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

Packaging Corner: New pallet on the block
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All Shipping Pallets News
By Roberto Michel · September 1, 2015
Modern’s annual reader survey shows how trends in pallet use point to priorities around cost control, customer compliance and operational efficiencies. More customers are asking for pallet type changes and having minor availability issues with used wood pallets, while pallet cost and durability continue to be dominant decision factors.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2015
Experts make the case for elevating the humble roles of pallet and packaging design from a fragmented race for savings to a central part of an optimized supply chain.
By Josh Bond · August 31, 2015
Study illustrates how worker and pallet location can influence stress on back muscles and provides suggestions for improvement.
By MMH Staff · August 26, 2015
Company to exhibit in Reusable Packaging Pavilion at Pack Expo 2015
By Bill Ostermeyer, vice president, sales and marketing, viastore. · July 14, 2015
Sure, it sounds like a pipe dream. But, when the right automation is designed for the application, it can pay for itself in just 36 months—or sooner?
By MMH Staff · July 2, 2015
Loscam, Asia Pacific’s leading pallet pooling service provider, recently opened a new depot in Kota Kinabalu, capital city of the state of Sabah Malaysia, further extending its services to East Malaysia.
By MMH Staff · June 16, 2015
PECO Pallet’s expanding service network now includes over 1,300 recovery locations, service depots, and manufacturing locations throughout North America.
By MMH Staff · June 3, 2015
Attendees of the forum had an opportunity to hear real-world examples, experiences and best practices from peers in similar industries.
By MMH Staff · May 6, 2015
PallCon’s pallets and top frames are designed and manufactured to meet customer performance and reusable target numbers, ultimately reducing waste in the packaging stream.
By MMH Staff · April 20, 2015
Firm to serve European locations with custom returnable packaging, protective shipping containers and dunnage systems.
By MMH Staff · April 20, 2015
Packaging and packaging savings nearly 10 times what was initially projected.
<p>Although the plastic pallets are inherently durable, those moved from ambient locations into and out of refrigerated or freezer environments can be more susceptible to damage from impacts.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · April 1, 2015
Metal and X-ray detectors easily identify different proprietary detectable additives in plastic pallets, making it easier to ensure the safety of the product that’s being carried.
By MMH Staff · March 31, 2015
Custom pallet manufacturer and global provider of temperature assurance packaging join association.
By Lazlo Horvath, Director, Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design, Virginia Tech University · March 31, 2015
Small changes in pallet design can yield longer life and less product damage, according to Virginia Tech's Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design.
By MMH Staff · March 10, 2015
Extensive input from suppliers and end-users results in best practices for retailers, growers, and providers of RPCs.

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