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Painting Shipping

Shipping paintings cross country should be done by professionals. Ship Smart uses acid free paper when shipping oil paintings and wooden crates for fragile and high value pieces. Use the shipping company with the lowest damage ratio in the business.

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Services For Painting Shipping

Ship Smart specializes in shipping paintings and portraits worldwide. Our custom packaging is the key to safely transporting your paintings from anywhere in the U.S. to anywhere in the world. We have shipped paintings for some of the most prestigious galleries and museums, so whether your artwork has high monetary value or high sentimental value, you can be assured that you artwork will be delivered in perfect condition at destination. In addition we also provide economical full replacement insurance that covers your paintings from pick to delivery.

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Quotes For Painting 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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Why Ship Smart

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With more than 15 years’ experience in shipping paintings, we have been the reliable solution for many art galleries, as well as museums nationwide. Whether you are sending one painting, or transporting an entire art collection, Ship Smart is the intelligent choice.

Ship Smart offers full replacement insurance coverage for your paintings and portraits from the time of pick-up at business or residence until your paintings are uncrated and safely delivered inside your business or residence at destination.

Ship Smart provides the highest level of packing and crating of art work in the industry. Depending on the monetary or sentimental value of your paintings our custom foam lined boxes or crates ensure the safe transportation of your art, making Ship Smart the dependable choice for shipping paintings or portraits.


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