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About Craters & Freighters


Providing Customized Crating and Shipping Solutions

Craters & Freighters is a pioneer and leading expert in specialty packaging, crating, and shipping. The company was founded in Golden, CO, in 1990 and serves residential and business customers in all sectors including telecommunications, electronics, medical equipment, aerospace, biotechnology, and heavy machinery.

Trusted by Discerning Clients

Since 1998, the Phoenix location has exceeded Arizona’s custom shipping needs with consistent, high-quality professional packaging and worldwide transportation services.

During this time, the company has met custom shipping needs with consistent, high-quality professional packaging and worldwide transportation services. We are trusted by both consumers and businesses to protect their assets with our unique portfolio of services.

Products are handled many times in the course of shipping and subject to multiple hazards during transportation, from shock and vibration, to rough handling, compression, puncture, and abrasion. Often, they will travel with a myriad of other products when transported by LTL, LCL or Air Freight.

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Uncommon Attention to Detail

Our main objective is for your items to arrive safe, damage-free, and on time. To achieve that goal, we apply our proven expertise to every shipment. Our team of experts evaluates your product, mode of transport, pickup location, delivery destination, and any special handling requirements before we begin the container and cushioning design and build process that will ensure your assets are protected.

The Phoenix location’s initiatives and accomplishments include:

  • Putting ourselves in a position to serve our industrial and commercial clients by adding CNC equipment that increases capacity and accuracy.
  • Assembling a diverse and skilled team of professionals who serve our clients across different market segments.
  • Expanding our custom-design and engineering services department to serve all of our packaging and crating clients.
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Core Values

One of the reasons Craters & Freighters has enjoyed significant growth and tremendous success through the years is that we have always adhered to our core values:

  • Integrity. Honesty is our #1 policy.
  • Dedication. Having passion and pride in our work.
  • Commitment. Committed to our community, coworkers, and families.
  • Accountability. I am the person responsible.
  • Teamwork. We trust our team and work together to succeed.
  • Learning. We value innovation, will learn more, and share our knowledge.
  • Fun. We enjoy our work!
  • Respect. We respect the knowledge, skills, and experience of all.
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An Industry Leader

With over 65+ brick-and-mortar locations across the country leveraging the best technology to provide worldwide support and logistics, Craters & Freighters is a national powerhouse with local accountability.

Established November 1, 1998, the Phoenix franchise continues its mission to become the premier crating and shipping company in Arizona.

Get a fast, free, no-obligation cost estimate from Craters & Freighters Phoenix.

Provide some information on your crating, packaging, or shipping needs, and we’ll get back to you with a figure you can use to plan your project. Ask us about our cargo insurance for even more confidence throughout your shipping project.

From the vibrant city of Phoenix to the picturesque towns of Sedona and Flagstaff, we are delighted to serve all of Arizona, including Chandler, Scottsdale, Peoria, Tempe, Mesa, Tucson, Casa Grande, Prescott & beyond.