ISPM 15 is a set of regulations developed by the IPPC to prevent the spread of pests and diseases through international trade. These regulations apply to wooden packaging materials, such as pallets and crates, used for transportation. Solid wood packaging materials like pallets and crates must be treated before being used in international trade per… Continue reading What is the ISPM 15 standard for pallets?
Inspection is Key Before using any pallet, it’s essential to inspect it thoroughly for any defects, damage, or irregularities. Cracked or broken boards, loose nails, and splinters can create hazards for employees and stored products. Regular inspections will help identify and remove damaged pallets from circulation, reducing the risk of accidents. Even Weight Distribution It’s… Continue reading Pallet Safety: A Guide to Safe Handling and Storing Practices
Wood pallets provide a standardized way to handle goods, simplifying the loading, unloading, and transporting. This standardization results in less time spent on these tasks, increasing productivity. Wood pallets also enhance the safety of warehouse operations. They are designed to be lifted and moved by forklifts or pallet jacks, reducing the need for manual lifting… Continue reading Operational Efficiency: Understanding the Uses and Benefits of Wood Pallets
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Wood Pallets – The Smart Choice In this era of global warming and exhausting natural resources, the chief concern in any industry is sustainability when it comes to building and construction materials. The construction of packing and shipping containers should be sustainable. Shipping pallets actually make the world go round. Agricultural products and the goods… Continue reading Wood Pallets – The Smart Choice
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Weighing in on a debate that has raged for decades, Penn State researchers, after conducting a series of ultra-detailed comparisons, have declared that shipping pallets made of wood are more environmentally friendly and sustainable than those made of plastic. “Few people realize the significance of this issue — there are about… Continue reading Why wood pallets are better for the environment than plastic
From a distance, pallets might all look the same: stacks and stacks of wooden structures with hollow centres and the occasional brown stain. Up close, you’ll notice that no two pallets are alike. Pallets are created with a variety of different materials, including recycled wood, plywood, and plastic. Here are some common types of pallets… Continue reading An intro to the 5 primary types of pallets