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Companies starting to outsource all materials handling processes

[Your browser does not support iframe, or has been configured not to display inline frames. You can access this document by clicking the link below.] ALX M5 Pallet Cost Model vs. Conventional Pallet Offerings: A Case Study in Food Service

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Mar
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Pallets
March 10, 2013

>[Your browser does <em>not</em> support <code>iframe</code>,<br /> or has been configured not to display inline frames.<br /> You can access this document by clicking the link below.] Pallets

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Computer designed, the 40 x 48 “Super D” remains the standard of the industry for a nine leg nestable pallet. The pallet. One might ask how recent advances in technology have been applied to a commodity that seems so far … Continue reading

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[Your browser does not support iframe, or has been configured not to display inline frames. You can access this document by clicking the link below.] Huhtamaki Reduces Trip Costs with ORBIS Plastic Pallets

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The pallet has become the cornerstone of the entire materials handling industry. It is the means by which the manufacturing, transport and distribution functions are united into a single gauge. The Australian Experience In the early 1950′s materials handling in … Continue reading

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Aug
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Recylcling Pallets
August 11, 2011

‘Tis the season to be shopping and we are shopping! National Public Radio (NPR) says that Black Friday and Cyber Monday both exceeded anticipated holiday sales levels. This year, according to the National Retail Federation, holiday sales are expected to … Continue reading

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A collaborative project that involves wood-products, engineers and entomologists from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is looking for the next big thing when it comes to pallet and packaging treatment to stop the spread of invasive pests. Existing control … Continue reading

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Publisher wonders about what the mainstream press might report if the media decided to turn over a new leaf and give wood products and pallets a fair shake. By Chaille Brindley Date Posted: 1/1/2011 While selecting the top stories of … Continue reading

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Feb
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annular nail – pallet nail with annular (circular ring) threads rolled onto the shank. banding notch – see “strap slot.” bin – four-sided superstructure to be mounted on a pallet base, with or without a cover; also known as a … Continue reading

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PALLET MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INC.: FINANCIAL AND LABOR PRODUCTIVITY BENCHMARKS AVAILABLE SAN DIEGO, Calif. – – ICON Group International Ltd., today released studies on labor productivity and financial benchmarks for Pallet Management Systems, Inc. (OTC: PALT). What? International Competitive Benchmarks and … Continue reading

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