Packaging Services Europe goes Dutch

PSE is pleased to announce that it has launched its 4th depot in its 4th year of operations. This is the first venture into mainland Europe for Packaging Services Europe and being close to Venlo in the Netherlands means it is ideally situated to support the needs of reusable packaging both locally and internationally. With the capability for washing crates; pallets; dolavs and folding large containers PSE has also installed repair capacity for both metal and plastic packaging. Venlo emerged as the clear winner in a survey among distribution centre users and seemed the ideal starting point for PSE to commence operations being ideally located to also support international trade with Germany only a stone’s throw away and Belgium just around the corner. Alongside the depot launch in Venlo, PSE…
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Automation and reusability core to supply chain success in 2018

From multimodality to leading-edge truck platooning trials, few sectors are as open to embracing innovative concepts and technology as the logistics industry. Here, Jane Gorick, co-founder of Packaging Services Europe, a frontline support service provider for returnable transit packaging (RTP), looks ahead at the key concepts she believes will shape the logistics sector across 2018 and beyond. Warehouse automation and RTP “In a sector always looking to drive efficiency without compromising quality, automation plays an increasingly important role within the supply chain. Looking ahead, I would expect to see the role of traditional supply chain elements – such as pallets and other load carriers – further evolve to meet the demands of automated storage and retrieval systems.“Automated handling requires that the unit load – be it a carton, crate, tray…
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Major Investment for Specialist Pallet Wash Provider

Packaging Services Europe today announced the installation of an additional industrial washing line at its premises in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Andrew Parkinson, co-founder at PSE says “It’s just six months since we launched the business and we’re investing heavily to extend our services and capability. The response from customers for plastic pallet washing has been very positive and today we’re introducing a further washing facility which enables us to offer plastic crate washing as well as increasing our capacity overall.” PSE’s new washing equipment can operate 3 lines simultaneously. It enables a 5 stage wash process that includes 2 washes (45 degrees and 55 degrees), rinsing with potable water, dry and biotrace inspections. PSE also prepare all washed and dried pallets for transit to minimise any transport contamination. With this investment…
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Packaging Services Europe launched and provides new services for reusable transit packaging

Packaging Services Europe(PSE) launches with washing, inspect, repair and logistics services for reusable transit packaging, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. PSE is co-founded by Jane Gorick and Andrew Parkinson, who together bring more than 50 years experience across supply chain and industrial washing equipment. Jane Gorick, previously MD at Europe’s second largest pallet pooler, La Palette Rouge UK (LPR UK), comments – “As businesses invest in reusable transit packaging they need to ensure pallets and crates are washed and repaired to ensure that they maximise the lifespan of these assets, as well as maintaining the required quality and hygiene standards. We see a growth opportunity for this market and have ambitious plans over the next 18 months to extend our capability and build out a network of wash and repair locations in…
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