Why Pallets?

Pallets and skids are a critical component to today’s manufacturing operations, and it is essential that they perform to the standards you hold them to. Designed to protect your load while in transit, pallets have been a necessary and relied upon shipment method of goods and products for years. Engineered to protect your load while in storage, they allow for increased storage capacity in the warehouse and help you to save valuable space. With two-way and four-way entry options pallets allow you to move your products around with ease and speed. With their easy attainability and low cost, pallets and skids are one of the most cost-effective handling systems available.

Why Wooden Pallets?

When pallets and skids were first constructed, years ago, they were constructed using wood products. Today, pallets and skids are constructed out of a variety of materials such as cardboard, plastic, steel. While corrugated pallets, plastic pallets, and steel pallets are utilized in a variety of industries, wooden pallets continue to dominate the market both in the United States, and around the world. Despite the variety of pallet materials out there, wooden pallets continue to be the most common pallet manufactured and used in today’s industries. So why is that wooden pallets are so popular? There are a number of factors that keep wooden pallets and wooden skids at the top of shipping and packaging manager’s lists:

  • Wooden pallets are economical, with the lowest cost per use.
  • Wooden pallets are reusable.
  • Wooden pallets are durable.
  • Wooden pallets can be designed for any use in any industry.
  • Wooden pallets are easy to prototype.
  • Wooden pallets can easily be custom designed.
  • Wooden pallets represent a good balance between strength, stiffness, durability, functionality, and purchase price.
  • Wooden pallets work well in most automated environments.
  • Wooden pallets are biodegradable.
  • Wooden pallets are recyclable.