If you’re in the commercial food industry, you need a reliable way to store and transport your products without damaging them. Food is an inherently sensitive item, especially if you’re distributing baked goods, fruits and vegetables and other pressure-sensitive goods. If you use the wrong type of storage container, you could easily damage an entire tray of goods, impacting your bottom line. Continue reading
Few decisions are more important than choosing the right kind of containers for your warehouse. Your decision will have major implications for your entire operations, including how much you will need to spend on supplies, how your goods will move from point A to B and how you can store items in your warehouse. Continue reading
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 options include:
- Attached Lids
- Detached Lids
- No Lids
Stack and Nest Totes come in a variety of sizes and other features to meet your handheld container needs. Some of the other features include:
- 180 Degree
- Drain Holes for easy cleaning, perfect for harvesting
Take a look at some of the different types of stack & nest totes available on Container Exchanger:
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 harvesting needs, like melons, citrus, apples and pears.
Here you will find an offering of each type of harvesting tote and produce bin available through Container Exchanger. Click on one of the links below to narrow down your search for the perfect agriculture container.
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 totes. There are three major types of used plastic totes:
Used plastic totes that can be stack on top of one another are commonly used in industries and factories, where they can be a cheaper option when compared to cardboard boxes and other stackable options. Plastic is long lasting, resists wear and tear and is strong enough to withstand heavy weights.
Although stackable totes do not usually have lids, the formation of the stack can provide a top cover for each tote that is placed beneath it.
Nesting totes are mostly used to transfer goods that are in the process of production. They can carry large as well as small items and are good for use on conveyer belts that allow materials to be conveyed throughout the factory as its takes It final form and becomes a complete product.
When not in use, used plastic totes can be placed in a pile, fitted or nested into one another, allowing for easy storage with small space consumption.
Stacking and Nesting Totes
Used plastic totes are also available in a stacking and nesting variety that allows for added flexibility in using and storing them. Most industrial units purchase these totes for their stacking features which allows for easy transportation of goods and space saving storage also becomes possible with the nesting feature when the plastic totes are not being used.
Thus, choose the type of used plastic tote that can provide you with optimum benefits and functionality according to your industrial and manufacturing needs and save your business from costly transportation and shipping costs.