Pallet & Skid Rental in the US: Market Research Report

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Pallet & Skid Rental Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Specialist Leasing | Oct 2012

Picking up: Revenue will increase with demand due to regulation, manufacturing activity growth

The Pallet & Skid Rental market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Brambles Brambles market share
PECO PECO market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry's growth slowed during the recession as downstream demand from the retail and manufacturing sectors declined. This factor contributed to a decline of industry revenue in 2008 and 2009 as freight volumes declined. However, freight volumes and total trade value have since increased, boosting the demand for pallets and skids used in transportation and warehousing of goods. Furthermore, the industry has benefited from an increasing number of companies that use pallet rental programs rather than purchasing pallets. These trends contributed to growth in the industry over the five years to 2007, and will continue through 2017.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Pallets offer the opportunity for the efficient transportation of items on a large scale. Skids and pallets have partially hollow interiors that allow forklifts and other materials handling equipment to lift loads from one area to another. Many plastic skids are made from high-density polyethylene, which gives the skids their sturdiness, while wooden options are known in the industry as “white wood” pallets. Rental companies often paint their white wood pallets and skids to differentiate them from competitors. For example, CHEP paints its wooden pallets blue, while PECO uses red.

Wooden pallets and skid

Wooden pallets have a major advantage over plastic ones in that wood is cheaper... purchase to read more


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What is the Pallet & Skid Rental Industry?

This industry includes companies that rent pallets to downstream markets for the storage and transport of goods. Following use, pallets and skids are returned to industry operators for cleaning and repairs. Services are included toward this industry's total revenue. Although pallets and skids differ slightly in their construction and purposes, the words are mainly interchangeable.

Industry Products
Wooden pallet rentalPlastic pallet rental
Industry Activities
Rental and leasing of plastic palletsRental and leasing of wooden pallets

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