If you run a warehouse or distribution business that handles food or pharmaceuticals, then you know that safety, cleanliness and sanitation are your top priorities. Without a clean operation, you risk contaminating your products, which renders them unsaleable. This drives up your inventory write-offs and eats away at your bottom line. One major culprit that puts your sensitive products at risk is the wood pallets used to ship and move your loads.
Wood by its very nature can become a breeding ground for mold, rot, and insects. And in pallet form, wood is an unintentional transport mechanism for contaminants. Wood is also biodegradable and will break down and wear out over time. You can significantly increase the cleanliness of your supply chain and the sustainability of your pallets by making the transition from wood to plastic pallets.Read More