Packaging and shipping services are available in Ames. This can be for goods and personal items large or small, such as sending a gift or a memento to someone, or while moving from one state to another. Freight shipping services that are available in Ames may have a nationwide or international scale of operations. A number of customized packaging and shipping options are available. The company assists you by building custom boxes and crates for shipping large, oversized, and fragile items. The transportation can be done by rail, ship or by air. The goods are usually insured against damage or loss. Special packaging and transport facilities may be available for antiques, artwork and sculptures. Tracking services for the shipment is also usually offered. This can be used for both residential and commercial moving requirements.