Orlando, FL – September 2014–iGPS Logistics and Nestle Waters begin business together iGPS Logistics and Nestle Waters’ North America (NWNA) are proud to confirm the decision that will introduced iGPS pallets, in Spring 2014, for shipments of Poland Spring® brand natural spring water to customers throughout the North East.
Today’s announcement aligns with the NWNA commitment to continuous improvement and to develop new efficiencies within their supply chain that can also be shared with their customers.
George Sheats, strategic procurement manager supporting NWNA, said, “testing of the pallet and service has proven iGPS Logistics to be fully capable of supplying our business with a sustainable product. This improved pallet solution will reduce product damage and improve operational efficiencies. . The lighter weight and superior construction reduces the chance of injury when handling the pallet.”
Jeff Liebesman, iGPS Logistics CEO confirms, “This major relationship with Nestle Waters is an important ground-breaker for our company because it goes a long way to re-establishing iGPS as an efficiency-driven and customer-focused pallet pooling solution for the North American grocery supply chain. We thank the leadership at NWNA and their customers for making this decision become a reality and we look forward to a long term and mutually beneficial business relationship. .”
About Nestle Waters
The availability of healthful beverages is more important than ever, and Nestle Waters North America provides people with an unrivaled portfolio of bottled waters. The company’s bottled water brands in the U.S. include Poland Spring®, Deer Park®, Nestlé® Pure Life®, international brands Perrier® and S.Pellegrino®. In 2011, the company introduced a line of ready-to-drink teas which now includes Nestea®, Sweet Leaf® and Tradewinds®. These well-known brands have led Nestlé Waters North America to be third largest non-alcoholic beverage company by volume in the U.S.
About IGPS Logistics
iGPS pallets will generate measurable savings in transport, reduced product damage, and other operational efficiencies. 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 can easily be cleaned. It 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. In addition, 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 better for the environment than both one-way and multiuse wood pallets. For more information please contact us at 1-800-884-0225 or visit www.igps.net.