BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Bruno's here is considering a switch from wooden crates to plastic pallets within the next month, pending results of a pilot test being conducted in the retailer's grocery and perishables warehouse. "We've been testing plastic pallets mainly to cut down on the expense of buying wood ones and doing pallet repair," said George Williams, vice president, distribution at Bruno's. "You're not going to have the repair cost with a plastic pallet because it lasts longer than a ...

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