CFLP Vice-Chairman Cai Jin meets EPAL Senior General Manager Thomas Beenen

August 20th 2018, Pallet Professional Committee of CFLP

On the 20th August 2018, Mr Cai Jin, Vice-Chairman of China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing (CFLP), met Mr Thomas Beenen, Senior General Manager of European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL), and Ms An Xiaowei, EPAL’s representative in Asia.

EPAL and CFLP aim to strengthen exchange and deepen collaboration together. Mr Thomas Beenen introduced the background and development of EPAL in detail, explaining that EPAL focuses on quality and assures the constant quality of EPAL load carriers worldwide. Besides, EPAL thinks that ultimately the market and users will choose which pallet type to use. Mr Cai delivered a warm welcome to Mr Beenen, and highlighted the existing cooperation between CFLP and EPAL. Mr Cai thanked EPAL for its efforts in the field of pallet standardisation over the years in China. Mr Cai also introduced the structure of CFLP briefly and pointed out that CFLP pays great attention to the promotion of pallet standardisation in China in such areas as production certification, standardisation, operating models and the application of new technology on pallets. CFLP and EPAL intend to strengthen and further promote these points to fulfil the huge demand for pallets in China. At the end of the meeting, there was a further discussion between the two parties on how to develop global pallet integration together in future.

The Department Directors of the Pallet Professional Committee (CPC), the International Cooperation Department and the Logistics Equipment Committee of CFLP also attended this meeting.