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Musical Item Shipping

Ship Smart's industry leading packing and shipping services protects your musical instruments during transit, and can back their services with full replacement insurance. Use the same services that Pro's like Les Paul and Greg Allman used.

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Services For Musical Item Shipping

Transporting valuable musical instruments is nerve-wracking for any musician, and it can be stressful to trust someone else with your treasured items. Unfortunately, attempting to move a large number of instruments and musical equipment on your own can result in packing errors and expensive shipping costs. Instead of taking on that responsibility, contact ShipSmart. They have over 15 years of experience moving everything from furniture to fine art and instruments, and regularly work with some of the world’s top museums and galleries. When Les Paul’s estate needed to transport a variety of his prototypes for the first electric guitar, they turned to ShipSmart. ShipSmart will apply the same care and service they gave the multimillion dollar collection to your beloved instruments. To discover how economical ShipSmart’s industry leading packing and shipping service can be, use their online price calculator to get a quote, or call their helpful phone staff. No matter how big your instrument collection is, ShipSmart can make it easy and safe to ship.

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Quotes For Musical Item Shipping

Here at Ship Smart we have made it very easy for you to calculate pricing for our services. We offer online estimates for all domestic shipments and an email form for shipping internationally. To receive the most accurate and fastest quote for both domestic and international shipping, please call us during businesss hours at (866) 333-8018. To begin your estimate start by clicking one of the estimate buttons

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With a network of over 300 shipping companies cross country, including most metropolitan areas, Ship Smart offers coverage across the continental United States. For detailed information about our largest coverage areas click on any of these links.

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Ship Smart has a network of over 300 professional packers located across the country.

ShipSmart’s professional packers usually arrive at your home or workplace within five days of receiving a completed contract. They will assess your instruments and pack them according to the original manufacturer’s specifications or within custom-designed crates. This guarantees your items’ safety during transit, and can be supplemented with full replacement insurance for high-value items if you desire.

Once the items are packed, ShipSmart will work with shipping industry partners to transport your musical instruments to nearly any domestic or foreign location. Depending on your schedule, you can select between several shipping options that range from standard ground service to air ride trucks and air shipment. These options ensure that your items will arrive on time, and each is surprisingly affordable thanks to ShipSmart’s longstanding relationships with shipping companies.


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Recent Customers


  • Jodi from the New York Times was a recent small move customer.

    ...Based on the quick, intelligent and clear e-mail response I received, I made my choice. ShipSmart... brought my boxes inside my apartment. It was painless, and there were no surprise costs.
    -Jodi Mardesich, The New York Times

  • Verizon was a recent customer that shipped servers with us.
    N.A.S.A was a recent customer that shipped high value electronics with us.

    A.T.T. was a recent customer with us.
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    The Better Business Bureau. . . processed 10,892. OUT OF ALL THOSE COMPLAINTS, YOUR COMPANY RECEIVED NONE. Congratulations on your success
    -D. Patrick Wallace, President Better Business Bureau


  • The Los Angeles Lakers was a recent customer of ours that relocated employees belongings with us.

    Net I.Q. was a recent customer of our that shipped computers with us.
    HBO was a recent customer that shipped statues with us.


  • Les Paul was a recent customer of ours , who shipped high value items with us.

    I used Ship Smart to move Les Paul's first solid state electric guitars to our Museum. They were professional and easy to work with through the entire process.
    -Richard C., The Discovery World Museum

  • The Blackhawk Automobile Museum was a recent customer of ours.
    Stanford University was a recent customer of ours, who shipped sensitive electronic equipment with us.
    The Cable Car Museum was a recent customer of ours..
  • Bonhams and Butterfields used our service for many of it's prestigous auctions.

    Please contact our preferred shipper: ShipSmart!
    -Bonhams and Brooks, Auctioneer


  • Codwell Banker was a customer of ours.

    The discovery world museum was a recent customer of ours that shipped high value instruments with us.

    Perot Government Systems was a recent customer of ours.