Three Factors to Consider When Buying Wooden Pallets

Three Factors to Consider When Buying Wooden Pallets

Wooden pallets have a multitude of uses in almost all aspects of our lives, right from providing a strong support for shipping heavy objects or even storing produce. While they have definitely become more famous now, owing to their popularity on home improvement channels and magazines, businesses still need custom pallets for the purpose they were originally designed for – transport and logistics.

If you’re a new business owner shopping the market for custom pallets and don’t know the best way to determine your requirements, read on for three factors that you absolutely must consider when buying pallets.


While pallets are not usually expensive, custom pallets obviously require some amount of extra work. However any additional cost is offset by the peace of mind knowing that your products will arrive safely at their destination.

Sizing Options

Pallets come in multiple sizes, ranging from small or possibly the largest you can imagine to accommodate all kinds of products.

The best way to determine what sized pallet would be best for your business is to Call Denver Reel and Pallet with the height, length and width and we will  estimate measurement and even  weight. Remember, when measuring, one inch too big is no problem, too small on the other hand means starting over. So measure carefully and conservatively.


An important thing to keep in mind is that wooden pallets are meant primarily for logistics, so you won’t be able to find pallets that are made of high quality wood. They are built to be sturdy and fulfill a purpose, so even if it’s custom pallets, they won’t have a polished finish. This also helps keep costs in check for the customer.

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