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If someone asked what you think a crating and shipping company does, you might understandably say that it puts items in crates and transports them to various locations. And while that answer wouldn’t be wrong, it barely scratches the surface of the time, effort, and expertise invested in ensuring that shipments arrive in excellent condition where and when expected.
Ensuring that your items arrive safely at their destination in as-shipped conditions requires multiple layers of protection. The first layer, in many instances, is a strong wood crate. Often this is a custom-built wood crate specifically designed to maximize the protection of the assets being shipped. Customized wood pallets and skids may also be used.
The term “packaging engineer” has different meanings in different industries. In the manufacturing world, packaging engineers help companies design and develop new containers and materials that are mass produced and used to package their products.
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.