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Food & Beverage Industry Assets


Food & Beverage Equipment and Machinery Relocations

Craters & Freighters has extensive experience in preparing and shipping oversized, heavy, unique, sensitive, and high-value equipment related to the food and beverage industry. We’ve proudly supported the safe and timely delivery of the machinery and goods necessary for those in the business to meet their goals.

Food and beverage companies we work with include:

  • Food and beverage packaging and processing machinery manufacturers and distributors
  • Food and beverage processing and packaging industrial plants
  • Canning and bottling industrial plants
  • The dairy processing, packaging industrial plants
  • Companies that regularly do capital improvement projects to update their facilities
  • Companies that resell food and beverage-related equipment and machinery

Seattle is recognized as a leader in the food industry with a vibrant food scene. Our shipping outfit has worked with numerous companies, manufacturers, and contractors within the food and beverage business for three decades, helping them crate, package, and ship their assets domestically and internationally.

Full-Service Food & Beverage Packing, Crating, & Shipping

We provide the materials, services, and shipping options you need to get your assets where they need to be when they need to be there. Your time schedule cannot afford mistakes that add to delivery time.


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Shipping solutions we offer include:


Packaging Services

Food industry companies typically require specialized packaging solutions to maintain the safety of their products and machinery. We offer a range of custom packaging options, including wraps, foams, and cushioning, to maintain the integrity of the items to be shipped or stored.

Crating Services

High-quality crating services are vital for larger food industry manufacturers or suppliers that deal with bulk or heavy shipments. These services involve designing and constructing sturdy wooden crates or pallets to transport goods securely.

Your Seattle crating company should provide customized solutions based on the size, weight, fragility, and more of the assets to ensure safe handling and transportation.

Shipping Services

Efficient and timely shipping is important for manufacturers to deliver their assets to customers, distributors, or retailers. Seattle has incredible access to various shipping options, including ground transportation, air freight, and sea freight.

In addition to shipping within the United States, including Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam, the Craters & Freighters Seattle/NW team also knows international shipping. Need to get shipments from the U.S. to Europe, Asia, or just about anywhere? Our team can make it easy.


Whether your shipment is being delivered locally or a warehouse overseas, logistics can take a lot of time and require a certain level of detail. Craters & Freighters has a global network that keeps your shipment close at all times.

With one point of contact, you have the reassurance of a responsible party that can handle it all.

Other shipping solutions include:

It’s important for food industry companies in Seattle to work with reputable and experienced packaging, crating, and shipping providers to safeguard the quality and integrity of their equipment.

At Craters & Freighters Seattle, we’re experienced in the safe handling and shipping needs of numerous assets, including:

  • Depalletizers
  • Uncasers
  • Cleaners
  • Fillers
  • Cappers
  • Can Seamers
  • Form, Fill and Seal Machines
  • Heat Exchangers
  • CIP and SIP Systems
  • Labelers
  • Case Packers
  • Palletizers
  • Conveying Systems
  • Shrink Wrappers
  • Centrifuges
Working with our Seattle team, you can streamline your logistics operations and maintain customer satisfaction through reliable and efficient transportation of your food or beverage equipment.

Maximum Protection for Valuable Equipment

Food and beverage equipment must be handled with care and precision from rigging to delivery. An experienced shipper should have the means necessary to move your assets and protect them from start to finish.

While no one can control the rigors of the shipping stream, a proactive and detailed approach to protection will minimize risk.

We offer several solutions to ensure your equipment gets the care needed, including:

Be selective in who you employ to get the job done. Trust the hands of professional shippers with a worldwide reach, a reputation for quality, and the resources to keep your equipment safe. Craters and Freighters Seattle brings to you decades of experience and knowledge to successfully get it done for you.

Get a fast, free, no-obligation cost estimate from Craters & Freighters Seattle/NW.

With 33 years of experience, we specialize in providing packaging, crating, and shipping solutions, both domestically and globally. Our holistic solutions encompass custom clearance and timely delivery to your desired destination including emergency rush jobs that need to be done within 24 to 48 hours.

In Seattle, we offer a one-stop solution for all your shipping needs. We handle everything from packaging and crating to domestic and international shipping, including final destination delivery and custom clearance.

Provide some information on your crating, packaging, and shipping needs, and we’ll get back to you right away with a figure you can use in your planning. 

Proudly serving most of Washington and Idaho and parts of British Columbia. Including but not limited to Bellingham, Vancouver, WA, Vancouver/BC, Victoria/BC, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellevue, Kirkland, Federal Way, and the Islands near Seattle. We are also experienced in shipping to/from Guam, Canada, Alaska, and the Hawaiian Islands.