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Melbourne’s leading manufacturer of high quality crates, pallets and cartons for local and export markets.

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TIMBER BASES

At Safe Pack, we specialise in building timber bases that are customised to meet the demands of your business requirements. Whether you require a base for...

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STANDARD CRATES

Safe Pack make a range of light timber crates in all shapes, sizes and measurements. Timber crates are used for transporting and storing goods that...

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STANDARD CASES

Safe Pack builds standard cases to meet your exact business requirements. Made to order, based on the specifications and measurements provided, our...

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HEAVY DUTY TIMBER CASES & CRATES

Our heavy-duty timber cases and crates are ideal for your heavy-duty items, from the smallest tool die to your larger 20...

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PLYWOOD CASES

When weight is a concern for transport, a ply case is an excellent choice for airfreight as they are lightweight and still fully enclosed...

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ON SITE PACKAGING

Without the proper buffering or protection, you risk your valuable items beingbroken or damaged, which will only end up costing you...

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Timber Pallets Melbourne

Safe Pack manufacture customised pallets used to stack, store, protect, and transport materials. Our pallets are strong enough to be...

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COMBINATION PACKAGING

This is another option of packaging, very similar to plywood cases, however manufactured from cardboard and timber pallets...

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SAFEPACK

For the Best Packaging and Shipping Solutions Trust Safe Pack

WOODEN CASES & CRATES

Safe Pack is a specialist company providing a diverse range of timber bases, cases and timber crates as well as onsite packing to a variety of organisations. Founded in 2010 by Keith Malcolm and Fraser Lockhart, Safe Pack first started in Braeside, Melbourne repairing pallets and various other timber materials.

Since then, the company has evolved into a highly reputable logistics provider supplying a diverse range of custom crates, cases and pallets Australia wide as well as internationally.

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Are you looking for cost-effective timber packaging to protect your valuable goods? Are you seeking a reliable company you can trust to get the job done right and within budget? Then, look no further than Safe Pack.

Safe Pack is the leading manufacturer and supplier of customised packaging solutions Australia wide. Whether you have large machinery, livestock, artwork or other fragile items that need professional packing, Safe Pack has a diverse range of solutions to suit your needs. With our superior and durable wooden cases & crates, Melbourne business owners can turn to us to provide the means to safely transport their important items.

We specialise in producing custom wooden shipping crates, bases, cases, pallets, plywood boxes and packaging supplies for hundreds of different organisations locally, interstate and overseas. With over 30 years experience in the timber packaging industry, we have forged a solid reputation as a specialist in our field. Our extensive knowledge and packing expertise will ensure your valuables are packed with the ultimate care, workmanship and speedy efficiency everytime .

When it comes to quality work, we never cut corners in anything we do. Let us handle all your custom packaging needs with minimum fuss and stress.Our expertly-produced wooden cases and crates can be used for a number of different purposes including on-site industrial crating , machinery crating , and the production of packing crates.

DON’T RISK YOUR GOODS BEING DAMAGED WITH INFERIOR PACKAGING PRODUCTS.

If you have a range of goods that require transporting from one destination to another, it’s imperative you have access to the right packaging solutions. In most cases, cardboard packaging is nowhere near as strong or durable compared to timber – particularly if you have delicate and fragile goods that need maximum protection. At Safe Pack, we understand what it takes to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

Our goal is to help you avoid unnecessary delays that may impact negatively on your cash flow and bottom line. Our highly skilled team will undergo a thorough assessment of your packaging needs and provide a customised timber solution that is affordable, timely and efficient. If you’re with Safe Pack, then rest assured you’re in good hands!

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FOR QUALITY PACKAGING SOLUTIONS AND QUICK RESPONSE TIMES, YOU CAN TRUST SAFE PACK TO GET IT RIGHT!

Safe Pack operates a state of the art facility in Dandenong, Melbourne and is fully equipped with all the latest machinery and equipment. We understand the urgency of your packing requirements and will aim to turn it around within 24 hours. All of our wooden cases & crates are built using dependable and durable materials, keeping your items in the best condition possible during transportation. Depending on the size and quantity of what you’re after, you can feel confident we will transport your items from A to B with superior ease and efficiency.

All our timber cases and crates are packed to strict quality standards ensuring absolute peace of mind for your business. No matter how big or small the project, our skilled employees are competent in meeting all your busy demands and strict delivery schedules – so you don’t have to worry about unnecessary delays. Designed from the best materials our custom timber crates are built to last!

FOR AFFORDABLE PACKAGING SOLUTIONS, CONTACT SAFE PACK TODAY

At Safe Pack we are committed to getting your goods to their destination safely and without issue. With our sturdy and expertly-designed packing and transportation solutions we can take the hassle out of moving your goods. Our skilled and experienced team of packing experts excel at creating wooden cases and crates for shipping. Melbourne-based clients can trust us to ship their stock to locations across Australia and around the world. For affordable packaging solutions, contact Safe Pack today on (03) 9794-7656 and see how we can help you find the best product to suit your needs.

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Global e-commerce has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. Along with this growth, the demand for retail packaging supplies and packaging solutions has also soared. If you’re a local or international supplier, the growing market presents new opportunities for growth. As more businesses move their operations online, investing in packaging solutions… Continue reading A Guide To Packaging Products And Their Uses

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Compared to their plastic versions, timber packing crates are far superior. The most common material for shipping, wood is recyclable, repairable, able to hold larger weights and cost you less. Here are ten reasons why the best choice is always wood. 1.    They cost you less. Plastic packing crates are more expensive – they can cost almost… Continue reading Wooden packing crates vs plastic – here’s why wooden is best!

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Timber packing cases have been used for centuries to ship goods all over the world, and there are many reasons why the old ways are still the best ways. When compared with other options, wooden packaging gives you more flexibility in terms of size and affordability. They can withstand more weight when you stack them, so… Continue reading Here’s why you should use wooden shipping crates to move your goods

MELBOURNE’S LEADING EXPORT PACKING CRATES

“We’ll look after your valuable items as if they were our own.” At Safe Pack it is our goal to take the stress out of transporting your goods over long distances. Whether being transported by air or by sea you want to protect your items from being damaged. By producing custom export packing crates for Melbourne business owners our team can deliver peace of mind at an affordable price. Provides the following custom packaging solutions:

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