Why 9BLOC?

With 9BLOC, the choice is always YOURS.

Unlike rented pallets, a 9BLOC pallet pool provides the power of choice. Now you can choose to rent, lease or purchase your own pallet inventory, based on your needs, from the 9BLOC participating pallet maker you select. Break away from the traditional rental giants. Choose freedom… from lost pallet charges, inefficient reporting and aging, poor-quality pallets.

WHAT YOU GET WHEN YOU WORK WITH 9BLOC

•   A powerful, nation-wide network that manages the lifecycle of every pallet throughout the supply chain.
•   The choice to rent, purchase or lease your pallets.
•   A pool of block pallets, built to last using the 9BLOC standard throughout the build, recycle and repair processes.
•   A powerful tracking system that monitors your pallets to identify inefficiencies, loss and damage.

THE POWER OF LOGISTICS

•   Track pallet locations.
•   Reduce the financial impact of lost pallets.
•   Streamline reporting, to reduce costly time and paperwork.
•   Monitor the maintenance of each pallet throughout its life cycle.
•   Make new pallets more affordable.

THE 9BLOC LOGO: 
YOUR GUARANTEE OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY

When you see the 9BLOC logo on our pallets, you’ll know they’re built to the highest quality standards. The talisman of our industry, the 9BLOC logo guarantees the highest quality whitewood pallets in the country. Participating companies build 9BLOC pallets according to rigorous specifications, with quality control guaranteed via third-party certification. We take these standards seriously, to ensure that each participant company earns right to brand their pallets with the 9BLOC logo.

The 9BLOC logo symbolizes an unsurpassed level of cooperation between independent whitewood pallet manufacturers and recyclers. 
The 9BLOC pallet standard was created to provide a consistently high-quality, independently inspected, nine-block pallet.

Each durable 9BLOC pallet is:

•   Manufactured using North American, kiln-dried softwood.
•   Certified heat-treated, to meet both domestic and international shipping requirements.
•   Certified to the highest safety standards for the food and pharmaceutical industries.
•   Individually marked and coded for tracking, to reduce lost pallets.
•   Environmentally responsible, designed to be repaired and reused.
•   Checked against the standard by 9BLOC-certified,third-party inspectors.
•   Built to last.

TAP INTO OUR NETWORK

9BLOC’s number-one advantage is our nation-wide network of thousands of pallet manufacturers, recyclers and brokers, joined by their commitment to their customers and their participation in industry associations (both the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association and the Western Pallet Association). 9BLOC provides a national reach to effectively serve even the largest retailers and distribution centers. Each of our participant companies maintains their independence, while backed by the strength of our nation-wide framework.

Within this framework, they manufacture, ship, track, retrieve, repair and then re-issue pallets at very competitive prices, while maintaining the 9BLOC standard for both their products and services. This ensures consistent delivery of exceptional pallet quality, performance and durability on an industry-wide basis.

For more information, contact us.