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Craters & Freighters Marks 30 Years as a Specialty Crating and Shipping Leader

Craters & Freighters Marks 30 Years as a Specialty Crating and Shipping Leader

Craters & Freighters, an international provider of specialty freight solutions, is marking the 30th anniversary of its founding. Formed on June 26, 1990, the company has grown steadily across three decades and today has more than 60 brick-and-mortar locations nationwide. Read More

Key Considerations for International Shipping

Key Considerations for International Shipping

The desire to explore or capitalize on untapped foreign markets is driving many companies today to ship equipment, products and materials overseas. Often, the person asked to coordinate these shipments has little or no experience in international freight shipping. Read More

IT Equipment Shipping Logistics: Tips for Moving Your Valuable Assets

IT Equipment Shipping Logistics: Tips for Moving Your Valuable Assets

As the world continues to “go digital,” the information technology (IT) equipment and infrastructure that companies use continues to grow in importance. Consequently, it is critical that these items be handled, packaged, crated and shipped with great care. Read More

How to Ship Medical Equipment Safely and Securely

How to Ship Medical Equipment Safely and Securely

Some industries have special packaging, crating and shipping requirements. Medical equipment shipping is a good example. From large imaging systems to sensitive devices to supplies, medical shipping logistics requires special expertise. Read More

How Not to Ship Server Equipment: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

How Not to Ship Server Equipment: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Shippers of server equipment must consider a number of factors, including safety, speed, and of course, cost. Over the years, we have become aware of a number of shippers making a common set of mistakes in the name of speed and cost, at the expense of safety. Read More

How to Buy a Motorcycle Out of State

How to Buy a Motorcycle Out of State

Take a look at our tips to ensure that the bike you purchase arrives at your door without a scratch. In general, it’s a safer bet to purchase from a licensed dealer or established site than an individual and hire a motorcycle shipping expert for delivery. Read More

Moving Your Senior Parent with Empathy

Moving Your Senior Parent with Empathy

Having “the conversation” with a family member about moving into an assisted living facility can feel overwhelming and stressful for everyone involved. Approach this conversation with respect and empathy and you’re likely to get the same in return from your loved one. Read More

Senior Moving Downsizing: Preserve Memories & Space

Senior Moving Downsizing: Preserve Memories & Space

The difference between a house and a home is the people and memories that occupy the rooms. As family members age and decide to move to smaller residences, it can be painful for them to part with the memories of their home. Read More

Senior Moving Checklist: A Guide to Evaluating Moving Companies

Senior Moving Checklist: A Guide to Evaluating Moving Companies

When it comes time to helping an elder family member move into a new home you may have many questions. Do you need to insure their valuables? How is a regular moving company different from specific senior moving services? Will fragile shipping cost more? Read More

Mid-Century Modern Estate Items You Might Not Know Are Valuable

Mid-Century Modern Estate Items You Might Not Know Are Valuable

Are you in charge of the clean up after an elder family member leaves home? Before you contract with senior moving services or pack items off to Goodwill, take stock of the home goods, and learn how to spot and sell midcentury items. Read More

Art Collecting 101: Here’s a Crash Course for Everyday People

Art Collecting 101: Here’s a Crash Course for Everyday People

Art collecting may seem like a hobby reserved for Manhattanites with private jets and a taste for caviar, but there is a growing trend in the accessibility of the art world. Thru online sellers anyone with a desire for high-quality art can start a collection. Read More

Craters & Freighters Launches New Platinum National Logistics Division

Craters & Freighters Launches New Platinum National Logistics Division

Craters & Freighters has introduced Craters & Freighters Platinum, designed to give the commercial, industrial and manufacturing customer expert solutions for their complex nationwide crating, packaging and shipping logistical needs. Read More

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