Nearly every consumer and industrial item you interacted with today took a ride on a pallet. Let that sink in for a minute.
Your morning coffee. That phone in your pocket. Those new tires on your car. Even the pulleys and electronics that took you safely up to the seventh floor in the office elevator. All of it. There's a chance I'm not telling you anything new. But, have you ever asked why one company chooses wooden pallets and why another chooses plastic pallets?
This post is part 7 of a 10-post series on plastic pallets 101. (Part 6 examines plastic pallet destinations and handling.)
A Pallet is not a Pallet
Most pallets are made from wood. Wooden pallets dominate the market for good reason. Sometimes, though, it makes sense to explore other pallet material options like metal, corrugated, wood composites and the topic of this post, plastic.
What makes plastic pallets special? Drumroll please...
Top 6 Benefits of Plastic Pallets
Plastic pallets are engineered for long life. Reusability is a benefit that shouldn't be overlooked. When shopping for plastic pallets, ask your pallet pro to help calculate your cost-per-use. You may be surprised by the sizable savings of choosing plastic.
Want to learn more about how plastic pallets can benefit your company? Drop me a comment below or get in touch to sample a plastic pallet today.
Post by: Mike Cunneen, Director of Sales & Marketing
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