fine art shipping

Fine Art Shipping

Fine art collections are among the most valuable works in the world. We understand that shipping fine art requires the highest level of care at every point in the move so that valuable items are protected. From oil paintings to sculptures, statues to modern art installments, our movers know how to ship art collections safely and will work with you to ensure that every aspect of the move is handled with precision.

Protecting your fine art collection is critical to your museum or business. We use the best packing techniques available, including custom crating, to ensure that valuable artwork remains secure during shipping. Our drivers are leaders in the industry and have won numerous awards for safety and loss prevention. Further, all of our movers are fully-trained, background-checked and have an average tenure of 10 years with Holman. You can rest assured your art collection is in good hands from packing and loading, to shipping and unloading.

Shipping fine art may require special equipment to ensure that all items are safely packed and loaded for shipping. Our substantial fleet includes padded vans, climate-controlled vans and air-ride equipment so that we can meet all of your fine art moving needs.

We will plan all shipment activities to ensure that your fine art arrives safely and on time and that you have the highest quality movers ready to assist in unloading. Shipping art often requires specialized services. Below please find our range of fine art shipping services:

  • Custom container and/or packaging system design
  • Packing in compliance with the appropriate domestic and international regulations
  • Packing in compliance with industry specifications
  • Truckload or less-than-truckload service
  • Lift gates for non-dock situations
  • Inside pick-up and delivery
  • Various sizes of air-ride vans to accommodate any load and delivery site restrictions
  • Flexible scheduling to meet your tight time frame
  • On-site assistance
  • Customs clearance
  • Document processing
  • Unpacking and debris removal
  • Air freight

Shipping your fine art internationally? Working in partnership with UniGroup Worlwide, we have access to a network of more than 1300 global service centers, located in every major area of commerce. Our international agents understand the importance of consistent service delivery and are held to the highest quality standards that Holman and UniGroup, an ISO Certified enterprise, demand. You can rest assured that we have the expertise and global reach required to safely ship your fine art, by land, sea or air, anywhere in the world.

Are you planning to store a fine art collection? We provide secured storage for special freight too.

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Holman Moving has been shipping special freight for more than 100 years. Let us take care of shipping your fine art, so that you don’t have to worry.

Contact us to learn more about our fine art shipping services.