Join the national leader in specialty freight solutions!
We specialize in packaging, crating and shipping. If it is too fragile, valuable, heavy or large for traditional shippers, it's just right for us! Does this sound boring? Not when you realize that we transport some of the most unique and intriguing items in the world. To name a few, a Jimmy Hendrix guitar, a Van Gogh masterpiece, flight simulators, a 40-foot dinosaur, MRI machines, server racks, etc. The list is endless! With a 23-year history, Craters & Freighters provides the expertise that America trusts for packaging, crating and shipping services. Unique in the transportation industry, we engineer and build customized shipping containers to ensure whatever is being shipped arrives safely, damage-free and on time anywhere in the world!
- A nationally recognized brand
- Large, protected territories
- Low start-up fees
- Low operating costs, to quickly attain profitability
Franchise Training and Support
It is not necessary to have a background in packaging, crate building or transportation to operate our franchise. Our staff has the experience and credentials to guide you through an extensive training process in all aspects of running the operation.
We also provide:
- eBusiness management software: Proprietary software assists you in the day-to-day operation of your business.
- In-house engineering services: Our in-house engineering department designs, AutoCADs, quotes and material cut sheets for even the most complicated crates.
- Insurance programs: Craters & Freighters franchisees have the most comprehensive insurance programs in the industry.
- Marketing, advertising and promotion: Our in-house marketing department and public relations firm develops individual franchise marketing strategies, including a dynamic grand opening marketing program.
- eMarketing: The marketing department implements a comprehensive, local program that includes Internet advertising on search engines, web directories and social media sites.
- Opening assistance: Corporate headquarters' personnel provide expertise and on-site assistance to help fine-tune everything from operational matters to sales call procedures.
- Craters & Freighters global logistics: Our sister company, Craters & Freighters Global Logistics captures large national account business and provides those clients to you.
Craters & Freighters is currently developing in the following areas:
AK, CA, DE, FL, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX
Craters & Freighters also offers a significant franchise discount to qualified veterans.