To understand nestable pallets better, think about coffee cups.
When you're not using these cups at home, you probably store them in a way that saves space in the cupboard, right? The shape of most coffee cups lets one cup to rest inside another to take advantage of vertical storage space. It's the same with plastic nestable pallets. They're just a lot more stable.
What is a Nestable Pallet?
A plastic nestable pallet is designed to allow each pallet to fit snugly on top of one another in tall bundles when not in use. Most designs use 9 hollow feet or legs (think nine jumbo coffee cups) to achieve this "nesting" effect.
Of course, there are design exceptions. Leg counts can vary (higher or lower depending on pallet dimensions) and some pallets use a low profile bottom deck to achieve similar space-savings. Clearly, nesting saves space, but why else is this design valuable?
3 Ways Nestable Pallets Save Money
Well, there you have it. You now know how to define a nestable pallet. And, you understand how these cleverly designed plastic pallets with 9 feet can save money. Great job. You earned yourself a coffee break.
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