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12 essential steps to properly pack a pallet

Shipping freight efficiently requires mastering pallet packing to prevent damage and optimize space. This involves gathering the right materials, planning, choosing a quality pallet, organizing items by weight, ensuring even distribution, filling gaps, and securing the load with wrap and strapping. Common mistakes such as using the wrong size pallet, overloading, poor packing materials, and inadequate labeling can compromise freight safety. Proper packing enhances transportation and customer satisfaction.

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Pallet Prices Remain Sky High. Here’s What It Means For You

For decades, pallets were commonplace and inexpensive. They were so easy to come by that people even made tutorials on how to repurpose them, making them into DIY furniture. Unfortunately, the days of turning old pallets into bookshelves and garden art are on pause. Earlier in 2021, the prices of lumber soared, and the prices

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What’s Really Happening When Shipments Get Damaged

There are few things more frustrating than shipping out an order and receiving a customer complaint that the item arrived broken. It’s a headache for everyone involved, but the occasional damaged shipment is inevitable. Does it mean that the carriers were rough with your shipment? Absolutely not! Damaged packages happen within even the best trucking

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