IKEA

By MMH Staff · September 3, 2014
The lean, one-way system makes use of a lightweight, L-shaped unit load transport device—The OptiLedge. These pallet alternatives not only result in unit loads that are integral to the packaged product during its storage and distribution, but they also improve efficiency and are recyclable.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 2, 2013
Global shippers take note. When it comes to export, paper pallets are gaining traction, especially outside of North America
By MMH Staff · November 30, 2011
Home furnishing retailer says it can save millions in transportation costs.
By Bob Trebilcock · August 25, 2011
IKEA’s new DC employs a global warehouse design and best practices to serve a growing regional market.
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