Put Your Knowledge on Display this Fourth of July

With the help of industry resources, we’ve compiled a short pallet industry quiz that may leave you stumped!

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If you’ve been following our blog, you know we like to quiz our readers periodically. And, since Fourth of July is right around the corner, we thought it the perfect time to ‘declare’ what you know about pallets.

Wooden pallets are used to securely transport goods around the world.  But, other facts and statistics concerning the wood packaging industry may surprise you.  With the help of several industry resources including Nature’s Packaging, AF&PA, and the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design, we’ve compiled a short industry quiz that may leave you stumped (pardon the pun)!

Pallet Industry Quiz

Take the pallet industry quiz below. The first 10 readers to submit correct answers on our blog will win a $15 Amazon card!

  1. The most common measurement for pallets in the U.S. is:
    a) 40 x 40                 b) 48 x 42                 c) 48 x 48                 d) 48 x 40
  2. How many billions of dollars of American trade is exported annually on wooden pallets and containers?
    a) 400                       b) 750                       c) 225                        d) 700
  3. A wood pallet that has no bottom deck boards is referred to as what?
    a) Stringer                 b) Skid                   c) Core                      d) Block
  4. Each year, 1.7 billion trees are planted in the U.S. How many trees is that for every man, woman, & child in America?
    a) 6                             b) 5                            c) 2                          d) 9
  5. True or False? Wood is the only 100% renewable, recyclable, reusable, and biodegradable resource.

Stay tuned to our blog for additional trivia throughout the year.  And, remember to contact us for all of your pallet management needs.

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