Founded in 1890, Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the Great Seattle Fire, WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. The health & safety of our customers, staff, service providers, and local community are paramount and we continue to adhere to all directives from local, state, and federal government agencies.
Although many unknowns still remain, rest assured that Hansen Bros. will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs. Our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.


All Hansen Bros. Employees are instructed and expected to follow the guidelines provided by the CDC. This includes:

  • Staying home from work if ill, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or having been exposed to someone with the virus
  • Washing hands frequently with soap or using proper hand sanitizer when soap is not available
  • Maintaining a 6’ social distance from others to the highest degree possible
  • Wearing appropriate face masks when/if requested or required

Hansen Bros. continues to take the following steps:

  • Regularly refreshing and reinforcing prevention guidelines among all staff members to reduce the risk of spreading infection
  • Daily monitoring of staff for symptoms of illness and sending anyone with symptoms home
  • Offering customers the option of contact-free virtual estimate appointments – More Information About Virtual Estimates
  • Following all guidelines and protocols required by Retirement Living Communities, Apartment Complexes, Condominiums, Commercial Buildings, etc.
  • Upon request and at no charge, our crew members can wear masks while performing your move. Please simply notify your Relocation Consultant if this is your preference.

Hansen Bros. requests the following of our customers:

  • If you have a scheduled estimate appointment or booked move, please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19, tested positive for COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing. Please rest assured there is NO CHARGE to reschedule your estimate or move due to illness – we will work together to find an alternate date that works for you.
  • Please use disinfectant/cleaner to wipe down commonly touched surfaces, objects, door handles, etc. at your residence.
  • Please make a sink, hand soap, and paper towels available to your outside salesperson and moving crew for handwashing during their time within your home.
  • Please keep all windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and reduces the containment of germs.
  • Please maintain a social distance of 6’ or greater during both your in-person estimate appointment and while moving services are being performed.

Here are some informative and helpful resources about COVID-19:

The team at Hansen Bros. is proud to continue offering our wide range of services in accordance with the necessary precautions outlined above. Whether you are planning to move your household or business down the street, across the country, or around the world, we’re here to make the process seamless & safe for you, just as we’ve done for well over a century!

~Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage  

Inbound/Outbound Handling

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"I've worked with various logistics companies, but Hansen Bros outshines them all. They handled my international shipping needs with great professionalism and efficiency. The tracking system they provide is top-notch!"

Aaron B.


"Hansen Bros managed the logistics for my art exhibition. Each piece arrived in pristine condition, and their team showed true respect for the artwork. The service was prompt, and everyone involved in the process showed a great understanding of the value of the cargo."

Nora K.

If you are dealing with the movement of goods, either regularly or periodically, you know that inbound and outbound logistics shape the success of every supply chain. To transport goods safely, efficiently, and on time presents its own challenges. Managing large volumes, handling delicate items, or complying with constantly changing regulations makes the journey from point A to B anything but straightforward. At Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage, we have honed our skills as service providers in this field. Our dedicated team stands ready to guide and offer tailored solutions, ensuring your goods transition seamlessly through any challenge. So, if you seek a trusted partner for inbound and outbound handling, reach out to us. Let’s forge pathways that align perfectly with your goals.

Why Choose Us



Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage is locally owned and operated by the same family for four generations, since 1890. We have a well-established reputation for service quality and reliability with a high percentage of repeat household and commercial clients.



We’re a certified ProMover by the American Moving and Storage Association with A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, voted “Best in Western Washington” in 2009 and from 2011 to 2016 by KING5. Our company is fully licensed and insured and member of WMC and AMSA.



Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage provide free, no-obligation in-home estimate and competitive rates, including low minimum rates for shipments moving under 300 miles. We’ve set a refund policy for unused packing materials and three Puget Sound locations to help clients save on travel fee costs.

Understanding Inbound and Outbound Handling Processes

Inbound and outbound logistics are the twin pillars of effective supply chain management. Inbound handling encompasses the movement of raw materials, components, and goods from suppliers to manufacturers or distribution centers. It involves procurement, transportation coordination, and efficient receiving processes. Outbound handling, on the other hand, manages the distribution of finished products to retailers, wholesalers, or end consumers. This includes order fulfillment, packaging, and transportation logistics. In other words:

  • Inbound logistics keep production lines stocked, leading to streamlined manufacturing and reduced downtime.
  • Outbound logistics drive timely, accurate deliveries, bolstering customer satisfaction and loyalty.

So, if you refine both these processes with our expertise and assistance, your business will save costs, prevent inventory hiccups, and secure a competitive market edge. Reach out and let Hansen Bros. be your trusted partner in this journey; our services offer the optimization you seek.

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Choose Hansen Bros. for expert inbound and outbound handling services, where your goods are managed with professional care.

Our Seamless Approach to Inbound and Outbound Logistics

Here’s how we expertly manage the critical aspects of distribution and logistics, encompassing both inbound and outbound handling processes.

Inbound Handling

  • Assessment: We begin by thoroughly understanding your needs and assessing the volume, type, and frequency of goods entering your facility.
  • Planning: Based on the assessment, we devise a strategic plan tailored to ensure smooth intake, addressing factors like timing, storage requirements, and special handling if needed.
  • Reception: Upon arrival of goods, our team conducts a comprehensive inspection, ensuring that everything is in order and matches the shipping manifest.
  • Storage Strategy: We don’t just store; we strategize. Depending on the nature of the goods, we allocate appropriate spaces, ensuring easy access and optimal storage conditions.
  • Inventory Management: Leveraging state-of-the-art tools, we maintain an updated inventory, ensuring that stock levels are transparent and accessible for your reference at any time.

Outbound Handling

  • Order Review: We start by examining the outgoing order details, ensuring accuracy in terms of product type, quantity, and destination.
  • Picking & Packing: Our team swiftly picks the required items from inventory, ensuring they are packed securely and labeled correctly.
  • Compliance Checks: Prior to dispatch, we conduct thorough checks, making sure all shipments comply with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Transport Coordination: We coordinate with trusted transport partners, ensuring timely pickups and efficient routing for prompt deliveries.
  • Tracking & Updates: Once the goods are en route, we provide tracking capabilities and consistent updates, ensuring you always know the status of your shipment.

With Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage by your side, each step is thoughtfully managed, providing you with frictionless inbound and outbound handling experience. Get your customized quote today, and let’s simplify logistics together.

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Hansen Bros. Comprehensive Services

Managing the complexities of inbound and outbound logistics effectively and efficiently calls for specialized services. We’re proud to offer an array that meets every need:

  • Warehouse Receiving: Our expansive infrastructure extends across key locations to serve you better. With warehouses situated in Lynnwood, Newcastle, and Seattle in WA, as well as Boise in ID, we’re strategically positioned to efficiently receive, store, and dispatch your goods.
  • Loading/Unloading Material: The efficiency of your supply chain often depends on the speed and accuracy of loading and unloading. Our team is trained to handle this with precision, ensuring that your materials are treated with care and attention at every touchpoint.
  • Inventory Control: A well-maintained inventory is essential for business efficiency. We employ advanced tools and processes to keep your inventory accurate, updated, and accessible for your reference anytime.
  • Order Verification: Mistakes in order processing can be costly. Our systematic order verification process ensures that every item dispatched matches your order’s requirements, eliminating errors and guaranteeing satisfaction.
  • Handling: Each product requires a unique touch. Be it delicate electronics or bulky machinery transport, our team is equipped with the knowledge and tools to handle goods appropriately, ensuring they reach their destination in pristine condition.
  • Dedicated Fleet: In collaboration with trusted partners, we maintain a dedicated fleet ready to move your goods. As a noteworthy mention, Hansen Bros. stands as a trusted agent for Allied Van Lines, ensuring that your deliveries are in the best hands.

Choose Hansen Bros.’s comprehensive services for a seamless inbound and outbound logistics experience, and get in touch for a personalized consultation.

Hansen Bros. – Your Logistics Solution

Inbound and outbound handling demands precision, timeliness, and expertise. With Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage, you’re choosing a partner dedicated to upholding these standards and ensuring your logistics are managed with utmost professionalism. Connect with our Team today for tailored logistics support.

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