Beast of Burden

Burke, Monte
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/29/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p30
The article features the company CHEP and the wooden pallet business. CHEP has built a worldwide pool of 240 million pallets, including 75 million in the U.S., which it rents out. A unit of publicly traded Australian company Brambles, CHEP promises its customers, which include Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble and Kraft, just-in-time delivery of the pallets they need every day.


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