International Shipping Service in Maryland, DC & VA
Professional Movers Based in Maryland, Washington, DC & Virginia
Need to ship items overseas but not sure where to begin? Platinum Moving Services is one of the largest and most experienced moving companies offering international shipping from Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia. We can get your items from here to wherever they need to go, in any country—safely and efficiently.
Call us at 301-591-3858 to learn more or get your free international shipping quote today!
International Shipping Company in MD, DC & VA
Where can we ship your items? Anywhere! We ship personal items, company property, and everything in between via air or ocean container shipping to Europe, South America, Iraq, India, Africa, or anywhere in the world.
Whether you are scheduling an international move, need to ship furniture from the DC area, sending purchased items home, or just need to get something from here to there, you can count on Platinum for precise transport.
Container Shipping Service in the Washington, DC Area
To ship overseas, we will first properly crate your items so they can be loaded into a sea container (Less than Container Load (LCL) shipment). Our full service includes:
- Taking an inventory of your items
- Booking the vessel to destination
- Arranging for pickup and delivery of the sea container to your home
- Loading the container and sealing it with a lock and numbered metal seal
- Processing all documentation (Bill of Lading, Export Declaration, and other documents)
- Delivering the full container to port
- Arranging for destination services with a reputable shipping agent in the destination country. At Platinum, all of the agents we work with belong to the prestigious International Association of Movers (IAM), of which we are also members
What Makes Platinum Moving Services Different?
In addition to our unparalleled industry experience, Platinum offers a high level of service and commitment that sets us apart from our competitors.
- We provide a dedicated, friendly moving specialist to coordinate and oversee every detail of your move.
- You can rest assured that our packing methods are second to none! We never take shortcuts.
- You can customize your moving plan with us. We can do all your packing and moving, or just moving and transport, or complete service including packing and unpacking.
- We can move specialty items like pianos, art, and antiques.
- We give detailed quotes to ensure that you know exactly what is included in the cost of services. In addition, we do on-site surveys to ensure the most accurate quote possible.
International Shipping Rates
When it comes to the cost of international shipping from the DC area, the price really does vary. The good news is we can provide a free price estimate once we know the estimated size and weight of your items being shipped. Contact us for your international shipping quote!
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Packing for Overseas Shipping from the DC Area
Packing for overseas transport is a true craft, and we have mastered it! Our superior pack-and-ship services ensure that your items will arrive at their destination safe and intact. We are experts at packing your valuables; in fact, the Smithsonian Institution trusted us with moving their priceless art due to our renowned packing skills! Our packing craftsmanship is second to none. You can rest assured that your belongings, equipment, cars, boats, art, antiques, or other items will arrive safely at your new destination.
As an experienced international shipping and moving company in Maryland, we are extremely knowledgeable about and current with international shipping regulations. We will advise you of any restrictions, requirements, fees, taxes, or other factors that may affect your shipment. If you need to send an express overseas shipment, please contact us immediately to make arrangements.
Why Choose Our International Moving Company?
Shipping items overseas, whether they are large, small, heavy, expensive, rare, or delicate, requires a complex process with many steps and details to take into account. At Platinum Moving Services, we have been shipping things to worldwide destinations for more than 30 years, so you can rest assured that your belongings are in experienced hands.
We are proud to have an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. We provide services to many of DC’s embassies, and we have shipped priceless items for the Smithsonian. We are devoted to our business and strive to give remarkable service to our clients—just look at our testimonials to read reviews from our satisfied customers.