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Attached Lid Containers

ALC's (Attached Lid Containers) or Tote Boxes as they are also known are used for many applications but are widely used in medical and pharmaceutical settings for safe and hygienic movement of medicines and pharmaceutical items in the supply and in medical centres, pharmacies and hospitals. 

They are also used a lot in retail distribution in closed-loop networks to ship goods to stores or collection points for home delivery or customer collection.

They are also widely used where security is required due to safety for medication or for high-value goods as they can be sealed and locked easily.

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Attached Lid Containers

When it comes to Containers, Exporta Global is the place to go. We are well versed in all aspects of Containers and are happy to help you with your purchase. We are able to offer advice on all aspects of storage containers and have been doing so since the beginning. Whether it’s a question you need answering or a quote you need for your company, we are here to help and are happy to do so. Have a look through our extensive range of Attached Lid Containers and find out which one best suits your requirements. 

The products which we offer at Exporta Global are of the highest quality and can be reused for years. We are able to offer next day delivery when it comes to storage containers. We offer this service all year round. We know that once you purchase your product, you want it at your doorstep as soon as possible, that’s why we will have it to you the very next day. We are also able to offer advice on your product purchase and will recommend you the most suitable container for the job you need. This means that you end up with the best product for the job you need it for. Storing and moving goods can be achieved through a variety of ways, all of which are covered with Exporta, we are able to provide you with the product you need to make sure you are not left disappointed.


What is an Attached Lid Container?

Attached Lid Containers come under a variety of names. They are sometimes referred to as ALC’s, Lidded Boxes, Crocodile Boxes, Tote Boxes and Blue Boxes. The purpose of the Containers remains consistent; they are used to store goods. The uses of ALC’s are varied as they can be used in a variety of ways. From moving goods, storing goods, transportation and many more ways. The containers have an attached lid which protects the goods from any harmful external components.

When it comes to plastic storage crates, ALC’s are the perfect solution. They are extremely secure and have a fixed seal which means that the goods inside remain protected at all times. The ALC’s offered by Exporta Global are strong, durable and can last thousands of uses while maintaining their structure. Heavy goods, lightweight goods, solid, liquids are all able to be stored in the Exporta’s ALC’s which makes them as versatile containers as possible. When the Containers are emptied, they are Nestable which means they can be stacked on top of each other as a further space saving practice. The main use of Attached Lid Containers is simply for storage. The types of industries which make use of them are trade, retail, transport, catering and a whole host of other business types. They are often used by courier services, in removals, long term storage and other kinds of distribution.

What are the benefits of Attached Lid Containers?

The reasons why many industries use ALC’s are their many advantages when it comes to storage. The advantages in comparison to other plastic storage solutions are varied and a big part of why many companies opt for Attached Lid Containers. The benefits of Attached Lid Containers include;

  • Fantastic Storage Capacity – The containers mean that goods can be neatly stored to make sure that space is saved.
  • Easy to Handle – Once the goods are stored, they can be easily manoeuvred which makes them a popular choice for any means of transportation.
  • Nestable Properties – When the containers are emptied, you can stack them on top of each other to save further space.
  • Attached Lid – The lid used on the containers is sealed securely meaning that the goods remain safe and protected.
  • Lengthy Lifespan – The Containers can be reused for years and will last for long periods of time.
  • Durability – The Plastic which is used in the manufacturing of the Containers is extremely strong which means that they are very durable and can take a substantial amount of wear and tear.
  • Popularity – ALC’s are the most popular method of storage in the U.K which means that they are a trusted method of storing goods.
  • Branding – We receive requests that a company’s name appear on the containers. Ask us about how we could help promote your business through your storage containers.

The reasons above are the reason why ALC’s are the most used plastic storage containers in the U.K as they continue to grow in popularity. Their uses are extensive and varied which means that many industries from the private and public sector will continue to make use of them.

What kind of Attached Lid Containers do Exporta Global offer?

We know that it can be confusing when judging which type of storage container would best suit the job you need it for. We also know that it can be hard to judge quantities when it comes to how many ALC’s will be needed for the amount of goods you need to store. That’s why we at Exporta are happy to offer you expert advice from knowledge gained over years of working with storage solutions. Ask about the job you have and we will recommend the most suitable product for you. The range of products which we offer are traditionally blue in colour, however, can come in any other colour based on minimum order quantities. Black, Red and Grey have become more popular over the years as well as branding featured on the containers. The two bundles of ALC’s which we offer are one for 45L containers, two 60L containers and one 70L option. They all come with shelving and attached lids. The four kinds of Attached Lid Containers offered by Exporta Global are;


  • ALC (Attached Lid Container) 600mm x 400mm x 250mm Blue Box 45L - £15.97

ALC (Attached Lid Container) 600mm x 400mm x 340mm Blue Box 45L. Industry Leading Attached Lid Container from Exporta Global. Fold Flat sides mean they take up less storage space when stacked. This particular blue box comes with a large 45L capacity.


  • ALC (Attached Lid Container) 600mm x 400mm x 340mm Blue Box 60L - £18.26

This product has the same features as above, except it can hold more due to its 60L capacity. Stronger plastic means they can take more load. Fully stackable, these ALCs are industry-leading. This box has a limit of 60L storage.


  • ALC (Attached Lid Container) PRO 600x400x340mm (60L) - £19.37

This container is of the larger of the products, being able to store up to 60L. This particular product comes in grey/red colour and is a popular choice when it comes to storage options.


  • ALC (Attached Lid Container) PRO 600x400x400mm (70L) - £20.95

This is the largest Attached Lid Container that we offer. At a spacious 70L storage capacity, this product can be used in almost any storage job. It offers a vast amount of space and is a common choice amongst larger storage options.

Other uses for Attached Lid Containers

 ALC’s are a versatile product and their uses are varied. Non-traditional uses of the containers include postage, retail and house movings. They are designed to be a solution to storage and logistic issues which are often faced around workplaces. The can be used individually or as part of a collective group, and then stacked once emptied. When they are stacked, a further 10% of space can be saved. Designed to provide security, efficient handling and storage of goods, Exportas ALC’s are the perfect product for your storage needs. The design of the lids means that there is no overhang which means that they are safe and easy to handle.  The hinges of the containers are manufactured in such a way that they are easy to fasten and unfasten. The lids can also be replaced without any great issues if they become damaged.

Why purchase your Attached Lid Containers from Exporta Global?

There are many reasons why you would want to purchase your ALC’s through us. To start, we are one of the most reputable, well-established storage solution companies out there and guarantee quality and great service. We offer a wide range of products ranging from Plastic Pallets, Containers, Crates, Boxes and a whole host more. These products are used in transport, handling and storage and are reliable as they come. We offer competitive prices which means that the products you receive are value for money and that if you wish to order in bulk, your costs are still affordable.

We have been in the handling business for the past 40 years, supplying pallets and containers all over the continent. Listening and working closely with our customers are what we pride ourselves on. This enables us to provide the very best prices and also enables us to source directly from the manufacturer, stock and distribute to our customers quickly, efficiently and competitively. Our sales team are trained in product use, so if you wish to buy Attached Lid Containers then we will visit your site to provide samples and in-depth technical advice when required.

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