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Keep your desk tidy and get rid of clutter by organizing piles of mail and stationery with stackable letter trays. Desktop trays improve productivity by helping users sort incoming mail and prioritizing files calling for their attention. Staples offers a wide selection of office supplies, which includes these versatile drawer organizers in different sizes and designs.

Enjoy the Benefits of Stackable Letter Trays
A stacking letter tray has multiple shelves arranged vertically. This multi-tier design saves space and allows you to organize more pieces of paper with a single unit. Choose a letter tray with this design over a single-tray model if you have a small desk or have a lot of paperwork reaching your desk every day. Besides saving desktop space, a stackable tray improves sorting efficiency. You can dedicate each tray in the stack to papers from certain departments or organize letters by size, color or subject.

Consider Build Material When Comparing Letter Trays
Consumers will find desktop trays made of cardboard, metal, plastic and wood. Cardboard trays are the least sturdy and typically single-tray units. For most applications, consider a stacking tray made of wood, plastic, solid metal or wire mesh. Trays made of solid metal and wire mesh are also strong and durable. Choose these to complete your minimalist or industrial office decor. Plastic stacking trays are lighter than those made of metal and wood. They are durable and usually made of plastic polymers like acrylic and polystyrene. Plastic stacking trays are available for school supplies lists and come in solid colors, as well as clear transparent or translucent smoke-colored units.

Other Features to Look for in Stacking Letter Trays
Stacking trays do have optional features that provide additional conveniences for users. For example, some desktop organizers have ribbed patterns to facilitate quick removal of items. The ribbed surface prevents papers from sticking to the bottom of the tray. Besides serving as sorting shelves, some trays also have storage slots wide enough to hold binders, training manuals, and magazines. If you want labels for each row of your stacking letter tray, look for a model with wide edges and sides. Lastly, choose a model with anti-slip rubber feet to keep your letter organizer from sliding off the desk.

Can You Build a Stacking Tray From Multiple Single Units?
Yes. A stacking tray can be a single unit with multiple shelves or consist of stacked single units you can slide apart. Stackable single units have grooves or slots that accept trays of the same design and dimensions. You can combine multiple single units lacking such grooves as long as they are made of wire mesh and are the same size. To do so, you need wire stacking posts.

Do You Need Separate Stackable Letter Trays for Legal and Letter-Size Files?
Yes. A standard stacking letter tray is wide enough to hold letter-size sheets. Legal-size file sorters and folders will jut out from its lips and make the organizer look disorderly. There are larger trays meant for legal-size documents.

What Is the Difference Between a Stacking Letter Tray and a File Sorter?
A stacking tray holds files in a vertical stack while a file sorter uses a horizontal stack. A stacking tray saves more desk space than a file sorter. Both are for organizing files and folders and you can find stackable trays with built-in file sorters.
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Fusion Letter Tray, White and Gray (37522)
Item: 2432539 / Model : 37522
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  • High-gloss, rolled edges provide bold contrast and sleek, modern design
  • Deep-capacity storage holds letter/A4 size documents
  • Plastic-infused durability
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Mind Reader 4 Tier Steel Mesh Paper Tray Desk Organizer, Black (4TPAPER-BLK)
Item: 24145538 / Model : 4TPAPER-BLK
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  • 3 Mesh slide trays that allow easy access to paperwork or office supplies
  • Minimum assembly required, screws included
  • Takes up little desk space while keeping paperwork and supplies organized
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Staples Cloth Paper Tray, Charcoal
Staples Cloth Paper Tray, Charcoal
Item: 1438858 / Model : 27553
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  • Charcoal cloth material
  • Sturdy MDF structure
  • Keep documents at arms reach
11.99 $11.99
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Mind Reader 5 Tier Steel Mesh Paper Tray Desk Organizer, Black (5TPAPER-BLK)
Item: 24145604 / Model : 5TPAPER-BLK
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  • 3 Mesh slide trays that allow easy access to paperwork or office supplies
  • Minimum assembly required, screws included
  • Takes up little desk space while keeping paperwork and supplies organized
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Stackable Desk Tray, Side-Load, Letter-Size, Smoke
Item: 812286 / Model : DPS03021
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  • Durable injection molded design, Ribbed base design prevents papers from sticking to the bottom of the tray.
  • Built in handles make trays easily portable.
  • Will stack with most other brands of letter size desk trays.
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Office by Martha Stewart™ Stack+Fit™ File Sorter, White (29569)
Item: 2094520 / Model : 29588
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  • Five slots for organization
  • Wood grain finish
  • Keep important documents within reach
29.99 $29.99
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Mind Reader 3 Tier Steel Mesh Paper Tray Desk Organizer, Black (3TPAPER-BLK)
Item: 24145551 / Model : 3TPAPER-BLK
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  • Minimum assembly required, screws included
  • Durable mesh metal construction
  • Light weight and perfect size for folders, paper, and writing tools
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Office by Martha Stewart™ Stack+Fit™ File Sorter, Blue (29570)
Item: 2094521 / Model : 29587
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  • Five slots for organization
  • Wood grain finish
  • Keep important documents within reach
29.99 $29.99
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Officemate® High-Capacity Trays, Side-Load, Letter, Black, 5 1/2"H x 13 3/16"W x 9"D, 2/Pk
Item: 887236 / Model : 26056
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  • Letter size, side loading
  • Durable injection-molded construction
  • Double-deep trays can be stacked to form convenient literature center
26.49 $26.49
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Rolodex™ Expressions Steel Stackable Mesh Desk Tray, Letter (22211)
Item: 508938 / Model : 22211
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  • Made of durable rolled mesh steel, the unique criss-crossed design gives your workspace a curb appeal all its own
  • Great for both home and office settings
  • Creates a productive workspace and a fashion statement for your desktop
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Staples Cloth Letter Bin, Charcoal
Item: 1438860 / Model : 27550
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  • Charcoal cloth material
  • Sturdy cardboard structure
  • Two cut-out handles allow for easy carrying
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OIC® 2200 Series Black Plastic Incline Sorter
Item: 489786 / Model : 22222
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  • Black plastic
  • Small tray for clips
  • Contemporary, stylish look
22.79 $22.79
File Sorter
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Staples Black Wire Mesh Tabletop File
Item: 379399 / Model : 23198-CC
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  • Steel mesh and black epoxy provides durability and style
  • 10 1/2" H x 13" W x 5 1/2" D
  • Designed to hold letter-sized file folders, a common format
25.09 $25.09
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Poppin Dark Gray Letter Trays, 2/Pack
Item: 2576328 / Model : 104208
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  • Lacquer-like finish
  • Dimensions: 12.5"L x 9.75"W x 1.75"H
  • Holds up to 300 sheets of paper
25.99 $25.99
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Staples® Stackable Letter Tray, Faux Leather, Black
Item: 1235456 / Model : 45051
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  • 13" x 9" x 4"
  • Stackable letter tray
  • Black, leather-like exterior, lined with a soft gray suede that emulates professionalism
16.99 $16.99
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Safco Onyx 2162 Mesh Desktop Tub File, Letter Size, Black
Item: 912560 / Model : SAF2162BL
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  • Handles provides easy carrying of documents
  • Perfect for letter size folders
  • Collapsible for easy storage
47.49 $47.49
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Distinctions™ Punched Gunmetal and Black Wood Stacking Front-Load Letter Tray
Item: 485288 / Model : E23565
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  • Stackable
  • 2 3/8"H x 10 3/8"W x 14"D
  • Sophisticated, contemporary blend of metal and wood compliments any office decor
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Staples Cloth Letter Sorter, Charcoal
Item: 1438859 / Model : 27552
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  • Charcoal cloth material
  • Sturdy MDF structure
  • Easily sort mail and important documents
20.89 $20.89
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Bigso Oskar Letter Box, Navy Blue
Item: 153948 / Model : 945156941
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  • A great way to keep important papers organized and at hand
  • Label holders allow for easy identification of contents
  • The understated style will look good in any home or office
23.99 $23.99
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Staples Black Wire Mesh Desk Trays
Item: SS1007947
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  • Available in front and side loading letter and legal size trays
  • Provides an upscale look at an economical price
  • Black wire mesh
As low as 21.99 $21.99
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Poppin Aqua Stackable Paper Letter Trays
Item: 70832 / Model : 100220
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  • Desktop letter trays
  • Lacquer-like aqua finish
  • 12.5"L x 9.75"W x 1.75"H
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Poppin, Blush, Letter Trays, Set of 2 (104440)
Item: 2657272 / Model : 104440
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  • Letter Trays stack 3 different ways to suit any organizational style
  • Holds up to 300 sheets of paper
  • Each box contains 2 front-loading Letter Trays
25.99 $25.99
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Mind Reader 3 Tier Steel Mesh Paper Tray Desk Organizer, Silver (3TPAPER-SIL)
Item: 24145568 / Model : 3TPAPER-SIL
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  • Stackable design with brackets included
  • 3 Mesh slide trays that allow easy access to paperwork or office supplies
  • Minimum assembly required, screws included
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Stackable Desk Tray, Side-Load, Legal-Size, Smoke
Item: 812292 / Model : DPS03019
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  • Durable injection molded design, Ribbed base design prevents papers from sticking to the bottom of the tray.
  • Built in handles make trays easily portable.
  • Will stack with most other brands of legal size desk trays.
8.99 $8.99
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