Box

Creating a box, that will house your products securely and safely, is something we take seriously at Douglas Box. To ascertain the correct box for your requirements we will be seeking information such as;

  • Size
    • The size of your box is determined by the product, or products, that you wish to place inside the box.
    • The size may also be limited to how you plan to transport your box. As an example, a shipping container is only so wide and so high.
  • Weight
    • Weight of the product/s determines the thickness of the wood required to carry your products safely.
  • Transport
    • Based on how you plan to transport your box may dictate the styling of the box.
    • Transport companies tend to charge on weight, where others charge on size of your box.
    • If your box is heading overseas it will have to be either heat treated or fumigated (ISPM 15)
  • Handling
    • How your box will be handled will also dictate the styling of the box.
    • Will you need your box to be pallet jack compatible?
    • Will you need your box to be forklift compatible?
    • Will you need your box to be crane sling compatible?
  • Storage
    • How you plan to store your box will also determine the size and style of your box.
    • Will you need your box to be compatible with racking?
    • Will you be stacking your box on top of another box?

Every box that we design and manufacture go through rigorous quality steps.

Crate

Creating a crate, that will carry your products securely and safely, is something we take seriously at Douglas Box. To ascertain the correct crate for your requirements we will be seeking information such as;

  • Size
    • The size of your crate is determined by the product, or products, that you wish to place inside the crate.
    • The size may also be limited to how you plan to transport your crate. As an example, a shipping container is only so wide and so high.
  • Weight
    • Weight of the product/s determines the thickness of the wood required to carry your products safely.
  • Transport
    • Based on how you plan to transport your crate may dictate the styling of the box.
    • Transport companies tend to charge on weight, where others charge on size of your crate.
    • If your crate is heading overseas it will have to be either heat treated or fumigated (ISPM 15)
  • Handling
    • How your crate will be handled will also determine the styling of the crate.
    • Will you need your crate to be pallet jack compatible?
    • Will you need your crate to be forklift compatible?
    • Will you need your crate to be crane sling compatible?
  • Storage
    • How you plan to store your crate will also determine the size and style of your crate.
    • Will you need your crate to be compatible with racking?
    • Will you be stacking your crate on top of another crate?

Every crate that we design and manufacture go through rigorous quality steps.

Pallet

Creating a pallet, that will carry your products securely and safely, is something we take seriously at Douglas Box. To ascertain the correct pallet for your requirements we will be seeking information such as;

  • Size
    • The size of your pallet is determined by the product, or products, that you wish to place on the pallet.
    • The size may also be limited to how you plan to transport your pallet. As an example, a shipping container is only so wide.
  • Weight
    • Weight of the product/s determines the thickness of the wood required to carry your products safely.
  • Transport
    • Based on how you plan to transport your pallet may determine the styling of the pallet.
    • Transport companies tend to charge on weight, where others charge on size of your pallet.
    • If your pallet is heading overseas it will have to be either heat treated or fumigated (ISPM 15)
  • Handling
    • How your pallet will be handled will also dictate the styling of the pallet.
    • Will you need your pallet to be pallet jack compatible?
    • Will you need your pallet to be forklift compatible?
    • Will you need your pallet to be crane sling compatible?
  • Storage
    • How you plan to store your pallet will also determine the size and style of your pallet.
    • Will you need your pallet to be compatible with racking?
    • Will you be stacking your loaded pallet on top of another loaded pallet?

Every pallet that we design and manufacture go through rigorous quality steps.

Packaging