Craters & Freighters
Washington DC

Server Equipment Shipping

Craters & Freighters
Washington DC

Artwork Crating & Shipping

Craters & Freighters
Washington DC

Residential Shipping

Craters & Freighters
Washington DC

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.

If you’re looking for reliability, experience, and quality in your Washington DC shipping team, Craters & Freighters has it all.  We’re a comprehensive crating and shipping company, handling all the logistics of your project with excellent customer service at the forefront. 

Whether you’re shipping valuable family heirlooms, large pieces of furniture or artwork, hazardous commercial materials, or oversized industrial machinery, we will expertly manage your project from start to finish.  Our Washington DC packaging and crating specialists know exactly what it takes to get your items where they’re going safely and securely. Proudly serving Washington DC, Suburban MD and Northern VA. 

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

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

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Commercial Services
Commercial Services

We help organizations of all kinds get their valuable assets to their destination safely and securely. Always inviting the most challenging of packing, crating, and shipping projects, we will get your fragile, hazardous, or bulky commercial items to their destination with meticulous care, no matter the size of your freight forwarding project.  If you think that your domestic or international shipping job is too big, call your Washington DC Craters & Freighters.

Shipping Services
Freight Shipping Services

Whether you’re in need of domestic shipping or international shipping, we offer an array of shipping services to take the stress out of transporting your items.  Worried about the size of your items?  Washington DC’s Craters & Freighters isn’t.  We can handle demanding shipping projects seamlessly and professionally.  With over three decades in the shipping industry, we have the knowledge and experience to provide the care and safety necessary to get your valuables to their new location unharmed.

Residential Services
Residential Services

We treat your items like they are our own, providing exceptional attention to detail so that you can stay focused on other important tasks.  Whether you’re moving to a new city or have a relocation to a new country, we provide responsible and efficient shipping and crating services that get your belongings where they’re going damage-free.

Crating & Packaging Services
Crating & Packaging Services

Our teams have unmatched expertise in providing custom crating and packing solutions.  Each crate is designed with precision, specifically for the item it will hold.  Not only are our custom wooden crates designed perfectly on the outside, but they are also outfitted with all of the necessary supports and wrappings on the inside to ensure your item’s safety.  Using the highest quality wood to build our crates, your belongings will have safe passage and entry into their final destination–domestically or internationally.


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 the 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.

Washington DC’s Craters & Freighters offers excellent industry knowledge and an unparalleled code of conduct, unmatched by any other crating and shipping service in the Washington DC 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 smartly 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 and shipping project that comes our way. 

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