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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 [...]

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 [...]

Tips for Warehouse Management this Holiday Season

By | November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Christmas is a busy time for most businesses. In fact, some make up to 50% of annual revenue in the last quarter of the year. Depending on how prepared you are, the holiday season can be a super success or a total flop for your business. To ensure your warehouse is ready for the Christmas [...]

10 Advantages of Plastic Pallets

By | November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

From bananas, to cars, to pet food—pallets deliver everything. There exist many different types of pallets, most made of wood or plastic. The wood pallet is perhaps the most classic and widely used. Plastic pallets, however, are advantageous for several reasons. Here are a few reasons why you should go plastic: Eco-Friendly. Unlike wood, which [...]

Wood Pallets 101: Block vs. Stringer Pallets

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

As the main method of product storage and local and international transportation, wood pallets are central to the operations of any large-scale company. As a shipper or manufacturer, it’s important to understand the difference between various types of wood pallets to make sure your business is operating as smoothly as possible. There are two main [...]

The History of Wood Pallets

By | October 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wood pallets are easy to overlook. They’re used everywhere—from storage facilities to DIY furniture projects. Despite their simplicity, wood pallets have a fascinating history. Since the 1900s, pallets have played a pivotal role in the international transportation industry. Here are some things you should know about the colourful history of wood pallets: Today, pallets can [...]

Recycling as a Personal and Industry Challenge

By | September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Many things come to mind when we think about Canada: our gorgeous lakes and mountains, diverse and vibrant cities, vast forests, and—we’d like to think—environmental record. However, we haven’t quite merited that last one. In a 2009 study (the most recent year available), Canada ranked last out of 17 industrialized nations when it came to [...]

Rebuilding in the Wake of B.C.’s Forest Fires

By | September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

As the transport, storage and logistics sector continues to grow in this increasingly digital and environmentally conscious age, we are far more connected than ever. That is why the effects of the forest fires this summer in British Columbia are felt so keenly by us on the east coast. And while the worst of the [...]