If you are a business new to palletised deliveries, it is best to have all the information necessary to make the right decision. With several haulage and logistics companies offering a range of similar services, you may find yourself a little confused about which option is the best for your company.
In this article, we have all you need to know about pallet delivery.
Simply put, pallet delivery is when you use pallets to move and distribute your goods. Often these are sturdy wooden pallet bases that can securely hold your goods to be efficient and convenient for transportation.
Businesses globally use pallet deliveries as an efficient way to deliver their stocks and distribute their products worldwide.
At Young Brothers, we offer comprehensive pallet services for all kinds of goods across the UK and worldwide, with our warehouse conveniently located in Kent. We use modern tracking technology and ensure that our drivers are fully trained, so your goods are well looked after on the road. Find more information about our palletised service here.
Now here are some key things you need to know about palletised delivers, how it works, and why your business should consider it.
There are four types of pallet delivery you should be aware of, and these are:
Overall, pallet distributions are suitable for companies with the following requirements:
There are, however, few limitations to the types of products you can transport using pallets. Please get in touch with our team to find out if your goods are suitable for pallet delivery.
Here are a few questions you should ask the transportation company before you agreed to shop your goods with them:
The details of your pallet delivery may vary depending on the transportation company, the network used, and the agreement made with the customers. However, here is a step-to-step guide on how the pallet deliveries generally work:
Step 1- Business contact the pallet delivery company. This is when you discuss and agree upon the collection of the goods, if the storage/ warehouse service is required, how many pallets are being transported, where to, and such.
Step 2- As a preparation process, items should be placed on pallets and secured with proper wrapping. Ask your transportation provider if they can assist you with this.
Step 3- Next, the pallet is collected by a delivery provider at the time and place stated by you, the customer.
Step 4- The goods are delivered to the distribution warehouse and loaded to another truck for delivery.
Step 5- The shipment goes out for delivery. At Young Brothers Transport, we offer a track and trace service, which allows you to keep track of your goods.
Step 6- Pallets are delivered to the recipient.
These are interconnected groups of storage facilities and transportation systems. It involves a group of companies, each with designated postcode areas from which they deliver and collect goods. This allows the companies to provide quick, cost-effective, and comprehensive solutions to the customers.
Young Brothers Transport is a member of the Pallet Track Network, which consists of over 90 strategically placed depots enabling us to offer comprehensive pallet delivery solutions across the UK and Europe. Find out more here.
There are several ways your business may benefit from picking pallet delivery.
For flexible and cost-effective haulage services, please get in touch with our logistics and transportation experts at 01227 751667, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.