Freight can come in the form of truck, train, ship or airplane, and sometimes packages can travel through all four methods before reaching a destination. From factory to warehouse, and often traveling on further to multiple fulfillment centers, the transport of packages is infinitely bound to encounter error.
It is a common assumption that no matter the mode of travel, when an order is placed, a package will be delivered with ease. This can be a tough burden as freight is an intricate industry, and many businesses do not have the resources or the skillset to take shipments in-house. It has become the norm for manufacturers to distribute their shipments to third-party transportation companies to lower costs and avoid liability.
Packages can be delivered without parts, damaged or can be misplaced in transit, but is it important that we try to stay proactive about these mishaps. Behind the scenes of every Cristaux project is a Chicago-based production team that is steadfastly working to align every shipment detail with an exemplary, conscientious effort.
Through our experience in shipping, we have discovered some