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iGPS earns spot on Inbound Logistics’ top green supply chain partner list

BY Allison Cerra

ORLANDO, Fla. — Intelligent Global Pooling Systems has been recognized as a "top 75 green supply chain partner" by Inbound Logistics and is featured in the publication’s June 2012 "Supply Chain Sustainability" issue.

"It is an honor to be recognized by one of the leading logistics trade publications for our demonstrated commitment to sustainability," iGPS CEO Richard DiStasio said. "We take pride in creating industry-leading solutions for our customers that also make their supply chains more eco-friendly."

The company said editors of Inbound Logistics surveyed the sustainability efforts of more than 200 transportation and logistics companies. Their research analyzed companies who lead by example and have demonstrated measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement and industry recognition. This process enabled the editors to determine the top 75 companies that are deeply committed to supply chain sustainability.

iGPS noted that an independent life cycle analysis documented that its pallets are better for the environment than wood pallets on every regularly-measured dimension, including global warming, ozone layer depletion and eco-toxicity.

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Lil’ Drug Store Products renews distribution with convenience store operator Circle K

BY Michael Johnsen

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Lil’ Drug Store Products on Wednesday announced that it has renewed its supply relationship with Circle K, which has more than 3,300 convenience store locations across 42 states.

“At a time when ongoing product shortages make it essential for retailing partners and their consumer customers to have immediate flexibility and responsiveness in product supply, Lil’ Drug Store Products is the kind of reliable supplier we can depend on to serve our nationwide customer base," stated Jim King, Circle K’s national director of procurement.

Lil’ Drug Store Products helped establish health and beauty care in the convenience sector with premium over-the-counter health and beauty care products in convenience-sized packages, the company stated.


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AeroDesigns’ new AeroShot Energy awarded best new product at ECRM supplement event

BY Michael Johnsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Retailers attending ECRM’s Diet, Vitamin & Sports Nutrition EPPS last week identified AeroDesigns’ AeroShot Energy as the best new product at the trade event.

AeroShot Energy delivers 100mg of caffeine plus B vitamins in a fine powder that’s provided through a unique delivery mechanism. The zero-calorie AeroShots are available in lime, raspberry and green apple flavors. 

A "how-to consume" video posted by AeroDesigns is featured here.


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