Packing is the primary work that needs to be done for a safe and secure. The packing has to be done in a way that it avoids unwanted damages in the material as can otherwise cause unnecessary losses. Try to use all the available old materials for the protection of the materials that are supposed to be packed and sent. Normally the old cloths and papers will be a waste but they can be used to cover the pillows and sofa sets. This will help avoiding small scratches and marks during the transit. Since they will be light, they will not add weight overall. However, most of the people ignore this effective idea and think of expensive methods to secure their goods.
When good packers and movers are used, they will take care of the primary security of the materials that are going to be moved as they will cover them with plastic sheets, and thick papers. It will be better to avoid the used boxes as they will be weak. There are special moving boxes that will be very handy for this work. In some cases if required special packing boxes can be used, as it will be securing the fragile materials in a better way when compared to the normal boxes. Make sure there is no moisture in the boxes, if not it will make the box weak that in turn will increase the risk.