John Reinan

Government, Business, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Pallet Makers Hit by Supply Shortages as Demand Rises

A forklift truck moves a stack of heat-treated wooden pallets. A forklift truck moves a stack of heat-treated wooden pallets. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

In our worldwide economy, the humble pine pallet is the way that goods move around the globe. Demand for pallets is so great that American manufacturers churn out nearly 1 billion of them every year. And right now, it’s not enough.

John Reinan | Star Tribune
June 1, 2021