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Everything You Need to Know about Warehouse Management

By | July 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized, Wood Pallets|

The smooth day-to-day operations of your warehouse is an important part of the logistics chain. Part storage facility and part pick-up and drop-off location, your warehouse is central to the efficient functioning of any supply chain system. Here is some more information about the significance of warehouse management from the supply chain and logistics specialists [...]

5 Types of Pallets, Explained

By | July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized, Wood Pallets|

From a distance, pallets might all look the same: stacks and stacks of wooden structures with hollow centres and the occasional brown stain. Up close, you’ll notice that no two pallets are alike. Pallets are created with a variety of different materials, including recycled wood, plywood, and plastic. Here are some common types of pallets [...]

Help Save Wood from Ending Up in Landfills with Pallet Recycling

By | June 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wood pallets are essential to the local and international transportation of items across a variety of industries. It is estimated that 441 million new pallets are manufactured and 357 million pallets are rebuilt from discarded materials each year in the United States alone. This makes the pallet industry one of the biggest users of hardwood [...]

Five Types of Pallets, Explained

By | June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized, Wood Pallets|

From a distance, pallets might all look the same: stacks and stacks of wooden structures with hollow centres and the occasional brown stain. Up close, you’ll notice that no two pallets are alike. Pallets are created with a variety of different materials, including recycled wood, plywood, and plastic. Here are some common types of pallets [...]

The Benefits of Becoming an Environmentally Sustainable Business

By | May 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Environmental sustainability has become an increasingly important topic of conversation among business leaders over the past few years. With growing concerns about the scarcity of non-renewable resources and their impact on the environment, how to incorporate sustainable practices into business has become a significant discussion within many industries. Sustainability is not only beneficial from an [...]

The Benefits of Wood Pallets Versus Plastic Pallets

By | April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized, Wood Pallets|

There’s a longstanding debate in the transportation, storage and logistics industry about the benefits of wood pallets versus plastic pallets. While it may seem like plastic pallets would be the more environmentally-conscious option, wood pallets are actually the type of shipping material you should you if you’re concerned about reducing the ecological footprint of your [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Wood Pallet Collars

By | April 11th, 2017|Wood Pallets|

You may have heard the term before, but what exactly are wood pallet collars? Pallet collars are a modern and highly effective packing solution for storing and transporting goods of various sizes. If you’re having trouble keeping all of your products safe and organized during shipment, storage or transportation, try using pallet collars for improved [...]

How To Perform a Pallet Audit

By | March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized, Wood Pallets|

In today’s fast-paced and competitive market, keeping your production and shipping costs low while still delivering a quality product to your customers is the key to a successful business. One of the ways to reduce transportation costs and ensure your business runs as efficiently as possible is by performing routine pallet audits. A pallet audit [...]

How Technology is Changing The Wooded Pallet Industry

By | March 1st, 2017|Wood Pallets|

It’s no secret that we live in an age of technological innovation. The wood pallet industry has been around for a long time but that doesn’t mean that we’re not adaptable and changing to meet the demands of today’s world. While some people may shy away from embracing technological advancements, recent innovations have allowed the [...]

Pest Protection and Safe Trade and Movement in the Wood Pallet Industry

By | February 6th, 2017|Wood Pallets|

This fall marked the first time that The Canadian Wood Pallet and Container Association (CWPCA) attended the North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) meeting in Montreal, Quebec. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss risk management in regards to pest infestations and the movement of wood. The CWPCA was joined by a number of [...]