Posted 10/01 · 09:00 PM · MMH EditorialFor those outside of the materials handling industry, pallets might seem like a just basic commodity. But for those of us on the inside, pallets are an essential component that can have a major impact on an operation’s process and ultimately its bottom line. In August, Modern’s 2011 Pallet Survey was sent out to subscribers. We received 594 qualified responses from readers employed at a facility that actually uses pallets. Here’s what the readers told us.
Posted 10/01 · 07:39 PM · MMH EditorialPallets are the foundation of the materials handling industry. Here’s why they are important to our readers.
Posted 10/01 · 12:25 PM · LM EditorialWhen the beer giant revamped its dunnage processes, it realized significant cost savings, ushered in a safer work environment, and found a more fluid freight model—all while helping the company get a little greener.
Posted 09/26 · 09:14 PM · MMH EditorialSupply chain veteran assumes leadership of the pallet company
Posted 09/22 · 10:55 AM · MMH EditorialWhen it comes to outsourcing, most of us think of turning over warehousing or transportation to a third party to reduce operating costs. But outsourcing pallets can deliver the same benefits.
Posted 09/21 · 07:10 AM · MMH EditorialRalph Rupert brings systems based approach to unit load design
Posted 08/04 · 09:30 PM · MMH EditorialThe new plastic grocery pallet from ORBIS is designed for better truckload utilization, increased shipping efficiency, long service life
Posted 08/04 · 05:08 AM · MMH EditorialOn-line portal leads to greater visibility of available inventory and fewer new pallet purchases.
Posted 08/02 · 07:30 AM · MMH EditorialA pallet maker from south of the border is eyeing the US market
Posted 07/06 · 01:37 PM · MMH EditorialA leaner, faster production process with zero defects and just-in-time (JIT) inventory management is an elusive manufacturing goal for most manufacturers.