IRVINGTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PECO Pallet, Inc. recently announced that it has added Sobeys to its growing list of authorized distributors in Canada. Canadian and U.S. manufacturers and produce companies can now ship their products into Sobeys supermarkets throughout Canada on PECO’s high-quality wood block pallets.
PECO Pallet rents its distinctive red pallets to leading grocery and consumer goods manufacturers, who use them to ship products throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Empty pallets are picked up and returned to a PECO depot, where they are inspected, cleaned, and repaired as needed before being reissued. PECO recently became the first pallet company to be certified by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) for Level 2 HACCP-Based Food Safety Plans, demonstrating PECO’s commitment to quality, control, and consumer safety.
Sobeys is headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, and has been serving the food shopping needs of Canadians for 107 years. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A), Sobeys owns or franchises more than 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, FreshCo, IGA, Lawton Drugs, Foodland, Price Chopper, Thrifty Foods, and Safeway Canada.
Adrian Potgieter, PECO Pallet’s Senior Vice President of Sales, stated, “'We are very proud to partner with the Sobeys family of stores, one of Canada’s top retailers. PECO consistently delivers high-quality true 4-way block pallets, which will give Sobeys and its vendors more options to improve efficiencies and reduce costs throughout their supply chain.”
About PECO Pallet:
PECO Pallet is the North American leader in pallet rental services and provides millions of its red wood block pallets to major grocery and consumer goods manufacturers throughout North America. PECO Pallet’s tremendous growth over the last decade reflects the company’s overall commitment to providing high quality pallets and responsive customer service. PECO Pallet is headquartered in Irvington, New York, and maintains over 580 service centers and manufacturing plants throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. For more information about PECO Pallet, visit www.pecopallet.com.