Unlike those of us in the packaging industry, most professionals hope to avoid (or at least find unnecessary) the unique details that go into making a pallet. For many buyers, basic packaging lingo can be confusing, alienating or just plain frustrating.
Did you get insurance or a warranty for any of your Christmas gifts this year? When you received your package, was it damaged, or worse, never made it to your house? Many people know that feeling of the awful realization your expensive Christmas gift for your grandmother arrived broken when it should have been handled with care.
Black Friday has come and gone, and this weekend marks the beginning of December. Many families mark those moments for when they begin thinking about Christmas preparations, but for the pallet industry, Christmas starts much sooner.
As the holiday season sneaks up on us, Millwood has a variety of events to celebrate; we host cubicle trick or treating, cookie decorating, Christmas shopping for local charities and even an afternoon with Santa. Before we start on the Christmas music though, there is one very special tradition Millwood celebrates- our thankfulness project.
Check out the video below for highlights from the event, which was hosted in Chicago October 14-17.
- Come with a plan for what booths you would like to visit- most shows offer some type of map so you can organize the best route through the show floor.
- Wear comfy shoes, but prepare for blisters or sore feet. Going from a desk job to standing for 8+ hours on a cement convention center floor will surely lead to battered feet. Bringing a stock of band-aids isn’t a bad idea either.
- Have alternate...
How can you create treasure out of something you thought was trash?
Some pallet companies (Millwood included) have pallet recovery programs to help recover, recycle and re manufacture pallets. These are generally for large orders or big customers, but what if you’re a small business with only a dozen or so pallets? There are still plenty of ways to get more use out of pallets, with or without...