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Insider Q&A: Opening New Doors for Pallet Buyers and Sellers
John Vaccaro of Bettaway Supply Chain Services and founder of PalletTrader highlights the current challenges pallet buyers and sellers are facing and how both can streamline processes with his company’s new online marketplace.

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.

What are you driving? The 2023 lift truck acquisition and usage study
Here’s a look at the current lift truck usage and purchasing trends for 2023.

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.

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.

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.

12th Annual Pallet Report: Wood pallets continue to reign
Our annual Peerless Research Group study highlights the current and projected use of pallets in fulfillment centers plus other trends taking place in the pallet market.

Wrapping up productivity and protection
Metal finishing company Oregon Powder Coating saves labor and eliminates product damage with automated orbital wrapping.

Pallets keep the supply chain moving
Demand for pallets is up by about 25% this year. Here’s how manufacturers and users are addressing the demand, meeting those needs and finding alternatives to traditional options.

How stretch wrapping continues to improve
From film to human-machine interface controls and new wrapping patterns, stretch-wrapped loads are steadily becoming more secure at a lower cost.

During MODEX 2022 Orbis Showcased the Latest in Sustainable Packaging
ORBIS showcased a variety of packaging solutions— including reusable plastic pallets, totes, bulk containers and metal solutions — and services that help supply chains find efficiencies, improve the flow of product and increase sustainability, all while reducing costs..

Maximizing plastic pallet usefulness
Durability and long life is a great combination for plastic pallets. But are you doing what you can to maximize both? Here are some thoughts on options worth considering.

Flexible palletizing system for a labor constrained world
What if you could get away from that large, centralized palletizer fed by a maze of fixed conveyor that too often seems in the way? Not a bad idea. Here’s an option that doesn’t require more people to make up for newfound flexibility.

Palletizing Robots Bring New Level of Efficiency to North Shore Care Supply
The distributor of incontinence products was already using autonomous mobile robots in its picking operations. Now, robotic palletizing is speeding up receiving, taking labor out of the process and creating a safer work environment.

September 2023 Modern Materials Handling

Providers of automated packaging and carton right-sizing solutions have thrived by offering systems that deliver on labor and parcel shipment savings— now they’re looking to further evolve by looking to use lighter materials and support flexible “box-first” workflows.

Latest Resources

Conveying Strategies for Robotic Applications: How to Maximize Throughput
This webinar will discuss the recent development of embedding motion-control technology into conveyors to enable packages to be correctly presented to a robot so that throughput of the manual task that the robot has been assigned to perform is maximized.
Improve safety and ergonomics with code-compliant stairs
Outside the Box: Why parcel shippers are suddenly focusing on packing
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Latest Resources

2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
This research was conducted by Peerless Research Group on behalf of Modern Materials Handling to assess usage and purchase intentions forautomation systems...
How Your Storage Practices Can Affect Your Pest Control Program
How Your Storage Practices Can Affect Your Pest Control Program
Discover how your storage practices could be affecting your pest control program and how to prevent pest infestations in your business. Join...

Warehousing Outlook 2023
Warehousing Outlook 2023
2023 is here, and so are new warehousing trends.
Extend the Life of Brownfield Warehouses
Extend the Life of Brownfield Warehouses
Today’s robotic and data-driven automation systems can minimize disruptions and improve the life and productivity of warehouse operations.
Power Supply in Overhead Cranes: Energy Chains vs. Festoons
Power Supply in Overhead Cranes: Energy Chains vs. Festoons
Download this white paper to learn more about how both systems compare.