No matter what business you are in: whether it’s food, pharmaceutical or the exports its goods overseas, hygiene and pest control will be uppermost in your mind. This means, making the right decisions when it comes to the purchase of pallets, is vitally important. Potential contamination of manufactured goods is a reality which if ignored can result in some unfortunate, costly outcomes.
Plastic Pallets are a safer option:
These days, the standards of hygiene and pest control are much higher than those of the past. This means ideas about what equipment is appropriate to use in environments which demand a disciplined approach when combating contamination, have changed accordingly. Plastic pallets have proven to be an important contributor in maintaining these standards by mitigating against anticipated contamination issues.
Plastic Pallets are looked upon as a more trustworthy and reliable alternative to those traditionally manufactured in wood. Surprisingly some companies are still prepared to take the risks associated with contamination despite the conventional wisdom which supports the potential dangers. While wood is cheaper and more common, it pays to carefully consider the risks of contamination associated with the pallets made from that material when it comes to hygiene and pest control.
Plastic Pallets work better in Automated Warehouse Systems
Automated Warehouse systems (ASRS) are playing a bigger part in today’s modern industrial climate, making the warehousing and dispatch of goods more streamlined and efficient. These sophisticated, state of the art systems, however, operate within a demanding functional framework that assumes pallets can seamlessly interact with the system without too much effort. Wooden pallets, however, are seemingly unable to be relied on to perform to the standards expected due to poor pallet maintenance and irregular dimensional standards all of which contribute to potential uneconomic downtime for the systems.
Service Life Expectancy:
A well-designed plastic pallet can be manufactured to withstand very demanding operational environments and provide high impact resistance which can ensure the durability required when hit by forklift tynes in day to day handling, however, wooden pallets are more fragile and can splinter and break quite easily. When new investment in plastic pallets is required, a long-term service life is essential to ensure value for money which means choosing the right pallet designed by a supplier that can prove to you it has expertise to justify your investment.
Ozkor is an Australian ISO-9001 2015 certified company and specialises in the design and manufacture of plastic pallets that ensures its products are manufactured to the highest quality standards giving a long service life under the most demanding industrial applications.
Where ever you are in Australia call Ozkor, and we can deliver pallets directly to your door in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth; Sydney; Adelaide and beyond.