Leading Logistics Publication Recognizes iGPS’ Commitment to Sustainability
ORLANDO, Fla. – July 25, 2012 – Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS Company, LLC), provider of the world’s first pallet rental solution featuring lightweight, 100% recyclable plastic pallets with embedded radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, has been recognized as a Top 75 Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics and is featured in the publication’s June 2012 “Supply Chain Sustainability” issue.
Inbound Logistics’ editors surveyed the sustainability efforts of over 200 transportation and logistics companies. Their research analyzed companies who lead by example and have demonstrated measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement and industry recognition. This process enabled the editors to determine the top 75 companies that are deeply committed to supply chain sustainability.
“It is an honor to be recognized by one of the leading logistics trade publications for our demonstrated commitment to sustainability,” said Richard DiStasio, CEO of iGPS. “We take pride in creating industry-leading solutions for our customers that also make their supply chains more eco-friendly.”
An independent life cycle analysis has documented that iGPS pallets are dramatically better for the environment than wood pallets on every regularly-measured dimension, including global warming, ozone layer depletion and eco-toxicity. iGPS customers know that they are making measurable contributions to sustainability each day by reducing waste, conserving our natural resources and reducing unnecessary deforestation.
iGPS provides the world’s leading companies with the most advanced and cost-efficient platform-based shipping solutions available today. The company’s lightweight, 100% recyclable plastic pallets and integrated technologies yield dramatic savings in transport and production costs and provide new levels of operating efficiency, product safety and customer satisfaction. All Gen 1 pallets received the NSF Certification for pallets manufactured between March 2010 and January 2013, iGPS’ platform is a major advance in supply chain hygiene—a platform that is easily cleaned, will not absorb fluids that can lead to contamination and never requires treatment with toxic pesticides or fungicides. Measuring a true 48” x 40”, iGPS’ platform enables larger load patterns and is ideally suited for automated environments. And it puts an end to broken boards and protruding nails that can damage equipment endanger workers, jam production lines and litter workplaces. An independent life cycle analysis has documented that iGPS’ solution is dramatically better for the environment than both one-way and multiuse wood pallets. Switching to iGPS is fast and easy, and the benefits begin on day one. For more information please contact us at 1-800-884-0225 or visit www.igps.net.