iLogic, one of the world's foremost providers of returnable asset management solutions, announced today that 9BLOC™ has selected masLogic™ as their software platform. With the 9BLOC implementation, masLogic empowers participating companies and their … [Read more...] about 9BLOC™Chooses masLogic™ as its Software Solution for Pallet Pool Management
Pallets: Introduction, procurement considerations and supply chain optimization considerations
Are pallets a procurement line item for your company or a source of competitive advantage? This section includes introductory articles introducing pallets, including their role in the supply chain, options, and considerations from supply chain optimization and procurement perspectives.
Pallets are used to stack, store, protect, and transport materials in the course of being handled by materials handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks or conveyors, being stored in racking or bulk storage or being positioned in transport vehicles. The pallet is the most common base for the unit load, which includes pallet and goods stacked atop it, typically secured by stretch wrap, strapping, shrink wrap, adhesive, pallet collar, or other means of stabilization, including reusable wraps, straps, and nets.
The North American Pallet Industry is responding to the changing needs of its customers by offering fully independent pools of nine block pallets nationwide. The core of this offering is the 9BLOC™ whitewood block pallet, which is being manufactured … [Read more...] about 9BLOC™ Presents New Flexible Pallet Pooling Options for Pallet Users
Customer demand in the fourth quarter for a broad range of recycled plastic shipping pallets and steady sales volume for reprocessed plastic for resale drove record sales and income at Greystone Logistics for the year ending May 31, … [Read more...] about Record Revenues and Earnings for Greystone Logistics
Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department “Plastic Industrial Theft Task Force,” assigned to Industry Sheriff's Station, served a search warrant on Saturday morning, June 30, at “So Cal Plastics,” located in the city of Anaheim, … [Read more...] about Pallet and Container Theft: LASD Industry Search Warrant in Anaheim Nets $450K in Plastic Pallets and Packaging Stolen from Businesses
This article originally appeared in Pallet Enterprise Magazine. There are few products with a quicker cycle time and a shorter shelf life than the daily news. And in a highly automated newspaper printing plant with no tolerance for down time, high … [Read more...] about Newspaper Plant Uses PDQ Plastic Pallets for Slave Pallets, Shipping
By Bob Trebilcock, Executive Editor, MMH A report in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal said that prices for commodities are plunging around the globe. Try telling that to anyone who has tried recently to purchase a truck load of cores. That’s the … [Read more...] about Pallets: A Core Problem
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced that the Attorney General's Criminal Division has charged four Michigan residents with multiple crimes in connection to an alleged organized crime operation targeting industrial areas of southeast … [Read more...] about Plastic Pallet Theft Ring Charged in Michigan
IKEA has been in the news about its new paper pallet program, but now also for its residual wood pallets as well. Four people have been indicted in France as part of an investigation into the theft of 22,000 pallets from an IKEA warehouse, valued at … [Read more...] about IKEA Pallet Theft in France
LOSCAM, an industry leader in pallet and container pooling solutions, recently addressed the Australian Institute of Packaging National Conference on the latest trends in retail ready returnable packaging. Presented by David Edwards, Loscam’s lead … [Read more...] about Loscam Speaks on ‘Evolution Of Returnable Packaging – From Humble Pallet To Sophisticated Retail Solutions’
Dutch beverage industry is switching to plastic pallets Beverage Pallet Management Netherlands BV (DPB) is replacing its wooden pallets with a new pool of 400,000 plastic pallets. It has chosen a durable heavy-duty100x1200mm model made from … [Read more...] about Dutch Beverage Pool Transitions to Plastic Pallets