Whether you are moving or shipping furniture purchased online, you have several options. Before you get started, have a look at our cost-to-ship index tool where you can view past real-world furniture shipping transactions and get familiar with the uShip process.
Then you’ll need to decide what method you’d like to use to ship your furniture. Furniture is typically shipped either as freight or by white glove movers. Freight is usually the least expensive way to ship your furniture. Though, if you are shipping furniture overseas, your furniture will travel as sea freight. While shipping furniture as freight can save you money, you will also be responsible for packaging, loading and unloading your furniture.
You may want to ship your furniture using white glove movers if you do not have time to arrange for freight transport. White glove movers offer door-to-door service and are responsible for packaging, loading, unloading and assembling your furniture.
Once you decide how you are going to ship your furniture, prepare the piece for transport and be ready to start moving large furniture around your home. Follow our guides for shipping tables, sofa shipping and bed shipping for tips on packaging and moving specific types of furniture.
More Furniture Shipping Guides:
How to Ship Antique Furniture
How to Ship Furniture as Freight
How to Ship Furniture Overseas