Crates and containers are lined and filled with the appropriate amount of cushioning agents to ensure items are secure for shipping. Many factors are taken into consideration including dimensions, weight, fragility, mode of transport and final destination requirements.
Craters & Freighters Northern Chicago uses several different types of cushioning to prep our containers for shipping including, polyurethane, polyether and polystyrene foams. Many of our locations are using the latest technology in eco-friendly cushioning products including recycled cardboard materials.
Craters & Freighters Northern Chicago offers free quotes for any corrugated container or custom box need. We handle all aspects of the shipping process including pick-up, packaging, crating, insuring and delivery!Request Estimate
Craters & Freighters Northern Chicago has the unique ability to provide product-specific packaging solutions for manufactured goods, prototypes and one-of-a-kind items.Request Estimate
Thousands of clients from every industry rely on our expertise in cushioning and prepping items for shipping hazards and complications.Request Estimate
Craters & Freighters Northern Chicago uses a wide variety of anti-static packaging materials, including wraps, cushioning and barriers to prevent electrostatic discharges from damaging your sensitive items.Request Estimate
Electronics and items with sensitive or bare metal surfaces that are being transported by ocean container require moisture vapor proof packaging.Request Estimate
Craters & Freighters Northern Chicago offers expert heat shrink-wrap services for assets that need short term or long-term storage.
Our services also include a consultative approach on your product’s packaging requirements. Our packing experts will work with you and your product’s specifications, and provide solutions for packaging options to ensure safe transport and delivery. Reduce your company's shipping costs, damages and lost revenues by calling your nearest Craters & Freighters and asking about our custom packing options.