With over 100 years of trading behind us we are one of the UK’s most experienced and 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 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 to ensure the best-tailored packing solution is provided and that the goods fully protected during transit.
We provide our expert export and transit packing services to almost every business sector across the UK.
Our expertise include
Palletized / Skid Packing
Our palletised and 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 skid based pallets to any specific specification or requirement, they facilitate safe lifting and safe loading for transportation. Once secured onto our bespoke pallets the goods can then be secured effectively throughout transit therefore reducing the risk of damage occurring throughout transportation.
Oversized, Out of Gauge Packing
We are experts at handling oversized and out of gauge export packing and shipping. Our team of expert packers can provide bespoke packing and shipping solutions for both heavyweight/out of gauge machinery and structures of any description utilising skid based or fully enclosed, transit protected shipping crates. All of our packing solutions are designed and manufactured by our own in-house team located in the West Midlands.
J.K. Francis & Son Ltd are experts at loading and securing your goods into shipping containers, whether we have export packed the goods or received the goods ready for onward shipping. We have unrivaled experience in loading both non-hazardous and dangerous goods cargo, handling everything from palletised cargo to oversized goods. We offer a full range of services and can provide export packing, palletising, container loading and sea freight services as a full shipping package or individually.
Design and Manufacture
With over 100 years of experience we are the first choice for protecting and packing your goods, there is no room for error, the design of the packaging must be right first time every time to avoid costly damage and delays during transit.
Our Design team are experts at designing export packing cases, crates and pallets with the appropriate structural strength and lifting points to ensure the safe shipping of your goods.
All of our Export Packing Cases, Crates and Pallets are custom made for each consignment to ensure that your goods receive the highest level of protection possible.
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At J.K. Francis & Son Ltd we understand that ensuring your goods reach the desired destination in pristine condition is critical to ensuring the satisfaction of your customer. To help you get this right first time we have compiled this short guide, which although not exhaustive may help you in your decision.