The IFCO pooling process revolves around recollection and reuse of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs). And through our new app, MyIFCO™ recollect, managing IFCO RPC recollection is as close as your smartphone.
With the IFCO pooling system, our customers share Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) in a continuous loop, using them as and when they need them. This helps our customers reduce costs and lower their environmental impact. We make the entire process effortless for our customers, from delivering clean RPCs to producers through collecting used RPCs from retailers. Once IFCO RPCs have arrived at our wash centers, our camera-based technology counts the crates precisely, even mixed recollection pallets.
As our customer, you value the advantages of IFCO RPCs for transport, storage and at Point of Sale (POS):
When you want to send IFCO RPCs back, we distinguish between two types of pickup:
In both cases, please remember to schedule prompt pickup of your IFCO RPCs.
The IFCO pool is managed centrally, with continuous monitoring and optimization of shipments, to ensure the right equipment is always available for our customers when and where they need it. Customer services are managed locally to ensure you can always reach someone who understands the needs and challenges of your market. Once you have palletized and counted your empty IFCO RPCs, you can schedule pickup.
We strive to offer the most flexible processes possible for you. For IFCO RPCs recollection or return, we offer various options.
You can schedule recollection online through MyIFCO™. Our unique software offers you ever-ready internet convenience.
You access your own personal MyIFCO™ account through our user-friendly interface. Following automatic or manual counting and palletizing of IFCO RPCs, you can schedule recollection and track RPC movements.
With MyIFCO™ recollect, you can manage your IFCO RPCs simply from a smartphone: Tap. Scan. Count.
Preset options optimize processes – they tell you how many pallets you’ve scanned and how many you still need for a full truckload. MyIFCO™ recollect provides you the details at a glance, then generates the label. Print it, and your pallet is ready. When you are ready to return your pallets, just tap to schedule pickup. You can use the MyIFCO™recollect app immediately – no investment or training needed. It’s intuitive, easy to use and increases your efficiency. Our digital technology optimizes your processes – and it’s always at your fingertips. It’s the advanced and easy way to manage your IFCO RPCs.
If you do not use the MyIFCO™ portal, you can always schedule recollection or return by phone, email or fax. Our trained support staff in regional and local offices speak your language. They are standing by to answer your questions and provide assistance in all aspects of managing your pooling assets.
Because the pooling system is based on sharing, the quicker you schedule recollection or return of your RPCs, the higher your contribution to the environment is. When you schedule prompt IFCO RPC recollection, you help ensure that large volumes of the returnable plastic containers remain in the circular system, along with the widest possible range of models.
As you can imagine, this is particularly important during bountiful harvest seasons and special retail promotions. We encourage all our customers to schedule prompt pickup of their IFCO RPCs – whether return or recollection. This helps to meet on-going demand as quickly as possible.
After recollection, we also take care of cleaning the pooling assets in our specially designed washing centers. There, IFCO RPCs are hygienically cleaned and dried according to strict industry food safety standards.
All wash processes are monitored and documented by our SmartGuardian™ software.