Removal companies usually load the heaviest items first. This means heavy appliances such as washers, refrigerators, dishwashers, and dryers will go first. These items are packed against the cab and are followed by beds, desks, and tables. Again, these items will be loaded against the cab. Sofas and mattresses go in next, but they are placed upright against the truck's side. Finally, the moving boxes go in last, closest to the opening.