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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 | April 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 has potential risk – to the valuable product it supports, and, even more costly, to the materials management personnel who work in warehouse and shipping jobs. […]

Mold Prevention for Wooden Pallets

Mold…it’s not a pretty sight anywhere! And it’s an especially vexing problem when it shows up on pallets. It is a common problem due to moisture and it is “coming increasingly under scrutiny as food safety requirements continue to become a priority,” according to Rick LeBlanc in an article on the website The Balance. In [...]

By | December 12th, 2017|Avoid Injuries, Heat Treated Pallets, News|0 Comments

7 Pallet Packing Tips to Avoid Product Damage

Packing pallets to improve stability avoids the frustration of your customers receiving damaged goods as they make their way through the supply chain. Avoid product damage with these seven packing tips will go a long way toward insuring the products arrive in tact. Make sure you start out with good quality wooden pallets, none that [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|Avoid Injuries, News, Pallet Information|0 Comments

Custom Pallets for Oversized or Heavy Merchandise

Too often, supply shipments are damaged en route to distributors and retailers because wholesalers and manufacturers use standard sized pallets when they should be using custom pallets. While a less expensive pallet may seem attractive at first, consider using a custom pallet if your shipment is either larger than 48 inches long, 40 inches wide, weighs [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Avoid Injuries, Custom Pallets|0 Comments