Antique Shipping Solutions

Built for Antiques

Expert Antique Shipping Solutions

Ensure safe and secure crating, packaging and shipping of all your commercial or residential valuable items with Craters & Freighters Northern Virginia.

No minimums and no item is too big for us.

Plus, Craters & Freighters Northern Virginia has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, so you know you’re working with a company focused on ensuring complete satisfaction.



With 30+ years of specialty crating, packaging and shipping expertise we offer:

  • Worldwide Reach & Logistics
  • 65+ Locations to Serve You
  • Best Technology & Design Support

“Craters & Freighters people were on-site, pleasant and, very importantly, on time. Craters & Freighters handled my antiques with special care knowing how sensitive the paint was and the impact any scratch could make on the final value. The furniture was delivered on schedule. Craters & Freighters unpacked the crates with the same attention to detail they had exhibited when they built and packed the original crates. There was not a scratch, dent or mark. As a matter of fact, there wasn’t even a speck of dust on either of them. They were perfect!” –Americana Antique Dealer

Need to ship an Antique Table? A Victorian sofa?

Museums, auction houses, galleries, artists and collectors rely upon Craters & Freighters to move delicate and valuable pieces safely across the country and around the world.

We have shipped thousands of antique items such as furniture, signs, collectables, memorabilia, and one-of-a-kind pieces with values into the millions of dollars.

Antiques Require Expert Handling for Safe Transport

Craters & Freighters’ proven technique begins with a thorough assessment of your product that considers factors such as product fragility, size, and value; pickup conditions; mode of transport; environmental factors such as climate; and final destination requirements.

Each requirement is factored into the appropriate container and cushioning system for ensuring a damage free shipment— so your items arrive damage-free and on time.

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We’re experts at packaging, crating and shipping solutions—ready to meet all your antique crating and shipping needs.

  • Pickup
  • Packaging
  • Crating
  • Shipping
  • Delivery
  • Insurance