So you've been asked to buy plastic pallets. And, after looking at 200+ options, you're lost. How are you ever going to narrow down your choices? Well, any good pallet pro will ask this important question, “where’s the pallet going and how?”
It's a great question for eliminating plastic pallets that won't work. Just know there will probably be more to answer. This post is part 6 of a 10-post series on plastic pallets 101. (Part 5 explains common plastic pallet sizes.)
Plastic Pallet Destinations
The destination for your plastic pallet will often fall into one of two camps:
Plastic Pallet Handling
Beyond destination requirements, consider your operating conditions:
1. What Equipment are you Using?
2. What are you Loading on the Pallet?
Don't Forget to Test your Plastic Pallet
You think you've found a pallet that best fits your destination and handling situation. That's great. You're almost at the finish line. But, before you place that order, you may want to give that pallet a good test run. Why? Every load and system is different. And while everything may seem to line up perfectly on paper, something unexpected may be discovered during your real-world application.
Are you looking to buy plastic pallets? Let one of our pallet pros help you get answers to the important questions. Ask your own question below or get in touch today.
Post by: Mike Cunneen, Director of Sales & Marketing
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