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MATERIALS HANDLING & STORAGE GLOSSARY: COMMON PALLET SIZES

By: Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. May 18, 2022

What are the most common pallet sizes in the United States?

According to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization), these are the top 10 pallet sizes in the U.S. and the primary market(s) that uses them. 

1.       48”x40” for Grocery and many other industries

2.       42”x42” for Telecommunications and Paint

3.       48”x48” for Drums

4.       40”x48” for Military and Cement

5.       42”x48” for Chemicals and Beverages

6.       40”x40” for Dairy

7.       45”x48” for Automotive

8.       44”x44” for Drums and Chemicals

9.       36”x36” for Beverages

10.   36”x48” for Beverage, Shingles, Packaged Paper 

In our next blog post, we’ll take a look at CHEP pallets

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