Publisher's Soap Box Commentary: What Bloomberg Missed on Its Pallet Podcast - Dec 17, 2021 

In a recent interview with Dr. Mark White, professor emeritus from Virginia Tech, the Odd Lots podcast, December 13th episode discussion delved into “Why the Price of Wood Shipping Pallets Has Soared.” White is a well-known expert on pallets and supply chain and is the former director of the Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design at Virginia Tech.; Kamps Acquires Tritz Pallet, Strengthening Its Position in the Great Plains Market: The addition of Tritz grows Kamps’ national presence to over 40 asset-based locations, 4,000 trailers and 2,500 employees. This move enables Kamps to now reach more supply chains directly with its expanded network.; ARC Group Worldwide to Buy RM2 International Composite Pallet Pooler: RM2 is targeting industries such as food and other markets where hygiene is of extreme importance.; News in Brief: Freight rates continued to surge in November. A survey found that most employers would not require either full vaccination or weekly testing until the legal challenges are settled. IEA has revised downward its worldwide demand forecast for oil consumption.