About Us Pittsburgh Crating & Shipping
Diane Gibson, president and founder of Craters & Freighters, founded the company more than 20 years ago by capitalizing on her extensive experience and expertise in the packaging and shipping industry. She established a nationwide bricks and mortar network of packaging, crating, and shipping centers offering a wide variety of solutions for businesses and consumers with unique and specific shipping needs. Following the success of Craters & Freighters, Ms. Gibson formed Craters & Freighters Global Logistics in 2005 to meet the unique packaging and logistic needs of national and international companies with high-value, time-critical and multiple pick-up and delivery requirements around the world.
Paul McMorrow, owner and general manager of Craters & Freighters of Pittsburgh is a 20+ year veteran executive and manager in Fortune 100 corporations in the fields of logistics, manufacturing, and engineering management. His professional experience includes a variety of technical and management assignments including strategic and tactical positions, as well as corporate and field operations assignments. Mr. McMorrow brings to Craters & Freighters a unique blend of engineering and operations skills with years of direct customer service and order fulfillment experience.
More than 20 years ago, Craters & Freighters, headquartered in Golden, Colorado, was established to provide customized, specialty freight services to businesses from all industries and consumers that needed to ship large, heavy, valuable, delicate or unusual goods. Services include pick-up, customized packaging, and crating, shipping, tracking, insuring and delivering shipments damage free and on time. Craters and Freighters has become the leader in the specialty freight industry and offers services nationally and internationally. The company has grown to nearly 70 locations nationwide, and is ISPM-15 certified for international compliance for use of heat treated lumber.
In 2005, the company formed Craters & Freighters Global Logistics to expand its services to include custom logistics solutions for complex domestic and international packaging, crating and shipping needs. The company offers customers a single point of contact, and offers project management, centralized invoicing, reverse logistics, facility relocations and asset returns.