Things To Consider When Ordering Pallets

Contact:   Luis Guerrero Owner

Company: AMC Consolidated

Phone Number: 602-233-9800

Email: contactus@amcconsolidated.com

Web Site: http://www.amcconsolidated.com

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Pallets

Ordering Pallets

Things to consider when purchasing pallets

  • Pallet delivery address.
  • How will the pallets be unloaded: Dock or Ground (Flatbed or Van Trailer)
  • What is the minimum quantity per order for this size pallet?
  • How often is this quantity ordered?
  • Pallet type requested: New, Recycled Or Either
New Pallets Made from new green lumber
Recycled Pallets Re-condition (used, refurbished) re-manufactured (made from reclaimed lumber), hybrid (combination of new and reclaimed lumber)

 Pallet Parts and Style for Correct Ordering

Pallet Length
(stringer)

 pallet skid  skids

Pallet Width
(boards)

 wood products

Entry Style

  • 2 way (no notches in stringer)
  • 4 way
  • Either
 skid

Deckboard Style

  • Flush
  • Single Wing
  • Double Wing
  • Any Style
 Pallet

Pallet Style

  • Stringer Style
  • Block Style
  • Either
 pallet style
  • Approximate Maximum Total Weight to be placed on pallet.
  • If you have a special service request: export or pallet disposal needs.
  • AMC has the capabilities to heat treat and kiln dry pallets, processes necessary to prepare pallets for international use.
  • Kiln drying and heat-treating are the most environmentally safe methods used in the treatment of wood pallets.

If you do not know your exact pallet specs answer these questions:

If you do know your pallet specifications, these questions may be optional

  • Pallet Jackable: Yes or No
  • Minimum Thickness of Deckboards.
  • Maximum Spacing Between Top Deckboards.
  • If 48″ by 40″ Reconditioned 4-way, Specify Grade: (1 or A, 2 or B, 3 or C)
  • Will Pallet be used in Racking System? Yes or No
  • Describe Products to be placed on Pallets.
  • Will Pallets Containing Product be Double or Triple Stacked? Yes or No

You should know the following information if you do know the exact pallet specifications:

Stringer Information

  • Stringer Length
  • Stringer Width
  • Stringer Height
  • Number of Stringers
  • Wood Type: (Mixed Hardwood, Softwood, Solid Oak or least expensive.)
 deckboard

If pallet is notched

  • Notch Length
  • Notch Depth
  • Notch Location
 shipping

Top Deckboard Information

Top Lead Board

  • Length
  • Width
  • Thickness
  • Wood Type: Mixed Hardwood, Softwood, Solid Oak or least expensive.
 packaging

Top Inner Board

  • Length
  • Width
  • Thickness
  • Wood Type: Mixed Hardwood, Softwood, Solid Oak or least expensive.
  • Number of Top Inner Boards
  • If Wing, Length of Wing
  • If Top Deckboards are not evenly spaced, describe spacing
wood products

Bottom Deckboard Information

wood pallets

Bottom Lead Board

  • Length
  • Width
  • Thickness
  • Wood Type: Mixed Hardwood, Softwood, Solid Oak or least expensive.
 Deckboard

Bottom Inner Board

  • Length
  • Width
  • Thickness
  • Wood Type: Mixed Hardwood, Softwood, Solid Oak or least expensive.
  • Number of Bottom Inner Boards
  • If Wing, Length of Wing
  • If you know your exact fastener size (nail/staple) please describe.
 stinger pallet

Please feel free to contact AMC Consolidated regarding you pallet needs or questions.

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