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How to Move Valuable Items

Packing High Value Items If you are preparing to relocate to a new home and you have items of considerable worth, you need to consider whether you should pack them yourself or hire a professional packing company. You may need custom crates to adequately protect your items. Packing the valuables yourself may save money upfront, […]

Feb 2, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Pack, Ship Large & Small Items

Large & Small Item Tips Do you need to move a large, heavy piece of furniture across the country? Or are you planning to ship a small, fragile item? Regardless, you need to use the best packing and shipping practices. The goal is to minimize the risk of damage and ensure the item reaches its […]

Jan 19, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Ship Antiques

Shipping and Packing Antiques Whether it’s a treasured gem you found at a garage sale or a unique family heirloom, antiques typically have both monetary and sentimental value. This is precisely why you need proper packing when you move your antique furniture and collectibles. Antiques are a minimum of 100 years old, and most have […]

Jan 12, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

Freight Class Codes and Custom Packaging

Freight class helps determine the rate of shipping freight Any item that is transported by an LTL truck, it will be assigned a freight class that is listed on the Bill of Lading. Determining that freight class can be a challenge. There are 18 different freight classes known as National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC). The […]

Sep 30, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

The Basics on Industrial Crates

Wooden Shipping Crates for Industrial Use Designing wooden shipping crates that will protect expensive industrial equipment during transportation and storage goes beyond simply building a box. Wooden shipping crates and heavy-duty skids must be crafted for the shape, size, weight, sensitivity, fragility, and final destination of the equipment to be shipped. This may include foam […]

Sep 5, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Crating Medical Equipment

Shipping Medical Equipment Some industries have exacting packaging, crating, and shipping requirements. The healthcare industry is a prime example. From sensitive devices to large imaging systems, shipping logistics for the medical industry demands special skills and experience. This includes the knowledge and methods to properly prepare valuable medical equipment such as: CT scanners MRI machines […]

Jul 3, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Why Use a Custom Crating Company?

Custom Crating You’re moving to a new home and wondering about your valuable appliances, computer equipment, and other items. What is the safest method of packing to ensure they arrive at their destination undamaged? Using a wood crate is one of the safest ways to transport your household goods. Safety is the main reason to […]

Jun 12, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

How Specialty Crating Differs from Conventional Relocation Services

Specialty Crating Versus Traditional Relocation Services Not all shipping logistics providers offer the same service. Whether you are planning a residential move to your new home or you are a shipping manager with an international organization, you need to do more than simply compare prices when choosing a packing service provider. There are significant differences […]

May 22, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

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