Auction Crating and Packing

SOLD! The hammer falls and you are ready to take home your winnings. Often enough, your new item will not come with any original packaging for shipment. In those times, your first call should be to a reliable crating company whose duty is to manufacture a custom crate or pallet for the valuable item they’ve just purchased.

At South Shore Crate and Pack, we specialize in auction crating and packing. Many out of state buyers and auction winners rely on our team to coordinate pickup, crate, pack, and prep for delivery to the appointed shipping company. Our team is at the ready to build the right size and shape pallet or crate for any item. Some of our most common auction crate and pack jobs have been for fine art, antiques, furniture, pianos and fragile decorative pieces big and small.

We work with every major auction house in MA, RI, NH, ME, and CT, while delivery can be local, national or even international. Our white glove service is on call 24/7 for all buyers nationally and internationally so you can rest assured knowing you can check in on your newest prized possession when needed. Our team is there to assist weekdays and weekends. Please see our list of auction crating and packing services below.

Our Auction Services Include:


Winning items at an auction can be quite exciting, but usually those winnings come with no packaging.  That’s where we come in. SSCP’s job is arrange pickup of the winnings, fabricate customized crates or pallets (on-site or at our facility), and prep for delivery to the destination. 

Most commonly our auction crating and packaging services include paintings, sculptures, antiques, furniture, and lab equipment. Based on the item you win you might want to consider crating to ensure it reaches its destination intact.

We can pick up from any major auction house in New England and arrange worldwide shipment.

We can offer corrugated containers for any item that needs protection, but not quite a crate or pallet. Corrugated containers allow for you to protect your items that do not require heavy duty packaging.

Although they are not our usual business hours, we can be on call 24/7 for your auction crating and packaging needs with advanced notice.