- boxes - usual
- boxes unusual or customized
- small - even small shipments may incur additional handling charges, if the pieces / boxes require 2 persons to load them on the truck. Many shippers prefer to save by bringing their boxes into a warehouse with a dock, where their boxes and loose pieces are shrink wrapped to a pallet;
- large - loading that takes base a business without a warehouse or at a residence are usually estimated by calculating a local moving charge to load onto a truck and then the charge of transporting the freight to the destination.