• CHEP signs new three-year agreement with Cott for CHEP pooled pallets.
• Companies to collaborate on supply chain optimization solutions.
Atlanta, Georgia - May 15, 2017 - CHEP, the global leader in pooling and supply chain management solutions for the supply of pooled pallets in the United States, has signed a new three-year agreement with Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT; TSX: BCB), one of the world's largest producers of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. The agreement makes CHEP a valued partner to Cott in North America.
"We are delighted to have the opportunity to serve Cott. We look forward to working with them to create value beyond just meeting their pallet needs, helping to make their supply chain more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable," said Laura Nador, President, CHEP USA.
CHEP's Supply Chain Solutions leverage the company's outstanding end-to-end supply chain expertise to help customers improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase sales. CHEP Solutions include Transportation Optimization, Unit Load Optimization, Product Damage Reduction, Packaging Performance Testing, Value Stream Mapping and Environmental Sustainability.
"Cott's tremendous scale and expertise in the beverage industry and CHEP's Supply Chain Solutions expertise form a powerful partnership that will help generate a significant return on investment for both companies," concluded Ms. Nador.
CHEP is a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing and retail sectors in more than 60 countries. CHEP offers a wide range of logistics and operational platforms and support services that are designed to increase performance and lower risk while improving environmental sustainability. CHEP's 11,500-plus employees and more than 275 million pallets and containers deliver comprehensive coverage and exceptional value, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-points for global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kellogg's and Nestlé. CHEP is part of the Brambles Group, the operator of a portfolio that includes IFCO, the leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) to the fresh food supply chain globally, as well as specialized container solutions to the automotive sector. For more information, visit the company's website at www.chep.com or follow us on Twitter @CHEPna, LinkedIn and YouTube channel.
About Cott Corporation
Cott is a diversified beverage company with the largest volume-based national presence in the North America and European home and office bottled water delivery industry, a leader in custom coffee roasting and blending of iced tea for the U.S. foodservice industry, and one of the world's largest producers of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. Our platform reaches over 2.3 million customers or delivery points across North America and Europe supported by strategically located sales and distribution facilities and fleets, as well as wholesalers and distributors. This enables us to efficiently service residences, businesses, restaurant chains, hotels and motels, small and large retailers, and healthcare facilities. Website: www.cott.com
For more information, please contact:
DSM Strategic Communications
CHEP North America