Container Centralen introduces metal shelf

Container Centralen (CC) is to implement its new metal shelf - CC Solid - for use in CC Containers, in co-existence with its existing wooden shelves.

Container Centralen's advisory board made the after four months of intensive market consultation.

The company will continue to support and service the wooden shelves but on different terms and conditions.

The main change will be a substantial change in the repair quota percentage. For Extra repairs – meaning repairs in excess of the quota - a repair fee per shelf will be levied.

The amendment of the terms and conditions will help CC "maintain a sustainable and reliable pool", without raising the pool fee.

CC will update customer agreements to take this reduction of the repair quota into account and will also provide further information on the detailed timing and the percentage of repair quotas as soon as this is available.

The company says CC Solid has many benefits over wooden shelves and they will be available to all customers to rent. Actual pricing will depend on the price of metal, as well as on the demand for this
new shelf. During the coming months, CC will assess the demand of CC Solid in the market.

This demand will influence the date of introduction and the price of CC Solid. CC says the more customers that support the new shelves, the more beneficial it will be to the CC Pool.

Between December 2016 and March 2017, CC discussed two implementation scenarios for CC Solid with its customers. Extensive feedback showed a preference for the scenario of co-existence of the two shelves. This has the best connection with the existing operational processes of most growers, exporters and retailers.

See www.newshelves.eu.


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