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Equipment Shipping on Pallets & Custom Crate Building

Posted on Wed, Jan 09, 2013

Most companies only offer standard pallets for a customer shipping needs. In this world of both large and small machines, we recommend looking for a company that can build a custom pallet to suit your needs. For your smaller pieces of equipment, a small pallet can be built. Why bother you may ask? What about furniture shipping, artwork shipping, auction shipping, or shipping antiques?  The same standards apply. Many individuals now freight furniture, large amounts of artwork or items that they have purchased at an auction house.

Shipping charges are based on both the size and weight of a shipment. Why not reduce the charges by having a custom pallet built.

For larger pieces of equipment, the machinery or furniture can be placed on your custom built pallet. Once the machinery or furniture is wrapped and secured, you are ready to ship item. You can store this pallet and re use it at another time. Not all companies can offer custom made pallets, but it is worth your time to do research in the city that you are shipping from.

If your ultimate shipping destination is overseas, why not have a custom pallet made out of heat treated wood when you first ship the item?   This way, your machinery does not have to be repalletized for your overseas shipment.

 For other pieces of equipment artwork or other high value or delicate items, we can recommend using custom built crates for overseas shipping.  Once again, you will need to use heat treated wood.  We recommend this option for high value or delicate pieces of equipment.

We have listed countries below that we ship to. While not all of these countries require heat treated wood, we recommend using it for any item going overseas. This way, if the import requirements change in any country while you shipment is en route, you and your company are already prepared. If you are looking for a Houston Freight Shipping company or a company that specializes in shipping antiques, please feel free to contact pack n send at 713 266 1450.

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