Pallets are used to carry objects of different kinds – they serve as a platform for shipping sets of small parcels, objects or some bulky materials awkward to ship. Pallet transport is commonly chosen mean of transport for shipping bulky loads.On pallets you often ship deliveries of weight above 70 kg for instance iron gates, boxes, construction equipement etcetera. To get the best price for transporting pallets from skillful shipping providers that specialise in pallet transport post your listing on Clicktrans. The key thing in pricing pallet transport is to know the exact number, weight and type of objects that will be shipped. Loaded pallets are lifted by forklifts.
Europallets and other types of pallets
Europallet, also called EPAL or EURO is the one most frequently used in pallet transport. Its standard dimensions are 800x1200x150 mm. These figures can be different depending on the type and application of a pallet, however europalet size is rather consistent from one manufacturer to another. In the industrial transport there are also so-called EUR2 pallets. They are 1m wide, 1.2m long and 144mm tall. The ones 1135 x 1133 milimeters are for shipping intermodal conteiners. Often, wooden pallets are replaced by plastic ones due to their longer usability. Plastic pallets can be useful from 10 up to 15 years.
Cost of pallet transport in the EU
Average cost of pallet shipping on international routes is 120 GPB and 10p per km.
Pick-up address and dateCarrara, Italy
Delivery address and dateWest Hoathly, United Kingdom