The Box is a metal lift located in the center of the Glade that brings weekly supplies to the Gladers, but also a new Glader every month. Every Glader's arrival is signaled by a loud alarm, usually half an hour before the actual arrival.
No one knows anything about it or who controls it. It comes from a dark and deep hole, seemingly endless. The Box doesn't move if a person is standing in it. Past attempts at escaping the maze included sending a Glader down into the hole after the The Box descended, however this proved a fatal result as the person was cut in half by an unseen force after climbing ten feet down. The Box has been noted to occasionally take requests from the Gladers for specific items. This was done by writing the desired item(s) on a piece of paper and dropping it into the Box.
In The Death Cure, upon returning to WICKED headquarters, it is revealed that the Box is only a few floors beneath the Glade Proper and the Glader's are manipulated into thinking the trip is much longer.
- They once sent a note down in The Box requesting a TV, but they never got one.
- They requested soft underwear for the Runner's so they would be comfortable running for long periods of time.
- Frypan said that wax paper is one of the items he always requests.