What is Export Packaging? 

What is Export Packaging? 

Export packaging is more than just putting your products in boxes. It's a critical service designed to protect your goods from the rigours of international shipping, whether by air, sea, or road. At Crating Solutions, we specialize in creating custom packaging solutions that meet the exact needs of your products, ensuring they arrive at their destination safely, securely, and in perfect condition. 

Why is Export Packaging Important for Your Business? 

Why is Export Packaging Important for Your Business? 

The journey your goods take across the globe is fraught with potential hazards. From the physical demands of loading and unloading to the varying climates and conditions they'll face, your products need more than just standard packaging. Proper export packaging safeguards against damage, preserves the quality of your products, and ensures compliance with international shipping regulations. This is not just about protection; it's about delivering your goods in the same condition they left your hands, maintaining your reputation and customer satisfaction. 

Benefits of Using Crating Solutions for Your Export Packaging Needs 

Benefits of Using Crating Solutions for Your Export Packaging Needs 

With Crating Solutions, you're not just getting a packaging provider; you're partnering with a team of dedicated experts who move your cargo with care anywhere in the world. Our services are meticulously designed to reduce costs and enhance the safety and efficiency of your shipments. From bespoke designs compliant with British Standard 1133:2011 and ISPM 15 regulations to mobile packing teams that can pack at your premises, we offer a full handling package tailored to the size, weight, and sensitivity of your items. Whether you're shipping fine art, heavy machinery, or hazardous goods, we have the expertise to ensure it's packed right. 
 
Our packaging solutions are as varied as the items we protect, including cases and crates lined with protective materials, wooden skids designed for heavyweight cargo, and oversize packaging for out-of-gauge machinery. We also specialise in moisture control and vacuum packing, providing additional protection for your goods against corrosion and humidity. 

Our Core Export Packaging Services 

Our Core Export Packaging Services 

Bespoke designed close boarded wooden bases for heavyweight cargo. 
Skeletal frames, two and four way entry, standard and non-standard pallet sizes are available. 
Saddle and cradle manufacture for small and large vessels/tanks can be constructed unique to the vessel shape. 
As necessary cargo can be covered, shrink wrapped and sealed to base for weather proofing. 
All forms and designs can be applied to lightweight consignments too. 
We offer packaging solutions for heavyweight, out of gauge machinery, skid packages, and large structures of any description. 
‘Hood boxing’ can be provided for large steel skids already housing an equipment package but requiring protection in transit, achieved through a framed hanging pack design. 
Vessel and tank cradle/saddle manufacture on wooden skids can be designed to provide safe stowing to flat rack containers. 
Large units can be vacuum packed in aluminium foil bags tailor made at our workshops to accommodate all sizes, prior to a long term storage packing specification. 
Structural steel and pipes can be bundled, skid mounted and weather proofed for ease of break bulk handling. 
Bespoke foam lined, and cushioned picture frame cases made and packed to order, with optional extras of shock and tilt indicators. 
Fine art, sculptures, glassware and mirrors are all packed with specialist care to ensure safe arrival. 
Best quality foams and padding materials are used for shock absorption both inside and outside of the package where necessary. 
Chandeliers are packaged in frame supported internal case structures for ease of handling. 
Large and small scale art can be collected, packed and couriered around the world. 
IATA and IMDG approved packing and documentation is provided for shipment. 
Qualified experts for packing dangerous goods by air. 
Compliant packing to IMDG standards for sea freight. 
UN approved outer packaging for multi modal transport. 
All packing conducted in house, as a one stop provider. 
Fully equipped mobile packing unit can attend any UK location. 
Lifting facilities provided as required to include container loading and material handling. 
All types of packaging protection available including vacuum packing and shrink wrapping. 
We also offer out of hours working, for factory and site clearance, machine removal and relocation. 
Case assembly on your site can be accommodated too. 
Corrosion and humidity control with sealed aluminium foil bags. 
Vacuum packing with desiccant drying agent for moisture limitation. 
Available for cases, crates or skid packages. 
Foil bags manufactured to any size. 
Plastic shrink or stretch wrapping for cost effective waterproof alternative. 

Why Choose Us? 

Why Choose Us? 

Choosing Crating Solutions means opting for peace of mind. 
Our award-winning services are not just about packing and shipping; they're about ensuring your products reach their destination just as they left - in perfect condition. With our commitment to quality, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness, we are your one-stop-shop for all export packaging needs. 

Get in Touch for Expert Export Packaging 

Get in Touch for Expert Export Packaging 

Ready to experience the difference expert packaging can make for your exports? 
Contact Crating Solutions today. Our team is ready to design and implement the perfect packaging solution for your products, ensuring they're protected every step of the way. Let us take the stress out of shipping - reach out now to discuss how we can help your business thrive globally. 
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