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Proper Packing Supplies Take the Hassle Out of Moving

Nov 13 2012 12:00AM



CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 -- Boxes, labels, bubble wrap and more -- getting your items to their destination intact comes down to using the proper packing materials and a qualified moving company. Whether one room or ten, Allied Van Lines Inc., one of the world's largest moving companies and a subsidiary of SIRVA Inc., offers all of the packing supplies you need to send your child off to college, put items in storage or relocate your family.

With more than 75 years of packing expertise, Allied agents have packing and moving down to a science, and offer many options that cater to different packing needs. From garment boxes for packing closets to moving kits to transport the whole house, you can find the following materials at Allied, online and at affiliated interstate moving companies throughout the country:

Moving Kits - For the whole house, just the kitchen or the bedrooms, several moving kits are available to accommodate your specific needs. In addition to a variety of boxes in a number of sizes, moving kits come with packing tape, bubble wrap and a marker.

Boxes - From small, medium, large and extra-large boxes to specialty boxes designed to accommodate clothing, pictures/mirrors, files and more.

Supplies - A variety of moving supplies -- from packing tape and packing paper to bubble wrap and stretch wrap, moving pads, mattress covers and more -- are available to help pack your valuables properly and secure them in boxes.

In addition to offering packing supplies, Allied has created an online tool to help determine what and how much of the supplies you'll need. Simply select the number of rooms and a baseline list will appear with everything from the size and number of boxes to packing materials and markers. To learn more about Allied packing supplies and to find one of their interstate moving companies visit,

About Allied Van Lines Inc.
Established in 1928, Allied Van Lines, with more than 400 agent locations in North America, is an experienced leader in household goods moving and specialized transportation services. Allied is one of the world's largest moving companies and one of the established global brands of SIRVA Inc., a leader in providing relocation services to corporations, consumers and governments around the world. For more information about Allied Van Lines, visit Allied Van Lines, Inc., U.S. DOT No. 076235.

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