5 Reasons you should be using Plastic Pallets

Originally posted by Roger Mitchell, 22/Apr/15 5 Reasons you should be using Plastic Pallets. Here, Roger Mitchell, Business Development Manager at Exporta Global, reveals his top 5 reasons why you should be using plastic pallets over wooden pallets for tranpsorting your goods. “I’m often asked by potential customers why they should use plastic pallets over wooden ones. Well here are my top 5 reasons.”” 1. Plastic Pallets Save You Money Because Plastic Pallets are lightweight, they save you money on any goods you send via airfrieght 2. They are exempt... Read More

01-LR1210 Our Flagship Rackable Plastic Pallet

Originally posted by Shona Laing, 05/Mar/15   Our Lightweight Rackable Standard Pallet 01-LR1210 has some great features including: –   1200 x 1000mm dimensions 150mm high 10.2 kg in weight 3,200kg static load capacity 2,000 dynamic load capacity 600kg racking load capacity made from black recycles PE material great value at only £26.00 per pallet   This pallet is ideal for export being light yet robust, also it is very cost effective and cheaper than alternative rackable pallets in the marketplace.   This little gem can be put to work... Read More

Euro Pallet/Standard Whats the Difference?

  Pallets are used all over the world for a range of purposes. Whether they are exporting goods across the seas or by air, being used in production lines, providing storage in a warehouse or even being repurposed as garden furniture or even as a garden as you can see below.   With a huge variety available in many different sizes it is good to know what the differences are. What is the difference between a Euro Pallet and a normal Pallet? While looking through our products you will notice... Read More

8 Reasons You Should Switch to Plastic Pallets

Originally posted by Chris Lewthwaite, 25/June/14 More and more businesses are recognising the benefits of plastic pallets over wooden ones, especially for exporting. According to the Office of National Statistics, exports from Britain reached a record high in 2013 and an increasing proportion of them were shipped on plastic pallets. If you haven’t made the switch yet, here are 8 reasons why you should consider plastic pallets:   1. Ease of Export Plastic pallets are exempt from ISPM15 regulations. There is no need to fumigate or heat treat the pallets... Read More

Why use plastic over wooden pallets

  Wooden pallets are still more widely used than plastic, especially in the United States. However, plastic models are growing in popularity among shipping firms due to its many advantages. Many shipping firms use wooden pallets because they are cheap, easy to repair, and in some cases have a higher load capacity than plastic. Wooden Pallet Disadvantages Companies are run by people, and people are naturally resistant to change. So its no surprise that these businesses have been slow to adapt plastic pallets despite the many problems that exist with... Read More

Nestable One Trip Pallets

    One trip pallets have become the preferred solution for high volume exporters, as they cost less to use and are nestable. These pallets are made from plastic, and as such are lightweight. This also means that they don’t need to be in compliance with ISPM15 regulations regarding heat treatment. In terms of cost, these nestable pallets are roughly the same as wooden pallets which have undergone heat processing. These Pallets are Affordable Yet Durable Many shipping firms believe that they have to sacrifice quality for quantity when purchasing... Read More

The use of Plastic Pallets for Export

  A number of shipping companies are exporting products via plastic pallets, and there are many benefits to doing so. Plastic pallets, unlike many wooden models, are nestable. This means that the pallets will stack nicely together when not being used, which will save space. The downside to this is that because plastic pallets are manufactured by different companies, they will not necessarily stack together. This is why it is best to purchase pallets from the same manufacturer. Plastic pallets are also popular because they’re stack-able. These are pallets that... Read More