Wood Pallets & Skids
Craters & Freighters of SW Florida builds custom wood pallets & skids for any domestic and international shipping need
All of our pallets and skids are custom built for the customer’s specific needs. We provide the highest quality wooden pallets available all for a price that fits within your shipping budget. Our crating and packaging staff have designed pallets that are strong enough to hold the heaviest of objects and to get them safely and soundly to their destination. Each project is given consideration for the weight, size of times and destination to meet all requirements needed.
Our Wood Pallet & Skid Building Services
We will deliver new pallets or skids to your job site banded or shrink-wrapped and on time. They will arrive in excellent condition delivered by our trucks.
Typically pallets are constructed with 2x4’s and 1x4’s. Pallets are used to support lighter loads. One the weight requirements are raised 4x4’s are used for the base and are called runners.
Skids are used for larger equipment with 6” beams as the base. 2x6’s or 2x10’s are lagged into the beams at points where forklifts will be inserting the forks to lift the item.
All pallets and skids are built using ISPM-15 regulated heat-treated lumber. Pallets, skids and crates being shipped internationally much comply with their destination country’s wood requirements. Our facility uses the ISPM-15 Bug Stamp and will also assist with export documentation services.