Food Production Warehouse Tips: 3 Ways to Use Pallet Containers for Storage and Transport

Food Production Warehouse Tips: 3 Ways to Use Pallet Containers for Storage and Transport

delivery person passing plastic pallet Food production comes with more than its fair share of risks. The stakes couldn’t be higher when sending food and beverage products out for delivery. If one of y Continue reading →
Plastic Pallets: A Crucial Staple to Your Warehouse

Plastic Pallets: A Crucial Staple to Your Warehouse

bright plastic containers in piles Pallets are a staple in any warehouse, helping you move large shipments around with ease. But you’ll have to choose between plastic pallets and wood pallets. If you’ve Continue reading →
Extended Producer Responsibility: Manufacturers to Collect, Recycle, Reuse Packaging

Extended Producer Responsibility: Manufacturers to Collect, Recycle, Reuse Packaging

The United States of America has been no stranger to the concept of recycling and reusing products and packaging. The practice of recycling has been around in this country Continue reading →

Pallet Containers in the Movies

Pallet Containers in the Movies


Pallet Containers - Keep Movie Budgets under Control  The job of a movie producer is to keep the filming budget under control. This can involve purchasing, renting or leasing pallet containers when movie scenes are filmed near shipping docks or warehouses. In movies, it's the job of props techs to acquire pallet containers for specific scenes. Used pallet containers are th Continue reading →
Agriculture Containers: Harvesting Totes and Produce Bins

Agriculture Containers: Harvesting Totes and Produce Bins

Produce and agriculture bins come in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes. There are small plastic totes, often referred to as handheld totes, which can be used for produce harvesting, storage and shipment. Large corrugated cardboard boxes with vent holes are great for bigger produce items such as watermelons. Reusable bulk plastic containers with mesh sides can be used for an assortment of ha Continue reading →
Buying Used Bulk Containers is Cost Effective and Eco-Friendly

Buying Used Bulk Containers is Cost Effective and Eco-Friendly

Used bulk containers can be very useful to businesses looking for an economical way to store or dispose of large amounts of stuff. These units can be purchased at a lower price point than new containers and offer all the same benefits. Large Building Renovation job Large building ren Continue reading →
Collapsible Containers – A Reusable Packaging Nirvana

Collapsible Containers – A Reusable Packaging Nirvana

Collapsible containers are known throughout the manufacturing industry as ‘smart packaging’. This type of returnable packaging comes in several styles – plastic collapsible containers and metal collapsible containers. These collapsible containers can be used again and again and offer lots of durability, typically with the ability to handle 1,500 to 4,000 lbs. Depending upon the style and siz Continue reading →
Recycle and Save: Benefits of Used Collapsible Bulk Boxes and Collapsible Plastic Boxes

Recycle and Save: Benefits of Used Collapsible Bulk Boxes and Collapsible Plastic Boxes

Collapsible Bulk Boxes, such as Collapsible Plastic Boxes, are industry staples used for storage and shipping, in retail and business-to-business companies. They have numerous uses including storing and shipping appliance and automotive components, beverage preforms, blow molded bottles, furniture components, plastic molded components, snack food applications and vacuum formed food trays. Collapsi Continue reading →
Save Money and Space with Knock Down Plastic Containers

Save Money and Space with Knock Down Plastic Containers


There are many uses for knock down plastic containers to help your shipping and storage needs. Knock down containers are often referred to as collapsible bulk containers available in a variety sizes and shapes. Plastic knock down containers are reusable, space-efficient and can be shipped or stored more economically when collapsed.Continue reading →
One Small Change Creating a Huge Impact on Packaging Waste

One Small Change Creating a Huge Impact on Packaging Waste

Global Packaging by the Numbers The waste produced by shipping containers on a global level is predicted to increase in the coming years. The amount of harm done to the Earth is extensive when you combine the waste produced by expendable packages with th Continue reading →
How to Find the Right Bulk Container for Your Merchandise?

How to Find the Right Bulk Container for Your Merchandise?


When industries, factories, and other production units want to store their products, they opt for bulk storage solutions so that more items can be stored in the least amount of space possible. If you are looking for the perfect bulk container that will satisfy all of your particular storing specifications, then there are a number of bulk containers that can be used for vario Continue reading →
Used Plastic Nesting Shipping Totes Are the Perfect Solution for Shipping Product

Used Plastic Nesting Shipping Totes Are the Perfect Solution for Shipping Product


For companies or businesses that need to safely ship products or materials, shipping totes are a popular method of transport. These totes, which are constructed of high-quality polyurethane or HDPE plastic, are incredibly rugged, waterproof, resilient to chemicals, and will not corrode, weaken, or decompose Continue reading →
How Industrial Totes Can Help You Organize Your Warehouse

How Industrial Totes Can Help You Organize Your Warehouse

In today's specialized retail sector, industrial totes allow companies to maintain organization while maximizing efficiency. More specifically, industrial totes are generally used for stocking purposes in shops and stores. These totes - which are sometimes referred to as nest totes - are capable of storing a wide range of consumer goods. Their wide-lipped design, sturdiness, and lightweight materi Continue reading →
All Bulk Containers – Pallet Containers

All Bulk Containers – Pallet Containers


Pallet ContainerA pallet container is a plastic heavy-duty storage container. They are designed to reduce your packaging and Continue reading →
All About Used Pallet Containers

All About Used Pallet Containers


Today, many businesses are taking advantage of the savings with used pallet containers. Used pallet containers offer significant savings in upfront costs when compared to the price of new pallet containers. Prices can be as low as 5 percent for a comparable expendable solution. Re-use also reduces waste created by your company. Container companies only sell used pallet containers that are g Continue reading →
The Big Benefits to Buying Used Bulk Containers Instead of New

The Big Benefits to Buying Used Bulk Containers Instead of New

If your company is in the business of shipping merchandise, you're probably familiar with using bulk containers and the high costs associated with purchasing them. Buying new bulk containers can be very expensive, and unfortunately is not a viable option for all companies. A great alternative Continue reading →
Pallet Containers and Warehousing – The important details you should know

Pallet Containers and Warehousing – The important details you should know

Pallet containers are one of the most useful tools for warehouses and other storage areas because of their highly versatile nature. Before that can be explained, though, what is a pallet container and how does it work?

A pallet container is a heavy-duty storage container, usually (but not always) without a lid. Many Continue reading →
Bulk Storage Bins

Bulk Storage Bins

Container Exchanger specializes in used metal and plastic bulk storage bins. We are experienced in selling and distributing bulk storage bins throughout the nation. We are a container supplier selling these collapsible bulk containers or rigid bul Continue reading →
Collapsible Container

Collapsible Container

Container Exchanger specializes in used metal and plastic collapsible containers. We are experienced in selling and distributing bulk collapsible bins throughout the nation. We are a container supplier selling these collapsible bulk containers or Continue reading →
Plastic Gaylord Boxes

Plastic Gaylord Boxes

Plastic Gaylord Containers are plastic bulk containers that can hold loose product, in a manner similar to cardboard gaylord boxes. In fact, plastic gaylords are more often called pallet containers, but many people in the industry see the similarity between pallet containers and gaylord bo Continue reading →
Used Bulk Containers

Used Bulk Containers

Container Exchanger specializes in used metal and plastic bulk containers. We sell and distribute bulk bins throughout the nation. We supply collapsible bulk containers and rigid bulk con Continue reading →

Returnable Packaging – The Next Phase of Lean – Automation.com

Returnable Packaging – The Next Phase of Lean – Automation.com

As industrial automation continues down its lean manufacturing journey, the area of packaging waste has taken center stage. The way to reduce this packaging waste is returnable packaging. The EarthWorks Group estimates that 30% of landfill waste is created by plastic and paper packaging. The use of cardboa Continue reading →
Friendly and Affordable – Making the Case for Returnable Packaging – Business Excellence

Friendly and Affordable – Making the Case for Returnable Packaging – Business Excellence

Thirty percent of landfill waste is created by plastic and paper packaging estimates The EarthWorks Group. The use of cardboard products and other one-time-use packaging products contribute significantly to this waste. David Madden, President of ContainerExchanger.com noted, "The initial investment in returnable pack Continue reading →
CFOs Looking for Bottom-Line Impacts Choose Returnable Packaging – AS411.com

CFOs Looking for Bottom-Line Impacts Choose Returnable Packaging – AS411.com

Used reusable packaging sounds strange yet it is precisely how many CFO's are improving the bottom-line. David Madden, President of ContainerExchanger.com, acknowledged that, "Initial investment in returnable packaging may cost more that one-time use packaging. However, savings are often quickly realized with returna Continue reading →
Pallet Container Selection

Pallet Container Selection

Pallet Container Selection

Pallet ContainerContinue reading →
Customer Success Story – TRW Automotive

Customer Success Story – TRW Automotive

When a new plant manager at TRW Automotive started his job, he quickly mandated the move to returnable containers. The inspired move promised "significant cost savings going forward". As the workforce mobilized to fill their immediate need for returnable containers, they quickly discovered Container Exchan Continue reading →
Reusable Containers: Clever, Cost-Effective, Convenient

Reusable Containers: Clever, Cost-Effective, Convenient

Lighting recycling specialist Lumicom, lighting maintenance company David Webster (DW) and waste management specialist Sims Group recently launched a series of pilot trials in the United Kingdom to explore ways of improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of recycling waste street lanterns. A key element of the Continue reading →
Reusable Packaging Promoted by Governements

Reusable Packaging Promoted by Governements

In today’s increasingly globalized and fiercely competitive world, the ultimate goal of businesses in all sectors is to maximize profits while reducing expenses in manufacturing and shipping their products. However, in recent years, an increasing number of enterprises in the United States have become awa Continue reading →
Reducing Landfill Waste with Returnable Packaging

Reducing Landfill Waste with Returnable Packaging

In today’s increasingly globalized and fiercely competitive world, the ultimate goal of businesses in all sectors is to maximize profits while reducing expenses in manufacturing and shipping their products. However, in recent years, an increasing number of enterprises in the United States have become aware of their Continue reading →
Reusable Container Online Marketplace – Material Handling Management

Reusable Container Online Marketplace – Material Handling Management

ContainerExchanger.com is an online marketplace that helps manufacturing and distribution businesses buy or sell used reusable packaging. Offerings include bulk containers, metal storage bins, plastic industrial totes, plastic pallets, used gaylord boxes, plasti Continue reading →