Pallet & Pooling News Briefs: Paper Pallet Market to Reach $710 Million by 2025

Pallet and pooling news briefs According to a recently released report, Europe is the leading market for paper pallets, accounting for about 32% of global sales in 2018. It is followed by North America at almost 30% of the market. The report states that paper pallet sales generated $US 620 million globally in 2018 and will reach $US 710 by 2025. … [Read more...]

FEFPEB president calls for total certified wood sourcing

FEFPEB president Rob van Hoesel has challenged European wooden pallet and packaging manufacturers to ensure all the timber they use is certified as sustainably produced. Speaking to delegates at the annual FEFPEB congress, Van Hoesel said that, against a background of increasing worldwide attention on the environmental credentials of businesses, … [Read more...]

Understanding the GMA and recycled pallet grades

Tyson Steffens explains the basics of the GMA 48x40-inch recycled pallet Few things are more confusing to the novice than the recycled pallet market. There are a number of choices when it comes to the sort parameters of a GMA and virtually limitless options when it comes to remanufactured and combo pallets. On top of that, the nomenclature can … [Read more...]

Ideas for Getting Rid of Unwanted Pallets and Crating

Looking for wood packaging and pallet removal best practices? You can eliminate scrap pallets or crating material quickly, and perhaps sell those unwanted pallets, with a little planning. The accumulation of scrap wood pallets, dunnage and wooden crating is a problem for many facilities. In a perfect world, you would be able to reuse the … [Read more...]

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

    Editor's note: Do you have pallets you need to be removed? People looking for pallets have posted their contact information in the comment section below. Wondering where to find free or low-cost pallets? I often receive inquiries about where to find such pallets to start a home craft project, or more steady sources of … [Read more...]

Millwood Acquires CORE Erosion Control Services

Purchase Means New Product Brand, Additional Erosion Services Vienna, OH, October 2019 – Millwood, Inc. finalized the purchase of CORE Erosion Control Services in September. With it comes a new product brand and Millwood’s 30th location nationwide. “We are excited to announce this acquisition,” Lionel Trebilcock, regional whitewood … [Read more...]

CHEP, Kimberly-Clark and SmartWay Logistics find the formula to reduce empty running and CO2 emissions through logistics collaboration

Kimberly-Clark’s logistics supplier will share trucks with the pallet pooling company CHEP on the Czech Republic – UK route, reducing empty running by at least 10 percent. SmartWay Logistics, the 4PL brand of Van der Wal, will act as a trustee and operations partner. Utrecht, 21 October 2019 - Starting from September 2019, trucks transporting … [Read more...]

GT+plastics debuts plastic pallet line at PACK EXPO Las Vegas

GT+plastics recently unveiled its plastic pallet product line to U.S. pallet buyers in the Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, including its newest offering, the TA100, a rackable 48×40″ model with various design options. The company’s product mix includes reusable, custom and one-way or export pallet lines. The Las Vegas … [Read more...]

CHEP launches Zero Waste World in Europe

The initiative aims to avoid waste, eliminate empty runs and eliminate inefficiencies in the supply chain Cologne, October 15, 2019 - CHEP, a global leader in supply chain solutions, announced a new initiative called "Zero Waste World" at two major European events: the IGD Supply Chain Summit in London and the Sustainable Brands Madrid … [Read more...]

Tosca to Acquire Polymer Logistics

Atlanta, Georgia, USA, October 16, 2019--Tosca, an innovator in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions in the United States, has agreed to acquire Polymer Logistics (“Polymer”), an innovative company specializing in reusable transport packaging and retail merchandising systems in the United States and Europe, from a consortium of private … [Read more...]