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CPCQ is one of Canada's leading providers of certified and custom industrial packaging materials. We specialize in offering a variety of wooden shipping supplies such as crates, pallets, and more.


We build all types of packaging to transport, handle and protect your products.

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At CPCQ we make sure that your product is delivered in excellent condition no matter the distance or the transport mode.

We know that packaging plays a great part in logistics, that is why we build wood crates and pallets that meet the criteria of your product as well as of your transport mode.


Our comprehensive capabilities in the industrial packaging industry allow us to provide custom solutions for businesses of all sizes. 

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We specialize in the design and making of industrial packaging that is specific to your needs in terms of transport and handling logistics:

Wooden pallets


Our experts will help you choose the right packaging solution to meet the requirements of your products and to provide successful shipping and delivery:

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The CPCQ team offers a quick and professional service. No matter your needs, we can build the quantity you require within a short time and we deliver it fast.

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A trusted provider & an industrial packaging team that focuses on your needs

We can handle any type of request and we guarantee:

  • heat treated and ISPM-15 certified products

  • effective, efficient and tailored services to provide custom packaging solutions that save you time, labor costs, and resources

  • an analysis of your needs and solutions for your business context 

  • quality manufacture and products

  • fast delivery for all your industrial packaging needs

  • the handling and packaging of hazardous materials​

  • Sustainable & environmentally friendly packaging solutions

Since 2004, Crates and Pallets (CPCQ) has been one of Canada's leading providers of certified and custom industrial packaging materials, serving a wide range of industries. We specialize in offering cost-effective solutions, including wooden shipping supplies such as crates, pallets, and more.


Committed to ISPM-15 compliance for safe and responsible wooden packaging

ISPM-15 is a mandatory international standard for the treatment of wood packaging materials.


At CPCQ, we are an accredited and certified supplier for ISPM-15. Our wooden crates, pallets and packaging comply with this regulation to help prevent the spread of pests and diseases in international trade. We ensure the safety and protection of your products, while contributing to a healthier global ecosystem.

To learn more about Heat Treatment (HT) for export and ISPM15, click here >

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We offer palletizing, crating and loading services

Sea containers

Land transport



Hazardous material


At CPCQ, we offer industrial packaging solutions & shipping consultation services to all types of industries







General manufacturing


Medical and pharmaceutical





Military, and much more...

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We are always looking for new talented people. Join the team!



CCPCQ is looking for a dynamic person to join the production and packaging team.​

Competitive salary based on experience.


Apply now!

  • What is the average delivery time for wood pallets
    Time is of the essence when it comes to getting your hands on quality wood pallets for sale in Canada. That's why knowing the average delivery time will help you make an informed decision and get exactly what you need with no hassles or delays. To hit the nail on the head, here's a look at everything you need to know about wood pallet delivery times. Firstly, depending on where you're ordering from, we can provide a 4 to 5 day shipping, but this isn't always guaranteed depending on the quantity needed. Here are a few tips when it comes to buying wood pallets: Check with us directly before making your purchases – we could have additional information that'll save you time in the long run Verify if you need ISPM-15 pallets (compliant for exportation) Be clear about how many wood pallets you want and double check their measurements since size matters too!
  • Are wood pallets available in different sizes?
    Wood pallets are an essential part of any warehouse or distribution center, providing a secure and efficient way to move goods. But with so many different sizes and types available, it can be hard for buyers to know which is best for their needs. To begin with, there is no one-size-fits-all answer as the size of wood pallet needed depends on what type of load they’re being used to carry. Generally speaking, wooden pallets come in standard sizes like 48x40 inches or 48x48 inches – but other custom sizes can also be ordered depending on individual needs. In terms of design features, most wooden pallets have reinforced stringers (the horizontal boards) along the top and bottom edges that help keep them stable while carrying heavy loads. These stringer designs vary from model to model, and on top of this, certain models also boast non-slip surfaces which help reduce shifting during transit and increase safety levels for workers handling the product.
  • What is the best way to dispose of wood pallets?
    When it comes to getting rid of used wood pallets, there are several options available. The best way for disposing of these materials depends on the condition and size of the pallet. For instance, if the pallet is still in a good and usable state, then donating or selling them can be an ideal solution, as this will help reduce waste and even put some money back into your pocket. On the other hand, if the wood pallet has been significantly damaged or cannot be reused in any form, then recycling may be your safest bet. This option involves breaking down the wooden material and turning it into mulch or compost which can later be used for landscaping purposes. Not only does this conserve resources but also helps keep our environment clean. In addition to those two methods, there’s also burning. When done responsibly and following all regulations issued by local authorities, burning can provide an efficient and safe way to dispose of large quantities of wood pallets with minimal effort involved compared to other approaches such as donation or repurposing.
  • Is there a minimum order requirement for wood pallets?
    Whether they're in the way of that industrial product you just bought or cluttering up your workspace, it can be hard to get rid of them all. But what if you don't need to? What if there was an easier way to buy and store wood pallets without having to worry about minimum order requirements? Ah yes, the dreaded question: Is there a minimum order requirement for wood pallets? The answer may surprise you! It turns out there is no such thing as a "minimum order" when buying wood pallets at CPCQ’s - so long as you know who to ask and where to look! All across Canada, CPCQ is more than willing to provide wood pallets in whatever quantity suits your needs best. No longer do you have to struggle with large orders or waste time trying to figure out how much is enough; now it’s simply find what works for you and enjoy! So go forth and search for those elusive wooden pallets – whether it’s one or a few hundreds CPCQ offers a fast delivery.
  • What are CPCQ pallets made of?
    Wooden pallets are made of a variety of materials, including spruce, pine, fir and more.
  • What is a wood pallet?
    A wood pallet is a flat platform made of wood material such as that is used for transporting, storing, and handling goods.
  • How much do wooden pallets cost?
    The cost of wooden pallets varies based on size, type of wood, thickness of the wood and other factors such as treatments and the cost of labor. The base price of a new wooden pallet (in opposition of recycled pallets) is typically around $20 and can cost well over 100$ depending on many factors such as the specifications and complexity of its conception.
  • What are the different types of wooden pallets?
    The most common types of wooden pallets are stringer pallets, block pallets, two-way pallets, and four-way pallets. The type of pallet you choose will depend on the product you are transporting and the equipment you have available for handling and storing.
  • What is the most common pallet size?
    The most common pallet size is 48" x 40".
  • Can wooden pallets be recycled?
    Yes, wooden pallets can be recycled or repurposed for use in other applications, such as deck boards, pallet walls, mulch, furniture, etc..
  • What are heat treated pallets (ISPM 15) ?
    A heat-treated pallet is a wooden pallet that has undergone a particular treatment to comply with the phytosanitary requirements outlined in the ISPM-15 regulation of the International Plant Protection Convention. This law mandates the treatment of wood packaging materials to stop the spread of pathogens and pests during international shipments.
  • What is the weight of a wooden pallet?
    The weight of a standard wooden pallet varies based on size, type of wood, and other factors, but an average wooden pallet can weigh anywhere from 30 to 70 pounds.
  • How are wooden pallets transported?
    Wooden pallets are typically transported using a forklift, pump truck, skid, sea container, train, road truck, air freight and may require additional lifting equipment in automated or busy operating environments.
  • What is the difference between plastic pallets and wooden pallets?
    Plastic pallets and wood pallets can be use for the same needs but most plastic pallets are more expensive than wooden pallets. Wooden pallets are biodegradable, leave no carbon footprint and can be recycled, while plastic pallets, while recyclable, can release toxic chemicals into the environment when they break down.
  • Are there standards for wooden pallet dimensions?
    Yes, there are standards for pallet dimensions set by organizations such as the Canadian Wood Pallet and container Association.
  • Are there guidelines for storing wooden pallets?
    Yes, basic guidelines for storing wooden pallets include storing them off the ground (when outside), in a dry and well-ventilated area.
  • Do you offer services in palletizing, packaging and preparation for shipment?
    Absolutely! We offer the following services when it comes to shipping: Sea containers Air transport Land transport Hazardous material
  • How do wood pallets become costlier pallet?
    Costlier pallets may be made from high-quality woods or manufactured using thicker wood or special fixations such as lag-bolts, nails or screwsto increase durability. While costlier pallets may have a higher upfront cost, they can provide greater long-term value by reducing the need for frequent replacements and improving the safety and security of the goods and materials being transported.
  • What is a disposable palette?
    A disposable pallet is a type of pallet that is designed to be used only once and then discarded. Disposable pallets are often made from lightweight materials and are used to transport smaller, lighter goods. These pallets are an economical option for companies that only need to transport goods once and do not want to invest in more expensive, reusable pallets.
  • What are pallets for unit load?
    Pallets for unit load are pallets specifically designed to support a specific unit of goods or materials. These pallets are often used for intercontinental material transport, as they are engineered to withstand the rigors of long-distance travel and ensure the safe and secure transport of goods. At CPCQ’s our pallets for unit load are made from wood, are available in various sizes to meet specific needs.
  • What is intercontinental material?
    Intercontinental material refers to goods or materials that are transported between different continents, such as from Europe to Asia, or from North America to South America. Intercontinental material transportation requires specialized pallets that are designed to withstand the rigors of long-distance travel and ensure the safe and secure transport of goods.
  • What are the common treatments for wood pallets?
    Common treatments for wood pallets include heat treatment and fumigation. Heat treatment involves exposing the pallets to high temperatures to kill pests and prevent the spread of diseases. Fumigation, while less used, involves exposing the pallets to a controlled amount of chemicals to kill pests and prevent contamination. It is mostly used by custom agents when they suspect an insect infestation. These treatments are important to ensure that the pallets are safe and suitable for use in transporting goods and materials, and to prevent the spread of harmful pests and diseases.
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