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Choosing a specialty packaging, crating, and shipping company is an important decision. We make it easy to learn more about us with a variety of resources.

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Why Clear Communication Is Vital for Your Crating and Shipping Provider

When you hand over valuable assets to a specialty crating, packaging and shipping company, it can feel like those items have gone into a blackhole. It’s vital that you work with a crating and shipping company that practices clear communication. Your shipping provider should also be proactive in their communications with you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you ship anything and everything?
Almost, with the exception of food and perishable items, live animals, alcohol, barrels, guns (manufactured after 1899), and ammunition. For your hazardous material shipping needs, please visit our Hazardous Materials Shipping page.
Can you come out to my location to assess my needs?
Yes, we’re happy to schedule a consultation at your location and determine the best crating, packaging, and shipping solution for your unique logistical requirements.
Do you offer insurance?

Yes, please visit our Cargo Insurance page for more information and disclaimers.

Can I set up a national account?

Yes. If you are an organization that will be shipping from differing locations regularly, visit our Craters & Freighters Global Logistics page to learn more.

Do you ship containers?
Yes, we handle everything from small shipments to large, dedicated full-container load shipments. Please visit our Container Loading page for more information.
Do you offer debris removal?

Yes, please contact the local Craters & Freighters location for information and pricing.

Do you handle hazardous material and dangerous goods?
We do. We are able to safely pack and ship most hazardous materials according to IMDG, 49 CFR, and ICAO regulations. Our certified locations have the knowledge and skill to handle every detail of your shipment. Please visit our Hazardous Materials Shipping page for more information and certified locations.

Packaging Solutions That Support Our Crates

Our comprehensive crating services go hand-in-hand with the custom packaging plans designed to protect your assets. We know that these safety measures are just as vital to your item’s protection as the container itself. Utilizing every inch of space within the container, we make sure your valuables stay in place, unable to move, fitting meticulously in the crate for further protection.

Using high-end materials, our packing teams custom-design cushioning, wrapping, and supports to ensure a secure journey through the unpredictable shipping stream.

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