In a perfect world, every shipment would get from its point of origin to its destination on time, in as-shipped condition, and with zero headaches for you, the shipper. Of course, we don’t live in a perfect world.
Professional pickup and delivery services can save you or your business time and money when you ship valuable assets. And working with experts in specialty crating, packaging and shipping can help ensure that your items arrive on time and undamaged.
Typically, with large, heavy equipment and machinery there is also a large financial investment. Consequently, it’s crucial that these valuable assets are crated and transported properly and carefully. That means effective heavy equipment transportation requires more than simply placing items on a truck and strapping or chaining them down.
If you believe that all shipping companies are essentially the same, and that all you need to do is compare prices to choose one, you’re not alone. It’s a common misconception. In reality, there are significant differences between standard shipping providers and those that specialize in customized crating, packaging and shipping.
The desire to explore or capitalize on untapped foreign markets is driving many companies today to ship equipment, products and materials overseas. Often, the person asked to coordinate these shipments has little or no experience in international freight shipping....
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.
Some industries have special packaging, crating and shipping requirements. Medical equipment shipping is a good example. From large imaging systems to sensitive devices to supplies, medical shipping logistics requires special expertise.
Shippers of server equipment must consider a number of factors, including safety, speed, and of course, cost. Over the years, we have become aware of a number of shippers making a common set of mistakes in the name of speed and cost, at the expense of safety.
Take a look at our tips to ensure that the bike you purchase arrives at your door without a scratch. In general, it’s a safer bet to purchase from a licensed dealer or established site than an individual and hire a motorcycle shipping expert for delivery.
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We recently received a call to pick up and repair a couple of crates that were damaged in shipment. These crates contained 2000 pound crane axles and were bound for Asia but sustained damage en route to its flight out of NY from the manufacturer. As seen in the first...
The difference between a house and a home is the people and memories that occupy the rooms. As family members age and decide to move to smaller residences, it can be painful for them to part with the memories of their home.
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