International Export Shipping
Export Packaging, Crating & Shipping
We make Export Shipping Simple
Export shipping from the United States into foreign countries can be complicated and overwhelming, but not when you choose Craters & Freighters of Manhattan - Queens, New York. Our team of experts will handle the job from start to finish.
Assistance with Export Shipping Documentation
Export shipments require proper documentation from the time of pick up until the delivery at port. We can assist you with all export documentation including, obtaining a tax ID, determining your Schedule B number, licensing, filing with the Automated Export System and Certificates of Origin to ensure your shipment arrives at port and clears customs hassle-free.
Packaging such as vapor barrier bags are used when shipping sensitive electronics, musical instruments, or industrial equipment that are susceptible to damages do to high humidity environments, extreme temperature changes, and the amount of time spent during travel at sea. This is just one technique Craters & Freighters of Manhattan - Queens, New York uses in packaging for export shipping.
We understand the stresses freight inside a cargo container go through at sea. Proper blocking and bracing of goods inside of an ocean cargo container is essential. Cargo containers can travel 70 feet with each roll of the ship, as often as 7 to 10 times per minute. This is equivalent to placing a shipping container on a continuous roller coaster ride for a few days straight. Without proper blocking and bracing expertise, your freight could be damaged. Craters & Freighters of Manhattan -Queens, New York carefully evaluates the shipment and implements the best packaging, cushioning, blocking, and bracing techniques to ensure stable transportation during ocean travel.
Meeting Export Crating Requirements
Often times, foreign countries require that all lumber being used to build shipping crates be heat treated to reduce the risk of pest infestation. Crates being shipped from the U.S.A. to overseas countries can require an approved stamp known as the "bug stamp" or ISPM-15 mark, certifying that wood used to build the shipping crate, meets international shipping standards. If wood shipping crates are not clearly marked with the ISPM-15 stamp, they can be confiscated and destroyed at port.
Craters & Freighters of Manhattan- Queens, New York provides ISPM-15 stamped wood crates. Rest assured that we are very knowledgeable in all countries that require the stamp and we will clearly mark your shipment to meet all international policies and procedures.
Our international shipping services include the following, but call now for a complete international shipping quote:
-Door to door
-Door to airport
-Complete customs documentation
-Pick up & pack only
-Insurance coverage available
-Most countries covered door to door (curbside)