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Coronavirus and Distribution of Packaged Goods

Greenway provides essential services to manufacturers, keeping the country’s packaged goods moving to meet critical needs. Greenway’s wooden pallets are a critical component of a dependable supply chain. Maintaining a smoothly functioning supply chain is more important than ever in the face of the current crisis.

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Recovery and Reuse of Pallets in the United States

Wooden pallets are one of the essential underpinnings of supply chains for all manner of products, nationwide and in the global market. In the United States alone, the US Forest Service estimates that there are currently more than 2 billion pallets currently in circulation. Given that the most commonly used pallet size measures 48 by [...]

By |2020-06-24T14:55:35-04:00June 24th, 2020|News, Recycling, Remanufactured Pallets|0 Comments

Mighty, Reliable and Dependable Pallets to the Rescue

When George Segal carved his sculpture of the Depression Bread Line, he captured a time when our country last faced widespread hunger. The sculpture of five destitute men standing in a line waiting for food has reminded generations of what our ancestors endured. The sculpture, which is now part of the Grounds for Sculpture permanent [...]

Greenway Products & Services Provides Critical Supply Chain Infrastructure During Covid-19

As America and the global community continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, certain sectors of the workforce recognized as essential services must step up to meet the dual demands of crisis management efforts and the daily needs of the population. Workers in these essential industries produce critical supplies such as food and medicine, and [...]

By |2020-05-22T14:38:27-04:00May 20th, 2020|Greenway Cares, News|0 Comments

Responding to Covid-19 Pandemic, Greenway Donates Food Grade Pallets to Food Pantry

A Brooklyn NY food pantry called on Greenway Products and Services for help to keep community members fed and safe. The Oneg Shabbos Kosher Pantry reached out to Greenway Products and Services for help in setting up a new, safer way to provide food staples to neighbors facing severe food insecurities, exacerbated by sudden unemployment [...]

By |2020-04-06T09:34:22-04:00April 5th, 2020|Greenway Cares, News, Remanufactured Pallets|0 Comments

Pallets Essential Component of COVID-19 Pandemic Management Response

In response to the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has issued guidelines regarding essential services and critical infrastructure. These designations are intended to help shape the policy decisions of state and municipal governments as they determine what businesses are needed to maintain normal work operations and which can safely suspend normal operations [...]

Benefits of Reconditioned Wooden Pallets

As we’ve said many times on this website and in our blogs, pallets move the world’s economy. The U.S. Forest Service estimates that as many as two billion pallets are in use at any given time. And wooden pallets can be used and re-used many times. Wood is durable, strong and can be reconditioned when [...]

By |2020-04-01T13:18:22-04:00April 3rd, 2018|Avoid Injuries, News, Remanufactured Pallets|0 Comments

15 Tips to Avoid Damaged Pallets

We’ve all seen them. Damaged pallets. Some with what looks like minor imperfections. Others where the damage is more obvious. The real cost of a damaged pallet far exceeds the pallet’s appearance. Pallets are designed to carry load – much heavier loads than their low profile suggests. Moving product on a weak or compromised pallet [...]

8 Top Ways to Reduce Pallet Costs

If you’re operating a warehouse or are regularly receiving and/or shipping out product, then you know how important your supply of pallets is. If you start running low on pallets, it could result in downtime, which, in turn, would hurt your bottom line. However, pallet costs can also affect your bottom line. Fortunately, the following [...]

Why 93% Pallets are Made from Wood

When it comes to the material handling industry, the majority of the costs associated with shipping product in and out consists of third-party logistics, containers and pallets. Warehouses, businesses or organizations that make use of pallets generally choose wood over plastic. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 93 percent of all pallets are wood. While [...]

By |2020-03-08T12:44:17-04:00January 30th, 2018|News, Pallet Information|0 Comments

Proper Pallet Design Can Reduce the Total Cost of Goods & Delivery

Custom pallets may cost 10% more, but actually decrease the total cost of goods and delivery Custom Pallet Design to Reduce Total Cost Mark White, president of the packaging research and consulting firm White & Co, recommends considering the role pallets play in the total cost of product and delivery. Often stronger pallets can better [...]

By |2020-03-08T12:44:17-04:00January 24th, 2018|Custom Pallets, Lower Shipping Costs, News|0 Comments