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Pallet Pooling and the Circular Economy

Wood Pallet Recycling
When effectively executed, pallet pooling is an approach to pallet management that can help promote pallet reuse and help save money for pallet users. It is also an environmental best practice that too often flies under the radar. That is rapidly changing, however, as pallet pooling p
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COVID-19, Supply Chain Trends, and Pallet Selection-What’s Important Now!

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COVID-19, Supply Chain Trends, and Pallet Selection-What’s Important Now! The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted supply chains and consumer behaviors worldwide. It has heightened the awareness of sanitation and is accelerating shifts involving shopper format preference and palletize
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Pallet Recycling Equipment Trends

Pallet Recycling Equipment Trends As the recycled pallet sector continues to evolve, it finds itself facing new challenges such as the deterioration of pallet pool quality, the need for higher throughput, and labor availability constraints. Increasingly, however, creative machinery pr
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Pallets and the Power of the Cube

shipping containers
Pallets and the Power of the Cube Space, as the original Star Trek series noted, is the final frontier. And space can be a vexing constraint for supply chain professionals at every stage of physical distribution. Operators must make the most of space in the warehouse and space in tran
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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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