11.04.2012 Pallets and RTI (Returnable Transport Items) seminar and working group meeting


Agenda (Radisson Blu Hotel Latvia, Elizabetes 55), Hall: Beta

9:30 Registration

10:00 Introduction
10:15 Presentation of Baltic EUR Pallet Assessment Cards (EPAL, ECR Baltic)
10:45 Terms of use and application (EPAL, ECR Baltic)
11:00 Summary of manufacturers feedbacks about pallets issues by Ligita Turnere, Latvian Food Manufacturer Association
11:15 Discussion by All

11:30 Coffee break

11:50 How to prolong pallets life (EPAL, ECR Baltic, Chep)
12:10 Pallets pooling by Chep
12:40 Pallets issues discussion by All

13:10 Lunch break thanks to CHEP

14:00 Optimizing Efficiency of the Whole FMCG Supply Chain with RTI Solution – Case Examples by Tuomas Sointu, Head of Retail Solutions, K. Hartwall
14:20 Supply chain logistics, packaging costs (ROI) and traceablilty (incl. RFID) by Margus Arm, Bepco
14:40 RTI unification Baltic standard proposal and feedbacks from retailers and manufacturers by Edgars Pentjuss, ECR Baltic.
15:00 RTIs for Dairy Industry in Latvia by Jānis Šolks, Latvian Central Dairy Producers Society
15:10 Discussion by All

15:30 Coffee break thanks to Polymer Logistics

ECR Baltic Pallets working group and RTI unification initiative meeting (ECR Baltic members and working group participants only!):

16:00 RTI unification in Baltics discussion continued... (approval of RTI Baltic recommendations and standard)
16:45 Pallets issues: use of color criteria on pallets assessment cards and best practice for disqualified EUR pallets management.
17:30 Closure

Working language: English/Russian (bilingual, the moderator will be there to help with translations, especially in Q&A sessions).


  • ECR Baltic members free of charge (for 2 participants)
  • Speakers and ECR Baltic working group registered participants free of charge
  • Invited participants by ECR Baltic and Event sponsors: free of charge by providing valid discount code.
  • Others EUR 80 + 22% VAT

More information, please contact Edgars Pentjuss (+37126546645) or

Register here!