By managing pallets sustainably, we help with carbon offsetting. We have an awareness of pallets from the point of production to consumption and return since we adhere to a closed-loop, circular economy model.
Build a sustainable suppy chain with greater visibility and tracking.
As supply chain sustainability continues to come to the forefront, more companies are seeking reusable and recyclable pallet materials that have greater visibility and tracking."
--Tessco COO, David Cline
We need a paradigm shift when it comes to wood pallets, because they are costing us more than just money when you count up deforestation, toxic chemical leaching, harm to the ozone layer and the carcinogenic qualities. Let's consider four facts that impact us all:
Every year in the US alone 1 million acres of trees are destroyed to produce wood pallets.
Impact: It takes decades to replenish 1 million acres of trees.
Wood pallets have become a major factor in deforestation which causes climate change.
Impact: This causes sudden spike in temperatures and melting glaciers.
Wood dust is found in pallets and is classified as a carcinogen
Impact: This is associated with lung cancer and Hodgkin’s disease
More than 80 percent of the earth’s natural forests have already been destroyed.
Impact: Estimates show we lose 137 animal, plant, and insect species each day due to deforestation.
Yes, companies must now mitigate risk preventing the creation and transfer of bacterial, viral, and other such pathogens in their supply chain.
The key benefit of a closed loop supply chain is the reduction of waste and the enablement of carbon offsets for our partners.
Yes. There are two types of plastic pallets: High density polyethylene (HDPE) and Polypropylene (PP). Tessco uses HDPE.
Pallet pooling basically means you are leasing pallets from a shared pool. Yes we offer that, along with financing and other programs.
Pallets have traditionally been perceived as commodities. Without accountability, they can be a safety and bottom-line cost hazard.
For is it means, high-quality pallets that are designed as valuable assets that can be remade. Those who purchase pallets must get that.