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Tell Us How Milk Crate Loss Affects Your Company

Sep 27, 2017

For years, the theft of milk crates has been a pervasive and costly problem for the dairy industry.

In 2009, dairy companies surveyed said they lost an estimated $80 million annually on milk crates. To update this information, IDFA is surveying members that use milk crates about current losses and loss-prevention methods.

The results will help IDFA demonstrate the impact of milk crate theft on the dairy industry to law enforcement and produce a best-practices guide to help the industry prevent future losses.

IDFA encourages companies that use milk crates to complete the survey by Sept. 30, 2017.

Complete the survey here.

For more information, contact Emily Lyons, IDFA director of regulatory affairs, at

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