Pallets:


  Markets in Transition: What’s the “Point” of Small Pallets? - Pallet user columnist, Rick LeBlanc, explores the reasons for the growing popularity of small pallets and opportunities in the future.   (2/1/2014)

  Markets in Transition: Is The Best Load Approach the Best Way Forward for Unit Load Design? - The Big Idea behind systems-based design is the elimination of excess packaging. Will the corrugate industry mount a fight or get on board with this unit load revolution?   (11/1/2010)

  Markets in Transition: Pallet Quality and Automation – White Wood Works Great for 14 Degrees - Grocery guru, Rick LeBlanc, highlights Australian wine bottler that efficiently uses white wood pallets in a highly automated facility.   (4/1/2010)

  Markets in Transition: Near Sourcing: Logistics Changes Have Implications for Pallet Demand - Changes in logistics trends may bring more manufacturing closer to home as multinational companies eye near sourcing strategy.  (11/1/2009)

  Markets in Transition: Wood Pallets Play Key Role in Automated Warehouse Storage - When it comes to pallet selection there are two sides to the equation. The first side is the storage pallet. The other side of the equation is the “order” pallet or distribution pallet.  (5/1/2009)

  Virginia Tech: Researchers Study Modeling Compressive Stress Distributions Across Pallet Deck Surfaces - About $10 billion is lost annually to product damage that occurs largely within the distribution cycle of the supply chain.   (3/1/2009)

  Markets in Transition: Designing Pallet Systems for a Sustainable Future - Increasingly we make either/or decisions, such as either one-way rental or pallet exchange. Instead, we ought to consider ideas that best optimize the given application, such as one-way rental for long haul and pallet exchange for a local program.  (11/1/2008)

  Markets in Transition: As Grocery Pallet System Evolves, So Does Opportunity - If you think of a DC budget as a lemon, most of us on the inside would insist that there isn’t much juice left to squeeze. Things have changed a lot which present new challenges and opportunities.   (2/1/2007)