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cend’s chicago moving containers

4-foot storage container

It might be the baby of the bunch, but our 4-foot storage container still offers an impressive amount of storage space – up to 220 cubic feet. It’s ideal for moving items from a smaller living space or when you want to store items from one room. This size is a big hit with college students moving to campus housing for the first time. When it comes to storage space, our 4-foot container is perfect for storing or moving the contents of places that are 550 square feet or less, such as dorm rooms or studio apartments. The size is comparable to a 5 x 5 storage unit. If your still not sure whether this container is right for you, why not spend a couple of minutes and use our online calculator.

8-foot storage container

If you’re moving from a single room or a studio under 500 square feet, our 8-foot moving container is just the right fit. These compact containers can comfortably hold the contents of a dorm room, making them a great option for college students. They’re also great for tackling one-room renovation projects. For comparison, CEND’s 8-foot moving containers are around the size of a 5×10 storage unit or a 10-foot moving truck — plenty of space for a living set and appliances.

16-foot storage container

If you’re embarking on a big move, we have you covered. Our 16-foot moving containers are great for growing families or roommates on the move. They can comfortably hold the contents of a two- to three-bedroom home of up to 1200 square feet. Fitting neatly in a standard parking spot, a 16-foot moving container is similar in size to a 10×15 storage unit or a 20-foot moving truck.

benefits of cend’s chicago moving company

At CEND, we champion your right to move your way. With a variety of container sizes and features, you can pick and choose exactly what you need to get your move started, and you’ll only pay for what you want.

Keep your storage container with you for round-the-clock access, or store it at one of our secure facilities. With convenient container delivery right to your door, moving has never been easier. If you store with us, we’ll even retrieve your belongings for you when you need them. No matter what your move looks like, CEND is here to help.

Your satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do at CEND, which is why you’ll get guaranteed on-time delivery with all our portable storage containers. Whether you’re storing your container at home or at a CEND facility, you’ll have access to everything you need, when you need it. When your container’s not in sight, you can relax knowing those sturdy steel walls are keeping your belongings protected.

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long-distance moving

Moving across the country can be exciting and overwhelming, but CEND helps you focus on all the positives. With our marketplace and price-match guarantee, long-distance moving doesn’t have to be expensive — you’ll get top value no matter how far you’re going.

Plus, you can track your belongings along the way. Not only does CEND provide guaranteed pickup and delivery dates, but our state-of-the-art tracking technology will also bring you peace of mind throughout the journey.


diy to full-service moving

With CEND, the power’s in your hands. With a range of services, from DIY to full-service moving, you can tailor your relocation to your needs and budget. We only work with trusted vendors, so everyone can enjoy the moving experience at a price they’re happy with — all with the utmost care and attention to detail.

Choose a DIY service if you want full control over the packing and moving process. On top of taking charge and saving money, you can benefit from our packing tips and resources to help plan and execute your move. If you want a more comprehensive solution, CEND’s full-service moving takes all the effort off your hands. You’ll get packing supplies, loading and unloading assistance, and anything else you need to get your belongings on the road.

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moving & storage

Whether you’re downsizing, remodeling, or in need of temporary storage during your move, CEND is here to help. Our moving and storage services marketplace is home to a vast range of options. Mix and match them to create your perfect package.

From individual services to an all-in-one solution, the best part is letting CEND handle all the hassle. Our vendors can assist with packing, loading, unloading, or all three. We can transport your belongings across the country or keep them safe and secure in one of our storage facilities. CEND storage is at your disposal before, during, and after any move, and with our easy access policy, you can retrieve any of your belongings at any time.

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chicago moving faqs

At CEND, we know affordability matters. As a marketplace, we bring you some of the most competitive prices around for storage and moving. Connecting you with a wide range of trusted vendors, we ensure you get amazing value for your relocation. Plus, you’ll get the benefit of our price match guarantee. Found a lower price with another competitor? We promise to match it.

Movers’ costs in Chicago depend on a range of factors, from the distance moved to the amount of items you’re taking with you. In general, the cost of Chicago movers starts at around $120 per hour and increases for larger loading teams or particularly large container sizes. The standard tip for movers in Chicago is usually around $10 per worker per hour, or 10 to 20% of the overall moving cost divided among the crew.

Looking for a more precise price based on your needs? Check out our free quote tool for an instant cost estimate personalized to your moving requirements. With transparent, tailored pricing, you can budget effectively and focus on the excitement of your new chapter.

Our tip for saving on costs: While there’s no specific best day to hire movers, there’s lower demand and, therefore, lower rates for weekday and mid-month moves.

When you book a portable moving container with us, we’ll deliver it to your doorstep, giving you the freedom to pack and load at your own pace. If you’d rather have assistance, professional CEND movers are on hand for packing, loading, and unloading services.

Once your container is packed and ready, CEND will transport it to your new location. With our tracking technology, you’ll always know where your belongings are and when they’ll arrive.
After your container arrives, choose to have CEND movers take care of unloading, or unpack your belongings yourself. If you need to store anything a little longer, we have a variety of storage solutions to suit your needs.

Ultimately, CEND is all about making your move as seamless as possible. With portable moving containers, you get a flexible, efficient, and stress-free moving experience from start to finish.

CEND proudly offers shipping services to most major metro areas, including out-of-state relocations to and from Chicago. Our extensive shipping network connects locations around the country to ensure you can get from A to B with ease. Whether you’re moving across state lines or across the country, you can trust CEND’s out-of-state movers to handle your relocation reliably.

To find out whether we ship to your destination, check our locations page, or reach out to our team for more specific help and guidance.

Selecting the right size container for your move is essential for a smooth moving process. Check out our handy moving calculator to determine the right container size for you, plus  how many it’ll take to move your home.

Choosing the right containers will maximize the efficiency of the space you use and ensure none of your belongings get packed so tightly that they break during transit. In turn, you’ll save money and  get peace of mind.

The CEND moving calculator is a great way to visualize your needs and get the most accurate recommendation for your unique move.

find your chicago movers

Moving to a new space should be all excitement, zero stress. That’s why CEND is here to bring you a smooth and seamless relocation experience that’s personalized to you. With our marketplace model, you’ll get the lowest prices and the highest satisfaction. Pay only for what you need, stay on budget, and get unbeatable value for your money. Rest assured your belongings are in trusted hands.

Ready to make your move a breeze? Whether you’re looking for a DIY approach or a full-service solution, local moving to long-distance moving, CEND’s dedicated Chicago movers are here to help. Learn more about how CEND can help you move. With a free, instant quote, you can take the first step toward your new chapter.