Our Services Southern New England

Craters & Freighters of Southern New England offers businesses many features and benefits. We take care of what we do best, so your business can focus on what it does best! From picking up assets such as machinery, IT equipment, and lease returns that need packaging, crating, and shipping, or simply providing on-site pack and crate services, we have solutions for any business!

For artists and collectors who not only know the "street value" of their pieces, but also feel an attachment to every piece they possess, be assured that Craters & Freighters of Southern New England will handle the pieces with the utmost respect. You can feel secure in knowing that we understand many pieces are irreplaceable and therefore must be handled with care.

Pick-Up -

We pick up items from your location so that we can properly transport the items to our warehouse for packaging. We usually blanket wrap items, but will also bring pre-made crating for the items if we feel need additional security. Pick-ups are scheduled ahead of time and we will do our best to work within your time parameters.

Packaging -

We offer custom crating and blocking & bracing for difficult, irregular, or fragile equipment. Our services also include a consultative approach on your product's packaging requirements. Our packing experts will work with you to devise packaging options to ensure safe transport and delivery. Let us help reduce your company's shipping costs, damages, and lost revenues with our custom packing options.


The following is a list of services we provide:

Corrugated Containers

Craters & Freighters provides custom corrugated containers to meet any shipping need. Corrugated is a durable, versatile, and lightweight material used for custom-manufactured shipping containers. We use a minimum 275 lb double wall corrugated fiberboard, which is made up of three sheets of linerboard with two mediums or flutes in between when building custom corrugated boxes.

Wooden Crates 

Craters & Freighters fabricates custom wooden crates to protect items whose value or fragility requires the highest level of packaging. We offer a variety of crate styles designed to match the unique characteristics of each item we package, including size, weight, fragility, and orientation.


All crates are designed to be reusable. Moreover, all crates adhere to ISPM-15 ("bug stamp"), making them fully compliant with the requirements of participating countries.

Specialty Wooden Crates

Craters & Freighters routinely produces a variety of crates for specialty applications. In addition to the crates shown below, we can design and build crates for virtually any application you can imagine. A simple phone call or email begins the process!

Heavy Duty Skids & Pallets

Craters & Freighters produces skids and pallets to support anything from boxes of lightweight goods to heavy duty machinery. Given the key characteristics of your items such as the fragility, size, weight, and footprint, we can design the appropriate skid to ensure safe and easy transport.


Inner Packaging

Craters & Freighters offers custom interior packaging for each container we build. 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.


Vapor Wrap Packaging

Vapor bags can be used for the ultimate security of your items. The bags are custom fitted to your items and then vacuum sealed for excellent barrier protection. They will protect against water vapor, oil, grease, acids, alkalines, oxygen transmission, biological contaminates, odor, ultra violet rays, product degradation, salt & chlorides (sea waters), and humidity.

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