Free Pallets – Ten Places Where to Find Free or Low Cost Pallets

Wondering where to find free or low-cost pallets? We often receive inquiries about where to find such pallets to start a home craft project, or more steady sources of used pallets to generate work as a pallet street vendor or a pallet recycling business. Pallets available at no cost typically include unusual sizes, small qualities, or ones that are … [Read more...]

New website reinforces as the ‘go to’ supplier for for UK RTP needs has launched a new website. Presenting the UK’s widest selection of plastic pallets, pallet boxes and small containers, the new website provides customers with one central destination for all their returnable transit packaging (RTP) needs. Jim Hardisty, co-founder and managing director of, said: “We took … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging and Pallets – News Briefs

Noteworthy nuggets from the world of reusable packaging and pallets. Send your bits and pieces to September 19, 2017. Do you have reusable pallet loss or theft issues? Please take our 60-second Reusable Pallet and Container Loss Survey. September 19, 2017. Rehrig Pacific, a leading supplier of reusable … [Read more...]

Delta to Launch New IIoT-Enabling Platforms for Smart Machine Automation at Pack Expo 2017

Delta’s new DIACloud, EtherCAT, and EtherNet/IP platforms allow machine builders to design leaner solutions and reduce overall costs   Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today announced three new platforms, the DIACloud platform, EtherCAT machine control network platform, and EtherNet/IP … [Read more...]

LANTECH’S 45 Years of Test Data Affirms Time-Tested Load Security Formula

North American companies take notice as EU manufacturers seek load stability solution. Poorly secured truck shipments cause an estimated $50 billion of in-transit damage globally every year (Reference: Inbound Logistics, January 2004).  At present, there are no official standards governing load stability during shipment. However, there is a … [Read more...]

RM2 Smart Pallet Powered by AT&T’s LTE-M Network Supports Pharmaceutical Product Safety and Reduced Carbon Emissions

Companies to detail RM2’s connected, reusable pallet potential at upcoming PACK EXPO, panel discussion to be streamed live on RM2's Twitter handle, @RM2pallets. RM2, an innovator in shipping pallet design, is pleased to announce their involvement in an upcoming panel discussion, “Unlocking the Supply Chain with the Internet of Things,” at Pack … [Read more...]

Universal Robots to exhibit new scaleable packaging solutions addressing fast-changing market at PACK EXPO 2017

While most robotic cells and automated machinery in the market are stationary solutions designed to complete one task for their usable life, Universal Robots Certified System Integrator, Allied Technology, has taken a new approach. “We believe a robot cell should be modular, flexible, and easy to use. The systems we design are scaleable and … [Read more...]

Sappi to Present Innovative, Sustainable Paper Packaging Solutions at Pack Expo Las Vegas

Sappi Limited, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, will be showing its full range of specialty and packaging grades at the 2017 Pack Expo Las Vegas September 25-27, 2017. Sappi is committed to offering customers high-quality, innovative and sustainable specialty products and solutions via its robust global … [Read more...]

Modern’s 2017 Pallet Survey and Webcast Highlights

Modern Materials Handling recently released the welcome results of its 2017 reader pallet survey, along with the accompanying annual webcast, featuring remarks from Dr. Mark White (click here to watch the presentation replay.) As an annual survey, it is one of the few consistent windows we have into the U.S. pallet market. (We also just posted the … [Read more...]

AusContact Awards Recognise Best Contact Centres

CHEP Australia has been recognised as a state finalist for Best Centre Team, announced on 30 August 2017. This award considered results from individual submissions and interviews. Individuals from CHEP Australia were interviewed for roles including; customer contact professional, operations champion, people champion, team leader and team … [Read more...]