Moving to the United States or Overseas from Chilliwack, BC, Canada? You want to choose a company who has the knowledge, expertise and resources to get you where you need to go without a hitch. Contact Morrows Moving and Storage 1976 Ltd.! We have years of experience facilitating overseas moves, alongside the resources necessary to get you to your destination abroad. For the best peace of mind, take advantage of all our services including Packing Supplies and Services.
Ocean Freight is the most common and cost-effective option for international moves, compared to air freight. Dependent upon the size of your move, there are four options we offer to transport your belongings overseas: A Lift Van, 20ft container, 40ft container and groupage shipment.
The most common shipment method for an international move, a 20ft container has the capacity to hold 1100 cubic feet and is roughly the size of a single car garage. A 20ft container will accommodate all sizes of furniture and personal items.The Volume of a 20ft container is 1100 cubic ft with the dimensions of 8’6″ x 8’6″ x 20’.
A 40ft container is one of the largest capacity containers offered for household moving services. With a capacity of 2200 cubic feet, the container is roughly the size of a 2-car garage. The 40ft container is an ideal choice for a moving to or from a larger home with more furniture. The volume of this container is 2200 cubic feet internally; the dimensions are 8’6″ x 8’6″ x 40’.
Lift Vans are the smallest options for ocean freight and typically used for a small amount of personal goods and household items. They’re consolidated in a shipping container with other freight going to the same destination. Transit time is often extended as a result. Our international movers in Chilliwack, BC, Canada can provide more information about travel time on a case-by-case basis.
Household goods can be shipped in multiple List Vans, although a single use shipping container will be more effective for most average shipment sizes. The volume of a lift van is 197 cubic feet. The dimensions are 87′ x 45″ x 87′.
Groupage shipment involves the use of a 20ft or 40ft container, with many shipments going to the same destination. Think of this option as carpooling your shipment! This option has the longest transit time and is only offered to some destination countries. Please contact us directly to see if your freight qualifies.
We Get Your Items Across the Ocean
If you’re facing an international move that takes you overseas, enlist the help of Morrows Moving and Storage. As experienced international movers with access to all necessary ocean-going freight equipment, we’ll make sure your items make the transatlantic voyage safely. Contact us today at 604-795-9191 to discuss your move.