Plastic pallets are a good choice for shipping. They are not only sturdy and dependable, but also ideal for quickly transporting a large amount of product at once; they're great for moving onto trucks or train cars in rapid succession.
They also come in a far wider variety than wooden pallets do. There are stackable or rackable pallets that are optimized for easy storage. Not to mention that plastic pallets preserve wood that would otherwise be wasted after only a few uses. Because traditional wooden pallets are costly and removal fees are increasing, it's becoming more economical to use stronger, reusable plastic pallets that can survive more than a single trip or two.
1) Longer life-span, around 5-7 times to wooden pallets;
2) Light in weight, clean and decent appearance, non-toxic, iron-free, non-prickly.
3) Easy for washing and decontamination, resistant to rot, non-flammable;
How Much Do Pallets Cost? - The Balance Small Business
Pricing for new plastic pallets can range from around $10 each (in truckload quantities) for the cheapest expendable units to upwards of $80 or even $100 for extremely durable, precision-engineered models