Innovative Pallet Services

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Customer-Led Comprehensive Pallet Services

We understand the vital role your supply chain plays in your organization, and we are here to help.

As a customer-centric pallet distributor, Kamps leads the industry in innovative services that add measurable value to your supply chain, eliminate interruptions, and provide peace of mind.

We achieve this by following a consultative philosophy that begins with listening to our customers' needs and ends with utilizing our vast resources to deliver the highest value custom program that spans the entire life-cycle of a pallet. We are also the largest national pallet company in the United States.

This is why Kamps is trusted by businesses ranging from small organizations to Fortune 500 companies with global supply chains.

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New Pallet Manufacturing

Highest quality standard and custom wooden pallets.

All pallets are manufactured with industry-leading precision and accuracy to your exact standards and specifications - every time.

Next Level Pallet Recycling

Transparent and Value-Added recycling programs that ensure your supply chain is supported with timely pallet pick-ups and deliveries, backed by industry-leading data streams, reporting, and technology.

Sustainable End-of-Life Service

At Kamps, we offer a truly circular closed-loop system, with guaranteed zero wood waste.

Pallets that no longer can be repaired are harvested for their usable components or cycled down to our Wood Resources Services team.

The Kamps Experience Through Case Studies

Kamps Pallets case study for a snack food manufacturer showcasing a wooden pallet with bag of chips

Global Snack Food Manufacturer

Cost-Savings Through Used Pallets

Kamps was tasked with lowering the food manufacturer's spend on pallets and successfully accomplished the goal while also introducing a more dependable inventory source. 

Results: 11.5% Annual Savings

Kamps Pallets case study for a Home improvement retailer showcasing a wooden pallet with a storefront

Big Box Retailer

TPM Lowers Costs & Improves Efficiency

Through a well-managed Total Pallet Management (TPM) program that consisted of on-site sorting and repairs, Kamps was tasked with lowering per-pallet costs and improving efficiency.

Results: 70% Per Pallet Savings and Lower Asset Turnaround Time

Kamps Pallets case study for a global automotive manufacturer showcasing a wooden pallet with a steering wheel

Global Automotive Manufacturers

Recycled Pallets Offer Millions in Cost-Savings

Kamps was tasked with overhauling two national pallet programs by introducing a closed-loop system that utilized our asset recovery network to introduce used pallets into the supply chain.

Results: $4M Annual Cost Savings

Kamps Pallets case study for a global datacenter showcasing a wooden pallet with a couple of computer servers

Global Data Center Services

National Network Delivers Emergency Multi-State Order

Kamps was tasked with procuring pallets for the purpose of shipping mission critical equipment out of six data centers across the country. 

Results: National Network Delivers Within 48 Hours of Request

Local Service, on a National Scale

In today's market, your supply chain needs a partner that offers the capacity of a national provider, with the flexibility, care, and consistent service of a local pallet company.

Kamps is the partner of choice for small and large national brands because we identified this need many decades ago, and have strategically built a platform that truly is 'Local Service, With National Scale'. As a leading nationwide pallet vendor, our expertise and resources allow us to provide exceptional service and scalable solutions to businesses across the country.

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Building A More Sustainable World, One Pallet At A Time

In 2022, Kamps recycled over 390 million pallets.

As an organization that has such a profound impact on supply chains and communities across the nation, Kamps values the role we play in our stakeholders' well-being.

Through our Green Scorecard initiatives, we aim to maximize the positive impact we have on our stakeholders and environment. These initiatives are a set of strategic steps that ensure we can give a comprehensive view of our sustainability activity - from direct impacts to stakeholder benefits and value.

Our 2022 Figures

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2022 Environmental Sustainability Report

Comprehensive look at our environmental impact.

Our Green Scorecard

Find out how Kamps is making a positive impact on our environment through our green initiatives.

Insights & News from Kamps

Close-up side view of a string pallet showing the end of a wooden stringer and two deck boards.

The Impact of Deck Board Thickness and Density in New Pallet Manufacturing

Deck boards are the wooden (flat) boards that comprise the top and bottom of a wooden pallet. They are usually fastened to the wooden stringers using heavy duty industrial nails. Deck boards serve as the primary support for products being shipped on pallets. Because the importance deck boards play in the pallet’s composition and unit…

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Kamps Announces Executive Team Changes

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, Jan 4, 2024 – Kamps, Inc. (“The Company”), a portfolio company of Freeman Spogli & Co. and one of the nation’s largest pallet companies, is pleased to announce three executive role changes – effective immediately. Mitchell Kamps, 28-year veteran of the company, will be promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Kevin Bailey,…

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EU Proposal for Packaging | Everything You Need to Know

In November 2022, the European Commission proposed a new legislation called the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). The PPWR’s rules apply to all packaging placed on the EU market – including transport packaging such as wooden pallets. Outline of the Orginal PPWR for the proposal The goal of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation…

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