APSF is a non-profit organization and international federation of national pallet associations and institutes and other related parties including corporations and trade associations. Primary activities of the organization are to promote education through meetings, special activities and publications, including this web site to sponsor the Asia Unit Load School program.
Founded on June 6, 2006 in Tokyo by visionary leaders from the Asia pallet community, the purposes of the organization include to:
Standardization of pallets and truck, ocean container, labor facilities
Encouraging the development of pallets and its system's standardization in member countries.
Establising Asia Integrated Unit Load System
Promoting standardization of pallets and related system for establising Asia Integrated Unit Load System.
Development of strategy for promoting the standards
Contribute to the development of strategy and technical development for promoting the standards.
Education, publication, seminar and conference
Stimulate education and training program, seminar, consulting, and publication.