Aliyah Lift Shipping 2 Minute Shipping Overview
Preparing for Aliyah.
for aliyah is very exciting and a lot of work. The
earlier you get started, the better prepared you will be before
The Fun Begins! At some point,
you will need to go through your house and determine what you
will be taking in your shipment. There are a number of
factors (electrical, value, sentimental value, size, etc.) that
should guide you in planning for your shipment.
How Big is My Shipment? To help
you further, we have designed the Aliyah Lift Calculator spreadsheet
to calculate the volume of your shipment.
The Aliyah Lift Calculator is loaded with the volumes of common-sized
household items, plus it can be customized to include
your non-standard items - continually calculating the volume
as you progress.
receive your FREE Aliyah Lift Calculator please send
an email to: AliyahLift@gmail.com
and yours will be sent soon.
Please remember - all volumes are approximate.
Timing. Timing is directly related
to sanity. Living without furniture is hard on
families. We will work with you and your time
constraints so that your lifestyle is minimally disrupted.
The time between loading your aliyah shipment and your aliyah
flight is an excellent time to visit family or friends - giving
you a chance to relax and spend some quality time with those
whom you love.
Our goal is to make shipping your aliyah shipment easy
2. Your Shipping Options.
shipping your personal belonging to Israel you have two options,
depending on the amount of freight you have.
Shipment. This is when you do not take
enough to justify the cost of a full container. Your
freight gets combined with other orders (consolidated) and
loaded into a container and shipped when the container is
Container Shipment. When shipping
a container you have 3 sizes to choose from.
x Width x Height
4" x 7' 8" x 7' 10"
5" x 7' 8" x 7' 10"
5" x 7' 8" x 8' 10"
The 40' HC is similar to the 40' Container only 12" taller
What Size is Right For You? At the
"Shipping Options" link you will find valuable
information and a sample inventory of a what a 20' container
can hold. The calculations are based on conservative
3. The Shipping Process.
It Works. The shipping
evolution can be broken down into 5 steps: Packing, Loading,
Shipping, Customs, and Delivery.
Packing. Packing for an aliyah, or for
is a BIG task - let us help. This is what Aliyah Lift
Shipping can provide for you:
Fragile or Select Items
Household Packing Services
Loading the lift/container with
your household possessions while the container is at your
location. Aliyah Lift Shipping can dispatch skilled
workers to load your lift, saving you time and energy - or
- you can load the container yourself.
After the container is loaded, the container will be transported
to the nearest port for shipping.
If you are shipping a Partial Shipment then your goods would
be packed and wrapped at your residence and returned to our
consolidation center warehouse for a later shipment.
Obviously, this is when your aliyah shipment crosses
the ocean to Israel.
Customs Clearance and Inspection. When
your shipment arrives at the port in Israel, you will need
to go for customs clearance. There is a slight
possibility your container/partial shipment may be inspected
by customs officials and verified against the shipping inventory.
If not, arrangements can then be made to schedule your delivery.
After customs clearing, your container/partial shipment
will be delivered to your door.
Once again, a team of skilled workers will unload your container/partial
shipment - putting your boxes where you want them and assembling
basic pieces of furniture.
Finally! You are ready to begin your life in your new
home in Israel - Our Homeland!