U.S. Ports, Especially California, Face Backlog Crisis - Oct 15, 2021 

Commitments from port authorities and carriers to move toward 24/7 operations until the backlog is handled could cause a huge surge in pallet demand in California and other parts of the country. Talking about the effect on transportation operations, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg explained, “You can think of that as basically opening the gates.”; 48forty Solutions Acquires J&B Pallet: J&B is a leader in the industry with its automation efforts and plays an integral role in supporting diverse industries. Beyond producing new and recycled pallets, J&B offers on-site sort and repair services.