The right platform for the job

It makes a big difference in how well the job gets done. The right platform means cost savings. It means less product damage. And it’s better for your flow of goods, to and in store.

We’re the world’s biggest supplier of pooled equipment. It makes us uniquely positioned to help you optimise your platform mix. Because our supply is unmatched, you can be confident there will always be enough high-quality pallets to meet your needs. Pallets that enhance your in-store visibility and inspire customers to buy more.

The right platform means efficiency for your entire supply chain.

For the products you’re harvesting, the equipment you’re running and the goods you’re shipping.

The right platform

Our range means we can identify the right platforms for the right flow

A solution for every store

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We have the industry’s broadest array and greatest supply of sustainable platforms

How we help

Using the right platform mix will maximise your efficiency. And we’re best placed to help you get the mix right.

  • Widest range of platforms

    We help you decide the best mix for each job – without bias.

  • Enhanced in-store visibility

    Retail-ready displays to maximise shopability and improve promotion execution.

  • Lower costs

    When you use the optimal mix of platforms, you lower your total operating costs.

  • Better handling

    Minimal-touch handling to and in store, and faster replenishment for better availability.

Sarah Louise Fairburn Brand Director, LJ Fairburn

CHEP had helped us to improve the efficiency of our overall supply chain, resulting in a very cost-effective solution for our business and supporting our growth plans

How we work together

to find the right platform mix for your company

  • Discover

    We gather information, including customer data, CHEP data and site visits

  • Share insights

    We assess your supply chain, considering product type, distribution channel, production process, facility requirements, freight assets and safety issues

  • Recommend

    We recommend the proper mix of platforms to better handle your products and materials across your supply chain

  • Implement

    We’ll let you know how much you can save before you decide to make any changes

What we do

Platform Mix Optimisation

We look at every cost factor to find the most efficient platform for you.


  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Harvesting, Processing and Warehouse Solutions
  • System Wide Solutions
  • Transportation Solutions
  • International Solutions
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

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

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  • Harvesting, Processing and Warehouse Solutions

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

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  • System Wide Solutions

    CHEP provides our customers solutions that improve efficiencies, eliminate waste, and accelerate flows across silos, departments and trading partners.

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  • Transportation Solutions

    We supply, deliver, collect and receive millions of CHEP platforms every day through a vast logistics network that integrates our transportation resources with the resour

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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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    • Environmental Sustainability

      Working with CHEP, you’ll always have confidence that your platforms are providing an environmentally friendly solution.

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    • BBBEE

      CHEP achieves success in several different ways with regards to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE), the South African policy seeking to advance opportunities for people of colour.

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    • Workforce Safety

      CHEP will partner with you to leverage our combined best practices to not only find the base causes of safety challenges, but also build behavior sets for your people that will have them pushing innovations.

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    • Material Handling Systems Optimisation

      The Material Handling Systems Optimisation 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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    • Tracking Systems

      Safeguard your high-value investments.

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    • Product Damage Reduction

      Reducing damage. Reducing waste. Reducing costs.

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    • Value Chain Analysis

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

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