Seems like it worked out, nice when that happens.
Jacksedone, you can find some of those things are Costco or Sam's Club, especially if you have a Business Costco around. But, your better bet, there are usually places that cater to small restaurants in most medium to large cities, find out where those places are. They will have the best variety of containers for food service.
Involving the Army in a simple picnic turns out to not be as simple as I thought.
"perhaps...but then again...maybe not..."