Various Types of Pallets

If you need to order pallets, the type you choose will depend on these factors-most specifically what the pallets will be used for and how much you can afford.

Pallet Defined 

First, it's important to know exactly what a pallet is. According to Dictionary.com, a pallet is a "small, low, portable platform on which goods are placed for storage or moving, as in a warehouse or vehicle."

Pallet platforms both store and transport goods and cargo, typically through the use of forklifts and large trucks for moving, in warehouses, factories, stores, and farms. You can  also ‘look for corner Profile’ (also known as ‘zoeken Hoekprofiel’ Dutch language)online through various websites online.

Stringer Pallets

Pallets of many sizes and materials generally fall into two broad categories: stringer pallets and block pallets.While a forklift can lift this type of pallet from all four directions (although using the stringers to lift is recommended, as it's safer and more secure), a pallet jack is able to lift a stringer pallet from only two directions.

Block pallets, on the other hand, are generally stronger and more secure than their stringer counterparts. The reason for the greater strength, security, and durability is two-fold: block are typically made from hardwood, and they use both parallel and perpendicular pieces of timber ("stringers") to create their structure, which helps with more efficient handling. Block pallets are called "four-way" because both forklifts as well as pallet jacks can move them from any direction or side.