Transport prac z wystawy (No. 5421506)

Transport prac z wystawy

Item length [m]:

1

Item width [m]:

1

Item height [m]:

1

Total weight [kg]:

200

Type of service:

Transportation only

Safety instructions:

Nie rzucać,

Packaging description:

kartony, folia bąbelkowa,

What is your budget? [PLN]:

500

Dimensions are approximate

Distance: 1581.00 km

Pick-up address and date

Italy, Lazio, Rome

2 Jun 2020

Delivery address and date

Poland, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Kraków

5 Jun 2020


Art transportation

Art shipping is sometimes difficult and therefore should be planned cautiously before first arrangements are made. For one, every branch of art (in some cases every piece) needs different ways of securing for shipment. The art section is very varied, you can find there a wide array of things from paintings and engravings to sculptures, art installations and much more.

Art is almost always really delicate and is prone to damages. Moreover many art pieces are unconventional in shape as well as dimensions, so transporting it by post office is not an option. And lastly art is a costly cargo, so it’s crucial to select a reliable hauler and the safest way of securing the art for transportation. That excludes post office as well as most couriers – services where you don’t get to speak to the person who will be directly responsible for transporting your load.

Art is thought of as fragile cargo. You ought to put ”fragile” sticker on the package, to make sure that the hauler is especially careful while shipping it. When securing an art piece for transportation you will encounter an issue of packaging. With items bought in a store you receive an original box which in the future you can use to for transportation (for example that goes for household appliances). But when it comes to art you don’t have any original box – you need to secure it on your own.

How to choose the safest way to pack art for shipment? It varies depending on what piece of art you wish to ship. With sculptures and pottery it is crucial to select a box that could fit it. The box cannot be much bigger than the load – any empty space left between the box and the load may lead to damaging the cargo during shipment. If the shipped art piece have any removable elements, remember to transport them separately. Wrap the whole piece in bubble foil and gently place the cargo in the box. If there is some empty space left in the box, fill it with more bubble wrap or pieces of cloth. Remember to place a “fragile” sign both on the top and on the side of the cardboard.

Securing a painting to be shipped will require a different approach. You can buy boxes dedicated for transporting paintings – with such box your painting should be secured during shipment – just remember to fill the space that is left in the box with some fabric or Styrofoam to cushion any tremors during shipment. In case you do not possess such box, you may ship a painting without a box, wrapped in bubble foil or stretch foil. Just don’t forget that the bubble wrap and stretch foil cannot touch the painted side of the cargo. To avoid that wrap the painting in some softer material (a piece of cotton fabric or even a bed sheet) prior to wrapping it in bubble foil.

As for placing the cargo in a car, a painting must be transported vertically. With every piece of art make sure your load will not be able to tip over during transportation and that some other load won’t crash into it in case of for example a sudden turn.