3D Engineering Design Tool
Best Pallet™ is a pallet design software tool for packaging professionals, buyers and end users that allows you to:
Best Pallet™ provides a structural design and analysis tool for all wooden pallets. Developed by Dr. Marshall White, and his team of experts at Virginia Tech’s Center for Unit Load Design. Best Pallet™’s 3-D mathematical model is based on over 30 years of research in the scientific principles of wood properties and systems-based design. With Best Pallet, our users have one flat fee. No added memberships or dues are required.
The software gives the user the ability to
Design stringer and block pallets
Analyze wooden pallet structures
Calculate Maximum safe load weight
Analyze racking and stacking strength and stiffness
Access multiple common pallet designs
Choose from multiple wood species
Create specs with graphics
Design in US customary S1 metric units
Convert to PDF
Lease Best Pallet™
Best Pallet™ is now available for annual lease, with discounts available for multiple licenses. Technical support and software updates are available during the entire one year lease period.
A free trial of Best Pallet™ is now available. Review our brief overview video to see how the software works. The trial allows you three program analyses.
About Best Pallet™
Watch the videos below for a tutorial on using Best Pallet to design and analyze unit loads.
Best Pallet™ Video Demo