1st Choice Moving & Storage offers overseas shipping for both individual and commercial needs. Whether you plan to move your entire household or just one item, we will look after your goods very well.
As every country has specific customs and documentation requirements and restrictions we help you with the necessary international paperwork. We work with you to identify the paperwork, packing restrictions and customs documentation necessary for a smooth global relocation.
Services for Global Shipping Include:
Ocean transport is the most common and cost-effective option for overseas moves as compared to air freight. Dependent on the size and quantity of the goods you are transporting, we offer various options for your international shipping needs:
Here are the Options for Global Shipping:
This specially built crate is generally for transporting medium to large single items usually valuable and fragile in nature, including items such as antique furniture, large ornaments, artwork, clocks, statues and any such items.
We design and build custom crates to the exact specifications required. For this overseas shipping option, we build excellent custom crates for your goods in compliance with international shipping safety and security parameters.
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Standard Pallet Crate
|Crate dimensions:||3.3 feet x 4 feet x 7 feet|
|77 cubic feet internally|
Standard pallet crate size: the size of a single door closet.
What can these crates hold: boxes of items, small furniture, etc.
Description: the standard pallet crate holds about 500 lbs.
Note: packing materials take 10 to 15% of the space.
Lift Van Crate
|7 feet x 4 feet x 7 feet|
|197 cubic feet internally|
Lift van crate size: the size of three single door closets
What can these crates hold: boxes of items, medium size furnishings, etc
Description: the lift van crate holds about 1,200 lbs. NOTE: packing materials take 10 to 15 % of the space.
Shipments that weigh less than 4,000 lbs will often be considered for lift van containerization.
20-Foot Sea Container
|8.6 feet x 8.6 feet x 20 feet|
|1,100 cubic feet internally|
20 foot container size: the size of a single car garage
What can these containers hold: typical home contents of boxes and furniture.
Description: The 20 ft. container holds roughly 7,000 pounds
We will pack your goods very tightly and if the container is not completely full we will secure it with a bulkhead wall, which prevents any shifting of your goods during transport.
40-Foot Sea Container
|Container dimensions:||8.6 feet x 8.6 feet x 40 feet|
|2,200 cubic feet internally|
40 foot container size: The size of a two-car garage
What can these containers hold: Typical home contents of boxes and furniture?
Description: The 40 ft. container is the best option for shipping larger loads of up to about 14,000 lbs. We will pack your goods very tightly and if the container is not completely full we will secure it with a bulkhead wall, which prevents any shifting of your goods during transport.
If you need crating for valuable fragile items we build excellent custom crates for large glass table tops, ornaments, artwork, antiques, statues and any such items. The ultimate protection for these items can only be provided by crating and we build custom crates to the exact specifications required
Do you need short term or long term commercial storage space? We have warehouse space to store commercial and industrial goods from a single item to a large quantity.
Commercial storage is available for short term, extended periods, or long term.