ALDI UK signs long-term agreement with Euro Pool System on returnable packaging equipment

ALDI UK has signed a long-term agreement on returnable packaging equipment with Euro Pool System.

Euro Pool System (EPS), a logistics company supplying reusable packaging in the European fresh supply chain, is delighted to expand their working relationship with ALDI UK as a customer and reach across the entirety of their meat and produce supply chain. EPS provides services to European growers of fresh products and their retail partners with a focus on sustainability and circularity.
By choosing Euro Pool System as a logistics partner, ALDI UK shows a strong commitment towards sustainability, improving upon an environmentally responsible network and virtually eliminating single-use materials such as cardboard within their supply chain, as well as reducing waste through circularity of use.

With an expansive portfolio of innovative folding tray products, EPS offers ALDI UK a crate suitable for any size of item, minimizing empty space in deliveries and reducing trucks on the road. Combined with automation and the use of technologies, EPS also deliver cost savings for the logistics network as a whole to ALDI UK, allowing them to continue to deliver the best possible prices for their customers.
Dirk Vercammen, Director of EPS Region West, commented: ‘By sharing the benefits of our reusable packaging solutions with ALDI UK, we are together contributing to the transition towards a circular economy. We are happy to service ALDI UK’s suppliers with our advanced logistics solutions and meet the growth requirements for the business in the UK.’

Luke Peech, Managing Director of Supply Chain Management at ALDI UK, commented: “We are pleased to be extending our partnership with Euro Pool Systems, which will see us further simplify our operations while also helping us work towards becoming a more sustainable retailer by reducing our road miles and minimizing waste.”
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