Rick LeBlanc is a freelance writer, commentator, and consultant in the area of sustainable packaging, pallets, and supply chain. For over 25 years he has written in industry niche publications such as Pallet Enterprise Magazine, Unit Load Management, Western Pallet Magazine and more. Rick covers sustainability, supply chain and recycling-related topics for The Balance Small Business, writing for Dotdash/About.com since 2010.
Following an undergraduate degree in physical geography, Rick worked as a packaging recycling and reverse logistics specialist for Canada Safeway, a grocery retailer. After receiving an executive MBA, he has worked for many years as a freelance writer, commentator, and consultant in the area of sustainable packaging, pallets, and supply chain. He hosts a blog about sustainable packaging and is currently writing the second edition of Pallets: A North American Perspective.
Rick also provides regular freelance writing and editing services, including marketing communications content, to associations and companies in the pallet and packaging sector and produces the world's leading website dedicated to reusable packaging, www.packagingrevolution.net. He is the editor of Western Pallet Magazine, and is a regular contributor to Pallet Enterprise Magazine.
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