Since 2008, manufacturing and production have increased annually. Wood pallet suppliers are increasing production and delivery of pallets for smooth supply chain and logistics operations across the globe. New, repaired and recycled pallets are all reliable options. The demand for wood is putting added stress on an already stressed lumber supply. What other factors are critical to wood pallet suppliers keeping up with the manufacturers’ demands?
Transport Demands on Wood Pallet Supplier
In a recent 2016 report published by ReportsnReports, the increase in manufacturing is a global phenomenon, which is expected to increase the demand for materials in the transport industry across the world. During the period from 2016 to 2020 the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for pallets is expected to increase by 4.9% and lumber company demands are falling short.
Sustainable Wood Availability for Pallet Production
Sawmills across the United States are finding the supply of wood for pallet production is slowing. The growth of manufacturing production is expected to take a leap of 3.6% in 2016 and 2017 according to a report by the MAPI (Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation) Foundation. The transport wood pallet industry expects an increase in demand in relation to manufacturing production and shipping increased demand.
Do not get stuck without pallets for transport, storage and containment of your products.
Wood is the primary material of pallets worldwide, due to its durability, strength, cost effectiveness, and ease of customization. In 2015 wood pallets represented over 90% of transport pallets. Domestic wood pallets are expected to be near 45% of global demand by 2020, making America the largest supplier of wood pallets.
Advantages of National Pallet Management Systems
It is clear wood pallet shortages are inevitable as manufacturers, distributors, and retailers increase sales and productivity. As a result of the manufacturing growth, some pallet suppliers may encounter issues with sourcing sufficient wood supply to need the growing demand of wood pallets.
To protect your business, it is recommended that you arrange a National Pallet Management system, such as that provided by Greenway Products & Services. Pallet management programs ensure continuous, uninterrupted supply of pallets per the customers’ requirements. Pallet management programs are customized to reach customer supply chain goals through a cost-effective solutions. Our National Pallet Management includes services from standard and customized shapes and sizes of pallets to repair, storage and delivery of pallets in expedited fashion.
Greenway’s National Pallet Management provides:
- Customization of each wood pallet for product specifications
- Quick delivery and pick up of pallets
- Storage and quick access to stored pallets at Greenway’s facilities
- Access to your stored pallets within 24 hours
- Access to wholesale, refurbished, closeout and new cost-effective wood pallets
- Consultation on pallet dimensions, load requirements and space limitations
- Recycling, repair and heat treatment options as evidence of environmentally green business solutions
Reliable, dependable and organized professionals in the pallet industry in the New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, Greenway Products & Services is a leader in pallet and transport logistics who know how to keep transport supplies ready and working for seamless transport and delivery. Greenway consults, customizes, stores, disposes and repairs pallets to keep up with supply chain demands to ensure smooth transport. Greenway can track your manufacturing product, distribution, and transport needs and take care of pallet management. For more information on what our pallet professionals can do for you contact us and start a worry-free pallet experience with Greenway Products & Services, LLC.