In September 2002, the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing Pallet Professionals conducted a survey of more than 300 production, transportation, warehousing and distribution enterprises in four major cities of Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Guangzhou, from the current status of pallets, existing problems and How to solve the other aspects, to specifically understand and analyze the use of Chinese pallets, this work is conducive to strengthen the coordination and guidance of the pallet industry, but also provides valuable information and advice for the logistics management department and related enterprises.
(1) Material of existing tray
According to preliminary investigations by the China National Association of Logistics and Purchasing Pallet Professional Committee, there are about 50 to 70 million kinds of pallets in China, and the annual output is about 20 million pieces. Among them, wooden flat pallets account for about 90%, plastic flat trays account for 8%, steel pallets, composite pallets and paper pallets account for 2%. Composite flat trays and plastic trays have a large proportion of rise.
(2) Standards and main specifications
Currently, China's pallet specifications are quite confusing. In addition to the mechanical industry system using JB3003-81 specified 800mm × 1000mm and 500mm ~ 800mm two specifications of the tray, in 1996, the Chinese Ministry of Communications Research Institute proposed to ISO6780: 1988 "intermodal universal flat tray main dimensions and tolerances" equivalent Adopt the national standard for Chinese pallets. In the future, the former State Bureau of Technical Supervision approved and published this equivalent standard in accordance with the GB/T2934-1996 standard series number, including four pallet specifications of 1200mm × 1000mm, 1200mm × 800mm, 1140mm × 1140mm and 1219mm × 1016mm.