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How NOT to Ship Server Equipment: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

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, yet at the expense of safety.

How to Buy a Motorcycle Out of State

Take a look at our tips below to ensure that the bike you purchase arrives at your door without a scratch. EVALUATE THE SELLER In general, it’s a safer bet to purchase from a licensed dealer or established site such as eBay or CycleTrader than an individual. These...

Moving Your Senior Parent with Empathy

Having “the conversation” with a family member about moving into an assisted living facility can feel overwhelming and stressful for everyone involved. Many seniors don’t want to face the reality of their diminishing capabilities and adult children don’t want to think...

Art Collecting 101: A Crash Course for Everyday People

Art collecting may seem like a hobby reserved for Manhattanites with private jets and a taste for caviar, but there is a growing trend in the accessibility of the art world. The development of online sellers means anyone with a desire for high-quality art can start a...

Four Tips for Shipping Valuables Safely

1. THE RIGHT CRATES MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE Companies that offer custom crating services can ensure that even the most fragile or oddly shaped items can be shipped safely. The crates used by these professional shipping companies can deliver superior support for items of...

Industrial Rigging & Crating

INDUSTRIAL RIGGING & CRATING There has been an increased need in the past few years for industrial rigging and crating for large machinery in the U.S. This could be in part by how connected we are to the supply of these machines around the world. With online resources...

Custom Packaging Madison Wisconsin

Craters & Freighters has over 2 decades of experience in custom packaging Madison and Milwaukee area gallery pieces. You can feel comfortable when shipping antiques and family heirlooms with us. Our services include everything from the pickup, the packaging, and...

Four Benefits of Custom Crating for Your Business Shipments

The right custom crating and shipping solutions can provide added protection for your valuable equipment. A professional crating and shipping company can create customized solutions designed specifically to ensure that your shipments arrive at their destinations...

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