For International Trade (exporting goods)

lightweight plastic pallet for export

the lightweight plastic pallet for export

How to choose?

Plan A — not going to get back the pallets.

  • Recycled plastic pallets may be the better choice with competitive price.

Plan B — when you going to get back the plastic pallets after the shipment.

  • the 100% virgin PP/HDPE pallets  are durable (about 250 trips);
  • the nestable plastic pallets will save space & cost.

Tips: as we know, the plastic pallets are fumigation-free and this advantage can save a lot of time and money in transit.

For Displaying Products (in market & stores)

the plastic pallets for displaying products

How to choose?

  • The HDPE pallets are stable enough to hold products for a long time;
  • The 100% virgin material pallet is more sanitary & safe for our product;
  • 4-way forklift pallets are necessary to move products conveniently;
  • Make sure the pallets do not fade;
  • Don’t forget you can use these pallets for secondary packaging as well.

Tips: using a pallet can reduce the risk of damaging a product when moving it.

For Airfreight Shipping

the nine legs plastic pallet for airfreight shipping

How to choose?

  • The nestable pallets can save lots of space — which means saving money for airfreight shipping;
  • It’s better to choose the lightweight type plastic pallets such as seven/nine legs pallet (and most of these types pallets are nestable);
  • You can also choose the modify designs (with special sizes) for small aircraft.

Tips:

The plastic pallets are much lighter than the wooden pallets. For airfreight shipping, the plastic pallets can help you save more money.

In Pharmaceutical Industries

Plastic pallet In Pharmaceutical Industries

How to choose?

  • To make sure the pallets from 100% virgin PP/HDPE materials for the hygiene requirements
  • The 4-way forklift entry pallets would be more convenience when loading or offloading;
  • The anti-slip surface design can protect pharmaceutical products.

Tips:

* The plastic pallets are totally meet the strict requirements as stipulated by the FDA.
* The PP or HDPE plastics are chemically inert and won’t contaminate drugs when they are left for a long time.

In Catering Industries

Plastic Pallets In Catering Industries

How to choose?

  • The design of plastic pallet should be easy to clean and sterilize — which is the most important in catering Industries;
  • Pallets won’t hide dirt or any form of contaminants such as mold;
  • 100% virgin raw material pallets would be sanitary and more durable.

Tips:

Basically, the pharmaceutical and foodstuff plastic pallet share the same features.

For Drums/Bottles

the plastic pallets used for bottles

the plastic pallets used for bottles

How to choose?

  • Make the size of recessed rings fits the goods;
  • Consider the bearing capacity of plastic pallets for the goods;
  • The pallets with 4-way forklift entry would be easy access during loading and offloading.

Tips:

* Recessed rings ensure the drums don’t fall or slip during shipping.
* The 48″ x 48″ plastic pallets with recessed rings are popular for shipping and transporting drums.

the plastic pallet in electronics

How to choose?

  • The anti-static plastic pallets are important;
  • When the plastic pallets are also used for displaying, we should consider the tips as follows:
    • The HDPE pallets are stable enough to hold products for a long time;
    • The 100% virgin material pallet is more sanitary & safe for our product;
    • 4-way forklift pallets are necessary to move products conveniently;
    • Make sure the pallets do not fade;
    • Don’t forget you can use these pallets for secondary packaging as well.

In Chemical Industry

the plastcic pallets in chemical industry

How to choose?

  • Make sure the pallets are made from chemical-resistant virgin PP or HDPE material;
  • For liquid chemicals, try to choose the specifically designed to contain spillages or leaks during storage or leakage;
  • The 4-way forklift entry pallets would be more convenience when loading or offloading;

Tips:

The spill control pallets are so important for volatile, hazardous and corrosive chemicals which can cause injuries or damage the storage racks.

Other Tips

-Used as a floorboard, plastic pallet do not need to move after loading the goods. It only need to be moisture-proof and waterproof. We can choose simple, low-cost plastic trays, such as nestable Industrial Pallets. And we should also pay attention to the static load of pallets.

-The structure of plastic pallets directly affects the efficiency of the use of plastic pallets. And the suitable structure can give full play to the characteristics of high-efficiency operation of forklifts.

-It’s necessary to choose a high strength plastic pallet for transportation, handling, loading and unloading.

-For shelf use, we should consider whether the structure of the plastic pallets is suitable for stacking on the shelf.

-For pile of stamping uses, a double-sided pallet is much better than single-sided one.Single-sided plastic pallet only has one carrying surface which would cause damage to lower-level goods.

-It’s also necessary to consider the size of the transport vehicle,containers and transport trucks.

Which is better, Polyethylene (PE) or Polypropylene (PP) pallet?

PP and PE are both important raw materials for plastic pallets. So which one is better for pallets?

PP

Also known as polypropylene, it is a semicrystalline thermoplastic.

It has high impact resistance, mechanical sub-strong, resistant to a variety of organic solvents and acid-base corrosion.

Polypropylene mainly used in the production of plastic pallets, plastic tables and chairs, plastic trash cans, plastic film and so on.

PE

The name is polyethylene, which is one of the most commonly used polymer materials in daily life.

Polyethylene is resistant to a variety of organic solvents, resistant to a variety of acid-base corrosion, but not antioxidant acids, such as nitric acid.

The Ultimate Guide to Plastic Pallets