Preparing for relocation is a
major undertaking. Whether your move across the country or
overseas. Green Trade Logistics will guide you through to plan your
upcoming relocation step by step for a worry free move.
to pack cartons
- Begin packing well in advance.
Start with items least used in your household.
- Pack one room at a time,
labeling each carton with the general contents and destination
room in the new home.
- Cartons containing fragile
or highly value items should be clearly marked for your
- The heavier the contents,
the smaller the carton you need to use.
- Ensure the bottoms of the
cartons are well taped to hold the contents.
- When packing individual cartons,
place the heavier items on the bottom, graduating to the
lightest items on top.
- Prepare an itemized list of
all goods packed into each carton.
- It is recommended that your
moving day should be dedicated to moving only.
- You need to reserve the elevator
with your building management in advance.
How to pack cartons
and other fragile items Pack
fragile items in a small carton with 3". Crumbled paper
on the bottom as a cushion. Each item should be wrapped
individually in paper. Place large and/or heavy pieces
in bottom of carton. Plates and platters should be packed
in upright position around edge of carton, with 2" of
paper stuffed in between each item. Place smaller items,
such as cups and saucers, toward top of carton. Cartons
should never be packed above the top crease.
arrival of your dishes, crystal and other fragile items,
is best ensured if left to our experienced packers,
who are trained to pack your belongings quickly and
efficiently, providing the maximum in safely.
POTS, PANS, and
Use sturdy cartons. Wrap each item individually, placing
heaviest items on the bottom. To secure a minimum amount
of shifting during handling, maximize space by packing
smaller items between larger itemswherever possible.
PAINTINGS and glass table tops
It is recommended that these items should be wrapped
and crated. If they are small, wrap and place along
edges of cartons.
LAMPS, LAMP SHADES
After removing light bulbs and shades, pack lamp either
with your linens and towels, or wrap separately and
place in another carton. Lampshades should be wrapped
in tissue paper.
DRAPES and clothing
Fold and pack neatly into a sturdy and appropriately
Use small cartons
and place books with their binding on alternate sides.
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