Corrugated Ship Boxes in Illinois
Having trouble finding a box to fit a sculpture, piece of furniture, heavy equipment, or unusually-shaped item? Stock corrugated boxes are limited in the sizes that are available.
We can custom-make a box or crate to fit virtually anything. As packaging experts, we know which materials to use and how to create custom containers that fit your item like a glove and protect it while it’s being shipped.
- Single, Double, and Triple-wall custom corrugated containers
- RSC and Flap-over boxes
- Single Boxes and Short Runs on multiple orders
- Plank Styrofoam box lining
- Foam-in-Place cushioning
- Crating — full crate and skin-crates
Create-A-Box Bundle of Corrugated 6 by 5 by 5-Inch Boxes, 25-Pack
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This works - generalized.
You could build a plywood box but it will cost a fortune to ship due to the weight. If you have enough money to go that route than have it professionally crated and shipped.
A colleague shipped paintings from Europe in a wooden crate she'd made but there are alternatives.
You can "make" a form fitted box out of heavy corrugated cardboard and crate packing tape. A double box is suggested.
I've done this and friends have shipped paintings from London using the following method.
Visit appliance stores etc. - ask the owner or a manager to save you a refrigerator box or even two, and start from there
I use DHL Danza.
I frequently ship work all across the USA and I've used DHL Danza for about five years. (DHL Danza is the trucking arm of DHL). They're inexpensive and reliable, but there are several caveats: they only ship business to business, no residences, and they don't insure original artwork. So I build my own Armegeddon-proof crates out of 1/4 plywood and pack the living hell out of them. Never had a problem.
Last year I shipped 14 crates with a total weight of 1700 pounds from L.A. to NYC. It cost me $1100 and the work was delivered there safely in 4 days.
Container shipping: the secretive industry crucial to our existence — Telegraph.co.uk
They are the reason behind your cheap T-shirt and reasonably priced television. But who looks beyond a television now and sees the ship that carried .. The biggest container ship can carry 15,000 boxes.
21" x 10" x 10" Corrugated Boxes (25/Pack)