7 Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Using Plastic and Metal Pallets

7 Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Using Plastic and Metal Pallets

posted on :June 13, 2019

Almost every storage and warehouse facility use pallets, whether they are plastic or metal. These handy items make it easy to move heavy items with a forklift but working with pallets can also lead to injury if you or your team isn’t taking proper precautions. While pallets may seem harmless, they can be more dangerous than you might expect when used improperly. OSHA lays out clear guidelines fo...

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8 Tips for Preparing Your Shipping Crates for Transport During Hurricane Season

8 Tips for Preparing Your Shipping Crates for Transport During Hurricane Season

posted on :June 9, 2019
Categories : Pallets , Shipping Containers

Hurricane season is just getting started on the Atlantic Coast and runs until the fall, while the Pacific hurricane season runs from May to November this year. Major storms can wreak havoc on your supply chain, which may result in delayed packages, disrupted shipping routes and damaged cargo. If you’re planning on shipping a wooden crate this hurricane season, we’ve got all the tips you need t...

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7 Benefits of Using Plastic Pallets for International Shipments

7 Benefits of Using Plastic Pallets for International Shipments

posted on :March 20, 2019
Moving products overseas is much easier when you choose plastic pallets. They’re affordable, reusable and durable, which saves your business money. Here’s a list of some benefits of using plastic pallets for international shipping. (more…) Read More
Five Signs That It’s Time to Invest in Stack Racks for Your Warehouse

Five Signs That It’s Time to Invest in Stack Racks for Your Warehouse

posted on :February 17, 2019

Stack racks are a great investment for anyone that owns or manages a warehouse. They’re inexpensive, and they help you make the most of your workspace. The cost to rent a warehouse keeps going up and up as more companies get into the e-commerce business, so organizing your workspace will help you keep your costs in check. From organizational efficiency to managing your inventory, here are five s...

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Five Reasons Plastic Pallets are the Best Choice for Cold Chain Logistics

Five Reasons Plastic Pallets are the Best Choice for Cold Chain Logistics

posted on :December 20, 2018
Categories : Plastic Pallets
A lot of things can go wrong when it comes to cold chain logistics. Getting products and shipments from one place to another can be challenging enough, but making sure these packages stay the perfect temperature throughout the journey is even tougher. If one of your items gets too warm, you’ll lose money and run the risk of harming consumers. (more…) Read More
New vs. Used Pallets: Pros and Cons

New vs. Used Pallets: Pros and Cons

posted on :November 19, 2018
Categories : Pallets , Plastic Pallets , Storage
Pallets have become the bread and butter of any industrial facility. We use them to store, move and lift items all day long, making them an integral part of your company’s operations. But as a manager, you’ll have to decide between new and used pallets. Both can get the job done, but each choice comes with its fair share of pros and cons. (more…) Read More
Plastic Pallets: A Crucial Staple to Your Warehouse

Plastic Pallets: A Crucial Staple to Your Warehouse

posted on :August 20, 2018

Pallets are a staple in any warehouse, helping you move large shipments around with ease. But you’ll have to choose between plastic pallets and wood pallets. If you’ve been using wood pallets, you might be surprised to learn that plastic pallets outperform wood pallets when it comes to cost-efficiency and package handling. They tend to be lighter, cleaner, more durable and easier to use than w...

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How to Know You Are Picking the Right Size Pallet for Your Freight

How to Know You Are Picking the Right Size Pallet for Your Freight

posted on :July 5, 2018

Pallets are some of the most important materials in the shipping industry. They’re available in materials like plastic, wood and steel, and they come in an array of different sizes. You can always ask the professionals for help, but it’s up to you to figure out which size pallet makes the most sense for your company. Once you learn what there is to know about pallets and their configurations, ...

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Reasons Why Stackable Pallets Are a Warehouse Essential

Reasons Why Stackable Pallets Are a Warehouse Essential

posted on :June 10, 2018

Staying stocked up on inventory means being able to provide your customers with the products they need, but you also need a place to store your products until they hit the shelves. That’s where the warehouse comes in. Your warehouse must be able to handle the amount of products you have to store, however, and that means you’ll need to think about what kinds of pallets you use. You’ll have to...

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What Is the Difference Between a Skid Pallet and Plastic Pallet?

What Is the Difference Between a Skid Pallet and Plastic Pallet?

posted on :June 8, 2018

Product storage is an essential aspect of running a business, whether you keep your inventory in a warehouse or onsite. It’s up to you to decide how you’ll handle your products before you send them out to the shelves, and there are a handful of options to choose from. Pallets are a popular choice across many different industries, but they’re not all the same. Educate yourself so you know wha...

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6 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Metal Pallet

6 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Metal Pallet

posted on :December 14, 2017
Categories : Metal Pallets , Pallets
Metal pallets are without a doubt some of the most sturdy and rugged storage structures in a warehouse environment. Unlike wooden pallets, metal pallets don’t retain moisture and are less likely to crack, splinter, or break. (more…) Read More
The Differences Between Galvanized and Aluminum Metal Pallets

The Differences Between Galvanized and Aluminum Metal Pallets

posted on :November 8, 2017
Categories : Metal Pallets , Pallets
The differences between galvanized steel and aluminum metal pallets concern the differences in the properties of the metals used. Which material you use for your business needs depends on a number of different factors, including what you ship. (more…) Read More