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Packing and Unloading

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You are now ready to being your international moving experience! Our expert crews will do everything they can to make sure your international moving is a complete success. The first step in ensuring a successful international moving experience is completing the packing and loading.

What can you do to prepare?

To help your crew in the international moving process, you can begin by sorting your belongings. You can help your Allied International crew by setting aside items that need to go into storage, need to be packed last or those items which will remain in your home.

Remember to pack and set aside all the personal items that will be traveling with you. Your coverage will not cover money or jewelry. Also, it is a good idea to carefully set aside your passport and important paperwork so that it doesn't get "caught up" in the move.

Your move team

International moving requires experienced, highly trained international packers to ensure that packing and loading takes place correctly. Using skill, care and attention, our packers have been trained to use specific international packing materials that will protect your possessions during each phase of the move.

The first person you will meet will be the crew supervisor. He or she will review the details of the move with you and clarify your expectations or needs for the move, along with any special instructions you may have. If anything has changed since the time of your original estimate, please advise the crew supervisor so appropriate arrangements can be made. The supervisor will walk around your home and plan the packing process in the most efficient way.

Protecting your home

Allied International takes great care to make sure that your home is protected during the international moving process. We're careful to protect your carpets and floors, banisters, doors and vulnerable areas to prevent damage.

Protecting your possessions

Each member of your international moving team will have under gone comprehensive training in effective and efficient packing techniques suitable for the rigors of an international move.

Your household goods will be individually wrapped in our special six-layer padded paper wrap and packed in the appropriate containers. Crates and casings are built specifically for items that require special protection during international moving, while more standard goods will be protected with sturdy wrapping and sturdy cartons.

You can rest assured that you'll get the highest quality materials and packers in order to protect your prized belongings during the long journey ahead.

Important - your inventory

Remember to check that everything that you want to include in the shipment has been packed. We will create an inventory during the packing process. The inventory will contain brief details of the contents of each carton as well as the wrapped furniture. You will be asked to sign the inventory form after the packing has been completed.

A copy of the inventory will be forwarded to our office at your destination to arrange customs clearance and delivery. Remember to keep a copy of this important document!

Shipment details

After packing and loading is completed for international moving, you will be sent shipping details that confirm your vessel or flight number, the estimated time of arrival at port or airport and the name of the Allied International contact at your destination who will clear your items through customs and arrange delivery.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY...

The follow up and follow through. The professionalism of the driver and the crew. The sales rep was extremly workable.

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What our customers say

They got here on time and were respectful and pleasant. This was a difficult move but they did a great job.
Gilbert/Nancy B  of  Aiken, SC

The crew and driver was the nicest and most pleasant person I have ever dealt with. He was very considerate of our situation.
Frederick M  of  Elk Grove, CA

Everything went very well from the crew to the driver, from loadingand unloading. Everyone was very professional.
Bonnie J  of  Jackson, TN

The way the team treated me. I appreciated the respect they showed me as a customer. Also, they were diligent, professional and did a great job.
Brion S  of  Cazenovia, NY

The efficiency. The representative was professional, called beforehand, and the crew was efficient in how my things were handled. Everything was delivered effectively.
Nino R  of  Charlotte, NC

Just the service and the personality of everyone that we worked with. What could have been an unpleasant moving experience was a very positive movingexperience.
Cindy T  of  Panama City Bea, FL

Allied was punctual and considerate of me. I was very impressed because I only gave 4 days notice for a move across state lines and they were able to do it.
Melissa M  of  Waukesha, WI

The way Allied communicated with us, packed everything and everythingwas explained. The crew asked us where everything would go. We had total cooperation and they were professional.
Don B  of  Goodyear, AZ

The entire moving process was a very good experience from beginning to end. Allied Van Lines came highly recommended.
Alice H  of  Sierra Vista, AZ

I was pleased with the timeliness and the coordination of my move. Thedriver I got was professional, courteous, prompt, and friendly. The driver was also a good mover.
Linda H  of  Old Station, CA

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