Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Specialist Packaging and Supply Chain Solution Group Named Cream of the Crop

Major Dairy Group Awards Rehrig 'Supplier of the Year' Title
Shipping News Feature

US – Rehrig Pacific Company, a leading manufacturer of reusable transport packaging systems has announced that it has been named the 2013 Supplier of the Year by the All Star Association, an association of food and drink packaging companies. The Association’s ‘Thoroughbred Award’ is presented to the company that not only has shown outstanding products and customer service to the All Star members, but who has also introduced new solutions to the members and the dairy industry. Luke Jeffers, National Sales Manager, Dairy Supply Chain Solutions for Rehrig Pacific Company:

“It wasn’t one facet of our total dairy supply chain capabilities that differentiated us from the other suppliers, but the collective ensemble. To All Star, and our customers, our value was and is our vision to be an innovator in the Industry by offering comprehensive product and service offerings. We service over 30 of the All Star Association’s members with dairy cases and supply chain solutions.”

Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky the All Star Association, which made the award following its recent convention, is a cooperative which offers its members a variety of services to help strengthen their operations, thus making them more profitable and utilises economies of scale using the combined buying power of its members for the benefit of all. The Association’s membership includes over 300 plants in 47 states, Puerto Rico and Nova Scotia, producing dairy related products.

Rehrig manufactures plastic milk crates and dairy pallets that meet the demands of today’s automated milk processing plants. Rehrig also provides complete supply chain solutions including a wide array of reusable transport packaging services and solutions including asset management and exchange, reverse logistics, recycling and sustainability services, and RFID tracking hardware and software. In addition, Rehrig has developed delivery carts and systems, including the EZ Pal One-Touch Delivery System that moves product picking to the production facility or distribution centre and away from the retail storefront.