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When you need to move furniture, count on uShip to help you find the best furniture shipper in Canada. Whether it's a family heirloom or everyday goods, we'll help you figure how to ship it plus help you find the best rates, and offer tips to prepare your furniture for the move. If you get a little lost, just give us a call and we'll help get you back on the road to a successful delivery.

The uShip marketplace is the perfect place for finding a furniture delivery service that meets your needs and fits your budget. Start by creating a furniture shipment listing on uShip, including as much detail as possible. Then, furniture movers submit competing quotes for your business. You can connect with the furniture movers who've submitted quotes, and review their profiles to help you select the best furniture transporter for the job.

How to Ship Furniture in Canada

With uShip, furniture moving is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1 | Create Your Listing

First, consider the dimensions and weight of your furniture. You may have to guess, but the more accurate your guess, the more accurate the quotes you receive will be. You'll need to identify a timeframe for the move and choose which level of service you'd prefer. you must identify the level of care preferred.

Furniture shipping companies offerdifferent levels of service. White glove service is the highest level of service, and provides special care and assembly. White glove movers will pick up, deliver, and assemble your furniture inside your home. Some furniture may already be crated and can be shipped via LTL (Less than a Truckload) freight.

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Furniture moving company delivering a white couch


Once you submit your furniture shipping listing on uShip, you'll start receiving quotes directly from furniture carriers. It's your chance to contact them directly to ask questions, explain any special requirements, and get comfortable with the provider.

Each furniture mover has a carrier profile on uShip that contains their transport history, safety records, and customer-rated feedback. While price matters, it shouldn't be the only thing you should consider. You should review these profiles in detail as the quotes come in. Most furniture moving companies post photos of their trucks and of shipments they completed, as well as outlining their cargo insurance coverage. Checking their profile and talking directly with the furniture mover will give you confidence that you are selecting the best furniture mover for your job and budget.


Once you've selected your furniture transporter, you'll need to contact them for any additional details, questions or concerns you have about your shipment. Make sure they're able to manage the level of care you need for your furniture shipment within the right time frame. Share contact information for any relevant third parties involved and let us know if any issues come up. We're here to help with every step of your furniture delivery.

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The average price range to ship furniture locally is in Canada is $95 to $335, while the average cost to ship furniture further distances across Canada ranges from $395 to $750. Naturally, larger shipments, white glove service, long distances, fuel price, and other factors can increase the cost. Furniture movers sometimes combine several shipments which helps keep the price low.

To better understand how much your furniture shipment might cost, check out cost to ship furniture page. There, you can see real past furniture shipping transactions completed through uShip and get a better idea of what you can expect to pay.

How to Ship One Piece of Furniture

First, measure the dimensions of the item and take a few pictures, or ask the seller for these dimensions and photos if you're buying furniture online. Then, decide if you (or the seller) will pack it, or if you should let the pros handle it. Then, create your furniture shipment listing, get your rates, and select your transporter. Check out our Help article on how to ship household goods for additional tips on your furniture shipment.

Furniture Shipping Options

You'll need to decide which method you'd like to use to ship your furniture. Typically, furniture is shipped either as freight or by full service, white glove movers.

Shipping furniture as freight can save money, but you'll be responsible for packaging, loading, and unloading the furniture yourself. White glove movers provide seamless, door-to-door service and are reliable and experienced when it comes to packaging, loading, unloading, even assembling your furniture.


After you decide how to ship the furniture, the next step is to prepare it for transport and prepare your home for moving things around if necessary. If you're shipping your furniture via freight services, you should disassemble, package, or wrap pieces. If you opt for white glove service, just sit back and relax as the pros take care of everything for you.

Furniture Shipping Tips:

  • Know your furniture shipping options
  • Know the measurements and weight of every piece of furniture you want to ship.
  • Know your transporter's furniture shipping history and customer reputation.
  • Know how your furniture is covered under your transporter's insurance.

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