Serving the Northern California Region Since 1992 ● 4043 Crows Landing Road, Modesto, CA ● (209) 538-5844

Total Pallet Management

Improve pallet quality throughout your supply chain and reduce or eliminate your pallet labor cost by implementing a TPM or Total Pallet Management program.

UPSI TPM Brochure
Download our TPM brochure that illustrates how the program works.
UPSI TPM Brochure (JAN2215).pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [21.0 MB]

What is it?

TPM is a complete pallet management service that involves all aspects of the customer's pallet maintenance. This includes sorting pallets either onsite with a dedicated UPSI team at the customer's facility or off-site at UPSI's facility. We will sort and inspect pallets to a pre-determined spec that meets the storage and handling needs of the customer. The program is designed so that only "in-spec" pallets are reintroduced into the customer's facility all the while providing complete reporting to management. All damaged pallets are either repaired to spec or removed from the customer's pallet supply. Odd-size and scrap pallets are removed and transferred to UPSI's facility.

 

Why have a TPM?

  • TPM provides many benefits, including:
  • Reduction or elimination of customer's pallet labor cost
  • Improvement in pallet quality throughout system
  • Maximized warehouse space
  • Reduction in pallet issues
  • Augment workplace safety due to better quality pallets
  • Transparent pallet reporting with clear accountability
  • No cost removal of wood waste and packaging (shrink-wrap)
  • Customization to customer's needs
  • Inventory control
  • Peace of mind

 

Our TPM Includes:

Analysis to Determine:
Pallet flow
Current labor utilization in pallet program
Ways to increase warehouse or D.C. floor maximization
Comprehensive pallet process cost reduction


Customization of Pallet Management Program:
Determination of optimum pallet specification
UPSI on-site labor benefits
Pallet repair options
Surplus pallet removal
Inventory management
Junk and odd-size pallet disposal/recycling
Pooled pallet sorting and return


Value-Added Services:
No hassle inbound and outbound pallet load activity
Complete program reporting
After hours/weekend problem resolution
Dedicated Account Manager


Program enhancement options:
Supplemental pallet supply
ISPM-15 heat treat services for product export
pointGUARD Pallet Protection System products
Pallet Design System (PDS) Analysis

 

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