By Design Modern ships furniture throughout North America and the World. Below are shipping options we make available for your convenience. If you have questions about a shipping method, please contact us.


Greyhound (GCX) – Canada

Greyhound (GPX) – USA

  • 100 lb per package weight limit
  • Packaged by BDM
  • In USA delivered to station nearest to your location based on zip
  • In Canada delivered to station nearest your location with home delivery option for large cities
  • 7-10 day transit time, once shipped
  • Most economical
  • Price range - $150-$350

White Glove Service

Trans Canada Movers – Canada

Plycon Van Lines – USA

  • No weight / size limit
  • Blanket wrapped, crated items
  • Generally reserved for larger, expensive or items that require special handling
  • Delivered inside your home or business and placed
  • 20-50 day transit time depending on location
  • Assembly option (extra charge)
  • Highest level of service
  • Price range - $450-$650

UPS – Canada - USA

  • Shipments based on size and / or dimensional weight
  • Packaged by BDM
  • Home or business delivery
  • Best option for small to medium sized items
  • 3-7 day transit time (Regular ground service)
  • Most convenient
  • Price range - $100-$250

Ocean Freight / International Shipping

  • Packaged by BDM
  • Typically ocean freight shipping is the most economical method. We can obtain quotes based on ocean port arrival. Inland freight charges (ie. delivery from the port to your home) are not included in our ocean freight quotes.
  • Smaller items can be shipped through the post office and rates will vary depending on size / weight of item and destination
  • Price range – ocean freight - $400-$1000
  • Price range – post office - $200-$450

Freight / LTL (Less Than Load)

  • No size / weight limit
  • Packaged by BDM
  • Home or business deliver or carrier warehouse pick up
  • No inside delivery option, curbside only
  • 20-40 day transit time
  • Price range - $350-$600

Local Pick Up/Delivery

Vancouver, B.C., Canada - 915 Cotton Drive

Bellingham, WA, USA - 4340 Pacific Hwy.

  • Pick up is available during business hours at our Vancouver warehouse 7 days a week
  • Pick up can be arranged at our Bellingham, WA storage locker nearly every Saturday morning of the year
  • No charge for pick up at either location
  • Assistance provided for local pick up at either location

Local Delivery

  • Deliveries can be arranged through our Vancouver store for any location within the GVRD
  • Unfortunately, we cannot offer local delivery to WA state
  •  Price range - $50-$250