Ordinary pallets are transportation structures which are flat in shape and are used to carry or support goods allowing them to be safely loaded by jacking devices. Goods are generally placed on pallets in order for them to be carried in a stable manner. They are often used for storing as well as shipping. Nestable pallets refer to pallets that have been designed in a manner that allows them to fit into or ‘nest’ in to other pallets when they are empty.
People use nestable pallets just like they would use any other pallet. This involves loading goods on to the nestable pallet, after which they are strapped in to place, before being taken for storage or further transportation. Nestable pallets are used in various industries which include the likes of retail industries as well as food processing industries, just to name a few.
There are numerous advantages of using nestable pallets. Not only do they provide the advantages that normal plastic pallets provide such as being recyclable and durable, they also confer additional benefits on their users which include the ability to save on space in storage. This is because nestable pallets can easily be piled very high, in tight stacks which help to reduce the space required for their storage. This results in nestable pallets being cost efficient as they help to save on costs that are related to storage.
Furthermore, nestable pallets are also generally light in nature, and are considerably lighter than wooden or metal pallets. Due to the weight of the pallets not being as much as other pallets, shipping costs are reduced, another way that makes nestable pallets cost efficient.
Due to being light, nestable pallets are also easier to transport than other pallets, which makes them safer to transport and results in fewer injuries to the workers entrusted with transporting the pallets. Injuries that may be reduced include wrist and back injuries. Also, the chance of being scratched due to the nails present or catching a splinter are significantly reduced, to the point of being nearly non-existent.
Nestable pallets also generally possess a longer life than wooden pallets, while their cleanliness is also better than that of other pallets, as they are easy to clean and impenetrable to insects. Due to their cost effectiveness, many people often hesitate in throwing out nestable pallets, instead opting to reuse them, hence making these pallets environmental friendly as well.