Personal Effects

Also referred to as:
  • household goods (used), not being sold
  • baggagem excess baggage, or unaccompanied baggage
  • PE/HHG is a frequent abreviation
  • a relocation or a removal
Notes on transport:
  • most forwarding companies or freight carriers will not transport personal effects.  Most will not ship or open an account for a shipper unless the shipper has a business tax ID.
  • FedEx, UPS and the US Postal Service will may ship personal effects, with the following limitations:
    • high cost;
    • limited parcel sizes,
    • packing requirements that can dramatically increase the costs.
Ann Arbor Shipping can offer substantial savings on domestic and international personal effects shipments.

Please use the following form to obtain a rate.  A rate will be based upon your estimate of the total weight and dimensions.