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UPakWeShip SharedContainer Service
“I wish I could spend more on my moving costs.” Said nobody Ever !
Thank you for considering UPakWeShip for your moving needs. We offer
everyone the best possible customer service and the most economic ways
of shipping without compromising on service and promise you an all
inclusive price. We are very proud to be, as far as we know the only
company offering all these things. UPakWeShip is the self packing
division of EuroUSA Shipping which is part of The Euro Group and has
been in business since 1988 so you are in very safe, experienced hands
when you move with UPakWeShip.
Hopefully the next few minutes will give you a better idea of what we do
and how the shared container service works. I have been in the moving
business for over 30 years and have moved internationally five times my
self so any help or advice you need please call me.
Mark Nash 1 866 868 6386 firstname.lastname@example.org
Every week we load shipping containers full of boxes that
are full of peoples belongings. You only pay for your share
of the container in other words you just pay for the space
that your shipment takes up in the container. You can use
cardboard moving boxes, plastic crates with lids, rubber
made boxes, trunks, foot lockers or any small palletized
crate or case. You have a choice of dropping off at one of
our terminals or for an additional $2.00 per cubic foot min
$200 we can arrange collection from your ground floor front
door or office.
We offer an all inclusive lump sum price for 51 to
100 cubic feet and a rate per cubic foot
thereafter. As everything is put on pallets and
shrink wrapped, this service is only good for
things in boxes. If you have a piece of furniture
look at the U Box, U Crate or Lift van options.
See how we measure shipments by clicking here.
UPakWeShip has receiving terminals in most major
cities in the USA, click here to see our terminal
location map. Obviously you save the $200 minimum
collection fee if you drop off at one of our terminals.
It also gives you more flexibility as you can drop off
any day Monday to Friday 8-30am to 5-30pm. Our
collection service is for boxes only from ground floor
front door. Collections are normally done late
morning or some time in the afternoon but we can
offer you a 2 hour collection window for an
additional $75. If you need collection from an
apartment building or inside your residence it might
be best if you hire a local man and van or mover to
do this for you and pay them to deliver to our
Drop off or Collection?
Pack any fragile items in lots of bubble wrap and place in
sturdy moving cartons or similar. You can buy specialty
“dish pack” cartons that are stronger for fragile items
like glass and china. Place crushed up paper, bedding or
cushions at the bottom and top of boxes to give them
lots of padding and pack them full and tight. Plates and
glasses should be placed upright to keep their strength.
Tape up well using 2 inch tape. None breakables like
clothes can be in suitcases or trunks. You can buy
specialty boxes for pictures. A bike store should be able
to give you a bike box and musical instruments and golf
clubs need to be in hard cases.
How to Pack
After you have dropped your things off at our
terminal or we have collected them, we will
place and stack them on a 40 x 48 inch pallet.
Your items will then be shrink wrapped so they
all stay together and will be sent to one of our
shipping locations in New York, Charleston or
Los Angeles. Depending on the time of year and
the seasonal volume we normally have enough
shipments to consolidate all the shipments to
that destination within a week or two.
If you would like to load your own pallet we can send
you a pallet, securing straps and plastic cover for an
additional $150 on top of the door to door baggage or
shared container service price.
Keep it as long as you like and when its all loaded call
us and we will collect it from your driveway or garage.
This is great if you have some awkward or fragile items
that you want to make sure fits on the pallet in a
specific way or an item that doesn't fit in a box that
you want to secure in the middle with boxes
surrounding it to keep it secure and safe.
Load your own Pallet
We normally load 40 foot shipping containers with all the
baggage, shared container, lift vans U Boxes and U Crates going to
that destination. The container is trucked to the port, cleared
through security and customs and placed in the export area of the
birth that the ship is going to dock, ready for loading. At the same
time our office is filing paperwork electronically with CBP, making
manifests, bills of lading and notifying overseas offices of the
container departure and the eta of the vessel. You can also get all
the latest information on our tracking page on the web site called
Depending on your destination the ship
can take between 2 weeks and 8 weeks to
get there. Container ships nowadays can
carry about 15,000 TEU’s (Twenty foot
Equivalent Units) They can travel at about
20 mph and are often only in port for 24
hours offloading and re loading
containers. Look around you and realize
that almost everything you see will have
travelled in a shipping container.
Once the ship is docked, the containers are
offloaded. Depending on the destination the
containers will then either be entered to clear
customs at the port or in the instance of Europe we
take the container to our own customs bonded
terminal in Suffolk England to clear customs into
the European Union.
Customs always have a right to look through your
shipment the same way as they do when you are flying
somewhere. Containers are often X rayed at first to see
what’s inside. Every country has different rules and
regulations but generally you will need to complete a
customs form, declare you are moving residency to that
country and also that your items are more than 6 months
old. If you are moving a secondary residence, shipping new
items, shipping items to a friend or relative, check with our
office or better still with customs before you decide to ship
as there could be duties and taxes!
Once the shipment has been cleared through customs we
will contact you to arrange delivery of your shipment to your
delivery address. The to door shared container service
includes delivery into your residence so you can tell the crew
which rooms to put things in. Our own fleet of trucks that
operate across Europe are some of the best looking and
modern trucks available. They are all driven by British
drivers and have a porter that travels with them to assist on
Although extremely rare, as you can see it can happen
and I’ll guarantee it per Murphy’s Law it will happen to
someone that didn’t take out insurance! Our Silver
Insurance option covers these types of catastrophes
and also if a carton went missing or some boxes got
wet.The rate is 2% of the value so if for example you
insured all your items for $5000 the premium would
only be $100 so well worth the coverage. Insurance will
cover you against any outside force damaging your
items but not if you didn’t pack it well so invest in
plenty of bubble wrap ! More……
If the boxes you are using don’t list the cubic feet on
them, measure in inches the Length x Width x Height, multiply
together and divide by 1728 and that will give you the cubic feet
of your carton. Now if you want to work out the volume of the
whole shipment, stack all your boxes together into a big square or
cube and again measure the longest, widest and highest points of
the stack, multiply them together and divide by 1728 and that will
be your volume.
If you are not sure if your things will fit into one of our service
options, then using masking tape or blue painters tape, mark the
dimensions on your floor and wall to see if everything will fit in
If all your belongings would fit in a single garage then they will fit
in a 20 foot shipping container.
Math 101 (How to work out your cubic feet)
If you are going to use our
Baggage, shared container or
cheap ship options, your things
will be stacked on pallets 48 x
40 inches and the height will be
based on the highest point of
the pallet so try this at home by
stacking your things in an area
48”x40” using a tape measure
and masking tape. More……
If you look at the blog on the UPakWeShip web site
you will see a page called Rate US where customers
have completed our survey and have said some
great things about us.These are comments that
customers have posted direct onto our web site. Not
something that we could make up ourselves. We are
very proud of our 5 star record and are 100%
committed to keeping it that way.
Five Star Rating
We will save you a lot of money compared to a typical
mover but you’ll still enjoy great customer service. We are
all very knowledgeable, extremely honest, user friendly
and know what we are doing. We also understand with
social media these days that a company needs a good
reputation on line and the only way we can accomplish
this is by offering a quality first class service. So just
because your saving a bundle on moving costs do not
think you are compromising on service.
Save Money But Still Enjoy Quality
For shipments through to door we guarantee our prices.
You will NOT be charged any extra charges at the destination unless it is backed up with an official receipt such as customs
duties on a new item or AQIS (quarantine fee in Australia or “Maf” in New Zealand).
No other shipping company offers you this guarantee.
Ask others that you have requested a quote from if there are any extras on top off their price and they will tell you that yo u
"might" have to pay for customs inspection or x ray or security fees at the destination. No one will tell you how much it wil l
cost you but this could easily be an extra $200 charged at the destination with no back up paperwork that you have no
option but to pay if you want your things.
UPakWeShip WILL NOT charge anything extra at the destination unless we have documented proof that an extra charge
did occur, and in the very rare event that something does occur, we will pass that cost on over to you at our cost with
documented proof that it occurred.
We are that confident that our all inclusive charges are ALL INCLUSIVE that if you think otherwise please call our
Government Licensing Authority and report us. Federal Maritime Commission. www.fmc.gov Tel 202-523-5807 Licensed
Forwarder FMC # 020288F
Shipments quoted to arrival port or terminal only do not include fees at destination which can include port charges, terminal
and hand out charges as well as customs broker fee’s that you will have to pay at destination.
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