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Bulk Bag Basics – Not Everything is as it Seams

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Fri, Jan 20, 2017 @ 13:01 PM

We all know that bulk bags are incredibly versatile. Whether you’re building a temporary dam, selling premium top soil, or mixing some fertilizer for the crops, bulk bags can lend a helping hand in many different ways. As long as the material is granular and can flow freely, there is really nothing you can’t haul around in these super-strong plastic totes.

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Topics: minbulk, bulk bag, shipping, supply chain, bulk packaging, transportation

Poly Woven Bags - We're Putting the Mini Back in the MiniBulk!

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Tue, May 3, 2016 @ 08:05 AM

If you visit our website (and you should), you can see that the major focus of our business is dedicated to bulk bags.  These heavy-duty, flexible containers are used around the globe to ship all manner of granular goods.

From the organic growing medium you plant your seeds in to the exporting of your harvested crops, bulk bags are essential to a growing number of consumers all over the planet.

Can you think of any other bulk container that costs pennies per kilo to move your materials? When figuring out the most efficient method of transporting your bulk goods, it’s very difficult to find anything comparable to the tried, tested, and true MiniBulk bag. 

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Topics: minbulk, agriculture, supply chain, bulk bags, branded bags, bulk packaging, polypropylene, shipping, transportation, logistics

Don't Try and Sell me Nothin'!

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Tue, Feb 23, 2016 @ 11:02 AM

There’s an old saying in sales when it comes to trying to win new business: “Me too, less five.” Simply put, let us try to imitate what you are doing now for a little less money. While that approach might work for some people, it is certainly not the way business should be done.

Now more than ever, companies are calling, knocking, emailing, texting, blogging, Tweeting, Facebooking, Yelping, Pinteresting, flickring, tumblring, YouTubeing, FourSquareing, GooglePlusing, Skypeing, InstaGraming, Redditing, and more. New platforms attempting to achieve age-old sales results while butchering the English language along the way.

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Topics: minbulk, bulk bag, bulk packaging, product packaging, custom FIBC

4 Tips for Easier Produce Storage

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Fri, May 30, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

Healthy Produce to make your Customers Happy

As a farmer, you have most likely used woven sacks, boxes and large buildings to store your produce. These are popular and efficient traditional storage systems. There are more modern solutions available now, incorporating durable and customizable plastic.

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Topics: minbulk, agriculture, bulk bag, custom FIBC, perforated bulk bag

Increase the Longevity of your Seed and Grain Storage

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

Grain and Seed Storage Made Easy

Safely storing seed and grain takes many forms depending on your storage quantity, purpose and location. There are many options for seed and grain storage available to producers today, from traditional woven sacks to more modern metal, concrete and plastic containers.

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Topics: minbulk, agriculture, bulk bag, mini bulk bag, bulk bags, shipping, distribution, product packaging

3 Priorities for Storing Perfect Potatoes

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Tue, Mar 25, 2014 @ 07:03 AM

Keeping your potatoes high quality and fresh through the shipping process is critically important.

Potatoes are the number one non-grain food crop in the world, due in part to their ease of storage and long shelf life. In fact, according to StatsCan, Canada produced over 4.7 million tonnes of potatoes in 2016!

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Topics: minbulk, agriculture, vented bulk bags, bulk bag, mini bulk bag, vented bulk bag

Bulk Bag Economics 102 - Watch your Weight

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Fri, Mar 21, 2014 @ 07:03 AM

When you get your pricing back from a supplier, one of the smartest things you can do is make note of the pallet count.

How can two suppliers quote the same bag, at the same time, then have different quantities per pallet? It's all about the weight, and you need to watch it.

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Topics: bulk bag quote, minbulk, supply chain, bulk bag, mini bulk bag, bulk bags, custom FIBC, bulk bag pricing

3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself before Transporting Fertilizer

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Wed, Mar 5, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Your customers need their fertilizer safe and on time.

Reliability is the most important aspect of storing and shipping your fertilizer. It is important to find the right balance between product quality and cost efficiency.

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Topics: minbulk, agriculture, bulk bag, fertilizer, custom FIBC