Reduce waste, reduce costs

Product damage happens. The key to minimizing it is finding the root causes - zeroing in on the when, where and why damage happens.

Reducing product damage can be done efficiently and cost-effectively. CHEP has the knowledge and tools to help you get it done. We have visibility into all segments of the supply chain, an ISTA-certified Innovation Center for testing, value stream mapping tools and an extensive product damage database that will allow us to get to the root causes of your damage.

3 ways to reduce product damage.

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How you'll benefit

We have experience and visibility into all segments of the supply chain.

  • Learn about specific conditions

    Gain a holistic view of your supply chain to find specific conditions that cause product damage.

  • Identify hot spots

    Narrowing in on exactly where the product damage is happening.

  • Observe unit loads

    Get detailed information on the performance of unit loads.

  • Find solutions

    By stimulating problem areas in our ISTA-certified Innovation Center.

Reducing Unsaleables

Reducing Unsaleables

Through a strong collaboration with the Trading Partner Alliance (TPA), an industry affairs leadership group formed by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), CHEP worked with companies across the fast moving consumer goods and retail supply chain to document and share Collaborative Value Chain Strategies to Reduce Unsaleables.  This report provides the consumer goods sector with proven, tangible solutions to reduce the nearly $15 billion annual cost of unsaleable goods, or products that cannot be sold due to their condition. The industry reference ranks solutions with a track record of success and provides implementation guidance.

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How we helped three grocery retailers reduce damage at the DC and save $300,000 each.

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Retail

  • Distribution Center Solutions
  • Transportation Solutions
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • System Wide Solutions
  • Store Fulfillment Solutions
  • International Solutions
  • Distribution Center Solutions

    Improving the construction and handling of product loads inside your facilities begins with utilizing better platforms and processes. 

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  • Transportation Solutions

    Our transportation solutions and services are designed to leverage synergies between your opportunities and our extensive resources.

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  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    As more businesses turn to their supply chain to improve financial, environmental and societal outcomes, CHEP platforms and solutions provide even greater value. 

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  • System Wide Solutions

    CHEP platforms and services play a critical role within every leg and across every trading partner in the supply chain. 

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  • Store Fulfillment Solutions

    Our store solution strategies and consumer-facing platforms help you sell more product at higher margins.

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  • International Solutions

    With operations in more than 60 countries and over 300 million platforms in circulation, we’re in a unique position to help move your goods across borders or continents

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    • Automated Systems Optimization

      The Automated Systems Optimization solution from CHEP — the company that knows more about how pallets work with automated equipment than anyone else —can help you get the most out of your equipment and your entire supply chain.

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    • Platform Management

      CHEP is the leading national platform provider with a deep understanding of both pooled and recycled pallets — and the volume of supply your business requires.

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    • Collaborative Transport

      At CHEP, we use our unique scale, reach and data to enable our customers to get all the benefits of transport collaboration, cutting empty miles, wasted fuel and needless C02 emissions from their supply chain.

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    • Supplier Diversity

      We are the only pooled pallet supplier with a supplier diversity program. Our experience, vast number of business relationships and broad product offerings enable us to bring greater value to all parties.

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    • Environmental Sustainability

      With an Environmental Impact Analysis, CHEP will find ways to help you eliminate waste, increase your efficiencies, lower costs and use more sustainable materials.

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    • Carbon Neutral Platforms

      The CHEP Carbon Neutral Platforms program maximizes the use of the most sustainable platforms and decreases your environmental impact even further.

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    • Reverse Logistics

      CHEP is the leading national platform provider with a deep understanding of both pooled and recycled pallets — and the volume of supply your business requires.

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    • Unsaleables Reduction

      We can use the expertise we’ve gained from working with supply chains around the world and apply our modeling capabilities to pinpoint the best possible solution.

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    • Value Stream Mapping

      We can help you find inefficiencies in your supply chain and fix them by collaborating with you to conduct Value Stream Mapping, a graphical depiction of your entire supply chain that identifies all product, platform and data flows.

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    • Replenishment

      An efficient in-store operation delivers improved availability and more shopable stores. Reduced set-up time on the shop floor, lower labor costs and quicker turnaround. Faster fulfillment and replenishment. Transforms use of space to revitalize lower shelving space.

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    • Merchandising

      A retail ready-solution provides higher brand exposure and store compliance. Eye-catching and visible – adaptable and shopable units for every store and product category.

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