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Economic life – output from program which identifies the number of trips the pallet will make, provided it is properly repaired, which maximizes a return on investment.
Exchange pallet – a pallet intended for use among a designated group of shippers and receivers where ownership of the pallet is transferral with the ownership of the unit load; common pool pallet.
Expendable pallet – a pallet intended for a series of handlings during a single trip from shipper to receiver; it is then disposed; see shipping pa