News & Events

From recent developments in the design of reusable packaging and returnable containers to new manufacturing methods for creating durable, long-lasting sleeves and dunnage, Carter Associates aims to stay current will all of the latest industry news. To stay up-to-date with our interests and progress, be sure to visit this page often as we are always seeking ways to expand our knowledge and improve our products.

3 Returnable Containers that Will Save You Thousands


It’s a simple truth of shipping and receiving that packaging costs pile up faster than you might expect. Packaging products to be sent out as well as unpacking products that you receive can accrue debilitating costs if you’re not getting good mileage on the packaging you use.

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Stop Wasting Containers with Reusable Packaging


In today’s blog post, we’ll be discussing how you can use our reusable packaging to your advantage.

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How to Use Reusable Packaging to Save Thousands in Shipping Costs


When it comes to logistics (and most things) there’s no profit in waste. At Carter Associates, we believe in minimizing waste for both financial and environmental reasons. To this end, we offer a variety of reusable packaging for anyone and everyone money- or environment-conscious.

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The Importance of Reliable Packaging


Regardless of what you’re shipping, the packaging proves as important as the product when it comes to proper logistics. 

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Save Money on Reusable Containers for Kalamazoo Shipping


Now that the spring has at long last arrived to thaw out those Michigan roads, shipping is hopefully much faster and much less expensive. 

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Packaging Solutions from a Supplier You Can Trust


Carter Associates has been providing customers with returnable and reusable packaging solutions for more than 45 years. 

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Customized Dunnage and Plastic Signs for Your Needs


Carter Associates Manufacturing can create customized shipping containers, plastic sleeves, and totes for your shipping and storage needs. We offer a wide selection of options for customized dunnage, including thermoforming for easier storage. 

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Custom Plastic Sleeves and Containers for Worry-Free Shipping


Since 1976, Carter Associates has been providing clients throughout Southwest Michigan with the most dependable shipping containers, totes, and plastic sleeves on the market. 

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Returnable Containers

Returnable Containers Help Save on Holiday Shipping


With mass amounts of products being moved during the holiday season, returnable containers are a great option for businesses because they can help them save on what they would otherwise spend with shipping containers. Packaging costs can add up quick when you are moving large amounts of goods, so returnable containers, especially durable and dependable ones, are a great resource to have to cut down on those costs.

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Tuf-Totes for Durable, Dependable Shipping Containers


Carter Associates Manufacturing offers the most durable shipping totes and sleeves available on the market. 

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