Trade Show Services

 Priceless Preparation For High Value Exhibits

Basic Crating & Packaging offers a full range of trade show logistics and transportation solutions. Our tradeshow services offer packing solutions, and expert coordination to the trade show industry.
When you work with us, an account coordinator is assigned as your central point of contact. They will be responsible for tracking timelines and dispatching your trade show assets and representatives.
Our trade show specialists handle the transportation, handling, unpacking, storage and, repacking of your tradeshow exhibits.

Hassle Free Coordination


Handle In: Unload 20′ & 40′ ocean container or truck
Unpacking: Uncrating and/or un-skidding of equipment
Storage: Storage of empty crates/packing material during the show
Reload & Delivery: Reload unpacked equipment and deliver to the show


Return & Unload: Cartage from the show to our warehouse 
Repacking: Repack into original or new crates as required
Storage: Free storage one week prior and one week after the show
Reload: Reload packed equipment back into containers or trucks


• Repacking and Marking of Crates & Containers
• Machinery Moving & Rigging
• On-site Unloading & Set in Place
• Heavy Haul, Hot-Shots, Truckload, LTL


• Warehousing & Distribution
• Bonded Container & Freight Station / Storage / Heavy Machinery
• Flatbeds, Step-decks, Lowboys & Specialized Trucking
• 48′ & 53′ Air Ride Vans / Life Gate & Blanket Wrap Service

In & Out Operations

Before the show
• Ocean import shipping Italy -> U.S.A
• Round trip drayage from port of NY to our facility in Chicago
• Uncrate machine and storage prior to show
• Preserved machine with Vapor Barrier Packaging
• Load with Versa Lift and secure to RGN truck
• Oversized transportation to convention center in Chicago, IL
• Unload on show floor with crane and rigging team
• Removal of packaging & debris and clean machine for pristine display

After the show

• Preserved machine with Vapor Barrier Packaging & re-crated on show floor
• Load with crane and secure to RGN truck
• Heavy haul transportation to NY Port
• Ocean import shipping U.S.A -> Italy

Re-Crating Solutions

At times, import crates arrive in imperfect condition due to harsh environment during transport. When packing materials are not in reusable condition for a returned journey, Basic Crating & Packaging will re-crate using our high-quality materials and design.

Original Import Crate
Before The Show

BCP Export Crate
After The Show

Custom Crating For Your Trade Show

When it comes to trade shows, your objective is to improve the appearance of your business. From marketing your products to gathering information about the competition, participating in a trade show exhibition is hard work.
Basic Crating & Packaging has the best solution to package your display materials to achieve trade show success. Our custom trade show crates are the most effective and secure way to transport your business.