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Pelican Products Working With Craters & Freighters

By PelicanTeam on May 23, 2012


Pelican to Provide Franchisees With Customized Packaging Solutions as a Value Added Service

TORRANCE, CA  May 23, 2012 – Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and high-performance protective case solutions, will be working with Craters & Freighters to provide their Pelican-Hardigg Advanced Case Solutions to franchisees across the United States.

With this agreement, Craters & Freighters' network of 65 franchisees will have access to Pelican's full product line (including more than 400 different case sizes) direct from the manufacturer.

"With more than 50 years of reusable protective packaging know-how, Pelican is the perfect complimentary revenue stream for Craters & Freighters franchisees," said Chris Marino, Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Pelican Products. "In addition to their existing product mix, franchisees will now be able to offer clients the added value of the widest range of custom protective packaging and service options on the market today."

"We are proud to be working with Pelican to provide better service to our mutual clients. Craters & Freighters' 21 year history as the leading specialty crating, shipping and logistics company in the US will help Pelican expand its presence within the industry segments it is targeting," said Craters & Freighters COO, Rick Robinson. "At the same time, our customers gain access to a brand of products that is second to none."

Pelican-Hardigg Advanced Case Solution services offer off-the-shelf and customized, reusable, protective packaging solutions for almost any sensitive technology. Capabilities include sophisticated CAD design, metal deck mounts, g-force-rated shock isolation systems, custom-cut foam cushioning and fabricated frame systems. For geographic convenience, there are several regional Advanced Case Centers across the globe - located in California, Massachusetts, Texas, Virginia, Georgia, Canada, France, the United Kingdom and Australia.

About Craters & Freighters:
Craters & Freighters was founded in June 1990 to meet the needs of businesses and consumers for specialty freight handling, including pick-up, crating, shipping, packaging, tracking, insuring, and delivery of shipments that are too heavy, oversized, valuable, awkward, and time-sensitive for other shipping agencies. The company serves consumers and businesses in all sectors including telecommunications, electronics, medical equipment, aerospace, biotechnology, and heavy machinery. With expertise that delivers, the company dominates the specialty freight industry. For more information visit: http://www.cratersandfreighters.com/

About Pelican Products, Inc.
Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems.  Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including firefighters, police, defense / military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer.  Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 12 countries, with 22 offices and five manufacturing facilities across the globe. For more information, visit www.Pelican.com or  www.behrmancap.com. 

Media Contact: Keith Swenson, Pelican Products, Inc., (310) 326-4700, kswenson@pelican.com


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