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What is export packing and crating

WHAT IS EXPORT PACKING & CRATING

Export packing or packaging refers to the process of preparing goods for international shipping.

Export packing when done right, ensures that your shipments arrive intact and undamaged.

As experts in industrial packaging and crating, Cratex possesses the expertise to meticulously evaluate the loaded weight, dimensions, value, and distinctive characteristics of your item, package and crate it for shipping. 

WHAT ARE INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS FOR EXPORT PACKING

International standards for export packaging are primarily governed by guidelines set by the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Here are some key standards and guidelines related to export packaging:

ISTA Standards:
The International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) provides a series of performance tests and environmental simulation procedures for packaged products.
ISTA standards help ensure that packages are designed to withstand the rigors of the distribution environment.


ISPM 15 - International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures No. 15:
Pertains to the treatment of wood packaging materials to prevent the international transport and spread of disease and insects.
Requires wood packaging to be heat-treated or fumigated and marked with an approved stamp.

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Regulations:
Each country has its own customs regulations governing the documentation and labeling requirements for export shipments.

When engaging in international trade, it is crucial for exporters to familiarize themselves with the specific packaging standards and regulations of both the exporting and importing countries. Compliance with these standards not only ensures the safety and integrity of the shipped goods but also helps prevent delays and customs issues during transit.

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CUSTOM WOOD CRATE

CUSTOM WOOD CRATE

Custom crate refers to a specially designed and built wooden container used for the packaging, transportation, and protection of specific valuable items.

Cratex offers customized wood solutions for a diverse range of product-specific crating and shipping needs, including:
Commercial and Industrial Crates such as:

ISPM 15 & IPPC Export-Certified Crates
Trade Show Crates and Crating
Collapsible Crates
Shipping and Storage Crates
Reusable Crates
Empty Crates
On-site Crating
Ready-to-Assemble Crate 
And many more

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