The future of wood pallets is use only when absolutely necessary, with greater use of plastic pallets.

How to Simplify Pallet Sorting and Handling

Warehouse managers often view pallet sorting and handling as wasted time. While shipping platforms are necessary tools, they also require maintenance and storage. And the more time warehouse workers spend handling and storing empty pallets, the less time they can dedicate to essential tasks like managing inventory, receiving orders, and loading shipments.  By simplifying pallet…

Automatic pallet wrapper safety practices include a clean workspace around the machine.

Best Practices for Automatic Pallet Wrapper Safety

If your facility invested in an automatic pallet wrapper, then you’re likely already experiencing total cost of business (TCOB) reductions. Consider the efficiency gains in sheer productivity. Remember when one warehouse worker would wrap maybe thirty pallets over the course of an entire workday? Entry model turntable wrappers can wrap as many in one hour,…

semi-tractor-trailer hauling freight on highway

How to Lower Freight Costs

In response to pandemic uncertainty, logistics managers are closely examining how to lower freight costs by increasing efficiency, reducing waste, minimizing risks, and spending smarter. While the pandemic’s long-term impact on the shipping industry is difficult to foretell, short-term uncertainty has had a significant impact on freight rates. By September 2020, rates on some trucking…