Strategies for Dealing with the Labor Crunch, State of the Pallet Industry – Part III - Apr 13, 2018 

When it comes to the labor shortage, there are three primary strategies: improve recruitment and retention efforts, use automation to reduce labor required, and optimize production processes to eliminate wasted motion and inefficiencies.; Developments in Canadian Softwood Lumber Market, Trade Case: Canadian officials stated that the duties represent a “considerable hardship” on softwood lumber producers and communities across Canada, while the U. S. government has argued that the duties were fully consistent with its obligations under the WTO agreements.; Brambles to Sell Off IBC Business: Brambles is making this move to focus on its core pallet and RPC business units.