Freight Forwarding & Project Fulfilment Crating Solutions UK Ltd are specialists in export packing and export shipping, making us your ‘one-stop-shop’ for export requirements.
Whether you require timber packing cases or crates, container packing services, a large project shipment exporting, or freight forwarding services, we have the skills and experience to help you. We also supply, load and transport 20' and 40' sea containers worldwide. Our timber boxes and crates are suitable for all types of products, whether light, heavy or sensitive, and provide protection against rugged transportation and changes in climate, and during long term storage.
With a highly experienced and dedicated team of project forwarding experts, Crating Solutions can offer a one stop provider for large project consignments. Utilising the company’s facilities and capabilities we can provide project solutions ranging from aircraft and ship charter, European warehouse consolidation, export packing facilities and dedicated pro-active collections and deliveries worldwide.
Project cargo can be consolidated, inspected, managed, packed and supplied with confidence in the knowledge our ISO certification for quality and the environment and OHSAS approval for health and safety, provides a high standard of care.
From inventory, consignment stock management to an extensive reporting and tracking system recording all aspects of project cargo movements,our administration and documentation services cover import and export customs entries complete with legalisation of documents as necessary.
In house export packing for road, air or sea all to BS 1133:2011.
All packaging manufactured at our own facility and design bespoke to the characteristics of each package and shipment.
Export packing for projects can be conducted both on and off site.
Timber packaging is compliant to ISPM 15 for worldwide export.
Long term storage packing specifications produced for commissioning equipment.
By air, including passenger and freight aircraft with bespoke air chartering for out of gauge cargo.
By sea, for LCL and FCL containers, supplemented with break bulk cargo and ship chartering services as required.
By road, offering dedicated or shared vehicles for any size of cargo permissible for road movement.
Fast-track, dedicated courier delivery.
Hand carry services available
MOBILE PACKING TEAM
Fully equipped mobile packing team can attend any European location.
Lifting facilities provided as required to include heavy lift, container loading and material handling.
All types of packaging protection available including skid basing, vacuum packing and shrink wrapping.
Out of hours working for aircraft and ship charter load out is available.
Skid base and case assembly on your site can be accommodated too.
CARGO INSPECTIONS & SITE SURVEYS
Designated office space available for resident in house inspectors of project cargo.
Cargo inspectors will travel to vendor’s site for review and recommendation of cargo movement.
Site surveys conducted for storage, and final load outs across Europe.
Cargo verification to client’s purchase order and vendor packing list conducted as required.
Assessment of the standard of packaging protection as received.
INVENTORY MATERIAL HANDLING & MANAGEMENT
Designated facility for segregation of client’s goods.
Inventory control of consignment stock.
Daily status reporting.
Cherry pick from stock holding, pack and fast-track dispatch to construction site.
Collection, delivery, importation and export solutions for fast-track parts.
MARSHALLING, CONSOLLDATING & DISPATCH
Dedicated project warehouse for consignment and consolidation cargo.
Heavy lift handling equipment.
Long and short term storage space.
Yard area available for equipment build up and testing.
Dispatch and secure loading to any type of container or truck by our staff.
CUSTOMS DOCUMENTATION & LEGALISATION SERVICES
Our in house documentation department can process all required paperwork to comply with legal requirements.
UK Customs entries on CHIEF system for imports and exports.
CMR, AWB and Bill of Lading format and content are all managed and generated by ourselves.