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How NOT to Ship Server Equipment: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

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, yet at the expense of safety.

Moving Your Senior Parent with Empathy

Having “the conversation” with a family member about moving into an assisted living facility can feel overwhelming and stressful for everyone involved. Many seniors don’t want to face the reality of their diminishing capabilities and adult children don’t want to think...

Art Collecting 101: A Crash Course for Everyday People

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. The development of online sellers means anyone with a desire for high-quality art can start a...

Fla. trucking companies facing roadblocks

CAPE CORAL, FL - Florida may bear the brunt of a trucking crisis. Trucking companies are facing major road blocks from stricter government regulations, high fuel prices and a shortage of drivers. Like clock-work, shipments come around the corner at Craters and...

Processing Power, Delivered by the Truckload

But only a few so-called “white glove” handlers operate in the United States… Craters & Freighters… HOUSTON — Hidden off an unmarked, winding road near the George Bush Intercontinental Airport here is a 40,000-square-foot warehouse filled with boxes, most about the...

Anniversary Marks 23 Years in Business for Craters & Freighters

Successful packing solutions company has been shipping the extraordinary for nearly a quarter of a century. DENVER, CO – For the past 23 years, Craters & Freighters has been helping clients around the globe with their total packaging, crating and shipping solutions....

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