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The requirements outlined in ISPM 15 (please see our Logistics Glossary for details) have been incorporated into the conditions for importing solid wood packaging materials, including wooden pallets, into Australia
These pallets are standard in Australia and non-standard anywhere else in the world.
These pallets are not suitable for the standard 20 foot (6.1 m) and 40 foot (12 m) ISO shipping containers. Extensively used in storage and warehousing, they are popular ‘Racking’ pallets with the right shape and size to be removed from transport and directly onto warehouse racking for storage.
These pallets are industrial pallets or export pallets. They are commonly used for loading in standard 20 foot (6.1 m) and 40 foot (12 m) ISO shipping containers.
These pallets are used in most European countries, Latin America, United Kingdom, India & New Zealand.
Originally designed for rail transport, the EUR pallet has a number of variants including EUR 1, EUR 2, EUR 3 and EUR 6 being the most common.
EUR pallets can be used for loading into standard 20 foot (6.1 m) and 40 foot (12 m) ISO shipping containers.
Pallets loaded single layer on the container floor.