Peco, a rapidly growing leader in pallet pooling services to the food and consumer products industries has announced an expanded product and service partnership with Georgia-Pacific.
Peco, a rapidly growing leader in pallet pooling services to the food and consumer products industries has announced an expanded product and service partnership with Georgia-Pacific. This North American collaboration establishes Peco as a principal supplier of pooled rental pallets to this global paper products company.
Georgia-Pacific’s decision to establish Peco as the principal supplier in North Americawas driven by the supply chain efficiencies associated with consistent pallet quality as well as the inherent value and stability of Peco’s business model.
“Our service-oriented culture and commitment to quality, control, and safety fully matched the needs of Georgia-Pacific’s supply chain and its customers,” said Adrian Potgieter, Peco’s vice president of sales.
The size of Georgia-Pacific required it to seek a principal partner with the capacity to support the organization’s demand for rental pallets as well as possessing a stable business model that will deliver the value and predictably to such a partnership now and into the future. “Our long-standing commitment to quality, control, and service has allowed our organization to grow over the last 10 years into the second-largest pallet pooling service in North America, and as a result we were well positioned to support this expansion with Georgia-Pacific,” said Peco CEO David Lee.
Peco’s signature red rental pallets are benefiting the supply chains of many of theworld’s leading companies and brands, including private label shippers, in the grocery and consumer goods markets. Peco, whose business has grown 35% in 2008, is structuredaround a supply chain centric management team experienced in logistical solutions. Aphilosophy of promoting an environmentally sustainable service has forged Peco’s market influence.
Peco Pallet is based in New York and maintains more than 140 pallet service centers and pallet manufacturing plants throughout North America.