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


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By Bridget McCrea · December 13, 2016
Here are five key developments to watch as executive and continuing education make their way into the broader supply chain.
By Sara Pearson Specter · December 2, 2016
Metal, paper, composite wood pallets fill niche needs in unit-load handling.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2016
Wood pallet manufacturers that use PDS may now affix a USDA Certified Biobased Product label to their PDS-made pallets showing they are 100% biobased products.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
Arcadia Farms uses a multi-level system to transport and palletize goods and maximize space.
By Bridget McCrea · October 7, 2016
Modern’s annual reader survey reveals a warehousing environment where wooden, plastic, and even metal pallets continue to play an important role. From sourcing to pooling to the key factors that go into purchase decisions, Modern digs down into the key drivers of the pallet industry this year. Industry study into the usage of pallets for warehouse purposes. Warehouse pallet usage survey,
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By MMH Staff · October 6, 2016
The smallest leak in performance or cost can bring a lean, nimble and speedy supply chain to a halt. During this 30-minute webcast we'll examine how Modern's readers use pallets to keep the wheels turning as they maneuver a road filled with sharp edges and potholes.
By MMH Staff · September 29, 2016
New container processing service center to address growing demand for container pooling solutions in the Midwest.
By MMH Staff · September 28, 2016
The agreement will allow RM2 to scale production more efficiently to market demand.
By MMH Staff · August 3, 2016
The uptick in manufacturing and resultant need to transport materials, including exports will drive the demand for pallets, according to a recently released report.
By MMH Staff · June 9, 2016
Former Con-Way Freight president Joseph Dagnese bring more than 30 years of logistics experience.
By Sara Pearson Specter · June 7, 2016
Line of reusable pallet wraps unitize as well as protect loads and the environment.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 8, 2016
Because I write my monthly Modern column, “Packaging Corner,” from my own cozy corner home-office in Oregon, I don’t often get to see the new packaging technologies I write about up close and personal.
By Roberto Michel · April 7, 2016
Automation Plus (Booth 4863), a division of CSF Inc., has invented a new way to handle pallets, called the Pallet Return Device (PRDTM). The PRDTM is designed to operate in distribution center pick modules or with pick tunnels.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 6, 2016
When is a pallet more than just a pallet? When it's a service.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2016
Although RM2 USA’s (Booth 1316) BLOCKPal pallets already had a high coefficient of friction, they’ve been further enhanced with a new gel coat finish.

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