News - Category: White Papers

New White Paper Released:
A Comparison of Pallet Strength & Functionality

Costs related to products damaged in transit, return shipping, and customer dissatisfaction can swiftly derail a perceived good price on used or rebuilt GMA style pallets. Pallets are the base for unit load design; therefore, they should be properly matched with the demands of the load and the packaging design.

A mismatch in functionality can easily magnify when companies select cheap, rebuilt pallets. Many times, the assumed cost savings on the purchasing side of the equation turns into a financial liability once costs related to product damage, returns, and customer dissatisfaction are factored in.

Modern Materials Handling annually conducts a pallet usage survey to uncover why readers select and use specific pallet types. Since the inception of the survey over 20 years ago, price has consistently been the number one reason. The results of the 2016 survey showed that price continues to hold that place, with 60.9% of the readers in agreement.

Continue Reading…

Litco Creates White Paper On Mold Prevention In Pallets

Vienna, Ohio – Litco International, Inc., North America’s leading source of presswood pallets, has developed a new White Paper for companies concerned about mold on their pallets. Continue Reading…