Most of the people keep in there closets or lofts some baskets.When your intent is to move and to handle with the packing supplies by your own it is a good idea to use everything you have at home.
You can use the basket as a packing suplly for sure.It is important to know what for you can use it.Have in mind that baskets have enough space inside but their lids are not so reliable.Inspite of this fact they are useful and you can include them at your packing sypplies list.Below some idea for basket's application:
-when you ahve arranged the main packing -big items,linens and everything is packed room by room there will left some small items or peronal stuff which can be put inside the a basket
-before leaving your home prepare a survival kit and put it inside your favourite picnic basket
-remembere that you cannot afford to pack values or fragile items inside a basket
-also have in mind that if you decided to use a basket there is no way to load it to the moving van (because of the lid).