Padded Van Transportation


Padded Van Transportation

Premier Blanket Wrap Shipping Services

At LDK Logistics, we offer our top-tier blanket wrap shipping service throughout the United States, ensuring your furniture, equipment, and other valuable goods are transported with the utmost care and protection. Our specially designed system not only safeguards your delicate, precious, or oversized items but also guarantees a hassle-free delivery process.

What is Blanket Wrap Shipping?

Blanket wrap shipping, also known as blanket wrap freight or simply blanket wrapping, is a method of shipping large or delicate items that require special care and protection during transportation. Instead of traditional packaging materials like boxes or crates, the items are wrapped in heavy-duty blankets or pads to provide cushioning and protection against damage.

Here’s how LDK Logistic’s blanket wrap shipping process typically works:

  • Preparation: LDK Logistics will arrange for the pickup of the items from the shipper’s location. The items to be shipped are prepared for transportation, which may include disassembly, if necessary, and any special handling instructions are noted.
  • Wrapping: Experienced movers or shipping personnel will carefully wrap the items in thick blankets or pads. These blankets provide padding and protection against scratches, dents, and other damage during transit. The blankets are secured in place using straps, tape, or other securing methods to prevent shifting during transportation.
  • Loading: Once wrapped, the items are loaded onto the transportation vehicle, which could be a truck, trailer, or other suitable mode of transportation. Loading is done with care to ensure that the items are stacked securely and evenly to prevent damage during transit.
  • Transportation: The vehicle then transports the wrapped items to their destination. The driver takes precautions such as driving carefully over bumps or rough roads to minimize jostling of the cargo.
  • Unloading: Upon arrival at the destination, the items are carefully unloaded from the transportation vehicle. Movers or shipping personnel will unwrap the blankets and pads, inspect the items for any damage, and assist with reassembly if necessary.

Blanket wrap shipping is commonly used for transporting items such as furniture, antiques, artwork, fragile electronics, and other large or delicate goods that require extra care and protection. It offers a more personalized and hands-on approach compared to traditional freight shipping methods and is often preferred for high-value or irreplaceable items.

Benefits of Blanket Wrap Shipping

Blanket wrap shipping offers several benefits compared to traditional freight shipping methods:

  • Customized Protection: Blanket wrap shipping provides a customized and tailored approach to protecting items during transit. Instead of using standardized packaging materials like boxes or crates, items are individually wrapped in heavy-duty blankets or pads, offering superior cushioning and protection against damage.
  • Reduced Risk of Damage: The use of blankets or pads helps reduce the risk of damage to fragile or delicate items during transportation. The padding absorbs shocks and vibrations, minimizing the impact of bumps and jostling during transit.
  • No Packaging Materials Waste: Unlike traditional packaging methods that often involve the use of cardboard boxes, styrofoam, and other packaging materials, blanket wrap shipping minimizes waste. This makes it a more environmentally friendly option, as it reduces the need for disposable packaging materials.
  • Cost-Effective for Large or Oddly-Shaped Items: Blanket wrap shipping can be a cost-effective option for shipping large, bulky, or oddly-shaped items that may not fit into standard packaging. Since there’s no need for custom crates or packaging, it can often be more economical than alternative shipping methods.
  • Personalized Service: Blanket wrap shipping often involves specialized movers or shipping personnel who are experienced in handling delicate or high-value items. This personalized service ensures that items are handled with care throughout the transportation process, providing peace of mind to shippers and recipients alike.
  • Reduced Risk of Theft or Tampering: The use of blankets or pads to wrap items can deter theft or tampering during transit. Unlike traditional packaging methods that may attract attention or indicate the value of the contents, blanket-wrapped items are less conspicuous and may be less likely to be targeted by thieves.
  • Versatility: Blanket wrap shipping can accommodate a wide range of items, including furniture, antiques, artwork, electronics, and more. Its versatility makes it suitable for shipping various types of goods that require special care and protection during transportation.

Overall, blanket wrap shipping offers a reliable, flexible, and cost-effective solution for shipping large or delicate items that require extra protection during transit.

Wide Variety of Blanket Wrap Shipping Services

Blanket wrap shipping, often referred to as pad wrap or padded van transportation, offers an extra layer of protection for a wide variety of items in the furniture industry and beyond. This specialized padded van transportation service is ideal for those who need to transport valuable goods that require additional caution, including furniture, heavy items, and industrial equipment. Our team is highly trained in handling such shipments, ensuring your cargo arrives in perfect condition.

Superior Service Tailored to Your Needs

Our commitment to providing excellent service does not stop at just transporting your goods. We believe in offering a comprehensive blanket wrap shipping solution that caters to your specific needs in the furniture industry or any other sector. Whether you need to deliver products to customers, relocate your offices, or require white-glove delivery, we have you covered.

We provide a seamless, unmatched transportation experience. Our blanket wrap service includes air-ride suspension trailers, providing an extra shock-absorbing buffer for fragile items. With this level of care and our extensive network of reliable carriers, we strive to exceed your expectations in every shipment.

Additional Services and Expertise

We understand that your shipping needs may extend beyond blanket wrap. LDK Logistics offers a wide variety of freight services including ground shipping, to meet all your transportation industry requirements. We can also help you navigate shipping rates and understand any specific shipping requirements.

Contact Us Today!

Let us go the extra mile for you. Our commitment to custom solutions and exceeding expectations means we put in the extra effort to build strong relationships with carriers to ensure efficient mile delivery. Contact us today to learn more about our blanket wrap shipping services or to request a quote for your specific needs.

Your freight that needs special care as it is in transit is safe with us. We care about, and are experienced with the transportation needs of High Value Products that typically don’t come in crated, foam protected, mass produced containers. Our systems ensure use of only the highest quality equipment and sets the very highest standards for care in the transportation of these important commodities.

Padded van service eliminates the need for extensive packaging in many situations.

Velvet Glove Service is an add on that can be paired with padded van service, to include inside pick up and inside delivery. You don’t need a shipping & receiving department; you need only have your product ready to ship.

When customers need the transit of their goods to be handled with extra care and sensitivity, padded van service is the solution of choice. This is a premium service designed to transport electronics, furniture, machinery and other fragile commodities.

This keeps damage, loss and mis-shipping to a minimum. If you are shipping uncrated displays and/or machines, padded van is the ONLY way to ship. All shipments are blanket-wrapped and ride in air-cushioned trailers. Vans will guarantee delivery of your shipment on time and in good condition.

We deliver superior service and value to our customers

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does padded van differ from standard dry van?

Padded vans are outfitted with up to 150 moving blankets, several straps, several load bars, most with lift gates, and other equipment for cargo handling.

Will LDK padded van drivers wrap and secure freight?

LDK drivers either with the help of a local crew, or on their own if shipper is loading will pad wrap and secure all high value items for transport. Our drivers are experienced and well versed in handling high value items.

What shipping option is best for me?

An experienced LDK team member can help you decide what is best, but in general lower value, sturdy, well packed items can ship common carrier LTL or partial standard truckload and delicate, high value items (whether packed or unpacked) would require a padded van or dedicated option.

What types of dedicated transport to you offer?

Besides padded van, we can offer standard 53’ trailers, straight trucks, sprinter vans, cargo vans, hot shot trailers, cars, etc.

Why choose LDK Logistics for your padded van and dedicated transportation needs?

We have a network of padded van and dedicated transportation partners that has been established over the years and worked with on a consistent basis for close to two decades! Pair that with our superior customer service.

Our Services

White glove transportation and logistics services when timing and handling are the highest priority