Download the Pallet Design System™

Welcome to the PDS Download Site!

Before proceeding, be sure you have your PDS license number and activation code. You will need these before you can download or update PDS on your desktop.

The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) administers all licenses for PDS. If you have any difficulties downloading the program, contact NWPCA Support.

What’s New in PDS

  1. Open Enrollment in The Packaging School
  2. NWPCA Releases New Logo for PDS (May 2023).
  3. Product Releases: PDS v6.7 (Feb 2023)  incorporates three new features: 1) A new lumber species class has been added for Durango pine; 2) Ability to calibrate the predicted pallet weight to actual weights measured from production pallets; 3) Extensions and enhancements to the interface between PDS and ERP systems.