A type of pallet with blocks between the pallet decks or beneath the top deck.
Deckboards with edges of one or two faces beveled, either along the full or specified length of board or between the stringers of blocks, allowing easier entry of pallet jack wheels.
Shipping system restricted to moving goods between specified plants and facilities.
Average cost of pallet use for a single one-way trip
Helically (continuous spiral) threaded pallet nail.
The expected period of time during which an asset remains useful to the average owner. The economic life of an asset could be different than its actual physical life.
A pallet intended for use among a designated group of shippers and receivers where ownership of the pallet is transferred with the ownership of the unit load; common pool pallet.
A pallet intended for a series of handlings during a single trip from shipper to receiver; it is then disposed; see Shipping Pallet.
A mechanical device for joining pallet components such as nails, staples, bolts or screws.
A pallet with deckboards flush with the stringers, stringer-boards or blocks along the sides of the pallet.
A pallet with openings at both pallet ends and along pallet sides sufficient to admit hand-pallet jacks; full four-way entry pallet.
The distance between supports in a warehouse rack.
A four-way pallet is one that allows the forks of a forklift to enter on all four sides. In the case of wood pallets, this enables them to be raised by the stringers and so are best suited for heavier loads.
A single pick-up, movement and set-down of a loaded or empty pallet.
Wood from broad-leaved species of trees (not necessarily hard or dense).
The number of one-way trips of the pallet prior to requiring any repair.
A pallet designed for an average of up to 9 trips with an average of 5 handlings per trip in an average environment.
Actual area of material in contact with and supporting a unit load.
The process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services, and related information from point of origin or point of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements.
A pallet designed for repeated uses for more than one unit load with an average minimum life-to-first repair of 10 trips or more with an average of 5 handlings per trip in an average handling environment.
A stringer with two notches spaced for fork-tine entry, (partial four-way entry).
A portable, horizontal, rigid platform used as a base for assembling, storing, stacking, handling and transporting goods as a unit load, often equipped with a superstructure.
The period during which the pallet remains useful, expressed in units of time or in the number of one-way trips.
Consistent performance of a uniform product meeting the customer’s needs for economy and function.
Pallet with damaged components replaced with new or recycled components in order to reuse it.
A pallet, container or reel that has been used, discarded, salvaged, repaired and which passes through a cycle again.
A pallet owned by a third party, different from the actual pallet user.
A pallet designed to be used for more than one trip.
A pallet with identical top and bottom decks.
Pallet designed to be used for a single one-way trip from shipper to receiver; it is then disposed.
A pallet with the top deckboards extending beyond the edges of the stringers or stringer-boards with the bottom deckboards flush (if present).
A pallet having no bottom deck.
Pallet, platform or single, thick panel used as a support base for a palletized load in rack-storage facilities or production systems.
Wood from coniferous or needle-bearing trees (not necessarily soft or low density).
Consists of four to six handlings of a pallet.
Overhang of deckboard end from outside edge of stringer or stringer-board.