The desire to explore or capitalize on untapped foreign markets is driving many companies today to ship equipment, products and materials overseas. Often, the person asked to coordinate these shipments has little or no experience in international freight shipping....
As the world continues to “go digital,” the information technology (IT) equipment and infrastructure that companies use continues to grow in importance. Consequently, it is critical that these items be handled, packaged, crated and shipped with great care.
Some industries have special packaging, crating and shipping requirements. Medical equipment shipping is a good example. From large imaging systems to sensitive devices to supplies, medical shipping logistics requires special expertise.
Shippers of server equipment must consider a number of factors, including safety, speed, and of course, cost. Over the years, we have become aware of a number of shippers making a common set of mistakes in the name of speed and cost, at the expense of safety.
Having “the conversation” with a family member about moving into an assisted living facility can feel overwhelming and stressful for everyone involved. Approach this conversation with respect and empathy and you’re likely to get the same in return from your loved one.
The difference between a house and a home is the people and memories that occupy the rooms. As family members age and decide to move to smaller residences, it can be painful for them to part with the memories of their home.
When it comes time to helping an elder family member move into a new home you may have many questions. Do you need to insure their valuables? How is a regular moving company different from specific senior moving services? Will fragile shipping cost more?
Are you in charge of the clean up after an elder family member leaves home? Before you contract with senior moving services or pack items off to Goodwill, take stock of the home goods, and learn how to spot and sell midcentury items.
Art collecting may seem like a hobby reserved for Manhattanites with private jets and a taste for caviar, but there is a growing trend in the accessibility of the art world. Thru online sellers anyone with a desire for high-quality art can start a collection.
Historic GOP Elephant to Be Unveiled at Marriott Waterside by Jay Goulde, Executive Director of the Outdoor Arts Foundation
TAMPA, FL – The Outdoor Arts Foundation announced today a large-scale, free-standing, red, white and blue Elephant sculpture that was featured at the 1996 GOP Convention in San Diego will formally be unveiled in the lobby of the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and...
Craters & Freighters Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary by Launching ‘Plant a Tree’ Sustainability Initiative
Today almost all businesses are taking a serious look at environmental conservation and the crating and shipping industry is no different. Some in the industry are trying to make an impact on the environment through corporate policies and buying behavior. The dilemma...
Craters & Freighters Sponsors Bridge to Bridge Cross Country Bike Ride to Raise Money for Homeless Teens and Young Adults
Craters & Freighters, the nation’s leading specialty packaging and shipping company is sponsoring Spencer Nee, a Colorado resident, bicycle enthusiast and former homeless man. Spencer rebuilt his life with the help and support of Denver’s Providence Network, a...
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