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ERP Solutions Help Pallet Companies Evolve

ERP Solutions Help Pallet Companies Evolve Products and technologies come and go; it’s the relentless march of progress. Think about products like the Sony Walkman or the VHS player. Wildly successful for a moment in history, but ultimately, each one was replaced by a better mousetrap
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Warehouse Automation and the Wood Pallet

Warehouse Automation and the Wood Pallet The wood pallet is a proven workhorse of material handling; it has meshed seamlessly with material handling equipment for decades. However, the fulfillment market is changing, and the rise of ecommerce has driven the need for more inventory pos
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Dynamic Duo: The wood pallet and warehouse forklift

The Dynamic Warehouse Duo It seems like the pallet and the forklift have always been part of shipping and logistics in the modern world. For 70 years, this dynamic duo has delivered the goods for a growing global economy. While they have served us faithfully, changes in technology are
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Innovation during Crisis: Wood Pallets and Packaging during WW2

Innovation during Crisis: Wood Pallets and Packaging during WW2 During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed firsthand how the urgency for supplies and equipment has led to desperate measures and innovation. We are reminded of the old saying, “necessity is the mother of invention”.
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History and the Wood Pallet: A World War 2 Story

The adoption of pallets by the U.S. military greased the flow of supplies and equipment into the Pacific Theatre of the war. It would be remembered as the war where logistics first trumped strategy. Pallets proved to be crucial to the Navy’s “need for speed,”  the island-hopping
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Combo and Re-manufactured Pallets: A pathway to sustainability and value

If you haven’t heard about combo and re-manufactured wood pallets, you just might be missing out on an important opportunity. Re-manufactured custom and standard wood pallets can provide great value and enhance the sustainability of your supply chain. They can be more cost effective t
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Wood Pallets – Recycled or New?

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Wood Pallets – Recycled or New? You have just been tasked with reviewing your company’s existing wood pallet procurement program. Or, your company is just starting to ramp up and now it’s time to choose the most practical pallet for the job. One question that shipper
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Wood Pallets 101

The Pallet Industry “Pallets Move the World” is the motto of the National Wood & Pallet Container Association and it is most definitely true. Wood pallets are widely used in the supply chain and can be found in nearly every type of logistics operation , whether it be p
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N95 Mask Disinfecting and Re-use

UPDATE: With the critical shortage of N95 masks across the country and the bulk of the supply going to those at the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis, there now seems to be a viable workaround to re-use the mask after disinfecting. This may prove invaluable to workers in industries tha
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