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Shipping Household Items Long Distance With TSI

Moving or shipping household items long distance — whether several boxes and furniture pieces or a whole home’s worth — can be a major undertaking. TSI’s expert household movers and shippers make it easy to relocate long distances, which is typically 100 miles+. We offer the option of professional packing for your household move, as well as custom crating and climate-controlled trucks if needed. Request a household moving quote online or call us at 1-800-626-1257 for more info and an instant quote.

With easy access to our nationwide network of professional household movers and shippers, TSI’s logistics experts specialize in creating customized plans for transporting your belongings. We can move or ship entire households across the country or across the state:

Customer Opinions Matter

They help us serve you better. See what our customers have to say about our household moving services below. You can read more reviews here

Great job. Good attention to detail, good follow up, pro-active in all respects from inquiry, to booking, to delivery.

Elaine R. tsi

I searched for a moving company for several weeks however the reviews were really bad for all of them. then my husband chose TSI. i saw the reviews were not as bad. and the price was relatively low so we decided to go with it. they packed… More ›

Susan Xu - California to Michigan mymovingreviews

I had no knowledge of how to transport a Grandfather clock from Iowa to Colorado. TSI could not have been more helpful, informative and professional. From the salesperson on the east coast, to the driver who packed, loaded and delivered… More ›

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How To Ship Your Belongings To Another State

Because every long distance move is different, we offer an array of services to get your goods where they need to be safely and on time. Several factors can influence how much your household move will cost, including the size and number of items you'll be shipping, the distance they will be traveling, and any special considerations — like if there's glass or delicate components.  Our most popular solutions for long distance household moves are:

Full Service Expedited

Best for tight or very specific timeframes and large moves

  • Expedited timing
  • Full professional packing
  • Indoor pickup and delivery
  • Full valuation protection insurance

White Glove Consolidated

Best for small loads that include furniture and flexible timeframes

  • Professional preparation of the furniture
  • Indoor pickup and delivery
  • Limited liability coverage

Box-And-Ship Program

Best for moves that only require boxes (no furniture or large items)

  • Empty boxes delivered to you
  • Door-to-door pickup and delivery of packed boxes
  • $100 of insurance per box

Household Moves FAQs

How far in advance should I schedule movers?

Household moves should be scheduled as far in advance as possible—ideally at least 2 months in advance to secure a moving truck and a lower rate. Some household movers and shippers will be able to accommodate shorter timelines if needed, though additional fees may apply. Remember that the busy season for movers is typically May - September, so availability can be more limited. Companies like TSI with access to multiple carriers nationally do not usually have those limitations.

How much does it cost to move to a 3 bedroom house?

It can cost between $800-$8,000 to move a 3-bedroom house. The exact cost of moving a 3-bedroom house depends on how far you are moving, how much stuff you have to move, and what kind of mover you work with. 
Read more: How Much Does It Cost to Move Out of State?

Will a moving company move one piece of furniture?

Not many companies will move one or few pieces of furniture. TSI is one of the few small load movers with a national presence and specializes in moves that do not require a full truck. Some household movers will not move a single piece of furniture locally, but there may be specialized single-item movers in your area if you’re moving a single piece of furniture within the same city. Learn more about long-distance furniture shipping with TSI. Read more: How To Ship Furniture Out Of State

What is the best moving company for long distance moves?

The best moving company for long distance moves ultimately depends on your budget and timeline, your physical ability, and the amount of stuff you have to move. 

For small load long distance moves, the best option is to work with a company like TSI that has options for consolidated shipping. Large van lines typically have weight minimums that only make sense if you are moving a whole home. Professional cross-country household movers and shippers like TSI will prepare and load furniture and may offer packing services for boxes. TSI offers extra services such as on-site crating (if needed) and can even help you pack, organize and declutter, and more. Request a household moving and shipping quote to learn more.

Read more: What’s The Best Way To Move Out of State?

 

What is the average cost of moving to another state?

The average cost of a long distance move is approximately $4,890, based on the estimated weight of a 2-3 bedroom home moving approximately 1,000 miles.

Why Choose TSI for Personalized Household Moving and Shipping Services?

Here at TSI, we remain committed to offering a wide range of personalized household moving and shipping services. For over 35 years, we've been helping our customers access solutions that consider everything from their timing needs to convenience objectives. 

We take the time to learn more about each of our customers so we can develop creative service options that work best for them. Our logistics and operations specialists take care of the scheduling details and will also oversee job progress.

Ready to Start Planning Your Long Distance Move?

When you choose TSI, a long distance move doesn't have to be an involved, overwhelming process. Whether you need assistance with organizing, packing, or on-site crating, we are here to handle all aspects of shipping your household items. 

After listening to your shipping needs and goals, we'll match you with the right mover for your job from our nationwide network of carriers. With the help of our logistics and operations specialists, you can expect a seamless process from start to finish with updates as needed. 

We are here to help you get started today. Reach out by phone at 1-800-626-1257 or through our online form to request a quote.

Get a Fast Household Moving Quote

Request a household moving and shipping quote online to see your moving options and get instant pricing for household movers. One of our logistics experts in Wayne, PA will reach out to you to get all the details about your household move or shipment.

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