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Why uShip Fits Specialty Movers

  • uShip is a shipping marketplace with thousands of moves and shipments
  • Find pianos, art, antiques, pool tables and other specialty moves
  • Build a National Reputation – After each transaction shippers leave you feedback, letting other potential shippers know about your great service.

How uShip Helps Specialty Movers

  • Loaded backhauls – Find loads headed to your next pick up with QuickSearch
  • Quickly build trips – Book loads instantly through the ‘Book It Now’ Feature
  • Free loads emailed to you
  • No monthly fees, no sign up fees, only a transaction fee

uShip Tips for Specialty MoversIf you haven’t moved a lot pianos of before, here are a few tips:

  • Make sure the piano is easily accessible from all sides.
  • Be certain there are no obstacles in the way the piano is moving.
  • Lock and lower the lid before moving.
  • If you are moving an upright piano make sure to have one person on each end of the piano
  • If you are moving a grand piano, put at least one person at each leg.
  • Always move the piano endways, not sideways.
  • Lift with your knees when moving the piano to avoid back strain.
  • Only move the piano a few inches at a time and avoid straining the legs.
  • Don’t lift the piano off the floor; only lift it enough to reduce some of the weight on the casters.
  • Lift the piano over bumps one leg at a time.