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I want ZERO WASTE. Where can I sell my Gaylord boxes, Totes or Bins?
If your company gets raw material in Gaylord boxes, totes or bins and wants to get paid for your excess Gaylord boxes, we want to talk to you about buying them. We are always looking to add to our strong network of suppliers of used Gaylord boxes.Read More
The Ocean Freight Shell Game
Due to the highly volatile freight market, we feel it’s more important than ever to provide transparency with our business partners. We would like to share some information with you regarding our Helluva Ocean Container new pricing process.Read More
Finding the Right Gaylord Box Supplier
You have many choices when searching for a supplier of new or used Gaylord boxes. Make an educated decision before making a costly snap decision and ending up unhappy with the product or service. There are several reputable companies out there, but some are not a good fit for your company for one reason or another. Here’s how to separate the Helluva from the Kinduva, Gooduva or Okayuva.Read More
What Size Gaylord Box do I need?
It’s a broad question with many answers, but it might just be the most important thing to consider when it comes to Gaylord boxes! The best place to start is by getting together with your supplier to discuss the various options.Read More
What is a Gaylord Box?
We tend to get a lot of questions about Gaylord boxes from people outside the industry. After all, they have a funny name, don’t they? A Gaylord box (named for the company that originally developed them) is a large pallet-sized, corrugated cardboard box used in the packaging of most types of bulk material. When you see watermelons in the large boxes at your local supermarket, you’re looking at a Gaylord box. They come in various sizes, shapes, wall thicknesses, and have different top/bottom options.Read More
What is a FIBC Bag (aka Bulk Bag)?
What is a FIBC bulk bag? We get a lot of questions from first timers who have been tasked with buying FIBC bags for their company. It’s OK if you’re unfamiliar with them—after all, most of us aren’t in the FIBC bag business.
We’re here to help. Knowing about the basics of an FIBC bag can help you make a decision that maximizes efficiency and safety while minimizing cost. In some situations, it could literally make the difference between life or death.
Helluva Containers saves a Helluva lot of trees every year through its refurbishing program
Hundreds of trees are saved every year due to Helluva Container's refurbushing system. That's a lot of trees people!!!Read More
Top questions hemp growers should ask when buying FIBC bulk bags
Hemp growers are utilizing FIBC bulk bags to store and transport their product they are the perfect packaging solution for hemp. However, there are questions that you should ask yourself and the supplier when deciding on bulk bags as a packaging solution.Read More
Using Bulk Bags for Flood Control
Did you know that Bulk Bags are an effective and efficient tool in the fight to prevent flooding?Read More
Top 5 Reasons Customers Use Live Chat
I am usually very competent when it comes to finding what I need on web sites, but once I get there, I may have questions regarding a product or service. I love it when I see the option to join a chat because it means I don’t have to pick up the phone and talk to a human being. Also, to get assistance in the chat, I don’t have to give up a lot of my information (typically just name and email).Read More
Helluva Container Decodes Gaylord Box Part Numbers
You don’t need to be a superhero or own a decoder ring to figure out our <strong>used box part numbers</strong> because we made them easy to decipher. While they might look like random letters and numbers, our part numbers actually describe the box.Read More
How much does a gaylord box cost?
A popular question we get daily is “how much does a Gaylord Box cost?” Unfortunately, many buyers run into a roadblock when they research online as to how much an in-stock (new or used) or a custom-made Gaylord box costs. This article attempts to answer this important question, but keep in mind that costs vary in different parts of the country.Read More
Hurricanes cause shortage of freight carriers in US
Shortages of Freight are due to Hurricanes hitting the US.Read More
Top 7 questions to ask when purchasing used Gaylord boxes
In the used box business, we get asked all types of questions. We know that people like to shop around to find the best deal they can for their company, so we’ve come up with seven questions we think you should ask when you are on the hunt for boxes. There are several reputable companies out there, but some are not very upfront at telling you everything you should know to make an educated decision. One such possible buyer-beware type is what we call “box brokers” in our industry. A box broker is a company or individual that finds boxes for customers and manages all the logistics on their behalf. This can be a great thing if the broker is really good at what they do. It can also be a nightmare if they aren’t. That being said, here the top 7 questions you can ask to further engage with the supplier to get a feel of what they do and how they do it.Read More
How much does a FIBC bulk bag cost?
The most popular question a FIBC bulk bag buyer asks when they begin the process of buying a small or large quantity of bulk bags is “how much does a FIBC bulk bag cost, and what are the prices for the different types of bulk bags available?” Unfortunately, many buyers run into a road block when they research online as to how much an in-stock or a custom made FIBC bulk bag really is going to cost. This article will attempt to answer this important question, but keep in mind that FIBC bulk bag cost can vary from parts of the country.Read More
Tips To Optimize Bulk Bag Discharge
Manufacturers are fast realizing the benefits and convenience of bulk bags today and have largely shifted their focus to using them for bulk material transport. Previously, where bulk bags were only used to transport cement or sand; today, they are used in many industries that require transporting sophisticated dry raw materials. These industries include pharmaceutical, chemical, and food among others.
However, with the use of all kinds of materials that suppliers have to transport comes the responsibility for optimal discharge. Even with discharge equipment at hand, it can be frustrating to achieve smooth material flow and dust free operations. So here are some tips to help you optimize bulk bag discharging:Read More