The Lumber Labyrinth

The Lumber Labyrinth

Deciding what pallets are best for your company can be an overwhelming endeavor. Most companies are not large enough to staff a full-time pallet purchasing agent. The result is that many buyers are delegated the responsibility without much understanding of the pallet world. One of the decisions that each buyer will have to make is what type of lumber they want their pallets built from.

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Pallet Shipping Costs Explained

Pallet Shipping Costs Explained

Let’s face it, pallet shipping costs are a significant expense that all buyers would prefer to reduce – or eliminate and they are rising. Part of the rising costs have to do with fuel prices, and changes in the transportation, and logistics regulations. With more trucks now using electronic logging, trucks are driving fewer miles, extending the time for deliveries because layovers have become longer and fewer drivers are available to haul because longer hauls are now utilizing teams of drivers to keep the unit’s moving.

Rejoice! We’ve got helpful advice to help customers reduce pallet shipping charges and stretch their operational budget dollars to their fullest.

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Pallet Racking: A Beginner's Guide

Pallet Racking: A Beginner's Guide

For most companies, space is a volatile resource. Seasonality and growth are the culprits that cause most managers to constantly evaluate their space restrictions. In this article, I hope to familiarize an aspiring owner or manager looking to optimize vertical space in their warehouse with pallet racking.

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GMA Pallets: What are they?

GMA Pallets: What are they?

Grocery pallet, GMA pallet, standard pallet — all are names for the common 48” x 40” pallet used over 90% of the time any pallet is shipped anywhere. However, if you asked ten different people what a “GMA” pallet was, you would easily get ten different answers: “A GMA pallet is a 48x40,” or “A GMA pallet is for food,” or “A GMA pallet is brand new hardwood.”

Let’s get rid of the mystery. This article will answer all our questions!

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DIY Pallets: Become an Expert

DIY Pallets: Become an Expert

Want to impress your friends at your next dinner party with the handmade coffee table that looks like it was put together in the mid-19th century? Do you want your poker buddies to applaud your rustic, creative touch that nobody knew you had? Wouldn’t you love for the ladies at the book club to gossip about your chic decorating style with your new wine rack and bed frame? Well look no further than your local recycled pallet! The plethora of blogs, guides, and instructional videos coupled with the cheap or free price of broken recycled pallets gives a stylish alternative to overpriced designer furniture or decoration kits.

In this article we will take look at a few aspects of DIY pallets that will turn you into a bonafide DIY pallet expert.

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