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Packing & Crating Services

Meet Industry Packing Criteria & Customs Regulations 

Shipments going overseas, straight loads or consolidated must meet the industry packing criteria & customs regulations. Our professional packers & craters perform on-site or in-house services with heat-treated wood that is "HT" stamped.

Whether packing for military specifications, crating for heavy equipment, household goods, or large industrial and commercial shipments, ETC keeps you compliant and helps you protect your investment.

 


 

Useful Air Freight Information

  • Passenger airplane Maximum height: 64 inches
  • Cargo Airplane Maximum height: 96 inches
  • To calculate air freight volume L x W x H in inches divided by 166 = weight in pounds
  • To calculate actual weight in pounds to kilograms divided pounds by 2.2046

 

Useful Ocean Freight Information

Container Max Weights:

  • 20’ - 34,000 lbs (if weight exceeds 34,000 a tri-axle chassis must be used)
  • 40’ – 44,000 lbs

Standard container internal dimensions:

  • 20'SD: 19' 6" L x 7' 8" W x 7' 9: H (capacity: 1250 CFT.)
  • 40'SD: 39' 5" L x 7' 8" W x 7' 9: H (capacity: 2434 CFT.)
  • 40'HQ: 39' 5" L x 7' 8" W x 8'10" H (Capacity: 2495 CFT.)

Less Than A Container Load (Consolidated ocean cargo):

  • Ocean Freight minimum - 1 Cubic Meter = 48”x 42”x30”
  • Standard pallet Sizes = 48”x 40” or 48”x42”

 

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