Fine Art Logistics Services

Assured Arts sets the bar high for fine art logistics. From expert couriers and art handlers to creative packing, crating, installation and storage solutions. From a single painting being hand carried for a buyer upon sale at the auction house, to multiple crates on an art shuttle heading across the country. Our standards never wane, regardless of what service is being provided or to whom it’s being provided.

Art Handling Options

  • Domestic & international fine art shipping
  • Hand-carry courier service
  • Last minute, express shipping and courier deliveries
  • Item tracking, 24/7/365 scheduling, insurance
  • Air-ride, climate controlled transport and storage
  • Import-export management, customs services
  • Security screening at TSA certified, IAC facilities
  • Fine art logistics services
  • Custom crating, ISPM-15 compliant, museum quality and special cases
  • On-site packing, unpacking, installations

Risk Mitigation

  • Risk assessment
  • Loss prevention, investigation, recovery
  • Geographic route planning
  • Secured Logistics

* For all services, confidentiality and client anonymity are maintained

Service by Industry

  • Fine art, antique, artifact marketplace
  • Other business and private clients
  • Government – Diplomatic Courier Service, GSA Schedule 48, other agencies and departments
  • Entertainment, talent, and sports management companies
  • Private client, lifestyle management, and concierge providers

* For all services, confidentiality and client anonymity are maintained

Comparison of Art Tranport Options

ASSURED ARTS DOMESTIC ART COURIER

Transit Time: < 12 Hours

Relative Cost: +750%

Risk*: Lowest

ASSURED ARTS INTERNATIONAL ART COURIER

Transit Time: < 24 Hours

Relative Cost: +750%

Risk*: Lowest

DOMESTIC STANDARD GROUND SHIPPING

Transit Time: Days – Week

Relative Cost: 100% Baseline

Risk*: High

FINE ART SHIPPED INTERNATIONALLY AS OCEAN FREIGHT 

Transit Time: Week+

Relative Cost: 100% Baseline

Risk*: Medium

DOMESTIC FINE ART SHUTTLE

Transit Time: Days – Week

Relative Cost: +500 – 1,000%

Risk*: Low

ON-BOARD/HAND CARRY COURIER SERVICE PROVIDERS

Transit Time: 1 Day

Relative Cost: +2000%

Risk*: Low

ON-BOARD COURIER AIRFREIGHT CHARTER 

Transit Time: < 24 Hours

Relative Cost: +6500%

Risk*: Low

DOMESTIC/INTERNATIONAL AIR CARGO

Transit Time: Week+

Relative Cost: +250%

Risk*: High

DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL EXPRESS AIR CARGO

Transit Time: Days – Week+

Relative Cost: +450%

Risk*: High

 

* Damage, Misplacement, Theft