What’s the True Cost of Pallet Logistics? CHEP Issues Letter to Recyclers Changing ARP Rates and Policies - May 24, 2019 

CHEP’s recent ARP letter further clarifies that its pallets cannot be bought, sold, exchanged, modified or destroyed. CHEP did not state the reason for its move in its letter to recyclers.; USA Reaches Deal with Canada and Mexico to Lift Retaliatory Tariffs: The tariff repeal is good news for Mid-Continent Steel and Wire, the nation’s largest nail manufacturer. Mid-Continent sources its raw wire rod from its parent-company, Deacero, headquartered in Mexico.; March Housing Information: In the majority of categories, housing continues to be substantially less than its historical averages. The single family housing construction sector is where the majority of value-added forest products are utilized.; News Briefs: A five-alarm fire burned a pallet yard at Central Pallets in Stockton, California. Two separate reports confirm a softening in the trucking market.