Shipping large, delicate and valuable sports equipment can be difficult to manage by yourself.
This is where PACK & SEND comes in. We’ve put together a helpful guide to packing and shipping sports equipment, from shipping small gym equipment to heavy-duty machinery like Peloton bikes
Given the expensive and intricate nature of modern sports equipment, it can be notoriously difficult to package safely and securely.
When shipping sports equipment – whether it’s small personal weights, large rowing machines, or treadmills – ample packing space and durable materials are key for safe delivery. Packaging must be robust enough to withstand any movement during transit.
If you’re unsure how to pack your sports equipment or just need additional support getting your items ready for transit, PACK & SEND can manage the entire process for you.
We have 25 years of experience offering high-quality bespoke packaging services for sports equipment of all shapes and sizes. No matter the dimensions, weight, or cost, we’ll be there to find the best solution for you.packing solutions
In many ways, wrapping items is more important than the packaging itself. Cushioning materials help to not only protect contents but also shield any fragile protrusions or delicate components from potential damage while on the move.
For example, when shipping exercise equipment – like bikes, or rowing machines – delicate parts like handles and HUDs will need to be wrapped with particular care to avoid damage.
Cushioning the package with the appropriate wrapping and void fill packaging makes all the difference during transit. Foam blocks or pellets made from a soft material effectively surround the contents of the container, offering suitable protection.
Luckily, PACK & SEND guarantees that your sports and exercise equipment is wrapped securely and we even tailor our wrapping to suit your items.
Even heavy and awkwardly shaped items are no hassle for us. We offer a range of heavy-duty wrapping options to keep your sports equipment safe while also guarding against general wear and tear during transit.find out more
Once your sports equipment has been wrapped and packed securely, the container needs to be properly sealed.
Depending on the size, weight and type of container, it can be tricky to know the correct way to seal the package, especially for long-haul transit. In most cases, adhesive tape offers ample support – whereas staples or plastic strapping may be needed for large containers like wooden crates.
You can trust PACK & SEND to seal even the largest and most awkward packaging. With 25 years of experience, we know what it takes to get packages safely from A to B.Packing solutions
Whatever the contents, we treat every package with the same care and respect.
Sports equipment is often valuable and even fragile. Whether you’re transporting expensive new equipment – or just your lucky gear – you should consider getting warranty cover.
Our comprehensive warranty protection keeps you covered should the worst happen. We’ll work with you to find the best cover for your specific items – from golf clubs to surfboards.Warranty Protection
Because shipping sports equipment usually involves transporting high-value items, they often require more delicate handling than traditional packages.
Our specialist shipping services help create one-of-a-kind packages designed exclusively for your shipments, providing the best possible protection against any movement during transit.
For example, if you’re looking to ship heavy gym equipment, we can pack these into specialist crates to ensure safe and secure delivery.Find out more
PACK & SEND understands what it takes to handle valuable sports equipment. Boasting over 25 years of experience collecting, packing, and delivering packages, we’re the one-stop-shop for your shipping needs.Find out more
With the help of our expert packers all PACK & SEND service centres have the facilities to package your sports equipment for shipment all over the world. No matter the size, weight or fragility of your equipment, our service centres have a solution!
There is no-destination PACK & SEND cannot deliver. Whether you are playing abroad, heading home or just transporting your sports equipment, we can help get your things there. If collection is required, we can collect goods from anywhere in the UK. Alternatively, if your sports equipment is outside of the UK, we can advise on how to safely pack them for safe delivery.
At PACK & SEND we offer comprehensive loss and damage cover for all shipments of sports equipment regardless of their value. This cover does only apply to goods that have been packed and shipped by PACK & SEND and cannot be offered as a product for goods that are being shipped by a third party. Contact your nearest PACK & SEND service centre to find out how they can organise this for your shipment.
At PACK & SEND we know how important it is for you to reach all your international destinations via a single service provider.
We provide a wide range of options for your international shipping solutions to ensure that you can always find the service you need depending on the package that you need to send overseas.
PACK & SEND are truly the experts when it comes to custom packaging and crating those fragile, large, awkward and valuable items like computers, servers, artworks and antiques.
We specialise in accessing the right type of packaging for any item and using all other resources available to protect your shipment.
We take every care to make sure that your items stay safe during transit.
However, for complete peace of mind when you send your shipments domestically or internationally, we provide Gold Service protection to cover you for loss or damage to your important shipments
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