Benefits of Plastic Pallets over Wooden Pallets


Plastic Pallets offer various benefits over wooden pallets for a range of applications, from storing and moving products within any facility, to recycling them in closed hoop distribution systems. They are also used in fulfilling multiple roles such as displaying products in showrooms and stores after they are delivered on the plastic pallets.

They are Easier To Transport

Thanks to their lightweight nature, plastic pallets are easier to transport and therefore, you won't have to incur a lot of handling and shipping costs like you would with wooden pallets.

Strong and Durable

Plastic pallets withstand the scrapes and bumps of recurrent use in transit. They are an excellent choice for those looking for a cost-saving close-looped systems; they can be used for a long time. Even after a couple of years of usage, they'll still retain their original form in terms of rigidity, shock absorbency, and size. There are able to withstand damages even during rough conditions thanks to their cohesive design.

Safer To Use and Eco-friendly

Plastic pallets don't have sharp edges and splinters. This reduces the chances of goods being shipped from being damaged unlike when shipped on traditional wooden pallets. They will take care of your shipping needs safely and effectively.

In addition, they are safer to the environment because when you opt to use plastic pallets over wood pallets, you save trees. And because they are durable and long-lasting than wood pallets, plastic pallets end up reducing waste to the environment. Besides, they are recyclable which means they reduce disposal and landfill costs.

Plastic Pallets Are More Hygienic

A key influencing factor why most business are opting for plastic over wooden pallets is the hygiene factor. A plastic pallet is easier to clean besides being resistant to bacteria and moisture. These elements are why they're routinely used in drink pharmaceutical, and food sectors, where it's critical that products being transported are hygienic and not contaminated.

They're Weather and Chemical Resistant

Plastic pallets aren't affected by moisture. This makes them an excellent choice for indoor applications where water is frequently used or outdoor applications, as they won't warp upon prolonged exposure to moisture.

They are also resistant to most chemicals hence don't decompose, decay, rot, or react with stored products. This ensures that whatever you're transporting in them is in best condition.

Available In Various Designs

Plastic pallets are available in a range of designs including nesting models that nest products together for saving floor space and easy handling, racked pallets that can be placed in open racks, as well as stackable designs that help to optimise unitisation.

Plastic pallets are space efficient and very versatile. Their durability will help you save more money.


29 December 2016

Recycling in Remote Areas: Ideas, Advocacy and Education

Hi, my name is Christine. About a year ago, I left the city and moved to a remote corner of Australia. I noticed that while surrounded by natural beauty and peace, I was missing several amenities, and one of these was access to recycling. As a result, I started figuring out ways to expand recycling in remote areas. I also started researching how to advocate for bringing it to these areas and educating citizens about the importance of how it helps. If you want to learn about recycling, what it does, and why it can be hard to find in some areas, you need to explore my blog. Enjoy reading!