The CPC provides excellent value to its members. From an efficient pallet exchange system, to low cost, competitive pallet services, the CPC keeps competition alive in Canada and provides a voice for our diverse membership.

CPC membership provides substantial benefits to all sectors of the Grocery and Consumer Goods industries including:

  • Member owned Association, strong and uniquely Canadian
  • Membership supports and promotes the pallet exchange program aiming toward efficient material handling and low distribution costs.
  • CPC provides competition in Canada, keeping prices lower.
  • Formal targeted education programs to train your associates.
  • Provides cost comparison information and leverage in pallet negotiations.
  • Access to proprietary pallet cost software developed exclusively for the CPC.
  • Access to new, proprietary container tracking software developed by the CPC.
  • Dedicated CPC staff to support members from coast to coast.
  • CPC has evolved to meet the needs of the members and will continue to do so.

Benefits to Suppliers & Manufacturers

  • As a member you have a voice in how your association is managed.
  • The CPC pallet program is the lowest cost per pallet trip, as verified by independent studies.
  • The CPC’s almost 1400 membership base provides great opportunity for pallet interchange.
  • The CPC pallet’s strength and stability translates into a safe and secure pallet for handling, storage and shipping.
  • Members benefit from the use of container tracking software CTS PC and CTSWEB to efficiently manage their pallets and other reusable assets.
  • Members are invited to attend all association seminars and meetings. These meetings are an excellent opportunity to network with your customers, suppliers and industry peers.
  • Experienced CPC Staff are available for consultation on pallets and pallet issues.
  • Members receive CPC publications and updates including the CPC Communiqué, a bi-monthly newsletter detailing pallet issues and topics of interest.
  • The design of the CPC pallet has dramatically reduced wood waste going directly to landfills because it is a re-usable and returnable product.

Benefits to Distributors & Retailers

  • Supporting the CPC ensures that there is competition within the Canadian marketplace. Without competition Distributors and Retailers would likely incur substantial pallet costs as they do in other countries around the world today.
  • As a member you have a voice in how your association is managed.
  • The CPC pallet program is the lowest cost per pallet trip, as verified by independent studies.
  • The CPC pallet’s strength and stability translates into a safe and secure pallet for handling, storage and shipping.
  • Members benefit from the use of container tracking software CTS PC and CTSWEB to efficiently manage their pallets and other reusable assets.
  • Members are invited to attend all association seminars and meetings. These meetings are an excellent opportunity to network with your customers, suppliers and industry peers.
  • Experienced CPC Staff are available for consultation on pallets and pallet issues.
  • Members receive CPC publications and updates including the CPC Communiqué, a bi-monthly newsletter detailing pallet issues and topics of interest.
  • The design of the CPC pallet has dramatically reduced wood waste going directly to landfills because it is a re-usable and returnable product.

Benefits Warehousing, 3rd Party Logistics and Carriers

  • Supporting the CPC ensures that there is competition within the Canadian marketplace. Without competition warehousing, 3PL’s and Carriers would likely incur substantial pallet costs as they do in other countries around the world today.
  • As a member you have a voice in how your association is managed.
  • The CPC pallet program is the lowest cost per pallet trip, as verified by independent studies.
  • The CPC is a strong, safe pallet that is easily recognised by its distinctive orange coloured stripe and CPC logo. It is readily adaptable to storing a wide range of products; whether bagged or cased.
  • Its strength and stability translates into a safe and secure pallet for handling, storage and shipping.
  • The 48X40 inch dimensions permit maximum utilization of warehouse cube space.
  • Members benefit from the use of container tracking software CTS PC and CTSWEB to efficiently manage pallets and other reusable containers used within your or your customers supply chain.
  • As a member, you are provided with a detailed list of CPC members that could serve as potential client contact listing.
  • Members are invited to attend all association seminars and meetings. These meetings are an excellent opportunity to network with your customers, suppliers and industry peers.
  • Experienced CPC Staff are available for consultation on pallets and pallet issues.
  • Members receive CPC publications and updates including the CPC Communiqué, a bi-monthly newsletter detailing pallet issues and topics of interest.
  • The design of the CPC pallet has dramatically reduced wood waste going directly to landfills because it is a re-usable and returnable product.

Benefits to the Pallet Industry

  • Only CPC members are permitted to manufacture, repair or rent CPC pallets.
  • As a member you have a voice in how your association is managed.
  • Supporting the CPC ensures that there is competition for pallet services within the Canadian marketplace.
  • The CPC is a strong, safe pallet that is easily recognised by its distinctive orange coloured stripe and CPC logo.
  • As a member, you are provided with a detailed list of CPC members that could serve as a potential customer listing.
  • Approval and regular inspection of pallet manufacturers and repair members ensures all CPC pallets and pallet suppliers meet or exceed CPC specifications.
  • Members receive CPC publications and updates including the CPC Communiqué, a bi-monthly newsletter.
  • Members are invited to attend all association seminars and meetings. These meetings are an excellent opportunity to network with your suppliers, customers and industry peers.
  • Experienced CPC Staff are available for consultation on pallets and pallet issues.
  • Members benefit from the use of container tracking software CTS PC and CTSWEB to efficiently manage pallets and other reusable containers used within your or your customers supply chain.
  • The design of the CPC pallet has dramatically reduced wood waste going directly to landfills because it is a re-usable and returnable product.