Recommendations for Packers/Freighters near Fresno, CA?

Josh Dersch derschjo at
Wed Jul 1 14:33:22 CDT 2015

Thanks, Mark.  The catch here is that the guy I'm getting the stuff from
isn't going to be able to help with the packing process -- I need to hire
someone to go to his place, pick the stuff up, pack it and ship it (which
Craters & Freighters will do, for a fee...)


On Wed, Jul 1, 2015 at 12:22 PM, Tapley, Mark <mtapley at> wrote:

> Josh,
>         Forward Air did OK with a pallet I shipped to Ethan D.. I drove my
> car up with computers, straps, cardboard, and shrink-wrap. They pointed me
> at a pallet, I took a few hours to stack computers on the pallet, pad them
> with pieces of torn-up cardboard, strap them down, cocoon the whole thing
> with shrink-wrap. They fork-lifted it onto a scale and then their truck. I
> think it made it pretty intact, but you’ll have to ask Ethan about that.
> Price seemed fairly ... pallet-able … ahem. :-) or at least competitive
> with Craters & Freighters, which was my other possible option.
>               - Mark
> On Jul 1, 2015, at 1:48 PM, Josh Dersch <derschjo at> wrote:
> > Hi all --
> >
> > I have a full-height rack of computer stuff I need to get packed up and
> > shipped from near Fresno, CA (Reedly, to be specific).  I was hoping to
> use
> > Craters & Freighters as I've used them before and they seem to do OK
> work,
> > but they don't have a location near enough.  I'm not too familiar with
> > other options -- anyone know of anyone in that area that they'd
> recommend?
> >
> > Or maybe a long road trip is in my future.  And a truck...
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Josh

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