Assisting the Horticultural Industry with 850,000+ Racks to make your products move!
Container Centralen, Inc (CC, Inc) provides North America with a unique alternative to disposable packaging and grower-owned equipment across various industries. Predominantly serving the horticultural industry, CC offers state-of-the-art rack rental and tracking systems that allow you to efficiently manage your inventory and track your shipments in real-time.
Our rack rental options are flexible and competitively priced, allowing you to customize shipping options that best fits your operation. With rental services such as One-Way, Short-Term, and Choice Rental, CC has a solution to fit your shipping needs.
In addition to rack rental, we also offer a range of transportation and logistics services to help you streamline your supply chain. If needed, we have the expertise and experience to assist you with your logistics needs.
CC's services allow growers to significantly expand their market reach or expand their delivery capacity via a sustainable packaging system which can also provide lower costs than disposable packaging or grower-owned equipment.
Our core business offers a pool of shipping carts for delivery of live plants to retailers, and or for the shipment of live plants between growers within North America. We ensure that your products move as efficiently and seamlessly as possible. Learn more about our One-Way and Short-Term Rental programs servicing North America.
Our unique industry-leading tracking technology provides better and more accurate data! That means less capital investment and less loss for our growers and retailers. Our leading edge RFID-based reporting and tracking system provides a variety of reports, maps, and charts to assist management of asset recovery from retail stores, asset cycle time and asset aging. This allows our customers to have one system for their combined Container Centralen and Grower-Owned rack activities.
CC has expanded from its core equipment rental services and offers value-added Logistics Services for delivery of racks in addition to live plant shipments. All of these services are focused on assisting CC Customers to efficiently source and then deliver live plants to retail garden centers.
CC uses a combination of CC Managed and 3rd party Recovery Partners in addition to Growers around the country to recover shipped assets. This model allows for more frequent recovery at retail locations nationwide. Data from scanned shipments is provided via the CC Customer Portal to assist all recovery operators in efficiently and effectively managing the recovery operation.
CC offers a standardized shipping platform which means every rack is the same for every shipment.
How it's built: Our wheels allow for ease of movement within the garden center aisles, and reduces labor since no forklift or pallet jacks are needed. They also breakdown in seconds so you can quickly and economically recover racks from retail stores. Our customers love the long asset life thanks to galvanized steel frames and water-sealed, plywood shelves.
Earning Revenue, Saving Money: Point of sale advertising allows for visual displays within the garden center helping you achieve greater sell-through. Customizable shelf configurations allow growers and retailers to ship and display any combination of products within the garden center. When you buy into our pool of racks, you'll experience lower capital costs than typical grower-owned assets and you can spend money saved on other assets you need to grow your business.
Efficient & helping the environment: Our racks feature truck-friendly dimensions with optimized loading patterns for both box trucks and semi-loads which means maximum cube utilization and reduced costs. You can fit upward of 300 racks per semi-trailer using our rack configurations.
The CC Rack offers a flexible shelf solution, you decide the number of shelves and their position.
Product only needs to be loaded once because the CC Rack is also a flexible retail display unit.
Made from Hot dip galvanized steel to ensure protection from corrosion, CC Racks are designed to be kept outside.
Our reusable and sustainable packaging system provides the best design and enables growers to deliver various plants safely to retailers.
Retailer-friendly size racks allows our carts to be easily moved within garden center aisles. It takes up less floor space and is an efficient vertical merchandising tool for promoting products.