By Chaille Brindley
One day while walking through a trade show, you meet a person who claims to have the answer to all of your pallet headaches. It sounds too good to be true. Then you hear that some of the largest companies in the country are on board. Maybe this is your lucky day.
More than likely you just heard a sales pitch from someone touting the benefits of a colored pallet in rental pool format. Pallet rental is nothing new. It has been around the U.S. market since CHEP launched its pool in the early 90s. Many companies have found pallet rental to be a good solution to some logistics and pallet problems. On the other hand, there are horror stories too. You have to realize that the sales person is going to present a one-sided picture. And in reality, logistics is never one-sided. The following insights will help anyone considering pallet rental.