Ship Smart: Our Process

Our Process

Our process has been developed over 20 years to ensure the safest methods for shipping items such as furniture, art, anitques and even boxes safely and without loss. Every stage in the process can be both expedited and customized to your specifications. Below is step by step explanations of our process, for more information feel free to call us with any questions.

Get an Estimate

Our online moving calculator provides estimates 24/7 for our most economical shipping option, the curbside delivery. If you need full service delivery or an international rate, our experienced sales staff can quickly provide those over the phone or by our contact form. Most domestic shipments take two to three weeks from pick up to delivery, but can be expedited if you need it fast. Our shipping process always begins with an estimate, and although you can get your price online 24/7, call our sales staff to make sure you have the best pricing and latest promotions.

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Get a small move quote.
Schedule your pick up.

Schedule a Pick Up

After receiving an estimate you should request the paperwork, which can be provided electronically or in writing. To book your job, fill out the paperwork online or in writing and email, fax, or mail it back to us. Once we receive your paperwork our warehouse contact will call you within 24 to 48 hours to schedule an apointment. All apointments are two to four hour windows and scheduled between monday thru friday. Some locations offer saturday pickups, but this may incur an additional charge.

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Pick Up

With over three hundred locations nationwide, we can deploy a team of professional movers to your location quickly. If you need your pick up fast please call our staff to check availability. Ship Smart may be able to pick up items the same day you get an estimate, depending on availability. Same day pick up, onsite packing, and onsite crating have additional charges. All pick ups are white glove or full service, which means that you do not need to do anything except sign an inventory sheet.

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Your pick up is full service.
All items are packed and crated.


After your items are loaded onto our trucks, they are moved to our warehouse where they are custom packed and/or crated by highly skilled experts before shipping to the destination. All our packing professionals are Ship Smart certified and mimic the way that manufacturers pack their items. This ensures that all your items will arrive without damage. Ship Smart also provides a full replacement insurance policy that covers your items from start to finish.

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Ship Smart's spends millions of dollars with America's most reliable trucking lines. Due to the large amount of volume we ship with these carriers, they provide deep discounts which are passed down to our customers. Ship Smart has a dedicated representative with the carrier to facilitate our every need. Ship Smart also offers competitive rates for air and international shipping, so do not hesitate to Call us for a free estimate.

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Items are shipped to you withn 5 business days.
We provide full service deliveries or curbside.


Every stage of our shipping process can be customized and expedited to suit your needs. Ship Smart's delivery options make receiving your small shipment easy. Our company can guarantee the delivery date of your shipment or offer short term storage at the destination. Our curbside delivery. offers affordability and the full service delivery is very convenient. For international moves, Ship Smart provides full service, curbside, or airport deliveries. Our knowledgeable staff can also assist with documents, and provide customs clearance in most countries.

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