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Category Archives: Companies starting to outsource all materials handling processes

Number of different pallet sizes declining as industry standardizes

Nov
10
Modern materials handling
November 10, 2010

Here is a complet and interesting report that talks about : Modern materials handling and plastic pallets. The whole report :http://www.igps.net/pdf/1-26948404%20final%20eprint.pdf

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Nov
10
What are plastic pallets?
November 10, 2010

Plastic pallets are pallets made of a variety of plastics both virgin and recycled materials. Plastic pallets are more widely used in Europe than in the rest of the world. Plastic pallets are often chosen over traditional wood pallets because they … Continue reading

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Economic realities often create permanent change in how business delivers products to market.  Manufactures deliver product to over 4000 Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club locations in the United States.  In a transportation policy shift, Wal-Mart will begin to transport products delivered to … Continue reading

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Pallet logistics guru Rick LeBlanc covers some of the top trends in logistics and ways that smart pallet companies can take advantage of these industry shifts. Whether labeled as logistics or not, successful pallet companies pay close attention to the … Continue reading

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National Competence. Local Attention. With a network of over 60 company-owned and operated pallet distribution centers and a transportation fleet of over 4,500 units, IFCO is the largest pallet services company in the country. At IFCO, we focus on the … Continue reading

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If your company deals with the shipment of goods, no matter what the crowd, chances are you will benefit from pallet management outsourcing. Many companies, when they think to turn to outsourcing their entire transport and handling stock think third. … Continue reading

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