How to Ship Perishable Food – A Guide for Those in the Food Industry

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What Is Contract Manufacturing and How Can It Help Food Manufacturing?

How to Ship Perishable Food – A Guide for Those in the Food Industry

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4 Items Guaranteed to Improve Food Processing Plants

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Everything You Need to Know About Food Grade IBC Totes

Everything You Need to Know About Food Grade IBC Totes Intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) remain one of the most popular storage containers in the global Continue reading →

7 Efficient Food Warehousing Storage Tips

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The Dos and Don’ts of Efficient Warehouse Management

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Comparing Different Types of Containers: A Definitive Guide to Decide Which Is Best for Your Needs

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The Best Stackable Totes for Commercial Food Distributors

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3 Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing Plastic Totes

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6 Tips for Successful Super Sack Handling

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Bakery Trays: A Bake Shop Essential

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Super Sack Safety: Everything You Need to Know

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Five Benefits of Using Plastic Totes in Your Warehouse

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Why Food Delivery Services Are Switching to Tote Containers

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5 Advantages to Using Industrial Storage Bins in Your Warehouse

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Why Stack Racks are the Backbone of Any Warehouse

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Tips on Optimizing Your Warehouse Space with Stackable Industrial Bins

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Are Food-Grade IBC Totes Temperature-Controlled?

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What is a Nesting Tote?

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4 Ways Reusable Baskets and Totes Can Streamline Your Warehouse

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Top Reasons to Buy Used Stacking Totes

 
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30 Awesome Things You Can Do With Your Potential Junk


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Stack & Nest Totes


Stack & Nest Totes are one of a few different plastic containers that are referred to as hand-held because you can lift and carry them by hand. These totes are ideal for assembly lines, order picking, parts and retail distribution, general merchandise, and short-term storage. Stack and Nest Totes stack when full or nest when empty for space saving storage. Depending on the tote, lid opt Continue reading →

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 →

Learn How Bakery Trays can Improve Your Transport of Baked Goods


For bakery businesses looking for a cheap, efficient, and effective way to transport their baked goods to clients, look no further than bakery trays. Bakery trays, which are usually constructed out of lightweight plastic, are easy to carry and are incredibly durable. And, because these open-top containers are stackable, bakery trays are also f Continue reading →

The Many Uses of Organizer Bins

Akro-Mils AkroBins® are a type of organizer and storeroom shelf bins that are extremely versatile and useful in many different applications. AkroBins® are extremely heavy duty and can help contain, organize, store and display a wide variety of items. Organizer bins come in many different sizes and options, with some having dividers that allow them to be used to store several different items at o Continue reading →

One Small Change Creating a Huge Impact on Packaging Waste

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How Nesting Totes Can Be Used for Worm Farming


Few things are more enjoyable during the long, hazy days of summer than catching fish at the local watering hole. And anyone who knows fishing knows that the only way to catch the big fish is to use live fishing worms. For those who go fishing often, finding a reliable source of large fishing worms can be tough. And when you do find them, the cost of using live bait and quickly add up. Howe Continue reading →

Why Use Food Grade Totes?


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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 →

Stacking Totes – Straight Wall Totes

Stackable industrial totes can be used for shipping or storing specialized products, especially in manufacturing. The small stackable bins work best for small assemblies and plastic parts. These straight-wall containers provide well-organized stacking in trucks, warehouses and on pallets. Often straight wall industrial totes contain internal dunnage and part dividers to help protect these parts an Continue reading →

Types of Used Plastic Totes

Production units and manufacturing facilities used totes to transport heavy equipment and products from one part of the facility to another. As plastic is a durable and strong material, purchasing used plastic totes can be a cost effective way of providing your business with a means of transporting goods with the help of to Continue reading →

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 →

Reusable Containers: Clever, Cost-Effective, Convenient

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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

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 →

The Pros and Cons of Reusable Packaging – Plastics Business

Green sustainable packaging solutions are as simple as reusing containers. Reusable Container & Pallet Association (RCPA) members are leading suppliers of the reusable/returnable industrial plastic containers, pallets, and packaging. They supply solutions worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and d Continue reading →

Reuse It Or Lose It – Food Manufacturing Magazine

Buying used reusable packaging yields immediate cost savings and long term benefits. Looking for new ways to add to your bottom line? Perhaps you should take a look at replacing expendable packaging with reusable/returnable options. Buying reusable packaging, specifically quality used reu Continue reading →

Container Exchanger wins Supply and Demand Chain Executive Green Award

In addition to its goal of achieving carbon neutrality for its offices by the end of 2009, Container Exchange offers its clients returnable packaging broker services, resell folding bulk containers, metal storage bins, plastic industrial totes, plastic pallets and used Gaylord boxes throughout the U.S. mar Continue reading →

Now Buying Scrap Containers and Scrap HDPE Plastic

If your company has a collection of broken bulk containers or totes, give us a call! We can be reached M-F, 9 am - 5 pm Eastern Time at 404-551-5599. We now buy broken plastic bulk containers and totes. We now recycle used collapsible bulk containers and totes and can mold them into brand new containers. Our unique ability to recycle these ma Continue reading →