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Agricultural Field Crates

Agricultural Field Plastic Crates are the best choice for storing and packing of produce during transportation and storage. These convenient crates are ideal for use by exporters and farmers when transporting fruits and vegetables. The crates help to minimize post harvest losses thereby extending the shelf life of the produce. … Read more

Plastic Crates for the Fruits and Vegetable Industry

The fruits and vegetable industry is extending its use in plastic crates. Millions of metric tons of fresh fruit and vegetables travel the roads of world every day. Using plastic crate is the one of the efficient methods of transporting them through all links of the distribution chain.

Circulation is necessary in the fruits and vegetable industry. In a vented plastic crates the product can live longer, thus enhances fresh delivery to the market.

Plastic crates are easy to clean.

Plastic crates are strong enough to handle heavy load of fruits and vegetable.

Plastic crates provide better compatibility with automated machinery.

Plastic crates can also be stored in open areas. Sun and rain do not damage them as it would to wooden crate or cardboard.

Plastic crates can be easily cleaned and returned to the distribution network.

Increasing safety and sanitary requirements for the fruits and vegetable industry handling food further encourage use of plastic crates over wooden crates.

Plastic crates have high UV resistant.

Many fruits and vegetable companies prefer the use of plastic crates because of their ability to stand freezing conditions while the wooden crates were damaged when freeze. This allows the pick to be shipped in the plastic crates direct into freezers without the need to reload them on a separate container suitable for freezing.

The use of the plastic crates by hand requires steady, durable handles without nails or splinters. This makes the plastic crates better than the cardboard that is lack the durability and better than the wooden crates, that create a safety hazard to personal handling the crate or to product damaged by the nails.

Reuse of plastic crates is cost effective in purchasing costs. It eliminates endless purchases of cardboards that have a very short life span, and the need to buy wooden crates that have a higher life span but still 15 times less than the plastic crate. The empty plastic crates are nested within each other, which means they occupy less space and reduce shipping weight, providing savings in return distribution. The choice of reusable plastic crates or disposable cardboard boxes to transport perishable goods is often determined by the purchase price of the containers. But this is deceptive: When related overheads such as packing, shipping and storage are included, the actual cost can be up to four times as high.

Returnable Plastic Crates offer: real packaging material cost savings, more efficient unit loads, better use of precious warehouse space, increase profit and improve customer satisfaction all along the supply chain.

Reuse of plastic crates, contributes to prevention of global warming by reducing the use of trees for wooden boxes or the making of cardboard boxes.

Recyclable plastic crate can eliminate disposal cost that are constantly growing, especially in countries with limited resources. The use of plastic crates, increases wood resource in any country for the effective use of the wood.