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How the Wood Pallet Industry is Committed to Sustainability

By | April 23rd, 2019|Wood Pallets|

If you’ve been reading some of our recent blog posts, you might have noticed how often we talk about reusing wood pallets for alternative purposes. It’s a fact that wood packaging products have the highest rate of recycling than any other form of packaging. As a natural resource, the wood pallet is considered sustainable, as [...]

Humanure, Hen Houses, and Other Unusual Uses for Wood Pallets

By | April 16th, 2019|Wood Pallets|

The DIY movement has been around long enough for people outside of the shipping industry to know that there is an endless number of ways to repurpose wood pallets. From gardening to furniture design, there’s no shortage of projects for you to do with your excess pallets. Many people love the raw and industrial look [...]

What Does Brexit Mean for the Wooden Pallet Industry?

By | March 27th, 2019|Wood Pallets|

A recent article published in The Guardian describes the UK’s possible wooden pallet-shortage in the event of Brexit going through. The article was written before the EU recently granted an extension, but unless there’s a referendum, the wooden pallet industry will still be looking at export issues in the future. What Will Happen? There are [...]

Facts About Pests Affecting the Wood Packaging Industry

By | March 18th, 2019|Wood Pallets|

If you’re reading this, your livelihood is likely affected by bugs. While they may not live in your home, they have a significant impact on our forests, and more directly, the wood packaging industry. Several factors contribute to pest infestations in our forests. It’s commonly accepted that rapid climate change and deforestation have greatly impacted [...]

Wood vs. Plastic Pallets: The Pros and the Cons

By | March 15th, 2019|Wood Pallets|

While the decision between wood and plastic pallets can seem almost fickle at times, the truth is that it could end up making or (literally) breaking your process. Getting educated about the benefits and the drawbacks of each option is a great start to figuring out which solution is best for you or your organization. [...]

The Value of Wood and Its Uses

By | August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wood is underestimated. Take a look around you and you’ll be surprised at the amount of wood that’s present, even in this technological age. Although metal has become a material closely associated with technology and is growing in its functions, wood is an ancient element that has many symbolic meanings and continues to have many [...]

Adding Wooden Pallet Designs to Your Garden

By | August 1st, 2018|Creative, Wood Pallets|

In our last post, we explained how to upcycle wooden pallets into a raised garden bed and a wall garden. Today, we’re going to show you how to use your wooden pallets to add both aesthetic and functional designs to your garden. As part of the wooden packaging industry, Pallet Management Group is proud to [...]

Upcycling Wooden Pallets for DIY Garden Projects

By | July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Warehouses and other facilities don’t need to be all about work and machines. According to NBC News, plants increase our concentration and productivity by 15% while reducing stress. Breathing some life into your facility starts with upcycling your wooden pallets. Pallet Management Group has a Drop-and-Switch program, but we won’t hold it against you if [...]

How to Improve Warehouse Efficiency

By | May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Your business is taking off and suddenly your warehouse is struggling to keep up with a growing demand. Warehouse efficiency is instrumental in reducing costs and there are many ways to streamline processes and gain efficiency. In light of the recent trend of integrating technology, many warehouses are seeking to boost their productivity to compete. [...]

The #1 Achievement of the Wooden Packaging Industry

By | April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Last month, the results of two surveys conducted since 2016 for the pallet industry market and landfill avoidance were revealed. While both contain pertinent information, the landfill avoidance survey contained the most encouraging result: 95% of wooden pallets are recycled. As an environmentally conscious recycling solutions provider, Pallet Management Group is happy to be a [...]