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Nov 20

13

Pallet Removal

As part of our service in the industry, we offer pallet removal. Once they reach the end of their lifespan, we take them to our facility where they are completely transformed. Here at Associated Pallets, we provide an end-to-end management and control service of your packaging materials. This is to help you save time and money. It is also an incredibly beneficial practice for the... Read More »

Nov 20

13

Pallet Recycling

Our pallet recycling service is essential to promote sustainability. We believe in all areas of our work we must do our best to help the environment. We have a commitment to helping ease the amount of waste that’s thrown onto landfill with our service. Once pallets have reached the end of their lifespan, our job is to get them back into service. This then requires a dedicated refurbishment... Read More »

Nov 20

13

Pallet Collars Southampton

Wooden Pallet Collars the perfect solution for Southampton customers. They are the ideal solution for storing, packing and shipping products which need to stay protected and secure. Pallet collars are becoming very popular due to flexibility and affordability. Our collars are a cost-effective solution to suit your requirements. The collars don’t require assembly, as they simply slot securely... Read More »

Nov 20

13

Heat Treated Pallets Southampton

We supply a wide range of heat treated pallets in Southampton. These include our wooden pallets, pallet collars, pallet boxes and timber. The products we offer are pre-heat treated, meaning they are ready for immediate next day delivery throughout the UK. The International Phytosanitary Standard for Wood Packaging, otherwise known as ISPM15, requires that all wooden forms of packaging,... Read More »

Nov 20

12

Wooden Pallet Recycling

We are incredibly environmentally conscious here at Associated Pallets. Our wooden pallet recycling system is a fundamental business practice. We believe it’s now vital that all businesses do their part in implementing sustainable and environmentally friendly processes and procedures. We have over 20 years of waste management experience and currently manage the recycling of wooden pallets... Read More »

Nov 20

12

Pallet Collections

Part of our service involves pallet collections. Our ethos has a sustainable focus, where it’s more important now than ever to protect the environment. Used pallet collection is a superb method in reducing pallet/timber wastage. Managing used pallets can take time but call also be incredibly expensive to do. Our pallet collections mean we pick up your used pallets once they reach the end of... Read More »

Nov 20

12

Pallets Southampton

With a variety of uses, pallets are an incredibly versatile product for Southampton customers. Here at Associated Pallets, we specialise in both new and uses wooden pallets. These are manufactured from a combination of hardwood and softwood, resulting in durability. Our wooden pallets offer exceptional load capacity. These are a cost-effective product, as they can be used multiple times. Once... Read More »

Nov 20

12

Buy Wooden Pallets

For your storage and transportation needs, why not buy wooden pallets? Our expansive range of sizes are perfect for a range of uses. We supply both new and reconditioned pallets, all of which are made to a superior standard in the manufacturing process. Buy New Wooden Pallets Our new Wooden Pallets are manufactured to ISO high quality standards and to all specifications. We offer a large stocks... Read More »

Sep 20

25

Used Wooden Pallets Southampton

Used Wooden Pallets Southampton What Are They? Used wooden pallets are the first choice for many of our customers in Southampton. This is because they are a cost-effective, durable solution for a range of uses. This includes storage, transportation and DIY projects to enhance your domestic or commercial space. Our stock of used wooden pallets is completely refurbished. Once a new pallet... Read More »

Sep 20

25

New Wooden Pallets Southampton

New Wooden Pallets Southampton What Are They? We offer new wooden pallets, ideal for a range of uses. These can be used for storage or transportation of goods. Additionally, they are perfect for DIY projects to enhance the look and performance of your property. We have a variety of shapes and sizes as part of our new pallet range. This means you can find a pallet that’s perfectly suited to... Read More »

Sep 20

24

Wooden Pallets Southampton

What are they? Wooden pallets have a range of uses, mostly for storage or transportation, but can also be used for DIY projects. Pallets are made in a range of shapes and sizes, giving you a wide choice to your particular needs. Our expansive range will certainly give you quality pallets at reasonable prices. The pallets are incredibly durable, made to stand the test of time with their... Read More »

Aug 20

11

Wooden Pallets Manufacturer

Wooden pallets are designed for an extensive range of uses. They are mainly used in both storage and transportation of goods, acting as a durable, sustainable container. The internal strength of wooden pallets makes them a favoured option to keep goods protected and secure. To ensure longevity in wooden pallets, they are made using careful planning, innovative manufacturing and high-quality... Read More »

Aug 20

11

How Much Do Wooden Pallets Cost?

New wooden pallets can cost from £3.90 to £15.90 per unit, and used wooden pallets cost between £4.50 to £10.90 per unit. These prices differ based on pallet size, weight and load capacity. Each pallet is unique in appearance, resulting in varying prices. As well as the range of pallet types, we have the option for bespoke sizes. If you don’t find the size needed in our extensive range... Read More »

Mar 20

11

What Wood Is Used To Make Wooden Pallets?

There are literally hundreds of types of wood, which are suited to a range of purposes. Hardwoods such as mahogany, maple, oak, teak and walnut are classic examples of ancient woods often used in former times to make furniture; however, softwoods such as pine, Douglas fir, spruce and yew are used in many more applications, with pine being the most widely-grown and used wood today and often... Read More »

Feb 20

10

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Pallets

If you are involved in moving goods, then you may be in need of wooden pallets or have to calculate loading metres. Terms like this are common in logistics and transport, so it is a good idea to know exactly what these things are so you can use these terms confidently and efficiently. 1. What is a pallet? A pallet is a commonly used device for moving and protecting all kinds of goods. It is... Read More »

Feb 20

10

The Ultimate Guide To Oriented Strand Board (OSB)

Introduction Often in construction projects there’s a need for some sort of material. A material suitable for load-bearing construction applications, sheathing, walls, flooring or roof decking. Luckily for builders and DIYers alike there is such a material. This material is known as OSB Sheet Material. In this ultimate guide we’ll learn what oriented strand boards actually... Read More »

Feb 20

5

Why Do You Need To Heat-Treat Pallets

Wooden pallets are a natural product. But nature isn't always on our side - moulds, fungus's, bacteria and insects such as beetles and termites are all natural too. So to prevent pests and diseases spreading from one country to another as the pallets travel around the world, they must be sterilised before they are used. As companies seek to recycle wooden pallets, the problem has become... Read More »

Feb 20

5

What are the Standard Sizes of Euro Pallets?

Amazingly, wooden pallets were used for transporting goods as far back as ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. So far as Western history is concerned, the first patent was filed in 1924. Although it feels like they’ve been around forever, they didn’t take off until the 1960s, at the same time as “juggernaut” lorries and container ships. Standard Euro pallets were defined in 1961. Standard... Read More »

Feb 20

3

Things To Know For Wooden Pallet DIY Projects

Wooden pallets are ubiquitous and versatile, making them perfect for rehashing into new items such as furniture. For the DIYer looking to embark on their next craft project, wooden pallets are an invaluable resource to have to hand. Before you start transforming a wooden pallet, however, there are a few essential things to know. 1. How To Choose The Right Pallet For Your DIY Project It's vital... Read More »

Jan 20

16

Improve Your Warehouse Pallet Storage With These 7 Pallet Storage Methods

Introduction Storing wooden pallets in a warehouse is a lesson in efficiency and logical thinking. You need to ensure you can store as many pallets as possible in the space you have. But you also need to make sure you can retrieve the pallets with ease. In the following, we have outlined seven different pallet storage methods. These are: 1. Block stacking 2. Stacking... Read More »

Dec 19

3

How Are Wooden Pallets Made?

How Are Wooden Pallets Made? Wooden pallets are commonly used worldwide. They play an important part in storage and transportation for many businesses and industries. However, many people don’t know how wooden pallets are made or what material is used for certain pallets. So we thought it would be a good idea to answer this question. Travelling through the manufacturing process, from which... Read More »

Nov 19

9

Ultimate Guide to Wooden Pallet Collars

Introduction Pallet collars are a modern and efficient replacement for traditional wooden boxes. This is your ultimate in depth guide for all things Wooden Pallet collars. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about the world of Wooden pallet collars. It is divided up into 7 easy to access chapters breaking down and answering all your possible questions, such as whether... Read More »

Sep 19

30

Wooden Pallets: The Ultimate Guide To Safely Upcycling

Introduction Just because a wooden pallet has reached the end of its life transporting goods all around the world doesn’t mean it’s become useless. Far from it in fact. Over the last few years pallets have become a bit of a star in the interior decorating and upcycling space. People have used old wooden pallets to create fantastic furniture and structures. It’s a great way... Read More »

Sep 19

19

The Benefits of Bespoke Wooden Pallets on the Wine Industry

Many organisations have long praised the benefits of bespoke wooden pallets. As with anything which is custom made, bespoke wooden pallets come with specific tailoring options and customisations which are designed specifically for the task in hand. This includes not only adjustments to size or altered dimensions, but also adaptations to their material make up, durability and how repairs... Read More »

Sep 19

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Bespoke Wooden Pallets being driven by Innovation

If you were to sit and reflect on the history of the wooden pallet, it wouldn’t take long to realise that the widely used standard wooden pallet has not gone through much change over the years. The wooden pallet continues to be one of the most popular packaging items, and it is unlikely this is going to change any time soon However, that being said, innovation in the pallet world is... Read More »

Sep 19

19

What is Driving Growth for the Wooden Pallets Market?

Recent industry reports have shone a light on the wooden pallet market as one which is experiencing noteworthy growth. In inexplicably uncertain times for the logistics industry, this forecasted growth is undeniably promising, however it has led many in the industry looking for more detail on exactly what is driving this impressive growth. Increased Construction Activity It is reported that the... Read More »

Sep 19

19

Advice For Handling Broken Pallets

There are a number of different reasons as to why unwanted or broken pallets can begin accumulating. Whether it’s the result of some business premise renovations, construction sites or refuse areas. The challenge for anyone faced with reams of pallets is to be able to identify which ones need to be disposed of, which can be repaired and which ones may be suitable for recycling. For those... Read More »

Jul 19

9

Wooden Pallets: How Can They Help Your Business?

Supply chains are becoming increasingly more complex. This is partly due to the expansion of global markets, product storage keeping units, variety of shipping and distribution methods and rising customer expectations. And as this happens companies are attempting to improve supply chain efficiency and sustainability. To do this companies should evaluate their shipping and distribution... Read More »

Jun 19

12

A Guide To Presswood Pallets

In recent years, global warming and climate change have been the subject of much debate and controversy. It has often been thought of as a problem of the future. But as the science has become clearer and a consensus across the globe grows impossible to ignore, the debate has shifted towards solutions. In response, the international community has developed and introduced a range of... Read More »

Apr 19

11

Why Should Your Business Invest In Sustainable Packaging?

The global climate is changing, and will continue to change, in ways that affect the planning and day to day operations of businesses. In some parts of the world, like Florida and Switzerland, these shifts in climate are already starting to have an effect on the environment and wildlife. To combat this change in our climate, businesses around the world are taking steps to invest in... Read More »

Apr 19

11

What Is A Pallet Collar and Why You Should Use Them?

Pallets and pallet collars are two of the most important solutions that are used to fulfil all of the requirements of high quality product transportation. You may have heard the term before, but what exactly are pallet collars? And what are the benefits of using them alongside your wooden pallets? What Is A Pallet Collar? Pallet collars are a modern and efficient replacement for traditional... Read More »

Apr 19

11

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Packing Solutions For An Environmentally Friendly Business

In recent years, global warming and climate change have been the subject of great debate and controversy. It has often been thought of as a problem of the future, something that won’t impact ‘our’ generation. But as the science has become clearer and consensus across the globe grows impossible to ignore, the debate has shifted towards solutions and how we can respond as a planet. In... Read More »

Apr 19

11

Will The UK Face Pallet Crisis If There Is A No-Deal Brexit?

The closer we get to Brexit, the further away it seems. Meaningful defeat after meaningful defeat, slowly parliament seems to be creeping towards leaving the European Union. After almost three years of negotiations, how we leave is still anyone's guess. Earlier this month, it was reported that the government were to hold emergency talks with distributors across the country in relation to a... Read More »

Mar 19

1

Global Transit Packaging A $148 billion Industry by 2024

More good news for the packaging sector, as a recent report has found that the global transit market is projected to reach revenues of approximately $148 billion by 2024. Many industries that have struggled post 2008 are now consistently starting to show growth across the globe. This growth is now starting to drive demand within the global transit packaging market. What is driving this... Read More »

Mar 19

1

4 Ways To Make Your Pallets More Durable

In an uncertain economy when every penny counts, even the smallest reduction in costs can have a significant impact on a business. Often simple, common sense approaches can have the biggest impact, especially for small companies. One area that businesses can often improve on is the quality and durability of their equipment, like pallets. There are several things that you can do to help keep... Read More »

Mar 19

1

A Guide To Packaging Waste

In 1997, the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations were introduced, with the aim of reducing the amount of packaging waste ending up in UK landfills. Under the regulation, any company or organisation using and/or producing any packaging or packaged products are legally required to report your usage. But what is ‘packaging’ waste? And how do these regulations... Read More »

Mar 19

1

A Step-By-Step Guide To Selling Your Pallets

Are you looking to sell your used pallets? Here’s our step-by-step guide to selling your surplus inventory. It is now very typical for businesses and distribution centers to accumulate a large quantity of pallets throughout the supply chain process. Finding a place to store surplus pallets can be quite a challenge for any business owner/site manager. If you have a large amount of... Read More »

Feb 19

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Industrial timber treatment regulations

Natural wood needs protection from the elements and from infestation whether it is used in construction, building panels, playground, kitchen appliances or heat treated pallets. The risks of infestation and deterioration are greater if the wood is used outdoors and has to survive constant contact with moisture, heat, cold and insects. This is particularly the case with low durability softwoods... Read More »

Jan 19

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Wood Pallets Role In The Healthcare Packaging Market

A recent report has highlighted the importance of medical and pharmaceutical companies taking into account the technical considerations around the shipment of medical products. More specifically, optimising and refining the entire journey through from logistics and handling through to the actual delivery of medical products. What’s the Importance of this to the Healthcare Packaging... Read More »

Jan 19

30

Wooden Pallets Give Boost To Employment

Recent reports featuring The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association have instigated praise for the wooden pallet and container manufacturing industry for the impact they have had on US employment. The study named ‘Economic Analysis of the U.S Wooden pallet and Container Industry’ is an incredibly positive piece of research - highlighting the far reaching effects that the industry... Read More »

Jan 19

30

US Wood Market on Upward Growth Trend

It will come as no surprise that industries such as architecture, furniture and logistics are considered just a handful of a plethora of industries which are renowned for their usage of wood. Many industries such as these have been gradually growing or consistently maintaining their usage of wood components within their work, services and product ranges. It is believed that the growth and... Read More »

Jan 19

30

The Heat Treated Wooden Pallet Market Is One The Rise

A recent and well respected industry report has revealed some incredibly promising forecasts and trends for the heat treated wooden pallets market. The Pallets Market report revolves around some of the ultimate drivers for such significant growth across the pallet industry - along with some of the ongoing challenges and stumbling blocks faced by those companies within it. Wood Has Stood the... Read More »

Dec 18

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The Key Common Pallet Delivery Terms

When organising your pallets for delivery, there are common pallet delivery terms that could make the process more difficult if you don’t understand what they mean. Every industry has its own terminology, you do not need to be an expert, but knowing the common pallet delivery terms can help you avoid mistakes and difficulties during the process. There are common pallet delivery terms... Read More »

Dec 18

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Prepare Your Wooden Pallet

The process of delivering a pallet when choosing a pallet courier pick up is a fast one, so it is important to have a well thought through plan prior to the arrival of your courier. There are 4 ways we advise you prepare for your wooden pallet delivery: Measuring It is important to ensure that all the items are able to fit within the dimensions of the chosen pallet, without overhanging... Read More »

Dec 18

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Prohibited Items For Shipping Pallets Overseas

There are many different guidelines when it comes to transporting alcohol and meat products across the borders, if you are thinking about shipping these items, there are things you need to know. Import regulations are different for each country, so it’s important to look this up prior to delivery overseas to avoid a stressful ordeal, costing you money, time and energy. Items to be... Read More »

Dec 18

3

Shipping Palletised Freight Into Europe

Shipping palletised freight into Europe is relatively simple these days but it is worth doing some prior research and taking some extra precautions to ensure your shipment arrives safely. If you want your shipment to arrive without delay, damage or unexpected additional costs. Preventing Damage or Delays to your Pallet Shipment It is important to not risk any damage or delays to your pallet... Read More »

Dec 18

1

Caring For Wooden Pallets During Winter

Winter care for your wooden pallets is vital because the adverse weather conditions can have severe impacts upon your pallets. To prevent damage to your pallets in the harsh winter weather, it is best that they are kept in a dry place to protect them from damaging conditions and excessive moisture. How Snow and Ice Affects your Pallet? Wood has the ability to retain water just like a... Read More »

Nov 18

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Important ISPM 15 Requirements

ISPM 15 is a standard that is being progressively implemented throughout the world. There are already 28 countries that have adopted the standard and a further 21 are in the progress of doing so. Each country has their own ISPM 15 requirements so it is important to be aware of the countries specific guidelines, but we have outlined a basic guide to ISPM 15 requirements for you to adopt: What is... Read More »

Nov 18

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The Do’s And Don’t’s For Pallet Delivery

Pallet delivery is an excellent way to ensure your business delivers the goods. Pallets are sturdy, stable platforms on which a huge range of items can be shipped from fresh produce to motor parts. A good courier can help keep business flowing with services like same day pick up so you can deliver on your promises to your customers. Here are a few useful tips on what to do and not to do for... Read More »

Nov 18

2

Increasing The Lifespan Of Your Wooden Pallets

The pallet remans the workhorse of the warehouse, so increasing the lifespan of your wooden pallets will save you costs in terms of repair or replacement. The savings that are possible from increasing your pallet lifespan is much greater than this, due to the costs that damaged pallets inflict on the supply chain in terms of disruption, load damage and injuries. How to Look After your... Read More »

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In respect to Covid-19, We continue to be fully operational and will be closely monitoring the guidelines and advice provided by the UK Government and Public Health England**Remember, after January 1st 2021, all wooden pallets and wood packaging products will need to be Heat Treated & certificated if travelling to and from Europe**