For over two decades museums, auctions, galleries, artists and collectors have relied on us to safely move their delicate and valuable pieces across the country and around the world.
Top galleries, art dealers, and artists trust Craters & Freighters Seattle with their fragile one-of-a-kind artwork. All our crates and corrugated containers are custom built and cushioned for the artwork being shipping.
Craters & Freighters Seattle has mastered the art of packaging, crating and shipping paintings!
Need to ship a fragile antique desk? A valuable oil painting? A crystal chandelier?
Artwork and antiques require expert handling for safe transport. Trust Craters & Freighters of Seattle, the company that museums, art galleries, auction houses, artists, collectors, and the most prestigious antique shops rely upon to ship these items safely around the world.
Craters & Freighters of Seattle has shipped millions of paintings, sculptures, antiques, and other works of art, with values ranging from hundreds into millions of dollars. Seattle's foremost galleries and antique shops know us as the company to rely up on for consistent, quality service.
Prior to packing, all items are evaluated to determine the best method of packing and shipping. Each item is wrapped accordingly using Styrofoam or foam cushioning to maintain protection and restrict movement. Instructions accompany specialty packed items to alert the recipient of the safest method to unpack the item.
Craters & Freighters physically performs - and insures - its own packaging from 70 locations nationwide, relying upon nearly 20 years of proven packaging methods. When you choose Craters & Freighters, you know exactly who will be handling your items, and you can rest assured that the people handling your items are up to the task.
We understand that different customers have different needs. Our customer service team will work with you to create a solution that meets your individual needs - from expedited service to extended services such as white glove pickup and delivery. We can coordinate pickup from local businesses such as art galleries and auction houses and safely deliver the items to your doorstep.