Easy Way to Ship Office Supplies and Equipment
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Whether shipping new office supplies, transferring to an existing office, or even shipping directly to a warehouse, FreightCenter is your one-stop shop for logistics solutions! This knowledgeable team is ready to help you create a plan that meets all your shipping needs! With over 24 years of experience in the logistics industry, FreightCenter has credible expertise in shipping office supplies and equipment. We understand that shipping office supplies and equipment can seem daunting at first. Luckily we have packing and transportation solutions to make sending your packages a breeze!
Office Equipment Packaging List: Includes Computers/Servers/Printers
- Double or Triple walled corrugated cardboard boxes
- Bubble Wrap
- Packing Peanuts
- Foam Padding
- Foam Sheets
- Anti-Static Bags
- Plastic Wrap
- Heavy Duty Packaging Tape
- Zip Ties
- Air-filled plastic/paper products
- Custom Crates
- Packaging Labels
Office Supply Packaging List:
- Small Corrugated Cardboard Boxes (corrugated boxes provide additional protection)
- Padded envelopes
- Bubble Mailers
- Packaging Tubes
- Bubble Wrap
- Tissue Paper
- Packing Peanuts
- Crumpled Paper
- Packaging Labels
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It was very easy to do and priced right . The people I talked to were very friendly and helpful !
It was a great experience. Everything went very smoothly. My customer service rep was exceptional!
I have used Freight Center for 3 different pickups and so far everything has worked beautifully. I would highly recommend their services and the pricing is very competitive. Thank you Freight Center for the good job.
So happy using FreightCenter. Great service and the lowest price. My go to shipper from now on!
Easy to work with. Scheduled on line and then a CS rep called us to make sure all the details were in order to ship our product correctly to the customer.
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- 2021 Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers
- Veteran Owned and Veteran Founded
- 2021, 2017 & 2016 Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers
- 2021 & 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executives’ Pros to Know: Matthew Brosious
- 2020 & 2019 Top Food Logistics’ 3PL & Cold Storage Provider Award
- 2020 & 2019 Business Observer’s Top 500 Companies on the Gulf Coast
- 2020 & 2017 SmartWay® Transport Partner
- 2020 & 2017 Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain
- 2020 Best of Palm Harbor Awards for Local Businesses
- 2017 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive
- 2016, 2015, & 2012 Food Logistics Top 100 Software and Technology Providers
- 2013 Tampa Bay Business 100 by Tampa Bay Business Journal
- 2013 Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by SupplyChainBrain
- 2012 TIA Samaritan Award Honorable Mention
- 2012, 2011 & 2010 TBBJ Fast 50 Recipient
Why Choose FreightCenter for Shipping Office Supplies and Equipment?
- Shipping quotes from 50+ carriers
- Instant rates anytime
- Air solutions to anywhere in the World
- Automated tracking, paperwork & invoices
- Manage all freight quotes & shipments in one place
- 24+ years of transportation experience working for you!
Packaging Office Supplies
Luckily the process of packaging office supplies is relatively straightforward. First, make sure to organize all the supplies into categories or groups. Once the supplies have been collected, it is time to choose the appropriate packaging. Depending on the size, shape, and weight of the items, select sturdy packaging materials that will keep the items safe. It is often wise to wrap the items in cushioned materials and bundle office supplies to prevent them from shifting during transit. Wrap the items in bubble wrap or tissue paper, making sure to cover the items a few times over to ensure adequate coverage. Packing peanuts can also help cushion electronic items, among other breakable supplies.
Once the supplies are wrapped accordingly, pack them away safely in appropriately sized boxes, preferably corrugated. Label the packages, noting if they require special handling or are “fragile.”
Packaging Office Equipment
Packaging office equipment for shipping requires care and strategic planning. Your equipment must arrive safely and intact upon arrival. Before you even begin packaging your equipment, consider the size, weight, and fragility of the items to be shipped. Then you will be able to choose the correct packaging for your equipment. Once you have an idea of the packaging your equipment will require, based on the dimensions and fragility, choose appropriate boxes that can withstand the size and weight of your equipment. Disassemble your equipment to help prevent damage and secure your shipment more effectively.
If and once you can break down equipment, wrap the delicate parts separately with foam or bubble wrap, and secure them with zip ties or tape. Labeling separate parts is especially advised to protect them from impact and keep track of all extra parts. Once the office equipment is disassembled and packed, it’s time to place it in specialized or custom-made crates/boxes designed to fit and protect it. Custom crates can be very beneficial when shipping large or heavy equipment that may be too fragile for other types of packaging. Now fill any space with packing peanuts, bubble wrap, or foam to hinder movement during transit. Lastly, label and seal the packaging using strong or heavy-duty packaging tape.
Packaging computers, servers, and printers require slightly different instructions. Packaging this office equipment will require some preparation beforehand. Start by disconnecting cables and removing components like hard drives, graphic cards, and expansion cards. Bubble or foam wrap each piece separately for cushioning and protection, and secure with packaging tape. Once you have securely wrapped and taped the electronic components, label them in anti-static bags accordingly. Once the pieces are securely wrapped, place them back inside their respective device compartments. Again, fill empty spaces with bubble wrap or foam sheets to prevent movement.
Now you must select an appropriate-sized box for your devices that can accommodate the device and provide space for additional cushioning materials like packing peanuts and foam sheets on the bottom. Once your devices are placed inside their respective boxes, ensure any spaces are filled with supplemental packaging materials. Then seal the boxes with packing tape, reinforcing the seams and corners for better durability, and label the items accordingly.
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