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Important Considerations for Shipping Lithium Batteries

Important Considerations for Shipping Lithium Batteries

The critical first step in shipping lithium batteries for cars or other uses is properly packaging them in a container that is strong and damage-resistant, and that can capture and retain any electrolyte leakage. Our packaging engineers can design and test the right UN-certified shipping container for any need. Read More

How to Ensure Valuable Assets Survive the Rigors of Ocean Transport

How to Ensure Valuable Assets Survive the Rigors of Ocean Transport

The world’s oceans and seas are vast, uncrowded paths for transporting goods and materials that many businesses rely on. Another constant with ocean freight shipping is that the waterways are a harsh environment that can wreak havoc on assets that aren’t properly protected. How can you and your shipping company help ensure that your goods get to their destination port in as-shipped condition? Read More

8 Ways To Protect Sensitive Electronics During Shipping

8 Ways To Protect Sensitive Electronics During Shipping

And with businesses having to be agile and mobile in order to stay competitive, it is very common for them to ship sensitive electronics. In addition to these items being subject to damage if not handled properly, they tend also to be very expensive. In many ways, it is a “perfect storm” of risk. Read More

Shipping an Unmanned Aircraft System? Here’s How to Do It Right.

Shipping an Unmanned Aircraft System? Here’s How to Do It Right.

Drones contain sensitive technology and can cost anywhere from hundreds to thousands to millions of dollars in the case of the most advanced military unmanned aerial vehicles. Consequently, it is important that they be handled with care and by a company that excels at specialized packing, crating and shipping, and is trusted by companies and organizations to transport these valuable assets. Read More

An Overview of the Crating, Packaging and Shipping of Military Assets

An Overview of the Crating, Packaging and Shipping of Military Assets

When it comes to a worldwide presence and the need to get equipment and other resources to where they are required quickly efficiently, no organization compares to the U.S. military. In fact, logistics are often referred to as the lifeblood of the military. Much of the transporting of goods for the Marine Corps, Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard is handled by the branches themselves. However, they also use outside specialty crating, packaging and shipping companies to assist them with logistical challenges. Read More

What Is White-Glove Delivery Service and Who Needs It?

What Is White-Glove Delivery Service and Who Needs It?

The term “white-glove” services refers to assistance provided with an elevated level of care and attention to detail. (Learn more about the term and its origins below.) In specialty crating, packaging and shipping, those descriptions certainly apply, but the term can also mean an extension of typical services. Read More

Shipping Art or Antiques? Use These 8 Proven Tactics.

Shipping Art or Antiques? Use These 8 Proven Tactics.

Finding a nick, scratch or dent in a common business or household item that you’ve shipped can be irritating. Finding damage of any kind to a work of art or antique that you’ve shipped can have serious financial consequences. Read More

Best Practices for Equipment and Machinery Crating and Shipping

Best Practices for Equipment and Machinery Crating and Shipping

Typically, with large, heavy equipment and machinery there is also a large financial investment. Consequently, it’s crucial that these valuable assets are crated and transported properly and carefully. That means effective heavy equipment transportation requires more than simply placing items on a truck and strapping or chaining them down. Read More

How Specialty Crating & Shipping Differs From Traditional Shipping

How Specialty Crating & Shipping Differs From Traditional Shipping

If you believe that all shipping companies are essentially the same, and that all you need to do is compare prices to choose one, you’re not alone. It’s a common misconception. In reality, there are significant differences between standard shipping providers and those that specialize in customized crating, packaging and shipping. 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 Phoenix Moves, Ships and Installs Goldwater Statue

Craters & Freighters Phoenix Moves, Ships and Installs Goldwater Statue

Craters & Freighters Phoenix was selected to oversee the moving, shipping and temporary installation of a statue of Arizona’s late Senator Barry M. Goldwater from the foundry in Prescott to Arizona’s State Capitol rotunda in Phoenix. Read More

Craters & Freighters SW Florida Ships US Senator’s Office Artwork

Recently Marco Rubio (R Senator Florida) selected Clyde Butcher’s work from Venice Gallery to display in his office in Washington, DC. The photo to the left center is the one... Read More