Brambles is a supply chain logistics company operating in more than 50 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. It specializes in the pooling of unit-load equipment and associated services, focusing on the outsourced management of pallets, crates and containers, primarily to the consumer goods, dry grocery, fresh food, retail and general manufacturing supply chains. It also owns specialist businesses serving the automotive, aviation and refining sectors. It employs more than 13,500 people and owns approximately 450 million pallets, crates and containers.