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Top Tips: How to Keep Works of Art Safe in Transit

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(businesspress24) - Courier jobs in which you are asked to transport valuable artwork can be a great source of income, as clients will pay premium rates to ensure that their precious art is delivered safely. But this is not a job to take on lightly: some of these artworks cost thousands of pounds, and any damage can dramatically decrease their worth. If you know what you

So, before you commit yourself to this kind of work, take a look at these transportation and packaging tips for courier jobs involving works of art. Here

Plan Ahead

The reason these courier jobs command a higher price than transporting the average package is because the client will expect a little extra care to go into the service. Take the time to collect as much information as you can about the work, such as its weight, size and material. The more information you can get, the more prepared you will be to adequately protect the piece in transit.

Use the Right Kind of Packaging

The size, shape, weight and material of the artwork all need to be considered when selecting packaging. A free-standing sculpture may need to go into a good-quality packing box that

Take time to consider what type of packaging will work best, and bear in mind that while Styrofoam works well for 3D items, it can dent the paint on paintings and may also fail to protect exposed corners. Always invest in high-quality packing materials

Clients are generally happy to discuss the packaging of their art with you, as it will show them that you are acting responsibly and giving them a service that

Mark Items as Fragile

Treating your precious cargo with kid gloves is no good if you deliver it to someone who then throws it into the corner because they don

Follow these tips and you

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Norman Dulwich is a correspondent for Courier Exchange, the world''s largest neutral trading hub for same day courier jobs in the express freight exchange industry. Over 4,800 transport exchange businesses are networked together through their website, trading jobs and capacity in a safe ''wholesale'' environment.

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Date: 01/25/2018 - 11:13
Language: English
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