Frequently Asked Questions - Midwest Container Corporation
- QUANTITIES - Does Midwest Container have a minimum order quantity?
There are no minimum quantity requirements and there is also no maximum limit to the number of boxes Midwest Container can supply. We will manufacture as few or as many boxes as you need.
- LEAD TIME - What is Midwest Container's production lead time?
Midwest Container has a standard lead time of 5 working days from receipt of your order. However, if you need a quicker delivery, we will do our best to get you what you need, when you need it.
- DELIVERY - How are my boxes delivered and what does it cost?
Midwest Container makes deliveries using company trucks, driven by our courteous drivers. The cost of delivery is always included in the quoted price. There is never a hidden charge for any box that we quote.
- DESIGN - Does Midwest Container have packaging design capabilities?
Midwest Container has a full-time designer and an on-site design lab. We will work with you to provide creative, cost-effective package design solutions in order to assure that your product will arrive to your customer in the same condition as it left your shipping dock.
- WAREHOUSING - Does Midwest Container offer warehousing?
Midwest Container can easily establish a warehousing program with flexible delivery schedules. By warehousing your boxes on our floor, you are assured a ready-to-deliver inventory, without the cost of holding excess inventory on your floor. Midwest Container will only invoice for boxes that have been delivered, so there is a cash flow advantage, as well.
- SERVICE - What other services does Midwest Container offer?
In additions to designing, manufacturing, warehousing and delivering your boxes, Midwest Container can also assist with corrugated component assembly, including the assembly complete kit packs. In addition to assembly capabilities, we can assist with package testing and UN/DOT certification. Furthermore, our experienced sales staff can help with packaging process improvement recommendations that would lower your company's overall packaging costs. This could result in a significant financial benefit to your company that far exceeds any price reduction.
- PRICING - What about Midwest Container's pricing?
Midwest Container is a low-cost producer. We can offer the services your company requires, at the highest level of quality, with on-time deliveries at a price that is very competitive in the marketplace. Let us know if you would like to receive a no-obligation quote, or if there is a certain price level you are trying to achieve for your operations.
- AICC - What is the AICC logo on the website?
Midwest Container is a member of the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters. The AICC is an international trade association of North American manufacturers of corrugated packaging products and suppliers to the industry. As a member of the AICC, Midwest Container shares in the values of:
INDEPENDENCE: Members are all independent, entrepreneurial organizations focused on providing exceptional products and services to their customers.
INNOVATION: Both AICC and its members recognize that they are operating in an increasingly competitive and rapidly changing environment where innovation is a must.
INTEGRITY: AICC members operate their businesses and deliver products and services to their customers with the highest levels of integrity.
INTERDEPENDENCE: The broad network of like-minded, yet diverse, fellow AICC members provide exceptional resources that can be used to learn from and leverage in collaborative ways.
If you would like to learn more about the AICC, please click on the link at the bottom of this website.
- CONCLUSION - Are there closing comments?
Thank you for taking the time to visit Midwest Container's website. We believe that you may find it beneficial to contact us because we will take the time to listen to your needs in order to understand how we can be of service. We are a capable, committed and honest group of professionals dedicated to supplying a quality box, delivered on time, at a competitive price. Feel free to give us a call, or you may use the contact page on this website. We look forward to hearing from you.