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What Are Wooden Pallets Made For?

Wooden pallets are designed for storage and transportation, in addition to ensuring safe and effective use. They can also be utilised for do-it-yourself tasks by homes and businesses.


One of the most common uses for wooden pallets is the transportation of products. Logistically, it is necessary to secure products when transporting them from one location to another. Wooden pallets are extremely secure, preventing damage to products. Pallets may also be customised for specific commodities and come in a range of forms.

Load capacity

The weight limitations of different wooden pallets vary. This is useful when larger products necessitate a more structurally sound pallet. For example, if you need to transport particularly big cargo, block pallets are the ideal option. Due to the variation in weight capacity, you may select the pallet that is best for you and your business for smaller things.

Heat treatment

Hygiene is critical while moving products. The ISPM15 heat treatment regulations imply that if you are transporting products to another nation, the pallets must meet the norms. This will keep bugs concealed within the wood at bay, preventing hygienic difficulties.


Wooden pallets will provide companies with a range of storage benefits. They will help to increase on-site safety by using effective storage methods. Furthermore, they may aid with the protection of your goods. If you are going to treat your items with care, you must also keep them efficiently. When it comes to pallets, storage is both efficient and rational.

How to effectively stack pallets

When kept outside, it is recommended that wooden pallets be stacked no more than 6 feet high. However, indoors, we recommend no more than four pallets per stack. This will assist to reduce the possibility of harm. Stacking also considerably reduces the risk of fire and prevents falling objects or the stack from collapsing.

Block stacking

This is the least costly technique of storing items. There is no need for racking, only an open floor in a warehouse. Pallets are stacked one on top of the other in lanes or blocks. This is determined by the forklifts’ weight, condition, and capacity.


Wooden pallets can be repurposed into several types of home furnishings. Pallets can be an unusual addition to your house or garden, from chairs to side-tables. It is important to sand down pallets before getting creative so they are smooth and will not cause splinters.

Environmentally friendly

Upcycling and repurposing offers a range of practical environmental benefits. Reusing wooden pallets keeps them out of the landfill meaning less will be discarded or burnt, perhaps contributing to continuing challenges such as global warming. Reduce wood waste by recycling a wooden pallet and repurposing it into something useful.

Upcycling ideas

Wooden pallets will work well as furnishings in a variety of properties as they have a natural, rustic appearance. The wood may be sanded, polished, and stained to get the desired colour. You could use pallet wood to make a variety of products including headboards, tables, shelves, and chairs.

Keedwell Scotland, in collaboration with our partner company Keedwell European Freight, provides a variety of services throughout Scotland, Europe, and the United Kingdom. We offer a flexible range of delivery options with the reassurance of knowing that your palletised freight will be delivered on time and intact.

We also provide an ideal shipping solution for large and heavy item deliveries. Delivery of your goods is important. We care a great deal about our customer requirements in delivering the goods to their destination on time.

Our pallet service includes:

  • Collections in the UK for delivery throughout UK & Europe
  • Cost-effective and secure delivery of goods
  • Reliability with set departure schedules
  • Transparent tracking
  • Competitive rates, whatever the size or weight

Our pallet service specialists make it simpler, easier, and quicker to meet your needs. Get in touch today for more information. Get in touch today for more information.


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