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 »
According to recent report, published by Pallet Market, the global pallet market is set to increase in value to $73.94 billion by 2025. Demand growth will primarily spurred by a pickup in manufacturing and retail - especially in larger, more developed markets - as well as a shift towards higher-priced plastic pallets.
It should come as no surprise that global growth and sales within the... Read More »
Pallets are not only an essential part of the modern supply chain, they quite literally help keep the world moving. Currently, two types of materials are used to make the vast majority of pallets; wood and plastic. While wooden pallets still make up a huge portion of pallet market, plastic alternatives have become more and more popular in recent years as companies shipping, often in very high... Read More »
Ensuring pallets are cleaned properly can be a fairly simple task. However, ensuring your pallets are sanitised properly can be much trickier. Pallets now come in a variety of shapes and sizes that have many corners and seams that make them very difficult to clean.
One of the main advantages of using pallets is how robust they are. This allows for a more robust cleaning process, which can... Read More »
One of the greatest challenges of running a business is optimising efficiency and cutting costs. Understanding and finding affordable methods of transporting items can be tricky.
Today, you have the ability to choose from either wooden and plastic pallets, each in a variety shapes and sizes. Whilst they both serve the same purpose, plastic has many advantages that can help business cut costs.... Read More »
There is a new type of adhesive that has been credited with having the potential to reduce pallet accidents in the workplace. It will work by allowing pallets to remain unitised, even after the pallet wrap or shrink wrap has been removed. With the pallet in place, there is a significant reduction in the risk of products falling from high rack storage.
How will it work?
This technology is... Read More »
Plastic pallet slip sheets are an alternative packaging solution that are currently increasing in popularity in the pallets industry. They are being praised for their interesting benefits around space saving which can be an issue for all aspects of the supply chain. However, many are also praising their environmental benefits, with plastic slip sheets currently being made from plastics or... Read More »
We are now living in a world where customers are becoming more and more impatient to receive deliveries. Everyone wants everything now. With the likes of Amazon prime and countless Next Day Delivery schemes - pressure is mounting on those involved in the supply chain or fleet management. They must strive to achieve faster turnaround times on deliveries.
What’s the Solution?
These growing... Read More »
It has been reported that there is mounting pressure on professionals in the logistics industry to explore new ways of working. This is in line with the quantity of goods that are reported to be lost, stolen and damaged. These figures have grown over time, and now action needs to be taken to see this percentage reduced.
Many organisations have identified that these very issues are causing... Read More »