Pallet Delivery Blog

Helping our customers and visitors understand the pallet delivery industry. View topics on an array of subjects to do with pallet collections and deliveries.

Recycling Your Old Pallets
Monday 10th August 2020
Every year, countless pallets go to waste, which can cost you a considerable amount of money over time. However, not only can you reuse those pallets for other purposes, but you can also recycle the old ones until they are useable again.  Old pallets can be used on home DIY projects – or they can be dismantled in order to create new, second-hand pallets... Read More
Save On Your Shipping Costs
Tuesday 28th July 2020
If you are a supplier or retailer, then you might have wondered how you can reduce the costs of your shipping. Naturally, when you have to ship items weekly or when they weigh more than just a couple of pounds, shipping costs can get quite high. In this respect, you may have to think of new ways and practices in order to get your hands on a cheap pallet delivery service... Read More
Pallet Guide – What Pallets Can I Use?
Monday 20th July 2020
If your business is at the beginning of its journey – namely, your goods delivery business – then you will clearly reach a point when you will have to ship a pallet, or more, depending on demand. It will be beneficial for you to get familiar with all the available pallet types. Our team of experts are on hand to answer any queries if you are supplying a pallet... Read More
Amazon FBA - Why Should I Use PalletOnline?
Thursday 16th July 2020
Selling on Amazon has never been easier. We can offer a proven shipping method which is hassle free.  Our expert team provides a highly professional service... Read More
Customer Information - Amazon FBA Delays
Tuesday 14th July 2020
Due to the increase in freight that has been delivered to various Amazon fulfilment centres in recent weeks, there have been some delays with deliveries. We are currently working with Amazon to review orders for customers that have been affected by these delays. Please see the below expected delivery times during this period:BHX4 – 3-4 working daysEDI4 – 3-4 working daysMAN4 – 2-3 working daysLTN2 – 1-2 working daysIf you would like to reschedule your delivery, or if you would like to discuss your order, please get in touch with us via Live Chat... Read More
PalletOnline Update for June 2020
Monday 29th June 2020
Greetings and thank you for visiting us. This blog update is to keep you in the loop with the latest happenings at PalletOnline.  It is seemingly a new world in many ways... Read More
European Delivery Available
Friday 22nd May 2020
A quick announcement to inform all customers that delivery to Europe is once again possible. You can get a quote via our homepage for your selected destination. ... Read More
European Delivery Suspended
Friday 20th March 2020
DELIVERY TO EUROPE HAS NOW RESUMED. Unfortunately we have now suspended all deliveries to Europe during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We attempted to keep these channels open as long as possible, but after warnings from exporters about potential fines and delivery failures it was in the best interest of all parties (especially the customer) to suspend this service... Read More
COVID-19 Pandemic Charity Support
Thursday 19th March 2020
PalletOnline wishes to extend a helping hand to any charity looking to distribute pallets during the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. After internal discussions we have decided to hand out 'Emergency Charity' accounts to all registered charities. We would like to play our part in ensuring essential goods reach their destination on time and intact... Read More
Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 Update
Thursday 19th March 2020
At PalletOnline we know firsthand the critical role - even life-saving - haulage deliveries play in times of crisis. We support thousands of organisations, like yours and others across countless industries, to ensure goods are delivered to support business growth. Continued availability to have pallets collected and delivered is something we take very seriously, and our support remains steadfast... Read More
Amazon FBA Seller Central Tips
Wednesday 4th March 2020
 You’ve decided to become an Amazon FBA seller. Amazon FBA (fulfilment by Amazon) represents the online giant’s fulfilment and logistics department, which aims at making the procedures more straight-forward for Amazon sellers. Signing up to Amazon FBA comes with a bunch of advantages, such as saving a lot of money and time, among other things... Read More
Logistics Automation Revolution
Friday 28th February 2020
 When it comes to pallet delivery companies and other types of transport companies, it is safe to say that, in terms of logistics, their job is getting harder and harder to achieve. In the past few years, there has been a growth in transportation in recent years, especially with the surfacing of more and more online stores and distributors. So, the delivery companies have to come up with new ways of gathering data needed for successful deliveries and for better decision making... Read More
Pallet Delivery Europe
Tuesday 7th January 2020
Whether you’re a business/store owner or someone who occasionally sends out pallets, finding the proper pallet delivery Europe service/company might be a hard thing to do. For example, you might even come across a freight broker, case in which you risk your goods being handed over to someone else, while the latter claims that it’s their pallet or something similar. What you need, when having to ship pallets across Europe, is a dedicated network of pallet delivery services... Read More
Best Type of Pallet for Pallet Deliveries
Monday 4th November 2019
 Contrary to popular belief, pallets aren’t created equal. That is to say, the pallet you would use for transporting fruits and veggies might not be suitable for transporting engine spares. In this view, before prepping for pallet delivery, ensure that your chosen pallet is suitable for your load... Read More
How to Prepare for Pallet Collections
Monday 14th October 2019
Pallets can be used for numerous applications. Customarily, a pallet represents an industry base that facilitates the transportation of goods. Most notably, it ensures that the goods reach their destination safely... Read More
Tips to Send an Engine
Thursday 19th September 2019
It is true that one of the main reasons why goods tend to get damaged during transportation is because they haven’t been packed accordingly. This applies particularly in the case of goods that are more likely to get damaged during the transportation process. This is what could happen to an engine pallet courier, for example... Read More
A Guide to Sending Your Goods on Pallets
Thursday 22nd August 2019
There are a couple of factors that could help you decide that a pallet delivery is the best way for you to ship your items. First, let’s say you have some heavy items that you’ve successfully sold. Simply boxing and delivering a large item would be quite expensive compared to delivering it on a pallet... Read More
Where Is Best To Buy Pallets
Thursday 8th August 2019
Whether you are a pallet courier or just someone that is looking for some pallets to ship some items, you should know exactly what you need to buy: pallets. A pallet may be purchased by other types of individuals as well. For example, many companies out there need pallets to stock items, keep certain types equipment safe, or to transport goods... Read More
Brexit Planning for Small Businesses
Tuesday 6th August 2019
If you are the owner of a small business, it’s about time you and the management team responsible of your company come up with plans to mitigate Brexit's risks. You will also want to try and improve staff retention, as well as avoid employee insecurity. In this respect, in today’s article, we’ll be talking about how small businesses should prepare themselves for Brexit... Read More
Advice from a Pallet Courier
Tuesday 6th August 2019
Even if you are at your first pallet delivery or you are seasoned, so to say, in terms of such deliveries, some tips can’t do any harm, right? Well when it comes to deliveries that involve pallets, their safety is the most important thing you have to worry about. In this respect, we will now present you with some pallet delivery tips that will make both of our jobs easier. They will make it easier for you to deal with your pallet and easier for us to ship it and take it where you want it taken without any issues during transport... Read More
Engine Collection Best Practice
Monday 5th August 2019
Depending on your field of work, you might have to rely on an engine pallet delivery once in a while – maybe you want to sell your old car piece by piece, or you are just a supplier that has to ship engines or similar type of shipments once in a while. It is well known that most of the times, your shipping provider will deny any damage claims if the pallet has not been properly prepared for the shipping – for example, if oil or other fluids leak on to other cargo, you might be faced with surcharges as well. In today’s article, we’ll tell you how to properly prepare your engine or engine collection for being shipped on a pallet... Read More
Pallet Size Guide to Help Measure Up
Monday 3rd June 2019
Whenever you are shipping packages using a pallet, it’s very important that you determine its size in order to calculate the shipping costs. Every freight company will use a formula that will consider both the size and the weight of the pallet. A pallet delivery company will generally charge depending on how much space the pallet will take in the means of transport (truck, plane, ship, etc... Read More
Avoid Pallet Courier Hidden Costs
Thursday 30th May 2019
If you have a company that relies on partnerships for transportation, you must know exactly how you should manage your pallet courier costs. Moreover, avoiding the hidden costs is crucial if you want to hold on to the profitability of your company. Here are some tips and tricks that might be able to help you out in this respect... Read More
Choosing the Best Pallet Delivery Company
Thursday 30th May 2019
As we all know, pallet delivery is one of the most efficient and cost-effective transport solutions out there. More and more people – be them suppliers, sellers, and so on – have considered delivering their goods with a pallet delivery company. Naturally, given the fact that the industry just keeps on growing, it is safe to say that all of those that have decided to use a pallet courier did not return to their former transport means... Read More
Choosing the Best Hand Pallet Truck
Friday 17th May 2019
If your business deals with a lot of pallets, then you need the best possible solution to moving heavy goods! Anyone that deals with pallet delivery will most likely feel the need to acquire a machine that can help, doesn't take up a lot of space and is more than effective when it comes to lifting and moving loads. There are so many options for you to choose from when trying to find the best pallet truck, strarting with the size of the fork all the way down to its wheels. Believe it or not, you can actually buy a cheap pallet truck online... Read More
PalletOnline Best for Channel Island Shipments
Tuesday 7th May 2019
Getting your goods to the Channel Islands can be quite difficult, especially when running a business and you really want your products to get there as quickly as possible.  Well, you have plenty of options when it comes to choosing a trusted pallet courier that offers fast pallet delivery to the Channel Islands. At first glance, you won’t know which of them is the best courier for your goods, so it's better to take your time and consider a few things before booking a pallet delivery to the Channel Islands... Read More
Benefits of the Palletline Network
Wednesday 1st May 2019
First of all, it is worth mentioning that Palletline and their network are Amazon’s preferred carrier. The network works as a hub and distribution system that connects all of the UK’s major cities. Moreover, given the fact that they are the pioneers of palletised distribution, you can expect only the best warehousing companies to be associated with the Palletline network... Read More
Increasing the Life Span of Your Pallets
Tuesday 23rd April 2019
If you are reading this article, you’re probably worried about the slow decay of your wooden pallets. Even though they can last up to 3-5 years, there are some things that get to pallets faster than you’d expect it and, therefore, shorten their life span. If you are a pallet courier, then keeping your pallets safe means that you will spend less money on buying new pallets or repairing the ones you currently have... Read More
Tips for Shrink Wrapping Pallets
Thursday 18th April 2019
Before booking a pallet delivery, you might consider adding an extra layer of safety to your pallet. You can do this through various means while you stack your pallet. However, one of the best ways of securing both your goods is via shrink wrapping pallets... Read More
Fulfilment by Amazon Guide
Thursday 18th April 2019
If you are the owner of a small business that specializes in selling and delivering goods, then you might have heard of the Amazon FBA delivery service. However, what you may not know is that we, PalletOnline, can help you with the Fulfilment by Amazon part of your business. In short, besides the usual pallet delivery services that all the collection and delivery companies offer, we can also help you set up and deliver your goods to certain Amazon fulfilment centres... Read More
Tips for Saving Money on Pallet Deliveries
Tuesday 16th April 2019
No matter if you are looking to send a pallet or to receive one, there is one thing that you should know: this comes with a fair number of costs. And these costs can add up so fast, you won’t even be able to say “pallet. ”A good pallet courier can help your business go through a successful “boom” – allowing your business to grow all the more... Read More
Top 5 Mistakes when Selling on Amazon FBA
Monday 25th March 2019
A business that’s based on Amazon FBA can lead to a great income! As reports suggest, the FBA program has seen constant increases over the years; for example, it had a growth of 65% percent in 2014. However, while success is definitely at the end of the line, one would have to work hard in order to reach it. In short, you can’t just send a pallet to Amazon and think that the job is as good as done... Read More
The History of Pallets From Start to Now
Thursday 21st March 2019
History of Pallets – Delivery for BusinessEven though we do not realise it, we see pallets almost everywhere – inside or outside of the grocery stores, in supermarkets, and so on. Basically, we see them in almost every place that relies, at a certain point, on product delivery and/or storage. In short, a pallet delivery company is not the only one that makes use of these pallets... Read More
Amazon Fulfilment Pallet Deliveries
Tuesday 12th March 2019
We all know that when it comes to cost-effectiveness, sending a pallet to Amazon is much cheaper than parcels. In other words, your return on investment will increase if your goods are being sent on a pallet to the Amazon Fulfilment Centre. However, if you want to send a pallet to Amazon, you must be aware of the fact that the pallet must respect some guidelines in order to be approved... Read More
10 Tips to Avoid Warehouse Accidents
Friday 8th March 2019
When working in a warehouse, one is usually surrounded by a lot of people doing their work. In this scenario, everyone within that warehouse must be equally careful and safe in order to avoid any sort of accidents. In the following lines, we’ll talk about 10 of the ways through which you or your employees can avoid warehouse accidents... Read More
LTL Shipping Costs & Facts
Monday 4th March 2019
Short for less than truckload, LTL shipping means that when your shipped items don’t fill a single truck, they will share the space with other items. In short, we’re talking about small shipments of freight. However, this is not everything that’s implied by LTL shipping... Read More
Beginners Guide to Pallet Delivery
Tuesday 26th February 2019
When it comes to pallet delivery, you have to keep in mind that the carrier’s job is not to prepare your pallet for shipment, but only to take it from point A to point B. In this respect, you are the one responsible for the sturdiness, so to say, of your pallet. Naturally, once you contact one of the pallet delivery companies and schedule your pallet’s pick-up, you don’t need to worry about too many things – order collection, distribution, tracking, and delivery time lines are metrics that you can only check, but not alter... Read More
European Pallet Delivery Service
Thursday 14th February 2019
Hello, Hallo, Hola & Ciao!PalletOnline now offer delivery to major export countries in Europe. Brexit may be upon us, but PalletOnline stand strong in Europe. Now offering increased service offerings... Read More
Send a Pallet to Ireland
Monday 14th January 2019
It’s 2019 and we are stepping it up at PalletOnline!We now have a dedicated section for people wishing to Send a Pallet to Ireland or from Ireland. There is a guide on the page itself, but we will outline here exactly how it works for Irish pallet deliveries below. Republic of IrelandIf you’re sending a pallet to the Republic of Ireland please enter a county in the location box... Read More
Delivery Dates for Christmas 2018 – 2019
Friday 14th December 2018
Our Christmas operating times are listed below. Please ensure that you plan your deliveries so they arrive in good time. Due to busy festive period delays may occur... Read More
Amazon Reported Delays over Christmas Period
Friday 7th December 2018
Over the last few days there has been an increase in pallets being delivered to Amazon Fulfilment Centre(s) over the entire network. This has resulted in unloading delays at Amazon FC’s. We have documented the expected wait times below for each fulfilment centre with delays... Read More
New Pallet Delivery Website Launched!
Friday 16th November 2018
We are delighted to launch the new PalletOnline website! Pallet deliveries just got a serious upgrade. We have been putting together our new look for months behind the scenes. The curtains have been pulled back and we’re packing a whole lot more than just a make over... Read More