Art Crating & Shipping Solutions

Built for Artwork

Expert Art Crating and Shipping Solutions

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

No minimums and no item is too big for us.

Plus, Craters & Freighters Washington DC 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

“I buy, sell and ship artwork all over the world and deal with shipping companies every few days. I know it sounds over the top but they are the best I have ever dealt with. It felt like I was talking to a friend that truly cared about me and my concerns; this is something I have never felt from a shipping companies employees before. Craters & Freighters Corporation is the top of the industry and can be trusted to handle any shipping needs.” -Carleton

Need to ship a valuable oil painting? A marble statue?

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 paintings, sculptures, and other works of art, with values into the millions of dollars.

Artwork Requires 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.

Single Source Responsibility Solutions including:

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