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Things to Consider with Overseas Shipments

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Shipping overseas is not like shipping domestically, or even shipping internationally over land. There are many more points to consider when shipping to a country overseas.

Proper planning and thought about the things you need will ensure your shipments arrive on time and where you need them to end up. It will also help you predict the proper costs to charge for shipping your items overseas. Take a minute to consider some of the things listed below before shipping overseas.
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How to Protect Antique Furniture When Shipping

Our custom crates have superior protection for shipping precious cargo safely.

Antiques are a piece of our history. While some can carry a strict monetary value, the antiques that have sentimental value that are truly irreplaceable.

When it comes time to move these treasured pieces, you want to ensure to protect them to their fullest extent. Some common sense and preparation can ensure that no matter where you are shipping your antiques, they will arrive unharmed.

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Shipping Heavy Packages – Freight or Parcel?

Shipping containe being unloaded by overhead cranesThe internet has opened up the ability to sell items all over the world. In the not too distant past, the size of your item limited what you could sell on the internet; this is not the case anymore. Shipping heavy and oversize items is a daily occurrence in this global economy. You do not have to pay more for the shipping than you do for the item any longer.

There is a little more planning involved in shipping these items. There are additional rules that apply when shipping large or heavy items, and you will need to make some additional choices when it comes to how your item is going to be shipped.

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The Advantages of Vacuum Packaging

Industrial Packing is optimal when the cargo is vacuum sealed.

At the end of long term storage or shipping, you want the items which were stored or shipped to be fully functional and in good working order. To ensure that this is going to happen, items need to be protected from the environment, degradation and other things that could inhibit their proper function. One way to do this is by having your items vacuum sealed for storage or shipping.

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What is ISPM 15 and Why is it Important in Crating Services?

Our lumber for our crating services adheres to the ISPM standards.

When browsing our site you may have come across our commitment to and compliance of the ISPM 15 standard. As a shipping and crating professional we take great care to ensure that all of the lumber used in our crating services does not contribute to the spread of invasive insect species.

Invasive insect species are a destructive force that can cause irreparable environmental damage. Prime examples of this are the Emerald Ash Borer and the Asian Longhorned Beetle. Most of these species’ introduction to the environment can be traced back to shipments of untreated wood used in packing materials.

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Tips for Shipping Electronics Safely

Safety is paramount when shipping electronics.

Probably one of the most fragile things to ship are electronics. Today, electronics are one of the most frequently shipped items worldwide. Most electronics, particularly computers, contain thousands upon thousands of tiny little parts that must be protected.

No matter if you are shipping a vital hard drive, twenty new servers or 100 motherboards, some simple steps for packing can ensure that your electronics arrive undamaged.

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How Transloading Increases Efficiency

Transloading services can improve yourTransloading, or the process of transferring cargo between varying means of transportation from its source to its final destination, is becoming ever more popular in the industrial shipping industry with each passing day. This process covers products from stereos to dangerous chemicals, and can cover all kinds of transportation from rail to truck to airline to ocean liner.

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Using tarps for shipping

truck driving on a country roadSelecting the right industrial packing for your cargo is of paramount importance. The right shipping crates can make or break the shipment, protecting it from the elements and ensuring that the cargo gets to its destination not only in one piece, but undamaged from the rigors of travel and the ravages of nature. When shipping cargo on flatbed trailers using long-haul trucking, tarps have been a time-honored method of protecting shipments from dirt, grit, temperature, and precipitation. Choosing the right tarp to complement your shipping crates is essential to the transportation process.

Ensuring a safe and secure transport process for your cargo

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Our Dedication to You: Part II

Ask us about our cargo protection.

Imagine leaving your child in the hands of total strangers. Would you not want this said stranger to be someone trustworthy and dependable? We know how much your company values your cargo – they are your babies! Leave them in our hands and we guarantee that we will look after them like our own. Below is the continuation of our advice to maximizing protection of your valuable cargo for shipment.

How we protect your cargo (Continued)

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Customized Crating Services to Meet Diverse Shipping Requirements

Crating Services in Vancouver

When you are looking for reliable packaging and shipping options in order to ensure for safe transit and delivery of your cargo, it is always highly recommended to opt for customized crating services.  Custom made crates are made from certified lumber and are specifically built to suit the diverse shipping requirements of different goods and merchandise. As these types of crates conform to the highest of manufacturing standards, you can be rest assured that your shipment will arrive completely safe upon delivery.

Ensure Complete Cargo Safety with Customized Crates

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