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All you need to know about an international ocean freight shipment: documents, important deadlines, and packaging tips

How to Pack Boxes When You Are Moving

Read this before start packing! If you’re wondering how to send a box internationally or you’re moving overseas and looking for shipping boxes. A critical step to making sure your valuables are safely …

How to Pack Your Clothes For Shipping

Packing up your belongings is tough enough, but packing your clothes to move abroad is a whole other story. Where do you start? Do you fold your clothes into tissue paper and put them in boxes? What …

How to pack furniture for international shipping

As one of the most economical modes of transportation, ocean freight shipping is the best choice for shipping furniture internationally. Air freight, while fast, can be extremely costly, especially …

What Fits in a 40-Foot Shipping Container?

What fits in a 40-foot shipping container? The first step of every international move by ocean freight involves deciding on what type of shipping container you need to transport all your household …

What Fits in a 20-Foot Shipping Container?

What fits in a 20-foot shipping container? If you’re embarking on an international move and are thinking about shipping your household goods via ocean freight, one of the very first steps is to …

Customs requirements when moving to USA

Moving personal effects to USA If you’re considering moving your personal effects to USA, there are certain requirements you need to be aware of to avoid problems with US customs. Regardless of …

How to quote and book your international move with iContainers

With iContainers’ online platform, you can quote, book, and manage your international move easily. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you. 1. Register Click on the orange ‘signup’ button on the top …

Documents required for an international move

What documents do you need for an international move? In order for us to handle your ocean freight shipment for your international move, there are certain documents you need to provide: Packing list: …

Door-to-door and door-to-port move

What is an international maritime move? An international maritime move is the transportation of furnitures, vehicles, and other personal belongings from one country to another via ocean freight. The …

How to load a container for an international move

Loading a container for an international move During a maritime overseas move, your personal belongings are exposed to extreme conditions when being transported out at sea. These include sudden …

How to pack for an international move

The importance of proper packing in an international move One of the most important aspects of an international move is the proper packing of your belongings for the ocean freight journey. As shipping …

Moving FCL or LCL

What’s the difference between a groupage and a full container? When moving overseas, there are different types of shipping containers you may use to ship your household goods. Depending on the volume …