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Export Pallet Selection Trends 2016

U.S. - Canada ISPM-15 exemption to end, challenges for used wood HT pallets, new products and more     What is the best pallet to choose for your export program, or should you be palletizing at all? Over the last several years, the floor loading of consumer products has been a popular measure to improve container … [Read more...]

The Eye Popping Numbers for Reusable Packaging and Pallet Loss

The statistics for reusable pallet and container loss can be looked at as bad and inevitable, or as a huge opportunity for supply chain cost reduction. This is a call to action.   If your company is suffering from serious loss or theft of reusables, it just might misguidedly find some solace in knowing it isn’t alone. Pallet and … [Read more...]

Survey Looks at Spain’s Pallet System: 355 Million Movements Annually

  Good pallet statistics are often difficult to find, so here are some interesting numbers from Spain. For the sake of comparison, Spain has 47 million people versus 316 million in the U.S. (2013 numbers), while U.S. has a per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of around $53,000 versus approximately $29,000 for Spain, Pallet production … [Read more...]

FEFPEB Congress: Significant Growth for European Pallet Production

Production of wood pallets is up substantially in Europe over the last decade, according to the congress of the European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB). At FEFPEB’s 65th congress, entitled “Packaging and pallets in a competitive European Union” and held in Brussels, FEFPEB’s secretariat reported on industry … [Read more...]

Retail Sales Strengthen in Australia, Axios Mobile to Supply Pallets and Technology Platform to Leading Egg Producer

Composite pallet and technology platform provider wins contract from Trillium Farms,  AFGC CHEP Retail Index shows continued retail improvement. Retail Sales Strengthen in Australia Year-on-year retail sales growth continued upward in the March quarter with a rise of 5.8 percent, with further strengthening anticipated, according to the AFGC … [Read more...]

When It Comes to Plastic Pallets, Buyers Have the Edge

Plastic pallets have a buyer power score of 3.9 out of 5, reflecting high buyer power, according to a new report. “Because plastic pallets have a low level of specialization and low switching costs, buyers are able to attain stronger negotiation power,” says IBISWorld procurement analyst Lauren Setar. Additionally, substitutes for these … [Read more...]

Economic Impact Study Shows Wood Packaging Industry Supports 173,000 Jobs in the United States

Direct value of pallet industry output exceeded $10.7 billion, the highest level of output since 2007. A recent study from The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) found that the wooden pallet and container manufacturing industry has a direct or indirect impact on more than 173,000 jobs and generates a total economic … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging News Briefs: DOC Finds Dumping of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from Mexico

Reusable packaging news briefs U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from Mexico WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced the affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from Mexico, finding that … [Read more...]

Challenging Market Conditions Lead to Dip in Recycling Rates for Film and Rigid Plastics

Domestic purchasing of rigid plastics and film continues to increase as overall recycling totals decrease WASHINGTON – Despite tough global market conditions, two new reports (the 2017 National Post-Consumer Non-Bottle Rigid Plastic Recycling Report and the 2017 National Post-Consumer Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Report ) found that domestic … [Read more...]

LPR expansion in Central Eastern Europe

Pallet News Briefs 2019 LPR – La Palette Rouge, the pallet pooling specialist, a division of Euro Pool Group, is accelerating its expansion into Central and Eastern Europe (C.E.E.) and announces the development of its support team in this region thanks to the appointment of Slavomir Sykora, in charge of Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary … [Read more...]