Wood Pallets

How are Oak Creek Wood pallets constructed?
All shipping pallets have deck boards, base boards, and a wooden block or board between the two.

What does pallet entry mean?
Forklifts and pallet jacks can enter the shipping pallet from two sides or four sides for maximum flexibility.

What’s the difference between U.S. and European pallets?
Shipping pallets have different standard sizes in the U.S. and internationally, and all pallets that are shipped internationally need to be heat-treated.

Is wood the only shipping pallet material?
Though wood pallets are the most popular because wood is economical and versatile, shipping pallets can also be made from plastic, metal, or even specially treated pressed paper. There is a large variety of treatments and finishes for wood pallets as well.

Do wood pallets need to be heat-treated?
The heat-treating process hardens and sanitizes wood pallets, killing pests and larvae, and ensuring that all international shipping regulations are met.