weybridge

    Is it all about the batteries? What is really behind China’s dominance in Electric Vehicles?

    This is largely thanks to electric vehicles (EVs), China making up almost 60% of global exports of electric vehicles in 2021 and the trend continuing in 2022, according to consultancy firm AlixPartners in a recent article for Bloomberg.

    And yet, there is a lot of talk about a global downturn and supply chain shortages in the automotive industry…

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  • May 04, 2022 - UK - Weybridge

    Logistics 5.0: 3 how IoT is driving a sustainable automotive supply chain

    In a nutshell, Logistics 5.0 is all about how we continue to adopt the technology that brought us Logistics 4.0 whilst ensuring it is done in a sustainable manner. Sustainability in the automotive - and all other - supply chains has always been important to us at CHEP. We were amongst the first to think about packaging in…

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  • May 04, 2022 - UK - Weybridge

    Disruption requires agility: Addressing packaging challenges

    As the world confronts the problem of soaring CO2 emissions, EVs are hailed as one of the solutions. And figures from the first quarter of 2022 show that sales are booming, with Volkswagen tabling 99,100 sales and a growth rate of 65% and Tesla 310,411 sales and a growth rate of 81%. In April 2022, Ford even

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  • March 28, 2022 - BEL - Mechelen

    3 reasons why industrial packaging for liquids is crucial to increasing food safety

    Are you a supplier of liquid raw materials or liquid ingredients? Then food safety and consumer health are certainly a top priority for you. Our Bag-in-box IBCs (Pallecons) combine the advantages of several kinds of industrial packaging. Read on to find out why the industrial packaging you use is crucial to your business.

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  • March 28, 2022 - BEL - Mechelen

    5 ways CHEP IBCs can help boost sustainability with minimal investment

    These days, sustainability is on everyone’s mind and a growing number of companies are taking steps in that direction. The problem is:

    • It often comes at a high price
    • It can easily be perceived as “greenwashing”


    To make products more sustainable, you need to make REAL changes that affect your entire supply chain. That sounds costly, but it…

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