For the past seven years we've been providing wooden nuc boxes. They were sturdy, stackable, and useful for many beekeeping needs - but required manually stapling screens over entrances for transport and were problematic in high ambient temperatures.
This year we're testing rigid plastic boxes manufactured for the Jester Bee Company. They're light and durable with a built-in entrance closure. We've been assured they'll provide plenty of ventillation for the long drives many of our customers make and the white surface will deflect the hot summer sun. Although we haven't vetted them ourselves we offer these pictures for your consideration: