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New 48” x 45” Presswood Automotive Pallet Is Cost-Effective Alternative to Plastic

48" x 45" automotive palletLitco International Inc., North America’s leading source of Inca presswood pallets, today announced the launch of a nestable 48” x 45”. The pallet is specifically designed to meet the needs of Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers to the automotive industry that can use a low cost nestable, non-plastic pallet.

The automotive industry has traditionally favored the use of plastic returnable pallets and totes with this size footprint.  Space saving nestability, long life span and exemption from IPPC-ISPM 15 regulations has made plastic the pallet material of choice for many Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers shipping components both domestically, and to assembly plants in Canada and Mexico.  Although these supply channels tend to be of the closed loop variety, higher acquisition costs and loss rates have some logistics professionals searching for alternatives.Continue Reading…