NATICK, Mass. -- After almost two years of pallet pooling with only one trading partner, BJ's Wholesale Club here has expanded its use of pallet pooling to include 21 partners, and it expects the growth to continue. The expansion means that approximately 25% of the 2.5 million pallets used at BJ's 94 stores and two distribution centers annually will come from third-party pallet suppliers, according to Ray Sareeram, senior vice president of logistics for BJ's. BJ's is hoping for a "sizable ...

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