With the development of e-commerce, there are more and more deliveries of smaller and smaller packages.
Ordering online and home delivery are now simple, even for perishable foodstuffs subject to the cold chain.
Thanks to British customers who were precursors in the “home delivery service”, the BOX insulated box range has proved its worth since the beginning of the 2000s.
The term “last mile” refers to the last segment in the supply chain and covers home delivery, drive-in collection and other points of consumer collection.
Delivery services to the end customer are developing fast and durably, and new logistics solutions are being introduced as the challenges posed by the last mile are many:
It is estimated that the volume of packages delivered in this way will continue to increase at an annual rate of 20%.
To respond to these major changes in distribution channels, the units transported in semi-trailers are no longer pallets but insulated food boxes which.
The expectations of these insulated boxes are very high when it comes to delivering perishable goods or temperature-sensitive healthcare products whose temperature has to be strictly maintained.
OLIVO’s BOX range of insulated boxes are made of expanded polypropylene, known as EPP.
EPP is 100% recyclable and it is shape molded using steam.
A reusable material and a non-polluting production process count among the qualities of this material.
Although solid, EPP is remarkably lightweight. Weight is also an essential criterion:
There are plenty of EPP insulated shipping boxes on the market, but what differentiates OLIVO’s EPP BOX range is refrigeration. On-board, i.e. non-mechanical refrigeration has been part of OLIVO’s expertise for a long time.
With BOX, OLIVO provides a complete solution: insulated box and calibrated refrigeration … and it works!
Whether the refrigeration is provided by eutectic packs or dry ice in different forms, OLIVO will provide you with an analysis of the cooling capacity you need based on your specifications and transport time, and the model of insulated box you chose.
The BOX range, is primarily used for food, but these insulated boxes are also ideal for pharmaceutical products as they can be used for several different temperatures. It is the refrigeration system that makes the difference. Don’t hesitate to contact us so that we can help you to choose the best refrigeration system for you.
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