For over 30 years the leading pallet and sawmill magazine in America.
Thinking Ahead–Letter from Chaille: Why You Are All Wrong When It Comes to Buying Pallets…
Publisher, Chaille Brindley, makes the case that most companies go about buying pallets the wrong way, and a new approach needs to be taken if they truly want to cut system costs and reduce product damage.
Proven Secrets to Cutting Frozen Lumber: Country Saw & Knife Offers Insights on How to Manage the Toughest Situations
Frozen Lumber Secrets: Saw guru, Steve Mercer, identifies practical steps you can take to improve your sawing operations as harsh winter weather approaches. Country Saw & Knife offers top-quality blades and expert advice.
John Rock Gets New Sawmill Up to Speed: Pendu Slab Recovery System Turns Waste Wood into Usable Boards
New Hardwood Sawmill Launch: Bill MacCauley of John Rock explains the hardships of building a new mill, what he learned and how he would do it again to secure long-term supply. A new slab recovery system by Pendu Mfg. allows the mill to divert material from the chipper into usable deckboards.
It Is Not About What You Say, When It Comes to Great Customer Service
Beyond Lip Service: True customer service requires a commitment from top managers all the way down to line workers. This article covers insights from two forest product companies committed to top notch customer service.
Pallet Industry Loses Good Friend and Analyst
Industry Mourns Loss: Jeff McBee, pallet lumber market analyst, loses battle with cancer. Leaves behind a personal and professional legacy.
Problem Solvers: Mill Manager™ Software Helps Increase Efficiency and Save Time
Mill Manager Helps Pallet Manufacturers, Recyclers and Sawmills to Get a Handle on Their Inventories, Plus Much More
Many Companies Offer Pallets Made from Alternative Materials
Alternative Materials Guide: Directory of non-wood pallet including plastic, metal, corrugated and composite pallets from a variety of suppliers with information designed to help companies select the right pallet for their application.
Banking and Loan Strategies for Wood Products Companies
Business Expansion: Find out how these bank or loan strategies can help you expand or add the right equipment to boost productivity. Equipment financing can be much easier with these approaches.
Market Update: Where Have All the Used Pallets Gone? Tight Core Supplies Become Even Worse
Market analyst, Jeff McBee, in his final ever column explains what is going on in the core crisis as supplies are extremely tight all over the country.
The New iGPS: Plastic Pallet Pooler Claims to
Be More Deliberate, Focused...and Profitable
The New iGPS: CEO Jeff Liebesman explains how iGPS has risen from the depths of bankruptcy and millions of lost pallets to become a profitable pallet rental company with sustainable growth and a bright future. iGPS is currently developing a next generation pallet design suitable for automated warehousing environments.
Coming into Focus: USDA Terminates Hardwood Checkoff
USDA terminates Hardwood Checkoff proposal after significant changes to the proposal and opposition from some within the hardwood industry.
Idea Box: Be a Better Listener
Truly listening to customers takes effort. But knowing how to effectively listen will enable you to meet their needs and improve your customer service.
You Said It
Victor Ulgiati answers questions from the Pallet Enterprise about working in the industry.