Shipping Pallets

Complete news and information on the use of pallets in materials handling and warehousing from the industry experts.


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By Jeff Berman · November 14, 2017
October shipments rose 3.2% annually to 1,016,892, ahead of September’s 976,605, the eighth consecutive month of growth.
By MMH Staff · November 2, 2017
The machines allow the logistics company to secure its standard mix pallets and hand-wrap its larger pallets.
PREMIUM
By MMH Staff · October 26, 2017
Our annual reader survey shows just how critical the pallet continues to be in the smooth running of warehouses and DCs nationwide.
By Bridget McCrea · September 5, 2017
Modern’s annual reader survey shows just how critical the pallet continues to be in the smooth running of warehouses and DCs nationwide.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
Pallets, one of the oldest links in the supply chain, are poised to deliver far more than product as they evolve into a connected world.
WEBCAST
By MMH Staff · August 31, 2017
Driven by emerging streams of supply chain data, shifting customer demands, and an industry obsession with eliminating every sliver of waste, pallet usage continues to evolve. During this webcast we'll examine how Modern's readers are adapting to current challenges while positioning themselves to meet those that lie ahead.
By MMH Staff · August 29, 2017
The BioPreferred Program was developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help showcase sustainable products and promote use of renewable agricultural resources.
By MMH Staff · July 12, 2017
Persistence Market Research's report, titled "Global Market Study on Pallets: Plastic Material Type Segment Projected to Register the Highest CAGR During 2017 - 2025" projects that growth of the retail and automotive sectors in regions such as Asia Pacific and Latin America is likely to boost the growth of the global pallets market over the next couple of years.
By Bridget McCrea · June 6, 2017
Manufacturer saves money and ships confidently with nestable pallets.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 6, 2017
An alternative to stretch wrap, reusable pallet bands can reduce costs and increase productivity.
By MMH Staff · May 24, 2017
Data shared yesterday at the Sustainable Brands 2017 conference by Brambles, CHEP’s parent company, demonstrates the possibilities for zero waste and zero emissions economies.
By Jeff Berman · April 14, 2017
March imports––at 855,511–– were up 7 percent annually and up 1.9 percent compared to February
By Bridget McCrea · April 5, 2017
Mallard Manufacturing (Booth S445) just added a new product, Extend-a-Rail, to its engineering applications product line. Extend-a-Rail answers the need for flexible, time-saving pallet staging and off-loading.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 30, 2017
Because they are manufactured from a renewable carbon source, wood pallets are a sustainable product that reduces the need for non-renewable, petroleum-based materials.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 7, 2017
Software for robotic palletizers enables easy adjustment of layer patterns and load configurations.

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