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The National Institute of Packaging, Handling, & Logistics Engineers (NIPHLE) is an assemblage of professionals whose interests in the complex and diverse practice of distribution and logistics is a common bond. The Institute was constituted on August 8, 1956 in Washington, D.C. with the objective of improving communication between practitioners in these related areas of endeavor. The degree to which success has been achieved is measured in the growth and diversity of membership which has resulted.


Oct 23, 2017

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - U.S. Marines and Master Labor Contractors with the Logistics Department Fuels Division observe the Aircraft Direct Fueling System (ADFS) during the first hot refuel utilizing the new system at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Oct. 19, 2017. The ADFS allows the aircraft to rotate crew, take on cargo or Marines and keep its engines running while accepting fuel. This training marked the first refueling evolution at the new hot refueling pit designed to distribute fuel to Type-4 aircraft such as the KC-130J Hercules, MV-22 Osprey and MH-60 helicopter. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Donato Maffin) 

Picatinny Arsenal
Site of the 2017 NIPHLE Annual Training Event.
Seizure of Counterfeit Drugs
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (March 29, 2012) The Criminal Investigative Division at Commander, Navy Region Hawaii, displays examples of seized evidences of synthetic drugs as part of an awareness campaign and training against its usage. Spice and other designer drugs are falsely marketed by manufacturers in commercial-like packaging.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Logico/Released)
3-D Printing by the USMC
Jul 14, 2017 MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, Nc. - Sgt. Kenneth R. Storvick, a squad leader with the Logistics Combat Element, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, watches a three-dimensional printer create his design during the 3-D Printing Training Course at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Raven Wings
As seen through a night-vision device, Army Spc. Derek Opthof winds up to throw an RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle during exercise Panther Storm at Fort Bragg, N.C., July 27, 2017. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Lee
3D Printer for USMC
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - The 3-D printer from 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment prints pack clips at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 6, 2017. 2/8 is the first infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps to utilize a 3-D printer to ensure battalion readiness in the event of equipment malfunctions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley McLaughlin)
Package  Tracking
Electronic Sensors are the next step.
Suspect Counterfeit Packaging
A Present and Future Threat to the Warfighter.
Tobyhanna Army Depot
Site of the 2018 NIPHLE Annual Event (May 8-10, 2018)
Warehouse Drones
Now a reality for Some.
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At the close of the most recent NIPHLE 2017 Training Event, a few of the members decided that a fresh look for the organization was necessary to bring in new members and enhance the really great work that has been done over the years.  A small group from Industry and Government are actively working to incorporate a BLOG, a NIPHLE Linkedin Account , an updated FACEBOOK page and  TWITTER Feed for the  benefit of current and new membership.  

You can reach the following persons to provide input for the BLOG,  LINKEDIN,  FACEBOOK or the TWITTER Accounts.

  • https://www.facebook.com/National-In
  • LinkedIn - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle


NIPHLE is a 501(c)(3) corporation.
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