n 1974, United Van Lines was the first van line in Canada to introduce a national container service.
Today, with 1,400 containers travelling Canadian highways and more than 50 container depots and storage sites to serve you,
United has proven the success of an innovative idea. Our container system represents an investment of over 20 million dollars by the Member companies of United Van Lines.
Our commitment to the concept of container service for more than 30 years has made us the leader in domestic container moving.
3 available container sizes:
United's containers are the perfect solution for moves in which short-term storage is required.
Because we store your shipment right in the container in which it was loaded, your household effects do not have to be unloaded into a van for delivery when your new home is ready.
This means less handling. Your possessions are safer, and less susceptible to damage.
A container is best visualized by dividing a moving van into compartments.
A United container represents your own personal moving vault, fully secured and loaded by trained professionals.
It is comforting to know that your valued possessions are being kept separate from other shipments in your own Sanitized container.
Your Moving Consultant has more details about guaranteeing the "Exclusive Use" of a United container.
Whether you need expedited or delayed delivery, the flexibility of containers can provide it.
Using our transit time schedules, you can choose the delivery that suits you best. Container flexibility can handle most situations.
However, when you require short term storage, containers can be stored on a low cost basis.