Pallets and Containers

A pallet or container is a unit load device (ULD) which enables a large amount of products or material to be bundled together for storage and transportation. A pallet is a flat structure that supports goods in a stable fashion while being lifted by a forklift truck. A pallet is the supporting foundation of a unit load which allows goods to be gathered together, stored uniformly and shipped in an efficient manner. Goods are often placed on a pallet and then secured and held together by using stretch wrap or shrink wrap. Pallets are made of wood, hard plastic or metal.

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The Delivery Group enters pallet market with Pallet-Track partnership

The Delivery Group enters pallet market with Pallet-Track partnership

eCommerce and specialist mail services firm The Delivery Group has entrered the pallet market via a partnership with pallet freight firm Pallet-Track.

UKFM sale reinforces London strategic plan

UKFM sale reinforces London strategic plan

European distribution network Palletforce has sold UK Freight Masters (UKFM) to TTT Logistics Group.

SPAR distributor turns once again to Gray & Adams for safe and secure urban semi-trailer

SPAR distributor turns once again to Gray & Adams for safe and secure urban semi-trailer

The latest addition to family-owned James Hall & Co’s refrigerated transport fleet is by preferred supplier Gray & Adams and features the electric rear shutter door which it now specifies as a matter of course.

cargo-partner introduces new container tracking service

cargo-partner introduces new container tracking service

The new and advanced container tracking feature offers customers full transparency over their FCL shipments. The state-of-the-art technology provides users with end-to-end data via the supply chain management platform SPOT.

Hyster Brings Zero-emissions, Productivity & Innovation to TOC 2019

Hyster Brings Zero-emissions, Productivity & Innovation to TOC 2019

At TOC Europe from 18-20 June 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Hyster Europe will showcase products and innovative handling solutions for ports and terminals. Visitors can also get an update regarding the progress of the zero-emission Container Handler projects underway at the Port of Los Angeles in the US and Port of Valencia in Spain.

Avery Weigh-Tronix drives operational efficiencies with launch of next generation of Pallet Truck Scale

Avery Weigh-Tronix drives operational efficiencies with launch of next generation of Pallet Truck Scale

Avery Weigh-Tronix, the industrial weighing manufacturer, has extended its range of industrial weighing equipment with the introduction of the PTS2000S; the next generation of pallet truck scale which works as part of three innovative solutions designed to drive business efficiencies.

Take ownership of your own closed loop of plastic pallets

Take ownership of your own closed loop of plastic pallets

Paying constantly increasing prices, buying or renting wooden pallets makes little financial sense; particularly when there is a more attractive alternative.

McDowell Haulage takes the fast lane with Freeway Mobile IT

McDowell Haulage takes the fast lane with Freeway Mobile IT

R McDowell haulage has transformed its fleet management operations after introducing mobile devices in a move to paperless working.

Paul Elson appointed Managing Director of Palletline Logistics

Paul Elson appointed Managing Director of Palletline Logistics

Palletline has announced the board appointment of Paul Elson to head up its logistics business which consists of five companies, effective 1st May 2019.

Lifting the liner block exemption law will not improve shippers' lives

Lifting the liner block exemption law will not improve shippers' lives

Wading into the war of words between shippers and carriers in recent weeks, speakers at the TOC Asia Container Supply Chain conference in Singapore claimed removing the BER would yield no benefit to cargo owners.

The BER, which is the de facto legislation covering liner alliances and vessel sharing agreements (VSAs) on container trades to and from Europe, is set to expire on 25 April next year.

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