Why Kef?

Why KEF?


Kef International Relocations is unique among shipping companies in Israel.  Founded in 1979 by Anglo immigrants, Kef International is the oldest and most experienced shipping company serving new immigrants in Israel.  If you need a professional, customer-focused shipping company in Israel, who specializes in Aliyah, Kef is your first port of call.


Helping You From Door-to-door

The relocation process begins with our comprehensive Pre-Move Advice, which includes free expert consultations.  We also provide valuable information and tips in our user-friendly brochures, spreadsheets, and info-graphics.  We offer acclaimed live and recorded webinars on the shipping process as well as free onsite evaluations with the moving experts.  Check out our Resources page for more information.

Clear, Custom-tailored Quotes

After helping you decide what type of shipment is right for you, Kef gives you a clear price quote with no hidden costs.  When relocating, there are potential extra costs. Kef gives you a clear picture of what to expect so you can budget accordingly for your move and avoid the stress of unwanted surprises.

Professional Care and Packing

On moving day, Kef utilizes its extensive and well-established relationships with packers and agents around the globe to offer you professional packing teams who use the highest quality materials and methods to pack your possessions.

Clear and Timely Communication

After your shipment has been packed and picked up, Kef has an efficient system of communications, updates, and tracking, which allows you to receive timely information about your shipment, such as sailing date and estimated date of arrival at the destination.  Our English-speaking staff will make your move as easy as possible from door-to-door.

Customs Clearing Made Easy

Kef simplifies the customs clearing process.  We guide you with clear instructions of what you need to do and what documents we need from you, so that you can avoid headaches with Customs and minimize the fees you pay at the destination port.  Kef uses one of the finest and most well-established customs clearers in Israel, which means that you greatly benefit from having a knowledgeable and experienced team handle your shipment.

In-home Delivery

We work with top-notch delivery teams for all our deliveries in Israel and abroad, and are present throughout the process to ensure your move is completed with the utmost level of customer service and attention to detail on which Kef prides itself.

Reliable Insurance Coverage

Kef has a long-standing relationship with our insurance company, which ensures you receive the marine insurance coverage you purchased. In case of an insurance claim, Kef is there to help you with the process; a point of difference between us and other shipping companies.

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All these factors contribute to answering the question “Why Kef?”

If you are looking for an honest, affordable, and reliable shipping company, with decades of experience, that works tirelessly to provide the best service for its customers, then you have come to the right place.

  • The Kef team was wonderful to work with.  They were immediately responsive to questions and willing to clarify anything we did not fully understand.  They made the move of our goods smooth and stress free. We appreciated their advice and their handling everything from the landing of the goods to their arrival and placement in our apartment .

    Lisa Schachter
    Lisa Schachter Moved from Cleveland, Nov 2015
  • We'd recommend using Kef. Our lift arrived on time and in good shape. Crews on either end were helpful and professional.

    Ovi and Michal Jacob
    Ovi and Michal Jacob Moved from New Milford, NJ to Modiin, Aug 2015
  • Kef made our move efficient and easy. We got so much information from them about absolutely everything we needed to know- documentation, scheduling, customs, even what to pack and what to leave. The packing and delivery teams worked quickly and neatly, and were so patient with us and careful with our stuff. Thank you, Kef, for bringing us home!

    Deena Shulman Moved from Forest Hills to RBS, Aug 2015
  • I had a great experience with Kef. Every one has provided great customer service. If I had to do it over again, I would pick Kef. The staff was professional and courteous. Thank you Kef!

    Yohanan Rodriguez Moved to Beer Sheva, Oct 2015
  • From the pickup to the delivery, and all of the in between, Kef International has satisfied our needs, responded to our questions in a timely fashion. We are very appreciative.

    Henny Chanina Moved from Crown Heights, Sep 2015


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