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The Ultimate Guide to Wooden Pallets

The Ultimate Guide to Wooden Pallets

The Ultimate Guide to Wooden Pallets Wooden pallets are a great way to transport large quantities of goods and heavy and/or larger items. Chances are you’ll want your goods to arrive in pristine condition and this is where palletising your goods come in handy. TIMCON estimates that there are approximately 250 million pallets currently in circulation in the UK alone,…

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What is the Circular Economy?

What is the Circular Economy?

What is the Circular Economy? The circular economy concept is the alternative to a linear economy. Rather than make, use and dispose of, the circular economy aims to keep resources in use for as long as possible. This enables us to extract the maximum value of items, then recover and repurpose products and materials at the end of their life.…

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6 Benefits of Choosing Reconditioned Pallets

6 Benefits of Choosing Reconditioned Pallets

6 Benefits of Choosing Reconditioned Pallets With wood recycling targets set for 30% by 2030, taking advantage of reconditioned pallets has never been more important. As the main form of wood packaging waste, reducing the number of wooden pallets ending up in landfill is extremely important. But even from a business point of view, choosing recycled pallets over new pallets is…

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The Benefits of Used Pallet Collection

The Benefits of Used Pallet Collection

The Benefits of Used Pallet Collection Disposing of used pallets is one of life’s greatest burdens. It takes up your time, money and effort and interrupts your business processes – if you’re not taking advantage of a used pallets collection service, that is. PR Pallets have been operating a used pallet collection service since 2014, and have since successfully and…

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No-Deal Brexit: What this means for UK Logistics

No-Deal Brexit: What this means for UK Logistics

No-Deal Brexit: What this means for UK Logistics With Brexit day looming, what can the logistics industry expect? As it stands, wooden pallets can travel throughout Europe without heat treatment but require heat treatment when being moved outside of the EU. A no-deal Brexit means we become a third-party country, and all freight going into the EU from the UK,…

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ISPM15 Requirements

ISPM15 Requirements

ISPM15 Requirements ISPM15 is a common term in both the pallet and logistics industries. This standard for wooden products is being progressively implemented around the world, but many are yet to discover what this entails and why it’s so important.   What is ISPM15? There is a risk of introducing and spreading pests and diseases through the transportation of goods, via…

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What are Euro Pallets

What are Euro Pallets

What are Euro Pallets? Euro Pallets are the most commonly used pallet across Europe, they have dimensions of 1200mm x 800mm. These Pallet’s have an interesting history, they emerged in the 1960s after being developed by the combined railways of the European Nations; Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Holland). The International Union of Railways commissioned the need for a common…

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Benefits of Plastic Pallets for the Food and Drink Industry

Benefits of Plastic Pallets for the Food and Drink Industry

Benefits of Plastic Pallets for the Food and Drink Industry There’s no doubt that the food and drink industry is huge and that the supply chain connecting growers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers is incredibly complex. But really the entire infrastructure of this process relies on the humble pallet. Without this simple tool, transporting food and drink across the globe would…

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What are Pallet Collars and why should you use them?

What are Pallet Collars and why should you use them?

What are Pallet Collars and why should you use them? High quality storing, packing and shipping that adheres to legal requirements are of the utmost importance for current businesses, pallets and pallet collars have never been so vital. As beneficial as pallet collars can be, many businesses are unaware they even exist! This article will explain exactly what a pallet…

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Plastic vs Wooden Pallets

Plastic vs Wooden Pallets

Plastic vs Wooden Pallets Plastic and wooden pallets are both essential parts of the modern supply chain and are vital aspects of the logistics and manufacturing industries. Mainly used for storage and transportation, plastic and wooden pallets offer unique benefits. Both have their advantages and are better suited to specific needs and industries. In this article we take a look…

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