Blog entries by Associated Pallets

  1. The rise of internet shopping has seen a growing need for e-fulfilment distribution networks. Online retailers have become an important part of our lives, and many of us now rely on them to deliver everything from clothes and beauty products to toys and food. The fulfilment process is a critical...
  2. Many businesses that need to stock goods on a regular basis have to consider whether to buy pallets or to continue renting them. Pallets are ideal for warehousing goods and transporting them and even in retail centres as cheap but effective display structures. So buying pallets could prove to...
  3. Used wooden pallets are now extremely popular for DIY, craft and home decor projects. But these pallets are often made from more than just wood. In order to prolong their life and enhance their durability and resistance to environmental conditions, they are frequently treated with chemicals....
  4. When considering logistics, it's easy to think about the big elements such as the integrated software, the delivery tracking devices and the vast warehouses which are run like clockwork by large teams. But how often do we consider the humble and essential pallet? The pallet is perhaps the most...
  5. When considering logistics, it's easy to think about the big elements such as the integrated software, the delivery tracking devices and the vast warehouses which are run like clockwork by large teams. But how often do we consider the humble and essential pallet? The pallet is perhaps the most...
  6. When considering logistics, it's easy to think about the big elements such as the integrated software, the delivery tracking devices and the vast warehouses which are run like clockwork by large teams. But how often do we consider the humble and essential pallet? The pallet is perhaps the most...
  7. There are ways to recycle most plastic materials, whether they are used at home or in any industrial applications. The method of recycling depends mostly on economic factors and whether the product can continue to be recycled more times. According to the British Plastics Federation, about 24 per...
  8. Pallets are a vital part of the working process for many warehouses, factories, transportation companies and other businesses. However, they are often vulnerable to damp weather. This can cause damage to most types of pallet, rendering them unsafe for use and creating the danger of injury to...
  9. A pallet is an important element in the global transportation industry. They provide a safe and efficient means of moving goods from one location to another, so it’s vital that they are well maintained. How can you ensure that your wooden or plastic pallet is kept in the best condition? A...
  10. In the business world, words such as environmentalism, 'green' business and sustainability often get bandied about, but what exactly do they all mean, and how do they link together? The Different Terms and Their Inter-Connectivity Ultimately, 'the environment' describes that bigger picture...
  11. Wooden packaging is still extremely popular and is used by a variety of different industries. There are a number of types of wood used in the manufacture of packaging products, depending on the requirements and budget of the customer. Why Choose Wooden Packaging? Around 95% of pallets are made...
  12. There is often a great deal of confusion over the differences between a pallet and a skid. It's important to understand exactly what you're specifying, as otherwise you could use packaging material that's inappropriate for the intended use. Is It a Skid or a Pallet? Some definitions of a...
  13. Goods of all kinds need to be stored and transported effectively across the world. The use of crates and pallets is an efficient way of doing so and allows items to be moved quickly and easily between lorries and warehouses. Wooden pallets and other packing goods have been dominant for many...
  14. Stackable and waterproof boxes are among those essential household items that we tend not to think about too often. After all, they are purely functional and take up very little space within our homes. However, they have a vast range of uses, both indoors and out. Let's look at some of the...
  15. If you have to transport goods, either here in the UK or overseas, you may wish to use the services of a freight-forwarding or packing company to help you. Whether those goods are large individual items or a bulk delivery of smaller objects, an efficient and cost-effective transportation...