IFCO wins French TV station’s innovation award for midsized companies: Grands Prix BFM Business 2019
The accolade distinguishes IFCO’s technological, digital and environmental innovation resulting in continual improvements in its supply chain solutions
Paris, 11 December 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the world’s leading supplier of reusable plastic containers (RPCs) for fresh food, was awarded the Innovation prize at the second annual Grands Prix BFM Business award ceremony. The event, organized by TV station BFM to honor midsized firms, took place yesterday evening in Paris. This accolade marks out the company for its innovation capabilities to serve its customers while contributing to the circular economy.
Pierre-Olivier Blanchard, Managing Director of IFCO France, participated in the ceremony. During the course of the year, BFM Business airs five broadcasts called “En Route vers les Grands Prix” (On the Way to the Grands Prix) on its channel. It involves a contest between two winning companies in the same category for each of six categories.
Innovations based on over 1100 patent applications
Over the last ten years, the group has filed 1,130 patent applications and was also designated in March 2019 as a German “innovation leader” by the F.A.Z. Institute (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) in cooperation with the IMWF (Institute for Management and Economic Research). These innovations are based on its collaborative product design approach as it works together with its entire ecosystem of customers, business partners and experts.
- Technological – IFCO’s 84 service centers around the world are equipped with SmartCycle™, the company’s washing and disinfection process that guarantees and optimizes food safety.
- Digital – MyIFCO™ enables customers to access and track their order information in real time. They can use the tool autonomously to manage all of their order, delivery, inventory and collection processes for their IFCO RPCs.
View the broadcast with
About IFCO Systems
Subscribe to releases from IFCO Systems
Subscribe to all the latest releases from IFCO Systems by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from IFCO Systems
IFCO launches new MyIFCOTM Delivery Tracking System for real-time transportation tracking together with enhanced MyIFCOTM order design9.9.2020 08:13:54 EEST | Press release
New feature updates delivery date based on real-time data on traffic conditions and enables more planning reliability for IFCO customers
IFCO replaces Second Lien Loan of 200 million Euro prematurely3.7.2020 09:14:03 EEST | Press release
The new Term Loan B add-on facility is unchanged running for 6 years and the interest rate margin is significantly reduced to currently 3.5 percent per year
IFCO introduces new RPC Mini Series for efficient transport of convenience food and fresh, pre-packed snacks4.6.2020 15:38:00 EEST | Press release
New RPC enables retailers, growers and suppliers to meet current market needs efficiently and sustainably.
Several times awarded IFCO SYSTEMS wins sustainability award by renowned newspaper La Razón3.3.2020 15:46:40 EET | Press release
The prestigious award confirms IFCO’s worldwide commitment to sustainability in order to reduce environmental impact and make the entire supply chain more sustainable
IFCO awards annual Sustainability Certificate to retailers and growers for the third year in a row21.2.2020 08:25:31 EET | Press release
The certificate reinforces sustainability credentials of retailers and growers in North America and Europe.
IFCO Delivers on its Social Responsibility & Engagement Commitment Globally in 201920.12.2019 08:21:23 EET | Press release
Donated RPCs, employee volunteers and charitable contributions help those in need, make the world a better place
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom