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Obtain Furniture Shipping Estimates in County Durham, UK


Shiply has a vast network of furniture transporters who vie against one another to secure your furniture delivery task in County Durham, UK. Transporters utilize our platform to discover additional work along their current routes, enabling them to provide furniture shipping prices up to 75% lower than standard rates.


For instance, if a transporter is already delivering multiple items from London to Manchester in their vehicle, but after completing those deliveries they must return to London empty, they are eager to offer significantly discounted rates to minimize this inefficiency. Therefore, whether you are transporting a single piece of furniture within County Durham or several items to Europe or beyond, Shiply can help.


It's straightforward. Simply complete one brief form outlining what you need to transport & await the estimates to be sent to you via email. If you have any photographs of the furniture, they can be incredibly useful to provide to the removal companies. Requests accompanied by photos typically receive 34% more affordable quotes.


Once you have completed the form and submitted your delivery request, you can simply relax & allow Shiply to handle the challenging work for you. This undoubtedly surpasses calling one company after another only to receive costly estimates and no indication of quality.


Furniture delivery firms will vie & provide quotes for your delivery job in a reverse auction format, which helps to lower the price for you.


Evaluate The Furniture Delivery Firms


We suggest allowing 24 hours to obtain the most favorable furniture shipping estimates, but it's not unusual to receive an excellent price within a few minutes. The majority of transport providers offer a nationwide furniture delivery service. However, we also have furniture transport companies that operate globally.


In addition to competitive prices, Shiply employs a feedback system, similar to eBay. After every transaction, customers leave positive, negative, or neutral feedback comments. Transport providers on Shiply are motivated to deliver a high level of service to earn positive feedback & future business.


This emphasis on affordable prices and exceptional service is why millions of individuals have utilized Shiply and continue to use it repeatedly. We're rated 9.0/10 on Trustpilot.


Therefore, once you have received multiple furniture courier prices, we recommend evaluating them individually. Pay attention to the transport providers' feedback scores & comments left by their previous customers.


Ask the courier a few questions, including their availability to perform your furniture shipment. Once you have agreed on dates and you are satisfied with the profile & feedback score, you can click on accept quote to book your selected transport provider.


Ready Your Furniture for Shipping


Now that you have booked your furniture collection & delivery service, the transporter will give you a courtesy call to inform you when they anticipate arriving at the collection point. Prior to this, we recommend you take the following steps.


  • Confirm Packaging/Protection: Verify with your transport provider if they will be providing blankets, bubble wrap, or similar materials to safeguard your furniture during transit. If they are not, we advise you to package & protect the furniture as best you can yourself before collection.

  • Verify Insurance: Your furniture courier will have goods in transit insurance in the unlikely event your furniture is lost or damaged during shipping. We also suggest you review your home insurance policy, as many of these policies cover furniture while in transit.

  • Documentation: We highly recommend taking photos of your furniture before collection. This documentation can be incredibly helpful in proving damage occurred during the furniture shipping process.

It is not necessary for you to be available all day for collection or delivery of your item. Unlike the giants of Royal Mail & Yodel etc., Shiply's furniture delivery services are typically provided by smaller family businesses that are more flexible in this regard. They will usually be able to give you a brief time window for when you'd need to be present & give you a courtesy call when they are about to arrive.


The furniture delivery companies on Shiply vary greatly in specialization. There is truly nothing they cannot handle. Because there are over 100,000 transport providers on Shiply, they have a vast array of vehicle types, from smaller vans to HGVs & flatbed trucks. Therefore, regardless of what you're moving, you'll find someone to transport your items on Shiply.


It is a requirement for every transport provider on Shiply to have sufficient goods in transit insurance for the furniture removals they perform. If you have a particularly valuable item, it is worth double-checking with your chosen transport provider directly in case they need to purchase additional insurance on your behalf.


Why Individuals Frequently Relocate Furniture To & From County Durham


County Durham, situated in the North East of England, is a popular destination for individuals relocating within the UK. With its breathtaking countryside, historic towns & cities, and affordable housing, it's no surprise that many people choose to move their furniture to County Durham.


Conversely, people also often move furniture out of County Durham for various reasons. Some may be relocating for work or family reasons, while others may be downsizing or simply seeking a change of scenery.


Regardless of the reason for moving furniture to or from County Durham, Shiply can help simplify the process & make it more affordable. With our network of reliable furniture couriers & competitive pricing, you can have peace of mind knowing that your belongings will arrive safely at their destination.


Inspect Furniture Condition & Provide Feedback


Once your delivery has been completed, we recommend inspecting the condition before signing anything. In the unlikely event that there are signs of new damage, the issue should be raised with your delivery company immediately.


Shiply only functions because of the community, who leave feedback after their delivery. Therefore, whether your experience was positive or there was room for improvement, please remember to leave feedback for your transport provider on Shiply.

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As Shiply's delivery companies are already making similar trips, quotes are up to 75% cheaper than standard rates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Shiply Cover My Area?

Yes! There are couriers using Shiply all over the country and abroad, so whether you need to move a sofa across town or send a car across Europe, we have got you covered.

Does Shiply Have Different Sized Vehicles?

There are thousands of couriers on Shiply, with a wide range of vehicle sizes capable of handling any delivery. Providing the rough dimensions (and pictures if possible) on your listing will allow the delivery company to get the right vehicle sent out to you.

Can I Call Shiply?

Shiply Support is available from 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday on 020 3137 2454. You can also send an email to .

Who Will Carry Out My Delivery?

Whoever you choose! There are thousands of rated transport providers on our platform ready to make a bid to carry out your delivery. It is up to you to decide which quote to accept.

When Will I Receive A Quote?

You will typically start to receive quotes within 30 minutes. If you are worried about the lack of quotes, try adding some more detail to your listing as transport providers may be unsure of dimensions or weight and feel unable to provide an accurate quote. If your delivery is urgent, you can try our 'featured delivery' feature which moves your listing to the top of the search page for couriers.

How Many Quotes Will I Receive?

Whilst there is no guarantee of quotes, 98% of our listings receive at least 3 quotes, so you are likely to find someone who can undertake the delivery of your items.

Does Shiply Provide Packing Materials?

If your item requires packing materials or extra care then you should make sure this is highlighted in your listing and discussed with any transport provider whose quote you are considering. Couriers on Shiply are able to provide all levels of service and can help pack your items, just ensure you inform them of your needs.

Will My Goods Be Tied Up Securely?

Transport providers will almost always tie up an item in the transport vehicle, as the risk of damage from moving around during transit is high. You should always confirm safety precautions and packing needs with transport providers before accepting a quote.

Can Items Be Taken Upstairs?

Yes, items can be taken upstairs if needed, and can also be assembled. Transport providers on Shiply are happy to provide these services, but you should ensure that you are mentioning these requirements in your listings as it may mean a second person is required for the move.

Can I Travel With My Goods?

The majority of transport providers on Shiply are only insured for the transportation of goods, however, some are also able to take people. If you need to travel with your goods, make sure to mention this in your listing and highlight this to any courier who quotes on your listing.

What If I Need To Cancel My Booking?

If you have accepted a quote and paid the deposit but wish to cancel the delivery, then you should first inform your chosen transport provider that you no longer require the delivery. You should then contact us at to have your deposit refunded.

Can I Change The Address Of The Delivery?

If you have not yet accepted a quote then you are able to change the address of your listing. Note that editing details of your listing after publishing will result in active quotes being voided, so you will have to wait for new quotes to come in. If you have already accepted a quote and need to change the address, please let your transport provider know and contact us at .

Do I Need To Dissasemble My Furniture?

Disassembling furniture can often help with reducing the size of the items that need to be moved, as well as reducing the risk of damage to the piece of furniture. However, there will be transport providers available to move any size of furniture, so don't worry if disassembly is not possible.

Will I Have Help Moving My Furniture?

Transport providers on Shiply are able to help with the moving of furniture out of or into a new home, but you should make sure they are informed of this requirement as they may need to plan for this.

How Shiply works

How Shiply Works

How Shiply Works

  • 1

    Request quotes from our 439,949 rated transport providers.

  • 2

    Compare prices and read previous customer feedback to pick the right delivery quote for you.

  • 3

    Sit back and relax while your item is safely delivered by your chosen transport provider.

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