SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2021

About Euro Pool Group

About Euro Pool Group

About Euro Pool Group Euro Pool Group is the leading logistics service provider of reusable standard packaging in Europe. By sharing the benefits of our reusable packaging solutions with our customers and partners, we are contributing to the transition towards a circular economy.

Every day, producers, transporters, processing companies and retailers enjoy the efficiency and the environmental benefits of our reusable trays and pallets. Our two divisions Euro Pool System trays (EPS) and La Palette Rouge pallets (LPR) offer optimum reliability, sustainability, and efficiency in the fresh and fast-moving consumer goods supply chains.

Euro Pool Group (EPG) in 2021

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Euro Pool Group

Euro Pool Group is the trade name of Euro Pool System International BV, which has three holding companies as direct shareholders in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.

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Worldwide

– 204 service centres
– 38 operational countries

 
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Headquarters

90% of our business is concentrated in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK.

 
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Circular business model

Our circular business model is based on the rental and return of trays and pallets in the fresh and fast-moving consumer goods supply chain.

 

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Management Board

Euro Pool Group has a two-tier board. The Management Board (CEO & CFO) is responsible for the strategy and daily management of the Group and its two divisions. A Board supervises the Management Board. In strategy development and decision-making, the impact on economic factors and society is considered. Decisions about sustainability are taken by the Board.

Euro Pool System (EPS) in 2021

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870 employees
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1.25 billion tray movements
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Services

EPS provides services to European growers of fresh products (such as fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and convenience meals) and their retail partners.

LPR – La Palette Rouge in 2021

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343 employees
delivery
113 million pallet movements
Groupe 944
Services

LPR mainly serves industries and distributors in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector in the European market.

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People

Our people are the key assets of our business. We are committed to providing training and development opportunities to strengthen our teams in all regions. We take measures across the organisation to contribute to the health and safety of our employees.


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Planet

We set the ambition to reduce the carbon footprint for each rotation of our trays and pallets by 20% by 2025, in comparison to the baseline in 2017. To achieve this goal, we are committed to strategic projects that focus on optimising logistics, green energy and our reusable carriers.


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Partners

Innovation and partnering with customers are key to driving circularity in the supply chain further. Together with our partners, we are constantly working on innovations and deploying new tools and technologies such as the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and other traceability tools.


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