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A good idea is to organize your boxes by order of need. Use FedEx boxes if you're moving quite a ways away. Ship the items you use on a day to day basis to ensure they will be at your new place waiting for you. This leaves more room in your vehicle or moving truck so that you can fit in more items. It’s also one less thing to move.
Basically, you need to photograph everything that might come to some harm through the moving process. Here are just a few reasons why...
Shipping companies charge for the weight and size of the box. Therefore, the packing material should be as light weight as possible and the box should be an appropriate size for the item. The most popular are bubble wrap and polystyrene “peanuts”. Items shipped directly from the factory or retailer are usually packed in polystyrene moulds to protect the item. The box is usually lightweight yet strong enough to handle the rigors of shipment.