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Custom Crating


Custom Crating Solutions in Alabama & Tennessee

Craters & Freighters in Birmingham is home to engineers who will design and engineer custom crates that surpass industry standards. Using technology, experience, and quality materials, your valuable assets will stay protected through the unpredictable shipping stream and arrive undamaged at their final destination. Every custom container we create fits its item perfectly and offers the necessary cushioning and supports to ensure safety. Whether traveling domestically or internationally, we are custom crating specialists who will make the process smooth, streamlined, and successful.

Craters & Freighters are industry leaders in shipping, and so is our local Birmingham team who provides everything you need for your shipment, from industrial machinery to oversized and bulky equipment to sensitive medical devices to massive aerospace parts to hazardous material shipments. If it’s a challenge, we want to take it on.

Our custom crating team uses a MIL-Spec library, AutoCAD, and crating and cushioning software that can determine the measures to take to get your assets wherever they need to go in the best packaging possible.

We know that often your commercial assets are too awkward or heavy to get to us; we will gladly come to you for on-site custom crating at your location. We use the same technology and quality materials to design and build your container, no matter where we do it.

Specializing in Optimal Cushioning Systems

Our custom crating engineers will provide the ultimate in protection and security for any asset. We never take a one-size-fits-all approach to our tailored crating and cushioning schemes. We know the importance of proper cushioning design for every crate we build. Using only the best materials, your items are guaranteed safe passage and entry into whatever country they are headed to.

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Our goal is to secure your assets responsibly inside each container for extreme protection in the challenging shipping environment for an unharmed arrival.

We consider weight, size, fragility, sensitivity to vibration, and more to determine the essential cushioning needs. And we will get your items to their final destination effectively, efficiently, and using our proven practices.

High-Quality Crating Options

No two shipping projects are created equal and quality matters. We are well-versed in designing the crating and packing solutions to survive the rough shipping terrain with our proactive approach to meeting that requirement. We have a superior array of crating options to meet any need, including:

Craters & Freighters is eager to work with you on your crating, packaging, and shipping project. Whatever your goals are, we are confident that our reliable and professional team is fully capable of success.

On-site Crating Services in Alabama & Tennessee

Having worked in the shipping industry for decades and supported hundreds of organizations and businesses’ crating needs, we know that sometimes assets are too heavy, sensitive, or awkward to get to our facility. That won’t be a problem for our on-site crating specialists.

We will come to your industrial or commercial location and provide the same quality of wooden crate and cushioning design as if we were in-house. We have everything necessary to build your container on-site at your location.

If you would like a crate built at our warehouse and dropped off at your doorstep, we do that too. Call us to discuss all of our crating services and learn how we can help you today.

Commercial Packaging and Industrial Crating Services

We specialize in the challenging jobs. If you think your commercial packaging project is impossible, call us. We’ve worked with dozens of industries, and they have trusted us with their most valuable assets. Industrial crating services are no problem for our Birmingham custom crating team. Call us to discuss your demanding shipping project. We’re up for it.

Get a fast, free, no-obligation cost estimate from Craters & Freighters.

Provide some information on your needs and we’ll get back to you right away with a figure you can use in your planning. Serving Most of Tennessee & Alabama Including: Nashville and Chattanooga, TN and Birmingham.

Our team knows exactly what it takes to make your tailored shipping project a successful one. We have the services and experience to back us up. We are thoughtful and effective, and dedicated to every shipment that passes through our doors. Our logistics teams, shipping specialists, custom crating teams, and customer satisfaction experts will not let you down. We are truly a one-stop-shop for all your shipping needs.