Software/Technology:


  Best Load™ Releases New Versions with Packaging Optimization Analysis - Best Load Evolution: Unit load design software continues to evolve to allow for greater flexibility to determine just the right total packaging design from boxes to pallets to complete packaging systems and interfaces. See how this technology can position your company as a total packaging expert.   (11/7/2017)

  Best Load™ Releases New Versions with Packaging Optimization Analysis - Best Load Evolution: Unit load design software continues to evolve to allow for greater flexibility to determine just the right total packaging design from boxes to pallets to complete packaging systems and interfaces. See how this technology can position your company as a total packaging expert.   (11/1/2017)

  Wood Products Companies Get Social - Social Media Do's and Don’ts: Pallet and packaging companies share their experiences and best practices when it comes to social media success. You have to be committed to it to make social media work.   (7/1/2017)

  Markets in Transition: Internet of Things - Will Pallets and Tracking Technology Finally Hook Up? - Pallet user guru, Rick LeBlanc explores the relationship between pallets and tracking technology in a world where the Internet of Things is becoming a reality. Are the rules changing when it comes to traceability?   (7/1/2017)

  ERP Software Systems: Key Questions to Ask Before You Buy - Business Management Software: Get the most out of ERP software by asking these questions as you shop for the right solution.   (6/1/2017)

  Don’t Be a Sitting Duck: Safeguarding Your Pallet Business From the Web’s Dark Side - Hacked Off: More than 80% of U.S. companies have become a victim of a hacking attack, including many small businesses. Learn how you can protect your company, employees and customers. Data security is no longer something you can ignore.   (10/1/2016)

  Markets in Transition: Big Data for Pallet Companies Is It Important? - Big Data: Pallet user guru, Rick LeBlanc, covers the importance of data management in the world of pallets and transport packaging and how it might play an even bigger role in the future.   (10/1/2016)

  The Pallet Business and Social Media: Best Practices for Starting Out - Getting Social: A review of social media best practices from around the industry including a survey of what companies are currently doing online.   (7/1/2016)

  Key Feature with Release of Best Pallet 3.2 - Now users have the ability to load any shipping mode.  (4/1/2016)

  High-Tech Customer Service: Oakland Pallet Takes Marketing to the Next Level, Similar to Its Key Supplier HUB Industrial - Top Tech: Oakland Pallet uses social media, smartphone apps, website tools and grassroots marketing to better integrate with customers and drive sales. Bandsaw blades and safety supplies from HUB Industrial has been a key in its efforts to remain competitive in the market.   (3/2/2015)

  Saving Your Customers Money is Easier than You Think! Systems-Based Design Becomes a Reality with Best Load Software - Best Load: Packaging and pallet design expert, Dr. Mark White talks about his new software that makes systems-based design for unit loads a reality. He explains how this tool in the hands of trained designers will revolutionize unit loads and how your customers want to save cost and improve efficiencies.   (5/1/2014)

  Coming into Focus: Software Enhancements Make PDS Even More Valuable to Customers - New software that interacts with the Pallet Design System makes this industry standard tool even more valuable for unit load specifications and fastener assessment.   (4/1/2014)

  Markets in Transition: Pallet Management Software Providers Offer Robust Solutions for Asset Control - Reusable packaging expert, Rick LeBlanc, identifies some of the top pallet and container tracking programs on the market with some insights on the various approaches to managing private pools.   (12/1/2013)

  Innovative Data Systems Offers a Wide Variety of Data Management Solutions for the Pallet Industry - Data has become a key aspect of managing and improving any pallet or lumber business. Since 1997, Innovate Data Systems has been developing a wide variety of cutting edge software and hardware products to maximize data collection and management.   (6/1/2013)

  Correction: Update on PDS and Best Pallet Comparison - Correction to previous coverage comparing the new Best Pallet and Pallet Design System software programs.  (11/1/2012)

  Pallet Design Expert Launches New Software Tool - Unit load expert launches new pallet design tool designed for packaging professionals, pallet users, pallet suppliers and others.  (10/1/2012)

  Computer Tools Make Tracking Pallets a Point and Click Away - Tracking Pallets: Off-the-shelf tracking software gives pallet companies involved in third-party management and pallet users a new tool to improve management, retrieval and recovery programs.  (7/1/1999)