Packing and Unpacking; Crating
Good packing is essential for a good move. If you choose to do some or all of your own packing in preparation for your move, it’s especially important that you be familiar with the techniques that will best protect your possessions.
We have found that many people prefer to have their household possessions, especially fragile items, professionally packed by a moving company. National Van Lines teaches proven techniques for safely packing your possessions.
Packers who have completed the certification program have:
- 200 hours of supervised on-the-job training
- 30 hours of classroom training
- Mastery of 80 skills associated with the packing process
Some items in your shipment may need custom crating, such as large mirrors, glass-top tables or chandeliers. While there is usually an additional charge for this service, crating will provide an additional level of protection for specific items.