For over two decades, Craters & Freighters has been meeting America's custom shipping needs with consistent, high quality professional packaging and worldwide transportation services. We are looked to by both consumers and businesses to protect their assets with our unique range of services.
Craters & Freighters main objective is for your product to arrive safe, damage free, and on time, we apply our proven expertise to each and every shipment.
Our team of experts evaluates your product, mode of transport, handling, shock and vibration, and origin and destination requirements before we begin the design and build process, "We are a full-service logistics provider with bricks-and-mortar locations across the country, unlike many Internet-based organizations that rely on a multitude of agency relationships to get the job done," states Diane Gibson, the company's Founder, and CEO.
Craters & Freighters was founded in June 1990. The company serves residential and businesses in all sectors including telecommunications, electronics, medical equipment, aerospace, biotechnology, and heavy machinery. With expertise that delivers, the company dominates the specialty freight industry.
We are committed to universal consistency, tracking & communications, and the continuous improvement of the packaging and logistics processes for our clients, we assess your current packaging, claims, and transportation costs, we then offer recommendations for improved packaging and cushioning in order to reduce your claims, and also provide advice on how to reduce transportation costs associated with weight and dimensional weight.
Why Our Franchise?
Starting a franchise format business can eliminate some of the risk of opening an independent business because the concept, brand and name recognition have already been established, the new franchise is the beneficiary of the years of experience of those in support positions at the home office and of all the franchises that have gone before them.
Our corporate team is in place to provide support in launching the business that includes forecasting and planning for business opening expenses, identifying a location, space planning, shop equipment, supply and inventory purchasing, staffing and training on a broad range of topics key to administering the daily operations of the business, many more support functions are furnished throughout the life of the franchise pertaining to growing the business and its ongoing operations.
The Craters & Freighters network provides a distinct advantage over any would-be competitor. Instead of being an independent business operation, the new franchise owner directly benefits from the services provided by the Craters & Freighters' network of locations. The network provides a big competitive edge allowing our franchise owners to operate as a team.
And finally, a franchisee has an additional advantage in controlling the cost of goods as the combined spend of the system is used to negotiate discounted prices for goods and services on behalf of the franchisee.