Perk Up with our Pallet Industry Quiz

Posted On: 16th Jan, 2019 | Under: Education | Tagged:
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industry quizTo keep things lively and engaging on our blog, we thought we’d put your knowledge to the test…

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)!

To find out how much you know about wood, pallets, and the packaging industry, continue reading.  The first 10 readers to comment on our blog with correct answers will win a $10 Starbucks Card.

  1. North American forests are growing at twice the rate of what is removed for consumer use. On average, how many seedlings are planted each day in the United States?
    a) 4.8 million         b) 3.8 million        c) 5.2 million       d) 1 million
  2. For every ton recovered of this product, 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space is saved:
    a) Wood                  b) Plastic                c) Paper                d) Glass
  3. All wood that has a moisture content above the fiber saturation point is called:
    a) Wet                     b) Alive                   c) New                   d) Green
  4. In the U.S., forests and forest products store enough carbon each year to offset approximately what percent of the nation’s CO2emissions?
    a) 12%                     b) 20%                     c) 3%                    d) 19%
  5. True or False?  Wood shrinkage reduces the load carrying capacity of a pallet.

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

Alan Rose Alan Rose

Alan Rose, CEO and Co-Founder, has over 40 years of business experience in construction and logistics. At Rose Pallet, he enjoys interfacing and developing partnerships with lumber mills across the United States to bring the very best products and services to clients. Active in the overall strategy and direction of the company, he is equally involved in refining the internal training and educational department. During his spare time, Alan is devoted to many philanthropic efforts, some of which include cancer and asthmatic research. He also likes to attend various social events and spend time with family and friends. Alan was recently honored by The Daily Herald Business Ledger newspaper with a "Lifetime Achievement Award" in the Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards Program.