Brambles Reports Higher Revenue on Price Increases, Pallet Returns Increasing But Slowly - Apr 21, 2023 

Over the last nine months, the company has raised prices by 19% in North America. The bad news is that CHEP North America has lost some sales volume (about 4%), as the rental giant is still struggling to get back pallets being hoarded by retailers.; U.S. Housing Starts Modestly Decline in March: After a red-hot building streak, apartment builders are cooling off as new units hit the market. On the single-family-home side, buyers are faced with a shortage of previously owned homes and are turning to new builds.