Wooden pallets originated a century ago as a way to ship goods and today more than 500 million pallets are made each year. Furniture retailer Ikea uses 10 million wooden pallets a year to ship its products.
Starting in January, Ikea is moving to a lighter, thinner paper-based pallet. Wood pallets are six inches in height, weigh . . . → Read More: Reinventing Shipping Pallets