Craters & Freighters
Northern Virginia

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Craters & Freighters
Northern Virginia

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Craters & Freighters
Northern Virginia

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Craters & Freighters
Northern Virginia

Why Craters & Freighters?


A National Powerhouse with Local Accountability.

Whether your priority is speed, safety, or value, Craters & Freighters has the flexibility to meet your needs. With over 65 locations nationwide, and 30+ years in business, we provide our customers with single-source responsibility for pickup, specialty packaging and crating, seamless freight shipping, and insurance. Plus, we have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, so you know you’re working with a company focused on ensuring complete satisfaction.

When searching for an efficient, comprehensive Northern Virginia crating and shipping company, Craters & Freighters has it all.  We provide an array of shipping services, custom crating, experienced packing, and customer support that is unparalleled.  We will expertly package, crate, and ship any item, no matter how valuable, oversized, hazardous, or fragile.  From large pieces of furniture, industrial commercial machinery, sentimental heirlooms, or dangerous materials, you can be confident that we’ll get your belongings where they need to be safely and securely.  

Our Northern Virginia freighting and crating team treats your belongings with the respect they deserve.  We engineer every custom wooden crate with a sharp eye and meticulous attention to detail to ensure safe passage, no matter where they’re going.  In need of domestic or international freight shipping? Custom packing or wood crating? We do it all and we do it well, welcoming even the most challenging crating, packaging and shipping projects. Proudly serving Northern VA, Washington DC and Suburban MD.

Northern Virginia (VA) - Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria, Loudoun, Prince William, and Fauquier Counties

Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Chantilly, Dulles, Fairfax, Falls Church, Herndon, Leesburg, Manassas, McLean, Middleburg, Reston, Springfield, Sterling, Tysons Corner, Vienna, Warrenton, Woodbridge, and all surrounding towns

Maryland (MD) – Montgomery, Prince Georges, Frederick, and Washington Counties

Beltsville, Bethesda, Bowie, Chevy Chase, College Park, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Greenbelt, Hagerstown, Hyattsville, Kensington, Landover, Potomac, Rockville, Silver Spring, Upper Marlboro, and all surrounding towns

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Commercial Services
Commercial Services

We help organizations of all kinds get their valuable assets to their destination safely and securely. No matter the size or contents of your commercial crating and shipping project, your Craters & Freighters Northern Virginia can handle it.  Our team specializes in the expert handling of fragile, large, overly heavy and bulky, hazardous, and valuable items.  Our custom freight company has years of experience behind us, providing optimal service and thoughtfulness to every commercial shipping job we take on.  When you’re in need of custom crating, count on us to provide excellent comprehensive shipping services for your entire commercial shipment.  You can trust that we’ll get it packaged and transported with the precision projects like this require. 

Shipping Services
Freight Shipping Services

We offer an array of freight shipping services to take the stress out of transporting your items.  Our shipping team can manage the most demanding projects from start to finish with years of experience and insights at our disposal.  Every shipping project that comes our way is carefully and methodically carried out to ensure safe arrival at their final destination.  We understand the importance of the items we ship and always go above and beyond to maintain their safety.  Our experts have the extensive knowledge to custom design and construct the packaging required to withstand unpredictable sea and air transport, even the most fragile items.

Residential Services
Residential Services

We treat your items like they are our own, providing exceptional attention to detail no matter the size of your residential project. If you require domestic or international shipping, wood crating, or custom packing, leave it to Craters & Freighters Northern Virginia. Our team does it all, while also taking care of all of the shipping logistics that go with it.  Let us give you the peace of mind you want throughout your residential moving process.

Crating & Packaging Services
Crating & Packaging Services

Our Craters & Freighters team in Northern Virginia has unmatched expertise in providing custom crating and packing solutions.  Our crating experts offer excellence in every custom crate they design and build.  Each crate is outfitted perfectly for the specific item it’s made for.  We provide all of the supports, packing, and wrapping to facilitate the successful transport of your belongings.  

All of our crates are made with high-quality wood, meeting any international requirement for entry.  We invite monthly inspections of our warehouse to ensure the safety of our staff, our customers, and their valuables.


We pack, crate, and ship your large, heavy, fragile, and/or valuable items.

When other providers choose to step away from a difficult project, we step up and get the job done. We enjoy being challenged and making tough jobs look easy. We also have the ability to insure your items fully while they are in our care (pickup, packaging, and transit to final destination). In fact, we boast a damage-free shipment rate of over 99.5%, offering our customers the confidence and assurance they’re looking for when undergoing a crating and shipping project.

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Contact us to discuss
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We provide a quote with a
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Once approved, we package,
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Expertise that delivers.

Northern Virginia’s Craters & Freighters offers excellent industry knowledge and an unparalleled code of conduct, unmatched by any other crating and shipping service in the Northern Virginia area.  Because Craters & Freighters has stood the test of time, we can genuinely call ourselves leaders in the industry.  

Our team will provide insight, security, and accountability to your residential or commercial crating and shipping project- without hesitation.  If it can be moved, we’ll make it happen skillfully and carefully, and we say that with the utmost confidence. We are your crating and freighting solution.  

Ultimately, we promise to deliver above-par customer service, reliability, and peace of mind to every crating, packaging, and shipping project that comes our way. 

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