Helpful Tips to Find Pallets for Sale

Helpful Tips to Find Pallets for Sale

posted on :September 28, 2017
Categories : Pallets , Wood Pallets
If you use pallets to keep your business running smoothly, you need a good supplier to ensure you get a quality product that matches your specific needs. Many companies choose to purchase used pallets. To ensure you purchase what you need, there are several points to educate yourself about when researching a supplier to meet your business’ needs. (more…) Read More
International Shipping: Requirements for Your Shipping Crate

International Shipping: Requirements for Your Shipping Crate

posted on :September 8, 2017
Categories : Pallets , Shipping Containers

There is a significant opportunity available for businesses prepared to join the international shipping frenzy. Sales of products shipped to international destinations are growing exponentially, and perceptive companies work carefully to prepare marketing plans aimed at acquiring international business. Preparing an international shipment requires a little more than just putting product in a box. ...

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Extended Producer Responsibility: Manufacturers to Collect, Recycle, Reuse Packaging

Extended Producer Responsibility: Manufacturers to Collect, Recycle, Reuse Packaging

posted on :July 27, 2016

The United States of America has been no stranger to the concept of recycling and reusing products and packaging. The practice of recycling has been around in this country for more than three decades. Introduced in the 1970s, recycling is believed to be one of the oldest and most important cornerstones of the environment movement that garnered mass media attention toward the late 80s and early 90s...

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Eleven Ways to Perforate the Problem of Prolific Plastics

Eleven Ways to Perforate the Problem of Prolific Plastics

posted on :July 1, 2016
Categories : Plastic Pallets

Recycling and repurposing containers and packaging is a great way to make your business more green. Learn why this is important and how to start addressing plastic problems and solutions. According to Mother Nature Network, the United States, alone, produces over 30 million tons of plastic waste each and every year. Since only 5 percent of plastic waste gets recycled, 28.5 million tons of plastic...

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Why Companies Are Switching to Metal Pallets

Why Companies Are Switching to Metal Pallets

posted on :April 30, 2016
Categories : Metal Pallets , Pallets

Mention the word pallet, and the image that most comes to mind is a wooden flatbed, of sorts, on a warehouse floor. A pallet is a structural foundation used to hold and ship large bundles of items, and it comes in a variety of materials, such as wood, plastic, and metal. It is an essential link in the global supply chain.  By 2017, it is estimated there will be almost 10 million shipping pallets ...

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The Different Types of Pallet Trucks

The Different Types of Pallet Trucks

posted on :April 29, 2016
Categories : Pallets

Pallet trucks are generally the workhorse in any warehouse. Some of our tips for warehouse workers will help run the facility more efficiently. Save time and money by determining which types of pallet trucks will best fit your business needs. Hand Pallet Truck Although a hand truck is very basic, it is certainly a useful piece of equipment. Controlled manually, a hand pallet truck carries heavy l...

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The Difference Between a Pallet and a Skid

The Difference Between a Pallet and a Skid

posted on :April 28, 2016
Categories : Pallets

Unless you work in a warehouse or on a construction site, you probably do not know the difference between a pallet and a skid. Because of the lack of knowledge regarding these storage solutions, pallets are often referred to as skids or vice versa. Even though these shipping tools are similarly built, their differences govern their function. The majority of pallets and skids are made out of either...

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How to Shrink Wrap a Pallet

How to Shrink Wrap a Pallet

posted on :April 25, 2016
Categories : Pallets , Storage

If you want your pallet shrink wrapped, make sure that you choose a reliable and experienced company that provides good service at economical prices. The best companies provide their customers with sustainable and environmentally friendly products and services, too. Shrink wrapping pallets is an industrial packaging technique used to secure freight items to a pallet for shipment. The more appropri...

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Picking Pallets:  Wood v. Plastic

Picking Pallets: Wood v. Plastic

posted on :March 29, 2016

Millions of items, from your favorite snacks to electronic gadgets, made their way to American homes via numerous shipping and distribution channels. The factories which created these goods produce the items and ship them via containers. When businesses ship items in bulk, they either use wood or plastic pallets. But, which one is best? Let\'s take a look at both options to help you make that deci...

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The 7 Main Plastics

The 7 Main Plastics

posted on :March 27, 2016
Categories : Pallets , Plastic Pallets

Plastics are everywhere! Anytime you open up a coke bottle or your favorite snack, you are using packaging made from plastic. Even the car you drive contains plastics. Plastic is preferred over many other alternatives because it is sustainable, lightweight, and shatter-proof. These properties make the everyday goods you use cheaper and more versatile. Although all plastics seem to look the same, t...

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The History of Pallets

The History of Pallets

posted on :March 23, 2016
Categories : Pallets

Chances are, like most people, you\'ve bought many different things from many different stores. When you go to stores, especially warehouse stores, you may have noticed wooden pallets filled with your favorite items. Ever wonder how these pallets came about? If so, then you’re in luck. Let\'s take a look at its history.   Predecessor In order for a pallet system to work properly, it must be...

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A Beginners Guide to Wooden Pallets

A Beginners Guide to Wooden Pallets

posted on :February 15, 2016
Categories : Pallets

Do you have products you need to ship? Not sure which pallet type to choose from? Any business that ships products internationally knows you must have the right pallet to provide optimal protect for the items being transported. Pallets are a common freight packaging option which enables for easy transportation of bulk items. They’re a strong horizontal platform which is used as a base for suppor...

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