Multiple studies conducted by the Virginia Tech Department of Wood Science and Forest Products, in collaboration with the USDA – Forest Service (Blacksburg, Virginia) found that manufacturers of new pallets use both hardwood 64% by volume) and softwood (36%) material. This lumber comes from lumber mills, primarily from sustainably managed forestries in North America. Pallets [...]
Whenever possible, it is advisable to establish your pallet management plan and lock in your pricing during the spring or summer, when both demand and prices are lower.
Wooden pallets are by far the most common. Wood is used in 90-95% of all pallets produced in the United States. Wood pallets offer the best balance of strength, stiffness, durability, functionality, and price. The remaining 5-10% of pallets used are made from either plastic, corrugated cardboard, or metal.
Greenway Products & Services offers Grade #1A "Super" Heavy Duty Pallets, Grade A, and Grade B Pallets. Grade #1A "Super" Heavy Duty Pallets are constructed with hardwood. They have 5 bottom boards. These acan be used as rackable pallets. They can be used for one-way or return shipping. Grade A Pallets are constructed with a [...]
Greenway sells both standard size pallets, and custom pallets sized to meet your product dimensions and optimal loading for your transportation trucks. Lists of standard U.S. and European pallet sizes, as well as their average weight and safe maximum load are listing in our Standard Pallet Sizes Reference Guide. https://greenwaypsllc.com/pallet-sizes/