Commercial  Services Indianapolis

Domestic & International Shipping Solutions

Need to palletize or crate one or multiple large pieces of equipment?


Crating large and bulky items often requires a different approach than your standard crating job.  Craters & Freighters has the engineering staff and workforce to meet your needs.  Our staff will work with you in any capacity to assist you in determining the best possible method to safely and effectively crate and ship your items. We take great pride in the flexibility and diversity of our abilities to meet each client’s needs.  From on-site crating to custom engineered crates we tailor our services to meet your industrial needs.

We also understand the importance of business continuity and the need for complete project management. That’s why our staff provides a service that is professional, timely, and of a high quality. In fact, Craters & Freighters will take as much care in packaging your product as you do in manufacturing it.

Working with Craters & Freighters couldn’t be easier. Whether you need to outsource a few jobs or relocate an entire facility, we have the experience, knowledge and proficiency to handle any industrial job start to finish. 

Machinery Categories that we service:


Assembly Systems, Robotic Systems, Conveyors, Folders, Presses, Drills, CNC Machining Equipment, Molding Equipment, etc.

Food Processing:

Commercial Juicers, Mixers, Candy wrappers, Tempering machines, Cam loaders, Melters, Molding equipment, Cartoners, Roasters, Sealers, etc.


Heat exchangers, Reactors, Dis-integrators, Tablet press, Kettles, Grinding systems, High intensity Mixers, Vacuum shelf dryers, etc. 


Microscopes, Analyzers, Centrifuges, Reactors, Various diagnostic Equipment, Incubators, Ovens, Paint Machines, etc.


UV Machines, X-Ray Machines, CT Scanners, Cardiovascular Equipment, Endoscopy Equipment, Dental Equipment, Optometric Equipment, etc. 


Copiers, Printers, Computers, Servers, Server Racks, Switches, Office Communication Systems, etc. 


Freezers, Refrigerators, Commercial Grinders, Ovens, Dishwashing & Sanitation Machines, Food Prep Equipment, Concession & Catering Equipment, etc.


Treadmills, Elliptical Machines, Bikes, Gymnasium Equipment, Weights, etc.

Project Management Capabilities:

  • On-Site Packing, Crating & Container Loading
  • Full Coverage Insurance
  • Rigging & Specialized Equipment
  • Turnkey Industrial Moves/Relocation
  • White Glove Pick-Up & Delivery

Crate Types

  • Custom CAD Engineered Crates/Pallets/Skids
  • ASTM, Mil-Spec, Industry & Company Standards
  • ISPM-15 Export Crates (“Bug Stamp”)
  • Re-Useable/Tradeshow Crates
  • Production Crates/Pallets/Skids

Packing & Crating Capabilities

  • Blocking, Bracing & Cradling/Saddling
  • Bolted Headers
  • Custom Foam / Inner-Pack
  • Floating/Vibration Control Decks
  • Ramps for easy (un)loading
  • Saddles/Cradles
  • Heat Shrink Wrapping
  • Vapor Barrier Bagging


Custom Crating

Craters & Freighters routinely produces a variety of crates for specialty applications. In addition to the crates shown below, we can design and build crates for virtually any application you can imagine. A simple phone call or email begins the process!

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International Crating & Shipping

Unlike traditional shipping companies, we do not have weight and size limitations or require our customers to meet minimums. We’ve shipped just about anything, to anywhere.

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Heavy Equipment

Craters & Freighters Indianapolis provides full service logistics from a nationwide network of offices and warehouses. Whatever your piece of equipment or machinery is, you can count on us for pick-up, handling, packaging, crating, transportation, and delivery.

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IT & Electronics Shipping

Craters & Freighters Indianapolis has solutions for all of your technology equipment, sensitive electronics, laboratory testing, and IT equipment packaging, crating and shipping needs. We have over two decades of experience in handling difficult to ship items that most shipping agencies can't manage.

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Military Government

Craters & Freighters is your experienced resource whether you are a Federal, State, or Local Government entity, a military contractor, or any branch of the military.

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Auction Services

If you just won and need a hassle-free solution to safely transport your “new to you” goods, Craters & Freighters can provide solutions for all lot sizes. We are familiar with the associated paperwork and documentation that may be required to release items or send them to the destination.

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