Reusable packaging solutions for retailers from ORBIS

In Booth S1803, ORBIS Corp. is highlighting a variety of reusable handheld totes, bulk containers and pallets that meet the needs of omni-channel and e-commerce retailers—from manufacture through distribution and in-store.

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In Booth S1803, ORBIS Corp. is highlighting a variety of reusable handheld totes, bulk containers and pallets that meet the needs of omni-channel and e-commerce retailers—from manufacture through distribution and in-store.

“Reusable packaging is being deployed more and more throughout the retail supply chain,” said Samantha Goetz, marketing communications manager. “One area that’s particularly hot is online grocery ordering by consumers for pickup at the store. Reusable handheld totes are ideal for picking and temporarily storing those orders.”

Additionally, ORBIS offers carts that transport multiple reusable totes to support order picking in distribution centers and retail stores.

Also featured is the Pally—a cross between a pallet and a dolly—that allows users to streamline fulfillment, distribution and merchandising efforts faster, easier and with greater versatility. The unit allows goods to be moved easily from distribution center to truck to retail aisle without extra touches, said Goetz.

Offered in a small-format footprint of either 31.5 x 23.6 or 39.4 x 23.6 inches, the Pally navigates tight spaces on integrated 3-inch casters that can convert to static mode with foot-pedal activation.


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Sara Pearson Specter
Sara Pearson Specter has written articles and supplements for Modern Materials Handling and Material Handling Product News as an Editor at Large since 2001. Specter has worked in the fields of graphic design, advertising, marketing, and public relations for nearly 20 years, with a special emphasis on helping business-to-business industrial and manufacturing companies. She owns her own marketing communications firm, Sara Specter, Marketing Mercenary LLC. Clients include companies in a diverse range of fields, including materials handing equipment, systems and packaging, professional and financial services, regional economic development and higher education. Specter graduated from Centre College in Danville, Ky. with a bachelor’s degree in French and history. She lives in Oregon’s Willamette Valley where she and her husband are in the process of establishing a vineyard and winery.

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