Are you considering switching to a pallet courier for delivery of inventory? If you routinely need to transport huge items, that’s a great idea! Pallet deliveries are a safe and cost-effective way to move large, heavy, or cumbersome items from one place to another. A pallet courier will often carry pallets from several outlets at once, thus creating a full truckload that saves on fuel costs for everyone.

The “pallet” itself is a flat structure, usually made of wood, on which items are stacked. The items are then held in place with straps and/or plastic wrap. This keeps items from moving or coming apart during transport. It can also prevent damage, loss, or breakage. Pallets are easily moved with a forklift or pallet jack.

Using a pallet courier is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to transport goods. And if you know how to pack your pallet properly, so much the better. There are a few things to keep in mind when setting up a pallet of goods for shipment:

If this already seems like more work than you want to do, don’t despair. The pallet courier company you use can explain the best ways to prepare your goods for pallet shipping. Better still, they may even do it for you for a small fee. For details and rates for pallet shipping, contact the professionals.