Art Crating

SKILLED HANDLING OF VALUABLE PIECES

Solutions for Antique and Fine Art Packaging and Crating in Nashville

Nashville’s auctioneers, collectors, artists, and museums rely on us to safely move their delicate, valuable, one-of-a-kind antiques and art pieces across the country and around the world. We skillfully custom package and crate fine art, precious heirlooms, sculptures, antique furniture, and collections for those who are looking for secure artwork shipping.

Our proven process begins with a comprehensive assessment of your product, including:

  • Risk
  • Storage
  • Environmental factors, such as climate, temperature, and humidity
  • Pickup conditions
  • Mode of transport
  • Final destination

All of these factors are considered when designing and engineering the appropriate container and cushioning system to protect your valuable items during the often extreme, unpredictable shipping process.

Fine art packaging is a challenging project, and you should trust shipping industry leaders like us to get the job done with experience, insight, and ease.

Services Customized to Each Item’s Specific Needs

For nearly three decades, Craters & Freighters has been a leader in specialized solutions for the packaging, crating, and shipping of paintings, fine art, and antiques. That’s why the most selective art experts rely on us to move their fragile pieces. No other provider can match our expertise when it comes to the protection and shipping of one-of-a-kind pieces.

Our Nashville artwork shippers are experts in determining the perfectly sized and cushioned packaging scheme for just about any item, no matter how fragile, sensitive, heavy, or awkward. Always custom, we never use a one-size-fits-all approach to your unique item.

Using our expertise, education, and various technologies, we ensure our art crates used for shipping are built to stand up against the harsh shipping stream.

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Insurance Coverage for Fine Art & Antiques

At Craters & Freighters in Nashville, we offer two different types of insurance coverage for your valuable art shipments, including:

  • Full Coverage Cargo – based on the declared value of the piece
  • Limited Liability Insurance – for lost items only

In most cases, if a customer elects to purchase our insurance coverage and a value is declared, we insure the item from pickup to delivery.

Our fine art packaging will not let you down. Let our confidence in your safe shipment inspire yours.

Expert Fine Art Shipping

We design, build, and cushion all of our crates and corrugated containers specifically for the artwork being shipped. High-value, one-of-a-kind items, heirlooms, antique furniture, collectibles, and memorabilia – you can trust us to handle it all with care.

Museum Crating

Having worked with several museums in the Nashville area, we are skilled at packing and transporting museum pieces. We’re aware that this includes a large variety of items, including:

  • Paintings
  • Paper
  • Stone
  • Plaster
  • Furniture
  • Wood objects
  • Textiles
  • And more

We will surpass the high level of museum standards and keep your valuables safe throughout their duration in our hands.

On-Site Crating

With antique and art crating and shipping comes an array of fragility and size requirements for protection through the shipping process. Often, to ensure the safety of the item, our Nashville artwork shippers design and build custom containers on-site at the customer’s location.

If you don’t have the ability to get your valuables to us, we will gladly come to you. The integrity of your packing and crating scheme will be exactly the same as if it were built in-house.

Are you looking for a customized container to be built and dropped off at your doorstep? We can manage that, too. Contact our team to learn more.

Safety Meets Sustainability

At Craters & Freighters in Nashville, we offer two different types of insurance coverage for your valuable art shipments, including:

  • Full Coverage Cargo – based on the declared value of the piece
  • Limited Liability Insurance – for lost items only

In most cases, if a customer elects to purchase our insurance coverage and a value is declared, we insure the item from pickup to delivery.

Our fine art packaging will not let you down. Let our confidence in your safe shipment inspire yours.

Every art valuable we work with is managed and maintained from pickup to transport to storage to delivery.

Why Use Nashville’s Craters & Freighters for Your Art & Antique Shipments?

Not only do we have the comprehensive services and high-quality materials to move just about any item just about anywhere successfully, but we also have a team of shipping and designing specialists that are skilled, trained, and eager to help.

Our logistics teams and customer support are approachable, dependable, and willing to provide peace of mind and confidence throughout your project.

Whether your item is traveling by air, land, or sea, we have the global network to keep your shipment within our reach at all times.

Get a fast, free, no-obligation cost estimate from Craters & Freighters Nashville.

We recognize that you have a variety of fine art shipping companies in Nashville to choose from. Allow us to give you a free quote. Provide some information on your needs, and we’ll get back to you right away with a figure you can use in your planning.

Serving all of Nashville and Chattanooga, TN, as well as Huntsville & Birmingham, AL