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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

Shipping Breakables Takes Important Knowledge and Preparation

Shipping Breakables When you ship breakables, you will need to make choices such as the size of the box and how to wrap the items to prevent damage. You will need to consider the following steps: Choose a well-built, right-sized box Select the appropriate packaging material Combine multiple packages into a shipping crate Consider buying […]

Dec 8, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Shipping & Cargo Insurance

Always Consider Shipping & Cargo Insurance When your company ships valuable assets, the most crucial “insurance policy” is to work with a leader in a specialty, custom crating, packaging, and shipping. Still, no single company can control each element of a crate’s journey from origin to destination. The shipping experience can be tough with a […]

Oct 20, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Parcel Shipping vs. Pallet Shipping: Which One is Best for You?

Parcel Shipping and Pallet Shipping We often get questions from our clients regarding which shipping option should they choose for their business: parcel shipping or pallet shipping (LTL). These two options are quite similar, but which one you choose for your business is crucial. We have compiled some information on the key differences between parcels […]

Oct 12, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

What is a Bill of Lading?

Bill of lading – a contract between the shipper and transporter When goods are shipped via a wooden crate, whether residential or commercial items, a bill of lading (BOL) is required. It is crucial that the BOL is accurate, or it may cause delays and overruns in costs. When the freight is loaded for shipment, […]

Sep 15, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Make Your International Shipping More Efficient

Third-Party International Shipping International shipping is increasingly critical as global trade expands. Currently, over $10 trillion in intermediate goods are transferred globally each year, and international shipping is one of the highest cost factors for importers and exporters. Shipping costs include both direct and indirect expenses due to transporting goods from their point of origin […]

Sep 10, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Shipping Servers and Other Computer Equipment

Shipping Servers If your company is relocating its server equipment, you need to take into consideration several factors: speed, safety, and cost. In balancing these three critical factors when shipping servers, you want to avoid some common errors that may improve speed and cost at the expense of safety. Damage claims result in indirect costs, […]

Jun 19, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Key Considerations When Shipping Overseas

Commercial Shipping Overseas It’s a daily task for large companies, but an increasing number of SMEs are finding business opportunities in international markets. They are shipping equipment, materials, and products overseas with greater frequency. Often, the person tasked with coordinating these shipments has little knowledge or experience with international freight shipments. The results can be […]

May 15, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

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