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

PLA opens Northwest Arkansas pallet management facility
New location expands PLA’s nationwide pallet, logistics, and supply chain services capabilities.

Pallet supplier Millwood opens new location in Lordstown, Ohio
New location to employ nearly 20 new team members

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The Pallet Report 2023: Shape shift underway
New report reveals the types and sizes of pallets that companies are using, mechanisms used to secure the loads on the pallets and the broader role pallets are playing in global supply chains.

PECO Pallet earns EcoVadis Silver sustainability rating
Company recognized for commitment to ethical, responsible and sustainable business practices operating North America’s second largest rental pallet pool supporting hundreds of supply chains.

RM2 International secures $150 million strategic partnership with Orion Infrastructure Capital
Investment to provide up to $150 million to further expand RM2’s U.S. pallet pooling operations

PalletTrader tops one million pallet transactions, announces service expansion with PalletTrader+
Launches PalletTrader+ as new “managed service” offering to complement capabilities of original “do it yourself” ecommerce site for sourcing, buying and selling pallets. PalletTrader+ is a “managed service” offering, combining an industry-standard online collaboration platform and digital transaction processing, with dedicated resources and expertise to manage pallet sourcing, acquisition and supply on behalf of a business.

Standing at the intersection of pallets & automated equipment
As more companies invest in warehouse automation, the ones that select and design their pallets early in the game are coming out winners.

Reusable pallet provider RM2 adds Wayne Cochran as COO
Provider of smart, IoT-enabled pallets adds veteran operations executive

What’s the environmental impact of wood pallets?
They are about as sustainable as anything can get and have a positive impact on the environment. Better yet, that’s provable with a new tool from the National Wooden Pallet & Container Association.

Pallet flow rack as recipe for efficiency
How a five-position high pallet flow rack system enabled a Wisconsin-based food manufacturer to gain the storage density it needed, cut off-site storage needs and streamline workflows.

Nucor announces sustainability program
During ProMat, Nucor Warehouse Systems (Booth S1068) revealed its corporate sustainability and responsibility initiative, known as Closed Loop Sustainability.

PECO Pallet partners with Optilogic for supply chain modeling and optimization
PECO using advanced modeling and cost analysis tools to optimize pallet depot operations, improve network efficiency leading to enhanced customer service and reduced supply chain risks.

60 Seconds with Michael Field, CEO of Raymond Corporation
Modern sat down with Michael Field, President and CEO of Raymond Corporation to discuss the pallet industry.

ORBIS announces leadership changes
Long-time President Bill Ash to retire effective March 31; Norm Kukuk named president

Millwood adds second pallet repair operation in New Jersey
New pallet repair facility marks 37 locations nationwide

Pallet company Kamps, Inc. acquires the business of John Rock, Inc
Acquistion is seen as strengthening the pallet company’s Mid-Atlantic capabilities and enhancing its value chain nationwide.

Orbis exhibits Odyssey plastic pallet
Orbis Corporation (Booth B8419) is showcasing the 40 x 48-inch Odyssey pallet

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Annual Pallet Report 2021: Short Supply Meets High Demand
Demand for pallets is running high, as reflected by pallet use trends from our 2021 survey. However, there was a sharp rise in respondents having issues with availability and cost with used wood pallets, and a modest rise in readers using semi- or fully-automated pallet wrapping equipment.

September 2023 Modern Materials Handling

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