There is nothing like the feel of a fall playoff game when your team is in the hunt. True to form, this year’s games have provided loads of excitement already.
Back to pallets (work, work, work). When people ask me what I do, I generally tell them a quick description of my job... “I work with a thriving pallet company that provides all kinds of pallets and platforms that move industry.”
I wait for the slightly “confused” look and then I give them an example of what we do. With the Fall Classic in mind, I may say something like, “well, you know all of those hot dogs served at the games? At some point or another those dogs are transported on pallets from where they are made to a distribution center and then ultimately to the ball park.”
According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council fans will eat an estimated "21,357,316 hot dogs and 5,508,887 sausages during the 2014 Major League season, enough hot dogs to stretch from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles to Wrigley Field in Chicago."
Over 21 million Hot Dogs… that’s a lot of pallets moving those dogs around! Oh yeah, don’t forget about the mustard, ketchup, french fries, Cracker Jack®, peanuts and popcorn… OK, now I’m hungry. My point is simple, even baseball games rely on the pallet industry.
On a side note (yes, I’m having trouble focusing again) while doing a quick search on baseball and pallets, I found a few really cool, baseball uses for pallets. See Below.
Now that you know the important part pallets play in getting you those over-priced (but delicious) stadium concessions, let's talk game. Who would you like to see in the World Series? Let us know by commenting below.
Post by: Mike Cunneen, Director of Sales and Marketing
Use of Famous Dodger Dog by Farmer John licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Image permission provided by TheCreativePallet and KTKustomKreations.