• The Pallet Pioneers - Members of the Logistics Hall of Fame 2022

    The Pallet Pioneers - Members of the Logistics Hall of Fame 2022

    Pallet Pioneers
  • European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) - Member of the Logistics Hall of Fame 2022

    European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) - Member of the Logistics Hall of Fame 2022

    Further development of the pool idea
  • George Raymond Sr - Member of the Logistics Hall of Fame 2022

    George Raymond Sr - Member of the Logistics Hall of Fame 2022

    Inventor of the first professional transport pallet
  • Oliver Richter

    Oliver Richter

    Father of the CHEP system
  • Union Internationale des Chemins de fer (UIC) - Member of the Logistics Hall of Fame 2022

    Union Internationale des Chemins de fer (UIC) - Member of the Logistics Hall of Fame 2022

    Mother of the Euro pallet

New Members 2022: The Pallet Pioneers

George Raymond Sr, founder of the U.S. Raymond Corporation, invented the first transport pallet. UIC is considered the mother of the Euro pallet and EPAL has successfully developed the pool idea of the pallet pooling system (exchange pool). Oliver Richter is an early pioneer of the circular economy and “father of the CHEP system”, the first closed pooling system (rental pool) for load carriers. 

The pallet pioneers can claim to have laid the basis for the pallet's success.

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Impressions from the Gala Evening 2022

On November 29, the time has come: In the Berlin restaurant Wintergarten in the traditional department store KaDeWe, the pallet pioneers were inducted into the logistics hall of fame. But it is not only the pioneers of the pallet's worldwide triumph that was honored on this evening. Neil Humphrey, the supply chain boss of logistics service provider HAVI, was also honored. He was awarded the title "TRATON Logistics Leader of the Year 2022".

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Survey: The three biggest risks in logistics

Labour shortages, cybercrime and supply chain disruptions are major challenges for logistics companies. An new survey series by the Logistics Hall of Fame in cooperation with the SCHUNCK GROUP looks at the current risks facing the logistics industry and how companies are preparing against them.

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