Business Plans as usual

12/04/2019About Contraload A part of any ambitious CEO job description is going from business plan to business plan.  It is the first thing a PE, bank or shareholder asks for and wants to analyze and question.  Often this request is more a need for financial figures,...

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Happy by nature

05/04/2019SustainabilityIs there a connection between happiness and the environment? A Belgian newspaper had a nice article last week about the fact that environmentally friendly countries have a happy population. According to the comparison of the World Happiness...

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Corporate Social Responsibility

25/03/2019Sustainability Another showpiece program? As a supplier to multinationals, you are often subjected to CSR questionnaires.  They are very time consuming and to be honest, you can answer whatever you like as long as it is sociable.  I have never really fully...

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Think Big…

15/03/2019About ContraloadDisrupt the game! So 2019 was going to be a year to strengthen our base and not be too adventurous...  I must have been suffering from post-acquisition stress syndrome after a year of over 40% growth.  Every year feels like a crucial year...

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Vegetal Plastics

08/03/2019SustainabilityVegetal plastics are so sweet! We at Contraload think sustainability is very important. We not only optimize our services and products to save CO2, but also do this with our giveaways. Take our pens for example, 100 % Vegetal plastics.  But...

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Business or economy?

01/03/2019About ContraloadI am on a flight to Canada, from Brussels to Toronto via London Heathrow.  I will be 6 days away from my family, getting jet-lagged, working hard, having some fun in between and hopefully doing some positive business. As a CEO or employee, do...

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Plastic pallet pooling in Spain

01/02/2019Industries | Logisticsa fast growing multi player market Since a few years, the use of plastic pallets has increased significantly due to the large number of benefits the raw material offers as a reusable alternative to wood. Plastic is recyclable, strong,...

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3 time nominee for Trends Gazelle!!

25/01/2019Corporate NewsIn 2004 Contraload provided a pooling solution for companies that were facing the challenge of the increasing demand for plastic pallets. 15 years later we are proud to be the European market leader in plastic pallet and container pooling....

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Are you considering plastic export pallets?

14/01/2019LogisticsAre you considering plastic export pallets? One important benefit of plastic pallets for export is that they do not require special treatments as would solid wood pallets. Taking a step back, in the course of global trade flows, pests can quickly...

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To IoT or not to IoT

10/01/2019LogisticsIn a fast-moving world, staying ahead as a company has become a key driver and challenge at the same time. As we see the supply chain world looking with great interest into new (& older) technologies of RFID, IOT, blockchain etc. … we can only...

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