VF Corporation is an $11 billion apparel and footwear powerhouse with a diverse international portfolio of brands and products that reach consumers around the world. They needed a solution to streamline its picking operation and enhance operator safety.
Custom Built Plastic Pallets engineered a customized material handling solution for VF Corporation’s order picking forklifts, which required a unique construction for enhanced stability.
Custom Built Plastic Pallets designed an innovative hybrid pallet constructed of recycled plastic, providing superior strength and durability. To further customize the pallet for VF Corp’s order picking operation, a hardwood 2x4 was used for the center stringer rather than the standard plastic stringer. This hardwood stringer provides the perfect connection for the forklift’s clamp. This ensures a safe and secure standing platform for the operator while working at various heights within the warehouse.
This combination provides the best of both worlds. The plastic construction will provide years of service. The hardwood center stringer will offer enhanced stability and integrity to handle the additional stress at the point of connection with the forklift.