Craigslist Shipping with uShip
Craigslist is your local classifieds, but sometimes you may find exactly what you want in another city, or you can't pick up the item. If you have bought a major appliance such as a washer, dryer or refrigerator on Craigslist, chances are you won’t be able to transport it yourself.
Thankfully, there are many local movers that should be able to offer you same-day or next-day moving services for a less-than-household move. Inform the Craigslist seller that you will need to get a moving company to help you transport the appliances and ask what day and time works best for them so that you can plan around it.
How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Craigslist Item?
uShip transporters are frequently looking items to fill extra space in their trucks, meaning they can pass the savings on to you. For a closer look at how the uShip shipping process works, visit our cost to ship page. You can view shipments completed through the uShip marketplace for a better idea of what shipping your Craigslist item may cost while getting a better idea of how we work.
Tips on Shipping a Craigslist Item
Depending on the distance of the move you will need to make different considerations for local and long-distance transportation. Keep in mind that Craigslist strongly advises against purchasing anything that you or someone you trust cannot inspect in person. For more information visit Craigslist’s guide to avoiding scammers.
Many items that you can’t transport yourself from Craigslist will require a specialty mover. Before you finalize your purchase ensure the seller understands that you will need to use a moving service and that they will allow you the time, space or assistance you need to properly prepare your item for transport. Most Craigslist sellers have regular jobs and it will be very important to be courteous and punctual when preparing or loading your purchase, so make sure your mover understands the situation.