Six Pallet Trends Identified by Modern Materials Handling Magazine - Jun 12, 2020 

A driver for these trends is pallet user concerns due to COVID-19 as well as sustainability and other changes in the supply chain. It isn’t clear how prevalent they are, especially for white-wood pallet customers. But these are certainly things that alternative pallet suppliers are discussing with end users.; PPP Reforms Pass, Provide Flexibility for Small Businesses: The Trump administration may push another round of business aid targeted to specific industries that are still being hampered by closure restrictions. The PPP still has more than $130 billion in loan funds that are available for any company that qualifies and has not applied.; News Brief: The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced two proposals that would expedite timber sales on federal land by reducing regulatory and environmental analysis.