About CC

Container Centralen (CC) has been the developer and owner of the CC pool system for more than 40 years. The CC pool system is the largest Reusable Transport Item (RTI) pool system in Europe. Our goal is to optimize your supply chain by making your products move more efficiently. Our RTIs can be used in different ways in different pools. Our CC pool system is suitable for retailers, consumers and suppliers.


Container Centralen is owned by VGB, the Dutch trade association of wholesale business in flowers and plants. In total we support the logistical operations of more than 23,000 customers in 40 countries around the world.

Our history

Container Centralen (CC) was founded in 1977 as a collaborative venture between Danish flower and pot plant exporters. In 1980 the first Dutch exporters joined the CC Pool System. In 1989 VGB – the Dutch union of flower wholesalers – acquired part of CC and CC became a limited company registered in Denmark. The CC Container became the established standard for the transport and presentation of flowers and plants in Europe.

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