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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

For nearly three decades, 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.

Beyond Standards, We Deliver Our Core Values:

Responsive: We respond promptly to your inquiries and expedite your projects with care, ensuring efficient and timely delivery. Our teamwork approach means you benefit from the expertise of our entire network, not just one individual.

Do What We Say We Will Do: We believe in building trust through reliable service. We’ll clearly communicate every step of the process, so you can be confident your shipment arrives on time and as promised.

Show Up On Time: Whether it’s picking up your valuables or delivering them across the globe, we show up on time, every time. You can trust us to respect your schedule and handle your items with the utmost care.

Say: “Please,” “Thank You,” and “My Pleasure”: Our friendly and knowledgeable Nashville team takes pride in providing exceptional customer service. We treat you with respect and go the extra mile to understand your needs.

We Trust Your Team: We empower our team members to collaborate and leverage their combined expertise to find the best solutions for your unique shipping needs.

We Give Back: As a responsible business, we believe in giving back to our community. We proudly established the Esther Fund, an outreach program designed to help those in need and positively influence the community.

Experience, Expertise, and Personalized Care: With decades of experience and a national network, Craters & Freighters is a true industry leader. And here in Nashville, our local team provides personalized care and takes full responsibility for your project.

An Industry Leader

As an industry leader, Craters & Freighters operates over 65 brick-and-mortar locations nationwide, utilizing cutting-edge technology to offer global support and logistics. We take pride in being a national powerhouse with a commitment to local accountability. This franchise serves a vast area, including most of Tennessee, encompassing cities like Nashville and Chattanooga.

Craters & Freighters Nashville

Founded on August 2, 1997, we are proud to represent Craters & Freighters in Nashville. Over the past 25 years, we have emerged as leaders in the crating and shipping industry, establishing a robust legacy. Our leadership team collectively possesses a lot more than 25 years of experience. Franklin Mejia, our Production Manager, contributes to this legacy with over 18 years of dedicated service, reflecting our team’s commitment to excellence.

Here at Craters & Freighters Nashville, we inspire our staff to go beyond merely earning a paycheck. We aim to foster generosity and instill a spirit of gift-giving, emphasizing the strengthening and giving back to our community. Along this journey, we have discovered that giving is indeed better than receiving.

To actualize this principle, in 2019, we established the Esther Fund, an outreach program where we allocate a portion of our sales to support others. The name Esther, meaning “star,” signifies our intention to be a shining light in our community.

Contact us today for a complimentary consultation and experience firsthand how our unwavering commitment and core values can elevate your next shipping experience to truly exceptional heights.


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