Shipping Pallets

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


TOP STORY
Packaging Corner: New pallet on the block
A new composite pallet offers reusable, returnable benefits to new markets.
TOP RESOURCE
How to ensure consistent product quality with robotic palletizing
Lorillard Tobacco prides itself on delivering consistent, high-quality product to its customers. To ensure nonconforming product does not leave its...

All Shipping Pallets News
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.
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.

Page 1 of 4 pages  1 2 3 >  Last ›
Latest Whitepaper
Your Guide to Voice for the Warehouse
Is voice a good fit for my operation? How would voice work in my warehouse? With the help of the Vitech Guide to Voice, you can find all the answers to your voice questions in one place.
Download Today!
From the October 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
An early adopter, Rochester Drug Cooperative is using robotic piece-picking technology to complement picking of slow-moving items. System report for Rochester Drug Cooperative, Robotic picking and inventory management, Innovative distribution center robotics solutions , IAM Robotics case study
Injecting agility into WMS implementation
The Big Picture: Business as Unusual
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
The State of the DC Voice Market
A lot has changed in the last 10 years, especially in voice technology. This webinar will cover the state of the voice market, review two leading voice solutions and help you gain a better understanding of the options and capabilities available today.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
It’s still early stages, but Rochester Drug Cooperative is proving that mobile robotic piece...
Manufacturing Day: 2,716 events from Hawaii to Alaska to Puerto Rico
Events to be scheduled throughout the month, so the remaining 249,185 manufacturing firms in the...

System Report: Pouch sorter powers Stage’s fulfillment needs
How a hometown department store chain transformed its e-fulfillment processes with pouch sortation...
Cubing and Weighing Equipment: Measure Up
The use of cubing and weighing equipment is growing beyond dimensional weight applications.