Every company that moves items such as raw material or finished goods uses a pallet, or euro pallet, and material handling equipment to move those items. Pallets are used in every nation and in every warehouse. The majority of those pallets are made from wood. In the US the construction of pallets accounts for almost half of the lumber used each year. But not everyone thinks that pallets should be made from wood. Over the past few years the environmental movement has questioned the use of amount of wood that is used each year and the problems that this discarding pallets in landfills. Others have been concerned about the use of wood pallets in the movement of food and the ability for insects and fungal matter to live on wood pallet. With these concerns, pallets made from plastic and metal have been introduced to alleviate some of these issues.
Lighter in unit weight,
Resistance to corrosion,
Waterproof Heat resistance,
Clean and hygienic,
Working life span is around 10 times of wooden pallet
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