Crating and Skidding

Export & Domestic Architecture For Your Industry

BCP’s skilled packaging team will create customized solutions that are highly dynamic and cost effective. Our quality enhances product presentation and customer experience according to your requirements.

From concept to completion, our specialty ranges from custom skids to heavy duty crates.
Basic Crating & Packaging can create any crate or skid to your specification for a replenishment program specialized in your supply chain.

All lumber purchased for crating & skidding meets or exceeds the ISPM-15 standard for heat treatment requirements for export shipments containing Solid Wood Packaging Material (SWPM). We can apply our ISPM-15 compliant “IPPC-HT” stamp to any of our wood crates, boxes and pallets specified for export packing.

Innovative Quality Designs

Solid Export

This design is enclosed, and custom built for your shipment, whether domestic or international. Solid export crates have high quality barriers to maximize protection from hazardous transit conditions. The skid base is used to support the load and assist with handling, storage and transportation.


This design is for Out of Gauge (OOG) cargo that can’t ship in a ocean container. Breakbulk crates are heavy duty to deal with harsh environments during ocean export. It qualifies in a variety of industries (Oil & Gas, Power Gen, Semiconductor, Aerospace, Security, and Solar Companies). These crates coincide with our Project Management.


This design is crafted to your special specifications. Features include hinged access doors, removable panels, Plexiglas view ports, compartments, and interior shock absorbent systems. Reusable crates are most desirable for tradeshows to unique shipments.


This design is an unassembled crate which can be easily assembled and loaded by the customer. The Knockdown crate consists of a skid, four walls, and a lid. They are laid flat and easily stacked, prior to assembly. These crates are convenient to keep in stock until needed for packing.


This design is a cost-effective solution opposed to shipping cargo bare and the crate structure accommodates to irregular shaped goods. Skeleton crates are much lighter than enclosed crates, potentially lowering your overall shipping costs.

Custom Skid

This design can be tailored to any size and strength to meet your product standards. Consisting of 4×4 runners or feet planked with 2×12 and special metal banding. Custom Skids are used when heavy or industrial items may not need crating, but need a stable base for loading and transportation.

Identifying Your Shipments

Labeling on products provides the following important information:
• IPPC-HT stamp
• Shipper’s mark
• Country of origin
• Weight marking (in pounds and in kilograms)
• Number of packages and size of cases (in inches and centimeters)
• Handling marks (international pictorial symbols)
• Cautionary markings, such as “This Side Up.”
• Port of entry
• Labels for hazardous materials

Deterrence For Sensative Shipments

Impact Indicators

Impact Indicators prevent mishandling every step of the way. Affixed directly to your goods or packaging, our shock sensors detect and record impact and mishandling of fragile, sensitive or calibrated products during transportation.

Tilt Indicators

Tilt Indicators detect unacceptable tilting on goods that must remain upright. When these indicators are used, the product cannot be tipped without indisputable evidence of mishandling.