All Classic (Atlas) containers are constructed of fibreglass and
reinforced steel to provide a clean, safe, weatherproof environment.
Each container is equipped with furniture pads and straps to cover
and secure your goods during transit. Doors have been design-engineered with
tamperproof hardware for maximum security. If you wish, your Classic agent will
arrange for you to padlock and seal your own exclusive containers, to be opened by you at
Regardless of whether you choose conventional van or container
service, you can be sure that all of your belongings are taken care of by qualified
professionals. If your choice is container service, a special team, trained in this
mode of transportation will handle your goods with maximum efficiency and care. Feel
secure in the knowledged that our Classic team is working to make your move more enjoyable
and worry free.
Air - Ride
To further protect your personal property while in transit, every
Classic (Atlas) container trailer is equipped with air-ride suspension. This ensures
a smooth, even ride. This special feature plus our experienced handling techniques
have given us one of the lowest claims ratios in the industry.
In an effort to further enhance the quality of service offer to our
customers, Atlas Van Lines (Canada) Ltd. has equipped all our prime fleet units, including
those that haul our container trailers, with a satellite tracking system.
This state-of-the-art technology provides two-way communication
services as well as a vehicle location identifier to within one mile of it's exact
The on-board communication terminal allows our van operators to
receive loading assignments, special instructions, changes to delivery schedules and other
important messages. Van Operators and Atlas agents can relay e-mail messages, access
data from our mainframe computer system and keep in touch with each other as our Van
Operators travel to their destinations.
Classic Moving's container service allows for flexibility in delivery
dates. Your shipment can be expedited
Storage In Transit
When your new home won't be ready or you cannot accept immediate
delivery due to travel plans or other circumstances, the Classic Container Service may be
the answer to your problems.
Shipments normally can remain in the containers for a period of up to
30 days. If you require an extended period (up to 60 days), simply discuss this
matter with your Classic moving consultant and they will attempt to obtain special
authorization from the dispatch department.
You can rest assured that when this storage option is utilized, your
belongings are kept in the original shipping container until delivered. The seal and
locks remain in place. This approach minimizes any chance of damage or items being
misplaced. When you are ready to accept delivery, you should contact your Classic
agent. They will work with you to establish a convenient delivery schedule. We
would recommend that you provide as much notice as possible, especially during the summer