The marketing team at Nelson Company has two remarkable reasons to celebrate as we wind down 2022.
Earlier this month, the staff at Pallet Enterprise and WoodView Media Company named Nelson Company as one of their top 5 picks for best US pallet company websites for 2022. This year also marked the 20-year anniversary of our partnership with the talented web group that helps to keep us ahead of the pack.
The basic anatomy of a plastic pallet can be boiled down to three main parts: a top deck, the bottom support and the sides.
Easy, right? Not so fast. Plastic pallets are available in a dizzying array of styles and options designed to work with specific loads, environments and equipment. How do you choose? The guide below will help you get started.
A stunning 95% of the companies that use pallets choose wood. That's according to the 12th Annual Pallet Report released last month by Modern Materials Handling.
Now, that's not to say companies exclusively use wood. 31% of survey respondents use plastic and another 17% reported using wood composite, for example. But, clearly, pallets made from wood still hold a commanding lead for transporting goods.
Want to learn about plastic pallets fast? This quick video will get you up-to-speed on everything from styles and materials to the safety and money-saving benefits of using plastic pallets.
Below the video is a brief summary of the topics we cover with timestamps for skipping to a specific section.
Raw material pricing has everyone cringing. How can you save money on your shipping materials while still ensuring your product arrives safely?
In today’s marketplace, businesses are hampered by inflation while still trying to offer products that are advantageous for customers to purchase. How do you accomplish this when material costs are going up from the time you place the order to delivery? Two words... smart packaging.
Not to be confused with the 2009 film staring Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin (with some scene-stealing support from Steve Martin and John Krasinski) "It's Complicated" is the best way to describe how commodity plastic resin is priced in the marketplace.
If you purchase plastic pallets, you have likely experienced this pricing volatility first hand.
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