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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

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

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

How the Monuments Men Discovered & Returned The World’s Treasures

How the Monuments Men Discovered & Returned The World’s Treasures

Have you heard the amazing story of the Monuments Men? The story of the Monuments Men is incredibly inspiring as these academics risked their lives over and over on the front lines of battle to protect and defend 1,000 years of art and culture. 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

The Real Impact of Piracy

The issue of modern piracy recently came back into the spotlight with the release of starring Tom Hanks. The nail-biting film depicts the 2009 Somali pirate attack on the cargo... Read More