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Military & Government Shipping

EXPERIENCED IN SHIPPING SPECS

Ensuring Military/Government Moves Meet Requirements

Craters & Freighters has extensive experience in providing packaging, crating, and shipping services for federal, state, and local government entities, military contractors, and all branches of the military including the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

In every government solicitation or contract there are coded packaging requirements for the items being purchased. These requirements are based on the specification MIL-STD-2073-1 and include the quantity per unit pack, quantity per intermediate pack, preservative material to be applied, preservation method, cleaning and drying procedure, cushioning, wrapping, barrier materials, packing level, outer shipping container, barcoding, and RFID. Plus, the coded requirements invariably refer to other specifications that these materials must meet.

Fully Compliant Processes

Craters & Freighters can ensure compliance with these requirements, including decoding, using the correct spec materials, applying them correctly, preserving, packaging, packing, and marking in accordance with all of the relevant specifications.

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Military & Government Packaging, Crating & Shipping Services

If your interest is only in the outer shipping container, we can provide spec boxes that meet various military, government, and ASTM specifications. This includes ASTM-D6251, ASTM-D6880, ASTM-D6256, and ASTM-D7478. Spec pallets and skids are also available.

  • MIL-Spec packaging
  • ASTM-style crates
  • MIL-Spec-style crates
  • Wooden boxes, slat crates, open crates, hood-style crates
  • MIL-Spec pallets and load bases
  • Domestic and international shipping

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.

We also maximize every inch of space within each container, making sure your asset stays in place, fitting snugly within the crate. 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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