Term of the Road Dictionary

pallet

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Multimodal Transport
  • Definition : Horizontal platform, of minimum height compatible for handling by pallet trucks, and or forklift trucks and other appropriate handling equipment used as a base for assembling, storing, handling and transporting goods and loads, to facilitate the lifting and stacking of goods [EN 14943]. Notes: 1. It may be constructed with, or fitted with, a superstructure [EN 14943]. 2. The standard dimensions most used in Europe are 1,000 mm x 1,200 mm (ISO) and 800 mm x 1,200 mm (CEN).

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