History of Pallets: WWII and the Rise of Pallets

History of Pallets: WWII and the Rise of Pallets

According to the article The Single Most Important Object in the Global Economy, one of the two major factors that led to the rise of the pallet was World War II. As discussed in last month’s blog, pallets evolved throughout the first half of the 1900s, and...

The History of Pallets

  How long have pallets been moving the world? Well according to Packaging Revolution’s article What Came First, the Pallet or the Forklift, “Pallet-like structures have been used as bases for at least a few hundred years for applications such as the safe stacking and...
Wooden Pallets and Food Safety

Wooden Pallets and Food Safety

It is important that food remains safe and unadulterated during transportation. Wooden pallets play a critical role in the delivery of food, but is it safe? According to a 2015 article in NWPCA’s Pallet Central magazine, “The good news is there is no documented...
What is ISPM-15?

What is ISPM-15?

General Pallets, Inc. is ISPM-15 certified. But what does that mean? ISPM-15 stands for International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures No. 15. Its purpose is discussed in the article An Overview of ISPM-15 by The Balance; “The main purpose of ISPM-15 is to prevent...
Transport Fragile Products Safely with Pallets

Transport Fragile Products Safely with Pallets

Pallets are used to transport all kinds of products- even fragile items, like bottled wine. Transportation and packaging is an important factor to consider for all kinds of products, but even more so for fragile products. Thanks to wood pallets and modern equipment,...