The townsfolk of Ålesund, the picturesque art nouveau town on the western coast of Fjord Norway, have an extraordinary way of paying tribute to the sun by means of a bonfire. A really big bonfire.
If “pallets move the world” then forklifts power global storage efficiencies but which came first. Pallets trace their roots back to ancient times and forklifts trace their history back to ancient hoists.
However, determining which actually came first, the pallet or the forklift, is not as clear.
Carl Ovitt, transportation manager, and Jeremy Votow achieved a major milestone – 2 million safe miles. This was a team effort that we have been working on for over 2½ years; one we want to continue.
The economy has come back strongly. Even with increasing economic challenges and customer demands, prospects for the pallet industry look good through 2016. “Entering the Promised Land” by Lynn Michaels is an excellent article for a complete overview for the pallet industry.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) recently released an update on paper and cardboard recycling and the facts are impressive.