Military Packaging Services

With our more than 40 years of experience, Forest City Packaging is the leading provider of military contract packaging and crating services. Orchestrated with extreme diligence and attention to detail, our Mil-spec packaging meets all required government regulations and set new standards for quality, convenience, and affordability.

Our trained specialists have broad experience in the application of military packaging and preservation methods. All goods are bar coded, labeled, and RFID tagged in accordance with Mil-Std-129 Standard Practice for Military Marking for Shipping and Storage, and all crates and wood containers meet ISPM 15 export specifications. We have qualified for ARP (Alternate release procedure) to expedite shipping , and handle all documentation, including DoD Receiving report/Wide Area Workflow (WAWF/iRAPT), Vendor Shipment Module (VSM), government bills of lading (GBL), DoD Form 1659, and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) applications.

In addition to packaging and crating, we also offer turnkey logistic solutions to manage your shipment until its final destination. We have the flexibility to accommodate very short lead times and provide rush services for time constrained projects. Our customer service team is courteous and responsive, and we are committed to exceeding customer expectations in terms of quality and service. More detailed information about our military packaging and crating services is presented in the table below. Contact us at any time to learn more.

Military Packaging Highlights

General Capabilities

Military Contract Packaging

  • Mil-Std-2073 Standard Practice for Military Packaging
  • ASTM D3951 Standard Practice for Commercial Packaging
  • ISPM15 Heat Treated Lumber Certified
  • Mil-Dtl-197 Packaging of Bearings, Associated Parts and Subassemblies
  • Mil-Prf-23199E Packaging and Packing Requirements for Special Purpose Components and Repair Parts
  • Mil-Prf-23199/1 Packaging, Packing and Marking Requirements for Instrumentation Control Equipment
  • WAWF/iRAPT Wide Area Workflow
  • VSM Vendor Shipment Module
  • SPI Special Packaging Instruction
  • DOD Form 1659 Shipping Instructions
  • FMS Foreign Military Sales
  • Government Bills of Lading (GBL’s)
  • All military packaging standards

All Military Labeling Specifications
RFID Labeling

Secondary Services Offered

Logistics Management
Freight Forwarding
Hazardous Packaging
Heat Sealing
Custom Military Packaging Supplies

Pick-Up and Delivery
Onsite Preservation and Packaging
Pre-Printed RFID Labels
Short Term Warehousing

Production Volume

Specialty Production Shop
Low Volume- High Volume

Automated Heat Sealing Equipment
Automated Vacuum Sealing Equipment

Lead Times Available

Quoted on a Job by Job Basis
Rush / Emergency Services Available

Quick Turnaround as Needed
Most Jobs 5-7 Days

Additional Information

Industry Focus

Commercial Products

Department of Defense
Industrial Machinery

Industry Standards and Testing Capabilities

ARP Alternate Release Procedure
ISPM-15 Certified

Military Specifications
Customer Specifications