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Old 22.05.2009, 14:26
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Need advice on shipping from Toronto to Zurich

I have been living in Zurich since Feb 2008 and finally decided that it would be nice ship my remaining personal items from Toronto.

No big furniture - just books, CDs, dishes etc. It would definitely all fit in a 20' container, but I could also ship with boxes instead. I have found some shipping companies online, but its difficult to tell how good or reliable they are.

Can anyone recommend a company for this? Or if you have any advice for me I would really appreciate it.

Thank-you!
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Old 22.05.2009, 17:49
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Re: Need advice on shipping from Toronto to Zurich

Having moved my personal belongings from Toronto to Zurich, I can only tell you which company to AVOID ...

Please let me know if you are interested ;-)
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Re: Need advice on shipping from Toronto to Zurich

Have you searched through the forum at all?
There are quite a few threads with "shipping companies" already running and may have the info you need.
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Re: Need advice on shipping from Toronto to Zurich

Yes, looked through those first, then posted my question.

Got some PM's about who not to use (thank-you!), but haven't had any recommendations yet.
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Re: Need advice on shipping from Toronto to Zurich

Hi! I am moving to Zurich this summer and would love advice on shipping! I have a large chest that I want to bring as well, it's not heavy, just large. Besides that, the regular stuff: books, dishes, etc.

Please let me know if you have any information
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Hi! I am moving to Zurich this summer and would love advice on shipping! I have a large chest that I want to bring as well, it's not heavy, just large. Besides that, the regular stuff: books, dishes, etc.

Please let me know if you have any information
A guy I know moved from Zurich to Toronto and mailed all his CD's and books...
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Re: Need advice on shipping from Toronto to Zurich

I had very good luck with AMJ-Campbell. Packing well (so everything arrives in one piece) is the most important part of a move.

I would definitely get a quote from them. I moved Toronto-Lausanne but they will have a "partner company" in Zürich as well.

Link: http://www.amj-international.com/

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Hi! I am moving to Zurich this summer and would love advice on shipping! I have a large chest that I want to bring as well, it's not heavy, just large. Besides that, the regular stuff: books, dishes, etc.

Please let me know if you have any information
We used Allied International when we moved over in December. Not the cheapest, but not the most expensive either and they have a local office in Glattbrugg. They were great every step of the way and were very accommodating even when we added our car to the shipment the day before it was set to sail and had to change the size of container - only delayed things by 5 days and we had our stuff in hand within 4 weeks of leaving Western Canada - and that was over Christmas and during the massive weather issues in Europe so would have had it even sooner.

http://www.allied.com/
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Re: Need advice on shipping from Toronto to Zurich

Hello


We used Crown when we moved here from Toronto. Overall we
were very happy. We had several things that broke. The
supervisor during unpacking was very sensitive to us making any
claims. Luckly we had insurance and in the end they paid us our
whole claim.

I would use them again. Moving is expensive, but their price
was in the ballpark.

good luck
Anwar
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thanks so much for the advice! I really appreciate it.
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