Monthly Archives: February 2018

What is a Nesting Tote?


When researching warehousing and packing containers, there’s a good chance you’ll come across the phrase “nesting tote” or “stack-and-nest tote.” No, these aren’t what birds use to tote their groceries (though they could, we suppose). They’re actually versatile, space-saving storage and shipping containers that ease workflow. Nesting totes are used in many different industries, from storing and shipping delicate cosmetic products to food and drinks, and they can help revolutionize your facility’s processes. Continue reading

Confidently Ship Your Frozen Goods with an Insulated Container


With companies shipping more and more perishable food and drink products—thanks in part to subscription-based snack boxes, meal kit delivery services, and food-centric eCommerce startups—we’ve gotten more and more interest in insulated containers and other cold chain solutions as of late. These handy, food-grade shipping containers are insulated so that they help keep food and beverages fresh, even during long shipping journeys. Continue reading

Getting the Most Out of Your Gaylord Box


In the shipping and warehousing industry, there’s an amazing variety of different types of containers. One of the most versatile is the Gaylord box. These boxes—sometimes referred to as bulk boxes, bulk bins, watermelon boxes, or pallet boxes—are oversized storage boxes that can be used for a wide range of shipping and storage applications. But, like any industrial container, Gaylord boxes are often underused. Here, we’ll help you learn how to get the most out of yours. Continue reading

Benefits of Utilizing Used AkroBins


When searching for reusable, industrial containers, you’ll notice that many sellers offer both new and used versions. In most cases, it’s a good idea to look at both options to ensure that you get the best possible solution for your budget and needs. Used AkroBins are some of our most popular products because they’re well-known for maintaining their quality over time. The downside is that companies love them so much that they often don’t want to sell them! Still, you can usually find gently used AkroBins for sale through Container Exchanger. Continue reading