Standard pallet Q&A
What is a standard pallet size?
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) influences the consumer packaged goods industry around the globe. They suggest standard pallet dimensions to be 48”x40” with each deck board being 3 ½“ wide 5/16” thick. Pallets of that size are commonly referred to as GMA pallets.
How tall is a standard pallet?
A standard pallet is 6 ½” tall.
How much weight can a standard pallet hold?
A standard pallet can hold up to 4,600 lbs.
How do I estimate how many cartons will fit on a pallet
You can rough estimate how many cartons will fit on a pallet by dividing the CBM (cubic meters ) of the shipment by 1.5. The actual number of pallets will not be certain until the cartons are palletized.