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Lightweight Plastic Totes

The Correx® experts

More than 25 years experience

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Lightweight plastic tote
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Lightweight Correx® tote

Easy movement and handling of light objects

Using a 4mm, single skin Correx® construction, these lightweight plastic totes are among the lowest-cost handling containers. They are perfect for light objects, parts, and products, resulting in extensive use in eCommerce fulfilment and order-picking applications.

Also suitable for transporting lighter parts and components in industrial and manufacturing businesses, these Correx® totes offer a wide range of customisation options. Options include bespoke sizes, various colours, inserts, lids and more. Read more

Available colours:

White Correx
Grey Correx
Black Correx
Blue Correx
Green Correx
Yello Correx
Red Correx
  • No obligation (and no pressure) quotes for any tote boxes or containers.
  • Free and impartial advice from UK-based experts.
  • Competitive pricing and full customisation options.


More information on lightweight plastic totes

If your business requires a cost-effective handling solution, then lightweight Correx® totes are one of the most cost-effective options.

Whilst not suitable for heavy-duty applications (for which the other Correx® tote containers would be more suited), these lightweight plastic totes are ideal for storing, handling and distributing lighter parts, components, and products.

As such, these containers are widely used in eCommerce fulfilment and order picking applications (alongside Correx® picking bins), where fulfilment staff use them to carry items from storage to packing bays, ready for despatch.

Their ability to be stacked also helps reduce space requirements, whilst being easy to clean makes Correx totes suitable for a range of alternative applications too.

Custom plastic totes

Besides their ease of use and low cost, the other main advantage of these Correx® tote boxes is their flexibility and custom options.

Firstly, you can choose to have the totes manufactured to the specific sizes required by your business. Your choice of size may be to maximise handling efficiency, so they are tailored to specific products or parts, so that they minimise transit costs (i.e. by maximising the load on a single shipment), or so they are compatible with your storage and handling equipment.

Besides sizes, these totes can also be manufactured in a range of colours, as well as including exterior print. You can use printing to add company logos and branding – acting as an advertisement for your business throughout the supply chain – or, on a more practical level, to add safety or handling instructions.

Other options include lids, handles (open or closed design) and a range of inserts. Including divider sets, foam divisions, or vac-formed trays can significantly improve productivity and product protection for manufacturing environments and assembly lines.

Advantages of lightweight plastic totes at a glance

  • 4mm, single-skin construction makes totes light and easy to handle.
  • Provides an excellent strength-to-weight ratio.
  • Perfect for eCommerce fulfilment and order-picking applications.
  • Sizes tailored to your specific requirements.
  • Stack safely to reduce storage requirements.
  • Available in a choice of colours.
  • Various options for handles, corners and lids.
  • Optional divider sets, foam pads, vac-formed trays etc.
  • Easy to clean for improved longevity.
  • Exceptionally cost-effective pricing.


Lightweight Correx® tote specification

  • 4mm, 700 gsm material.
  • Single skin construction.
  • Closed or open handles.
  • Lowest cost option.


Common questions on lightweight plastic totes

You may have several questions if you are sourcing plastic crates or tote boxes for your business.

This section covers several of these, but for additional info, please call 01793 754 457 or email

What are lightweight plastic totes used for?

You can use lightweight plastic totes for several differing applications. They are ideal for moving lighter parts around manufacturing and production facilities or for storage on assembly lines. They are also commonly used for order picking and eCommerce fulfilment.

What size plastic totes are available?

The use of Correx® to manufacture these lightweight plastic totes means you can specify them in almost any size (within reason). This size flexibility allows you to tailor them to your available storage space or your products, to maximise transit efficiency or accommodate a specific number of items.

Are these manufactured from moulded plastic?

Lightweight plastic totes are manufactured from Correx®. Correx® is a fluted polypropylene material (also referred to as corrugated plastic or even “plastic cardboard”) that provides good levels of strength and durability and can be fabricated similarly to corrugated cardboard.

Can I add dividers or inserts to these totes?

You can enhance any plastic tote box with various inserts. Options include everything from Correx® division sets, layer pads, vacuum-formed trays, and engineered foam inserts. These can help with product protection during handling and transit and aid in loading and unloading the contents.

Can I specify these plastic totes with lids?

Many options are available for these lightweight plastic totes, including whether to have a lid (and if this should be removable, hinged etc.). Besides this, there are different handle options, colours, external printing, and more.

Can these be used for heavy parts and components?

Due to the thinner material used for these totes (and their single-skin design), they are only really suited to applications where your staff do not handle much weight. There are medium-duty handling and storage totes, heavy-duty containers, and moulded plastic Euro containers for heavier-duty requirements.

Buy lightweight plastic totes

Free quotes, advice, and design of any lightweight plastic storage boxes and handling crates

Most businesses supplying plastic tote boxes usually offer a range of standard-sized containers, often manufactured with moulded plastic (such as Euro Containers). Whilst these can perform well, you are always limited by the size options and other fixed parameters (such as weight, costs etc.).

However, by working with GWP to create custom Correx® totes, you have complete control over the finished container. Strength, sizes, weights, colours, inserts, lids and more can all be specified.

Sounds good? Then why not get a free quote – or impartial advice – by getting in touch today?

Lightweight tote inserts

Enhance your Correx® tote boxes with a range of inserts and dunnage

There is a considerable array of tote inserts, dividers and alternative dunnage that you can use to enhance the performance of your handling containers.

Correx dividers

Correx® dividers

Correx picking bin colour options

Custom Sizes
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Specialist dividers (bubbleboard)

Specialist divisions

Custom Sizes
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Correx layer pads

Correx® layer pads

Correx picking bin colour options

Stock / Bespoke
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Vac formed trays

Vac-form trays

Vac formed trays colour options

Custom Sizes
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Foam Divisions

Foam dunnage

Foam dunnage colours

Custom Sizes
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Conductive divider sets

ESD safe dividers

Corriplast colour

Stock / Bespoke
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Alternative tote boxes

Various options to suit any handling or returnable packaging application

Correx handling storage totes medium duty

Medium-duty Correx® totes

Correx picking bin colour options

Custom Sizes
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Correx heavy duty containers

Heavy-duty Correx® totes

Correx picking bin colour options

Custom Sizes
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Euro containers

Plastic Euro containers

Plastic parts bins colours

5 Sizes
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Corriplast conductive packaging

Anti-static and ESD safe containers

Anti static packaging colours

Stock or Bespoke
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An 0201 style corrugated cardboard case with taped closure

Corrugated transit packaging

Postal packaging colour options

Custom Sizes
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Correx totes

All tote boxes and multi-trip

Largest range available from a single supplier

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