As wood product levels dwindle, prices are rising. Recently, China purchased large quantities of pine. There is now a stranglehold on that product. Prices are going to go up and deliveries of pine are going to be few and far between.
So what should you do to keep your prices low as the price of wood continues to rise? There are three ways to achieve this goal:
What’s the big deal with intermodal? You can save money, a lot of it.
So how does intermodal work?
Intermodal involves more than one mode of transit. Typically the modes include truck, rail, ship and or barge. For purposes of freight movement within North America we will use truck, rail and ship.
Have you ever had issues shipping your product out of the country? It might be time for you to consider a plastic export pallet.
Over the past 10 years, the term “export pallet” has become more prevalent. Export plastic pallets refer to pallets that are shipped overseas or out of the country.
“Your load is being held at the border.”
These words will make any project manager or sales director shudder
Got mold on your wood pallets? First thing is do not panic!
It's okay to be concerned. No one in the supply-chain ever wants to receive a wood pallet covered in mold. If this is the first time you've encountered mold, consider yourself lucky. Now that you've found mold, however, it's time to get educated and be proactive.
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