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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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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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STEELMASTER® Letter-Size Horizontal Organizer, 3 Tiers, Black (2643004)
Item: 901584 / Model : MMF2643004
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  • Desktop Organizer
  • Black, Steel
  • 6.5" H x 12" W x 8.75" D
52.99 $52.99
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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
33.49 $33.49
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Mind Reader 5 Tier Steel Mesh Paper Tray Desk Organizer, Silver (5TPAPER-SIL)
Item: 24145566 / Model : 5TPAPER-SIL
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  • Minimum assembly required, screws included
  • Stackable design with brackets included
  • Suitable for home, office and school
33.09 $33.09
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Mind Reader 7 Compartment Mesh Stacking Sorter, Black, (MESHSORT7-BLK)
Item: 24054802 / Model : MESHSORT7-BLK
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  • Two part stacked design saves desk space and keeps your files organized.
  • Can be used to store notepads, tablets, laptops, books and other office supplies
  • The bottom storage tray allows for quick access to paper and other office needs
30.59 $30.59
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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 Black Wire Mesh Tabletop File
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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Side Load Letter Desk Tray, Two-Tier, Plastic, Black
Item: UNV08100 / Model : 08100
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  • Ribbed surface so papers glide easily
  • Self-stacking design
  • Non-skid base
8.29 $8.29
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Mind Reader 4 Tier Steel Mesh Paper Tray Desk Organizer, Silver (4TPAPER-SIL)
Item: 24145595 / Model : 4TPAPER-SIL
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  • Minimum assembly required, screws included
  • Stackable design with brackets included
  • Suitable for home, office and school
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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.
5.99 $5.99
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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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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
7.99 $7.99
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Staples® Stackable Letter Tray, Faux Leather, Blue
Item: 2741267 / Model : 51741-CC
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  • 13" x 9" x 4"
  • Stackable letter tray
  • Blue, leather-like exterior, lined with a soft gray suede that emulates professionalism
15.19 $15.19 18.99 $18.99
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Staples® Stackable Letter Tray, Faux Leather, Brown
Item: 2735097 / Model : 45056-US
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  • 13" x 9" x 4"
  • Stackable letter tray
  • Brown, leather-like exterior, lined with a soft gray suede that emulates professionalism
15.99 $15.99 19.99 $19.99
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Deflect-o® Industrial Tray™ Side-Load Stacking Trays
Item: 576339 / Model : 582704
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  • Side-load stacking desk tray, legal/letter size
  • 2 trays
  • Durable plastic construction
37.99 $37.99
Letter Tray
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Rubbermaid High-Capacity Stackable® Tray, Front-Load, Letter, Ebony, 5"H
Item: 388706 / Model : 17671
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  • Single tray
  • High-impact polystyrene construction
  • Mix basic and High-capacity trays self-stacking, no posts
24.19 $24.19
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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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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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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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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
25.39 $25.39
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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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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
13.29 $13.29
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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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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
26.39 $26.39
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