Export Packing

With over 100 years of experience of Crating and Casing behind us we are one of the UK’s most trusted export packing companies. We are professional export packers, our mission is to ensure that your goods are fully protected from damage during transit and worldwide shipping.

We are the one-stop shop when it comes to exporting your goods, from collecting and packing your consignment to shipping it to any worldwide destination, no matter how small or large, fragile or valuable, light or heavy, we are the first choice for export packing and freight forwarding.

Every consignment we custom pack for export is treated individually, the weight distribution, lifting points, size, structural strength, overall weight and level of protection required are just some of the things considered for each and every job.

Our team of experienced export packers provide high quality Bespoke packing, Crating and Casing, we provide the very best bespoke export packing available so that your goods are fully protected during transit.

We provide our expert export packing and transit packing services to almost every business sector across the UK.

Our expertise include

  • Expert export packing and casing services for air, sea and road freight

  • We offer the best transit packing and timber crating to provide the highest levels of protection

  • Strong, robust, fit for purpose custom crating and bespoke casing services

  • Custom built bespoke packing cases and shipping crates for each consignment

  • Fully enclosed timber casing or open skeletal wooden export crating for shipping worldwide

  • Two or four-way entry lifting options available on all of our export packing, crating and casing services

  • Full perimeter and product protection is provided by our bespoke wooden crating and custom casing

  • All of our bespoke export packing cases and export crating services are ISPM15 compliant

  • As leading Export Packers of our timber casing and export crating have strengthened lifting points

  • Export crating, custom casing and transit packing to any specification 

  • On-sight / offsite export packing services are provided by our team of expert export packers

  • Range of waterproofing options available on all of our international ISPM15 Crating and wooden casing services 

  • Shock, tilt and temperature protection and logging available on all our packing services

  • Large or small, heavy or light – we pack and ship it – we are the leading casing and crating company

  • Over 1 million consignments packed and shipped by our team or midlands based export packers

  • Range of barrier foil, vacuum packing and hermetically sealing options available with our shipping crating and export packing services

  • Our bespoke crating, custom casing and export packing serices provide the best transit protection available

Crating and Bespoke Packing

Our Crating and palletised / skid based packing solutions provide an excellent alternative when either fully enclosed packaging or full perimeter protection is either not required or is restricted by budget.

We manufacture our Bespoke Shipping Crates and skid based pallets to any specific specification or requirement, they facilitate safe lifting and safe loading for transportation.

Once secured inside our export Crates or onto our bespoke pallets the goods can then be secured effectively throughout transit therefore reducing the risk of damage occurring throughout transportation.

Casing and Custom Packing

We are experts at professionally casing goods ready for export, no job is to small or large, Our team of Expert export packers provide the finest bespoke packing and shipping services available to ensure that your goods are fully protected against damage during transit.

We have vast and unrivaled experience handling and custom packing large, over-sized, and out of gauge machinery and structures of any description utilizing our own case makers to provide fit for purpose ISPM15 crates, packing cases or skid based pallets.

All of our custom export packing services and products are designed and manufactured by our own in-house team located in Birmingham, West Midlands.

Transit Packing and Export Packing Services

JK Francis & Son Ltd are experts at providing Transit Packing solutions, whether it be export packing, custom casing, bespoke crating or loading and securing your goods into shipping containers.

We are the one stop shop for export services, we can a full collection, professional packing and freight forwarding service or receive goods that have already been export packed ready for onward worldwide shipping.

We are one of the leading Export packing companies, based in the Midlands, we have vast experience of packing non-hazardous and dangerous goods, casing and crating everything from over-sized machinery to fragile antiques.

We offer the complete range of packing and freight forwarding services and can provide export packing, palletising, bespoke crating, container loading and freight services as a package or individually.

Bespoke Packing by Expert Export Packers

With over 100 years of experience we are the first choice for protecting and packing your goods, the team at JK Francis & Son know there is no room for error, the design of the packaging and the quality of packing must be right first time every time to avoid any costly damage and delays during transit.

Our Design team are experts at designing wooden ISPM15 export packing cases, shipping crates and bespoke pallets with the appropriate structural strength and lifting points to ensure the finest wooden crating and casing is provided to ensure the safe export and shipping of your goods.

All of our wooden Packing Cases, Export Crates and Bespoke Pallets are custom made for each consignment to ensure that your goods receive the highest level of protection possible.

TESTIMONIALS

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Project: Machinery Manufacturer

Our team of expert Case makers produce the finest ISPM15 packing cases and shipping crates

J.K. Francis & Son Ltd supply robust ISPM15 Packing cases for Sea and Road freight movements. Our client manufactures machinery used in various business sectors across Europe, each export packing case is Kraft union papered to make it water resistant and each case is supplied with pre-defined packing pieces so that the cases can be packed onsite with minimal effort and equipment. The shipping crates also have a framework fitted that ensures the load weight is distribute evenly, ensuring the safe lifting and transit of each unit.

Skills:
ISPM15 Packing Cases
Shipping Crate Design
Transit Protection
Water Resistant / Kraft Union Paper Lined

Project:MACHINERY PACKERS

Large Machinery

This customer buys, refurbishes, and sells machinery to worldwide manufacturing companies, we collect, pack and ship the goods from our Birmingham based premises.

Export Packing Services:
The packing specification varies from job to job but typically involves strengthened base cases with structural lifting points to ensure that the packing case does’t flex whilst being lifted throughout the shipping process.

Skills:
Transport
Design
Export Packing Case Manufacture
Loading / Securing
Shock Monitoring
Anti Corrosion and Water Proofing
Freight Forwarding

Project: AUTOMOTIVE PACKING

Engineering Machinery to be packed into wooden shipping crate

This particular machine was exported from the UK to one of our customers production sites in Europe, we pack and ship machinery regularly for this customer, usually ranging from between 1 and 10 tonne pieces.

Export Packing Services:
Each piece of machinery brings its own challenge when it comes to Export Packing for Road, Sea or Air Freight, every machine for this customer usually has off centre weight distribution and no obvious lifting points, our team of expert export packers love a challenge!

Skills:
Transport
Design
Export Packing Case Manufacture
Loading / Securing
Transit Protection
Foil Bag and Desiccant
Anti Corrosion Protection
Freight Forwarding

Project:MOTORBIKE TRANSIT

Motorbikes to be shipped abroad

We pack and ship large volumes of motorbikes, new and used, from super bikes to commuter bikes. The customer exports motorbikes to various Worldwide destinations on a regular basis, each consignment comes with specific packing requirements, we advise the most cost effective way to fulfill the packing requirement whilst providing maximum protection for the bikes!.

Export Packing Services:
The Export Packing specification ranges from multiple bikes in shipping crates to single bikes in fully enclosed Export packing cases with full protection included. Our packing is designed to meet the customers specific requirements and all the work is carried out by our team of Export Packers.

Skills:
Transport
Design & Transit Case Manufacture
Polystyrene and foam linings to protect paintwork
Waterproofing
Freight Forwarding
Dangerous Goods Documentation

Project: OIL & GAS SHIPPING

Large machine for the Oil and Gas industry being export packed into shipping crate

We Export pack machinery and provide Freight Forwarding services for various customers that operate within the Oil and Gas Industry. Were usually working to tight deadlines to ensure the machinery delivered to its destination on time every time!

Export Packing Services:
This piece of equipment was Transit packed in a heavy duty ISMP15 Packing case with strengthened lifting points by our team of export packers, structural supports were added all around the case to provide full anti crush protection during transit. This particular piece of equipment was “Out of Gauge” due to its height, Our team of highly skilled and experienced export packers and freight forwarding agents always get the goods to destination, on time and without any damage.

Skills:
Specialized Transport and Lifting
Case Design and Production
Loading / Securing
Shipping Protection
Barrier Foil and Vacuum packed
Anti Corrosion Protection
Freight Forwarding

Project: CAR PACKERS

We export pack high volumes of vehicles every year, this customer is a buyer for collector’s in the Middle East, we regularly pack and ship exotic sports cars and vintage classics.

Export Packing Services:
Our team of expert export packers ensure that each vehicle is professional packed either in bespoke ISPM15 Packing cases or shipping containers depending on the clients requirements.

Skills:
Transport and Freight by Air or Sea
Design and Packing
Structural Support and Lifting points
Loading and Securing
Full Transit Protection
Foam and Polystyrene lined cases to protect paintwork

Project:ANTIQUES PACKING

Exporting fine art

We pack and ship high value goods and antiques to private buyers all over the world for a well know auction house, we offer the complete range of protection for the goods during transit, including insurance!

Export Packing Services:
Every job we do for this customer is different, we offer the full range of export packing solutions from lightweight yet robust ISPM15 Packing cases to heavy duty ISPM15 packing cases, all designed to provide the appropriate levels of protection the goods require during world wide shipping.

Skills:
Transport
Design and Protection
Transit Case Manufacture
Foil Bag and Desiccant
Selection of Foams and Polystyrene’s
Water Proofing
Barrier Foil and Vacuum Packed
Freight Forwarding

Project: CUSTOM PACKING

Large tyres ready for packing into ISPM15 export cases

We supply Our Bespoke and Custom Export Packing services to hundreds of customers every year. The team at Save On Export Packing are experts, we are the one of most experienced Export Packing companies in the UK, no job is too small, large, heavy, light or challenging.
If it needs Exporting to any Worldwide destination then were the people to do it!

Exporting Packing Services:
We offer the right Export Packing solution for every job at competitive rates, we don’t over engineer our packing products, we sell you what is required to ensure the safe transit of your goods, nothing more, nothing less!

Skills:
Transport and Couriers
Design and Manufacturer
Manufacture of Transit and Shipping Crates and Cases
Foil Bag and Desiccant
Foams and Polystyrene’s
Water Proofing and Case linings
Hermetically Sealed Barrier Foil bags and Vacuum Packing
Freight Forwarding

Project: EXPORT PACKERS

Large machine being export packed using Barrier Foil and vacuum sealing into shipping case

The customer produces machinery for the Aerospace industry, every machine is custom built to do a very specific and high precision job. We have been packing there products for many years and are their first choice for export packing services.

Export Packing Services:
These are high value custom built precision machines that require the very best exporting packing available! Our team of export packers ensure the goods are packed in line with the customers requirements and fully protected from any damage during the shipping process. Our Freight Forwarding team arrange the worldwide shipping by air, sea or road freight. We always get the goods to destination on time!

Skills:
Transport
Loading and Securing
Packing Case Design and Manufacture
Steel re-enforced lifting points
Temperature monitoring during Transit
Shock monitoring during Transit
Freight Forwarding

Project: Electronic Control Panels

Electronic equipment packed into OSB packing cases ready for freight forwarding

Our Client manufactures electronic panels used for the automation of manufacturing processes, J.K Francis and Son Ltd supply the complete range of ISPM15 export packing cases suitable for the specific requirements of each order, we supply light weight but robust shipping crates that are used for Worldwide Air freight shipments and storage within our client’s manufacturing facility and Heavy duty solid timber ISPM15 Packing cases for Sea and Road freight movements.

Skills:
ISPM15 Packing Cases
Shipping Crate Design
Transit Protection

Project: Aerospace and precision engineering

Precision Engineered Aerospace parts being packed in shipping crate by our team of export packers

Our customer is a leading manufacture and supplier of precision engineered components to various Aerospace manufacturing companies and supply chains, the items can vary from extremely valuable prototype components to large pieces manufactured to high tolerances for projects throughout the Aerospace industry.

J.K. Francis & Son Ltd supply shipping crates and packing cases manufactured to a high specification, each designed and manufactured to meet the specific requirements of the customer, load distribution and structural strength and all considered along with the specific requirements for each case to ensure that maximum protection and safe transit is ensured every time.

Skills:
Shipping Crate Design
Export packing Cases
Export Packing
Shock Monitoring
Anti Corrosion and Water Proofing
Worldwide Freight Forwarding Services





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