Pallet Shipment Standards

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Pallets currently do not have universal standards. Many organizations have attempted to uniform measurements pallet standards. Each industry can present their standard to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)  has different standards for pallets. Pallet standards vary depending on the type of product and location of shipment.

The measurements begin with the first number being the stinger (Continuous, longitudinal, solid or notched beam-component) and the second number deckboard (Component of a pallet deck, perpendicular to the stringer or board) length.

stingerdeckboard

ISO does not set the standards, but listen to industries regarding pallet standards. This process allows for the standards to be set according to for each industry need. Industry standards measurement standards have been established for some industries in North America:

Dimensions, mm

(W × L)

Dimensions, in

(W × L)

Production Rank

Industries Using
1219 × 1016 48 × 40 1 Grocery, many others
1067 ×1067 42 × 42 2 Telecommunications, Paint
1219 × 1219 48 × 48 3 Drums
1016 × 1219 40 × 48 4 Military, Cement
1219 × 1067 48 × 42 5 Chemical, Beverage
1016 × 1016 40 × 40 6 Dairy
1219 × 1143 48 × 45 7 Automotive
1118 × 1118 44 × 44 8 Drums, Chemical
914 × 914 36 × 36 9 Beverage
1219 × 914 48 × 36 10 Beverage, Shingles, Packaged Paper
889 × 1156 35 × 45.5 Unknown Military 1/2 ISO container, fits 36″ standard doors
1219 × 508 48 × 20 Unknown Retail

Please contact AMC Consolidated with your pallet questions and needs. We will be happy to assist with your pallet questions.

Uploaded: December 19, 2012

Contact: Ed Soto

Business: AMC Consolidated

Phone Number: 1-602-233-9800

Email: sales@amcconsolidated.com

Website: http://www.amcconsolidated.com

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One comment on “Pallet Shipment Standards

  1. Reblogged this on 4chionmarketing1 and commented:
    Interesting information.

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