The use of plastic pallets in some industries has exploded over the last few years.
These industries are the food and pharmaceutical industry.
And what's the reason for this?
That's right, plastic pallets are much more hygienic than their wooden counterparts.
This makes them an ideal packaging and transportation solution for food and pharmaceuticals. These... Read More »
How Strong Are Plastic Pallets?
There’s nothing worse or more disruptive than Pallets breaking or damaging whilst in use. It can lead to delays and added costs for your business. To avoid this from happening, we simply need the answer to one question, ‘How strong are Plastic Pallets?’ Or maybe more specifically ‘what are their maximum load capacity?’
Whilst this question seems... Read More »
Pallets are used widely within any logistics operation, and the advantages of plastic ones are important to consider when deciding what material to use. Even better, custom plastic pallets can help streamline your business activities.
Chapter One - What is custom plastic pallet?
Chapter Two - Why would a company want to use custom plastic pallets?
Chapter Three... Read More »
Historically pallet sizes used to vary drastically between different countries.
As you can imagine this would cause many issues for international trade.
Thankfully, great progress has been made in this realm of standardisation and reusability.
This was a very important development to improve global trade. There are now a list of 6 pallet sizes outlined by the ISO... Read More »
The plastic containers, boxes and crates market can be quite mystifying.
There are so many different types;
Plastic pallet boxes - with and without flaps, not to mention the collapsible and ventilated variations.
Then you have spacing saving boxes which equally have many different variations.
Finally you have stacking and Euro containers. These too have their own set... Read More »
There is now more awareness around the environment and climate than perhaps any other point in recent history.
It’s important that businesses do their bit to reduce their impact on the environment.
If you currently use wooden pallets you may think they’re the best option.
Due to horror stories of floating plastic islands and the like you may think that plastic pallets... Read More »
Corporate responsibility and sustainability have been hitting the news lately and rightly so. It’s hard to emphasise the importance of everyone, from individuals, small and medium sized businesses to large multinational corporations doing their bit to reduce the effects of climate change.
Every day millions of companies and individuals send and receive goods. Goods which are usually... Read More »
When most people think of pallets, it tends to be wooden ones that first spring to mind.
With well over 90 percent of the pallet market still dominated by wood it is easy for many to not even consider plastic pallets as a viable alternative.
However, over the last decade, plastic pallets have been further developed to offer consumers increased value, higher performance and greater... Read More »
More recently, plastic pallets have become a growing alternative to wood. Changes in consumer behaviour and increasing demand for recyclable, eco-friendly products have caused a huge shift in demand within the transit sector. Recent reports have identified plastic as the fastest growing transit material for the future. But why should your business consider switching to plastic, or more... Read More »
Whilst wooden pallets still make up the vast majority of pallets used throughout the world today, plastic pallets have experienced a huge amount of growth in recent years. Considered the best alternative to wood, plastic is fast becoming modern day shippers preferred choice of pallet due to its durability, bug-free design, and simple and easy cleaning process, weather resistance and much... Read More »
Unlike wooden pallets, which are one colour, plastic pallets come in a variety of colours, allowing a company to incorporate them within their business so as to improve the efficiency and accuracy of their processes.
So, do plastic pallets made in different colours really have an impact on a business? In this article, we take a look at some of the benefits of buying different coloured plastic... Read More »
The global pallet market is seeing a surge in demand from end-users across the globe.
Whilst wood still dominates as the main material used for pallets, recent reports have identified plastic pallets as the fastest and biggest area of growth.
Whatever the industry, there is a plastic pallet designed for it. Coming in a range of sizes, colours, strength and designs, these types of pallets... Read More »