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SOME INFORMATION ABOUT PALLETS:
PALLET QUANTITY : this information is essential to formulate a personalised estimate; it is also important to indicate if it concerns a SPOT or CONSTANT request (you have to specify if the contract of purchase is of 12 months or more).
TYPE OF PALLET : this depends on the intended use of pallet. If it is used for handling of the warehouse of goods without specific regulations or restrictions different pallets of variable dimensions, weight and load capacity are possible. For what concerns food & beverage and pharmaceuticals the use of pallet EPAL- EUR is unavoidable. The pallet EPAL-EUR is the European standard which allows a good load capacity, a long duration, standard weight and dimensions, respecting what is provided for by the ISPM-15 standard, relative to phytosanitary measures. Instead, in other cases, it is possible to require different pallets according to the intended use, with different dimensions, weight, load capacity and lower cost. There are also special pallets not in wood, but in plastic or in metal.
INCOTERMS AND PLACE OF DELIVERY OF THE GOODS : There are different terms of return, commonly known as Incoterms 2010, according to the supplier or the place of delivery of the pallets. In most cases, the product will be Delivered Duty Paid Buyer Warehouse or through Incoterms 2010 DAT, DAP, unless the customer enterprise has other preferences.
CERTIFICATION OF THE PRODUCT: the EPAL mark printed on every pallet assure that pallet meets with the standard characteristics provided for by the product itself. Possible further certificates can be required and conferred but they can involve further costs.
CONTACT US to require an OFFER indicating in the contact form to follow, the references of the applicant / business buyer, and the TYPE of PALLET of interest, the QUANTITY (indicating if it is a SPOT or CONSTANT request), PLACE OF DELIVERY, possible specific requests relative to particular ties.
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Pallet is a very important object made of several materials such as wood, plastic, metal according to different needs. It is used for:
- lean materials and stock them in a storage or a deposit;
- a complete packaging of a product for to supply it to a customer;
- to prevent damage to stocked goods or supplied that may touch water, soils or humid surfaces;
- move goods in industrial warehouses with forklifts;
- move goods from deposits to warehouses to economic operators of different nature in the domestic market (suppliers, customers, mediators, wholesalers, distributors etc…);
- for export and international trade where the logistic aspect requires border crossings, stocking in VTA deposits or consignment stock in foreign storages.
ORIGIN AND PALLET HISTORY
The pallet was created during the second world war to facilitate transport of army equipments from America and Europe. Using wood supports they understand that it was easier to move object difficult to transport.
The civil use was consecutive and in a few time it extended in every field. At the beginning everyone produced pallets of different dimensions , then people started to make standard pallets accepted in always wider areas, especially for train transport and to facilitate international trade and to move goods in several countries.
Even thought there are different kind of pallets, made of wood, plastic and iron, pallets made of wood are the most used.
Currently in Italy there are 30 million wooden pallets, of which 4 million in the EPAL version or Euro Pallet or EPL-EUR of 800 x 1200 x 145 mm, this brand is registered and it has a high quality standard, load charge admitted, duration and warranty of treatment against parasites.
Also CP pallets require the respect of norms, specifically ISPM-15 (ISPM is the acronym of International Standard for Phyotosanitary Measures) an interntional standard for phyotosanitary measures that includes guidelines of packaging measures and the Heat Treatment (HT) s IPPC (International Convention for Plant Protection)and requirements respect FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation) standard recognised by WTO (World Trade Organization).
See also Central Phyotosanitary Service.
In the past the Phyotosanitary according to he norm n. 2000/29 of 5/5/2000 it was mandatory at European level for vegetal origin the fumigation treatment with methyl bromide and derivates of pallets, because of the presence of parsites and microorganisms that attack wood; currently fumigation is forbidden for negative consequences and risks for human beings to use pallets after this treatment. It has been replaced with heat treatments and dessication in suitable rooms.
For these reasons the EPAL is used by logistics operators and supplying companies that move food and pharmaceutical products, because it ensures that good maintain their characteristics while supplied and it ensures that pallets will last for a long period even if they are stressed.
The term Pallet is used at international level, in Italian it may be also called platform.
Currently there are many machines that automatically operate with pallets in warehouses , it is called automatic pallet and pallet moving and stocking, full or empty, packaging with wrapper.
SOME EXAMPLES OF WOOD PALLETS ON THE MARKET AND THEIR TECHINCAL CHARATCTERISTICS
EPAL o EPAL-EUR
- pallet dimensions: 800 x 1200 x 145 mm;
- weight: 25,6 kg;
- load capacity: 2000 kg.
CP Pallet ( CP1, CP2, CP3, CP4, CP5, CP6, CP7, CP8, CP9, CP10)
Example Pallet CP1
- pellet dimensions: 1000 x 1200 x 138 mm;
- weight 29,1 kg;
- load capacity: 1000 kg.
PALLET 1000 X 1200 ( 4 versions with load capacity of 400 kg, 800 kg, 1200 kg, 1600 kg)
- pallet dimensions: 1000 x 1200 x117 mm;
- weight 15,7 kg;
- load capacity 400 kg.
- pallet dimensions: 1000 x 1200 x 138 mm;
- weight 34,7 kg;
- load capcity: 1600 kg.
PALLET 800 X 1200 (versions with load capacity of 400 kg, 800 kg, 1200 kg, a 1600 kg)
- pallet dimensions: 800 x 1200 x 117 mm
- weight: 13,2 kg;
- load capacity : 400 kg.
- pallet dimensions: 800 x 1200 x 138 mm
- weight: 29,2 kg;
- load capacity: 1600 kg.
PALLET 600 X 800 ( 4 versions with load capacity of 400 kg, 800 kg, 1200 kg, fino a 1600 kg)
- pallet dimensions: 600 x 800 x 117 mm
- weight: 8,5 kg;
- load capacity: 400 kg.
- pallet dimensions: 600 x 800 x 135 mm
- weight: 13,5 kg;
- load capacity: 1600 kg.
PALLET CUSTOMISATION according to specific needs