For transportation and storage of all types of goods.
It allows loading/offloading with forklifts and pallet trolley.
It is often used to keep goods away from the ground (i.e. food items).
Quality of the wood, material and workmanship will define the resistance to multiple handling, to moisture, and to infestation.
Other conventional sizes are 1 x 1.2m or 1.2 x 1.2m. Other sizes will not fit in trucks, containers etc..
ISO standard pallet in pinewood or equivalent as described in ISO/TR 11444
Dimension as per ISO6780
Width: 0.80m, Length: 1.20m, Height: 0.15m
The wood must be treated against termites and other wood insects according to the area of use.
It should allow a free passage for pallet trolley on the 4 sides.
See also regulation on large quantities wood purchase in EBUIWOOD