Packaging: Wooden Pallets Case Study

Learn how Consus Global helped a global logistics company save money on purchasing wooden pallets.


The cost of pulp was rising, prompting the customer to explore alternative avenues for materials with a lower investment cost.


  • Consus gathered design & technical specs for the pallets.
  • Conducted new supplier outreach.
  • Gathered market intelligence through multiple rounds of RFP.
  • Emphasized weight to size ratio in order to honor usability requirements.
  • Found 5 suppliers qualified for the final round of negotiations.



  • Created an alternative pallet design, with a lower pulp cost.
  • Produced a 3.7% savings on an annual spend of $3.1M.