The Importance of Shipping Crates 

Pianos, artworks, TVs and motorbikes are probably the most vulnerable and valuable items in your shipment. When it comes to moving these items from one place to another, you must consider the possible damage that may occur due to rough roads, bad weather or poor handling by customs officers. Unfortunately, customs officers are notorious for not handling your items with the same care we provide when examining your goods.


So, we want to minimise the effects of these inevitable risks.


We want to ensure that your stunning sculptures, antique artworks, costly collectibles and other prized possessions arrive at its destination in impeccable condition. This is why we offer bespoke crates for your valuables.

Why Do You Need to Crate Your Items? 

Customers regularly ask us, “If you export wrap our items using the best materials and your crew are handling our goods with the utmost care, what is the need for crates?”

We completely understand why clients will think this way. Custom crates are designed to provide the ultimate safety for your item(s). Our crates will safeguard your possessions from vibrations, shock, water, moisture and light damages. These external factors are beyond our control however, crates are the solution to minimise the risk factor of shipping your goods overseas.

Which Items Require Crates? 

Following an examination of your items, our qualified surveyors will suggest which of your items require crates based on their expertise knowledge. Despite our recommendation of crates, it is ultimately your decision whether you choose to opt for this service or not.

Some of the items we crate are:

  • Pianos
  • Motorbikes
  • TVs
  • Artworks
  • Paintings
  • Sculptures
  • Marble table tops
  • Glass table tops
  • Glass door cabinets

To find out if any of your belongings require crates, get in touch with us today and we will survey your items free of charge.

Please contact us now to get more details and let us help plan your move.

Call us on +44 (0) 1923 801 500 or email

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