Transportation : Moving
When moving out of town or across countries, finding a good moving company is a difficult task. With the help of a good reliable moving company for domestic or industrial moving, moving can be so much easier. Moving Companies will compete for your move. Compare companies, services offered and decide what company suits your needs and budget. You save time and money when the movers compete for your business.
Find a moving company that is well maintained with appropriate facilities, equipments, and materials, a ware house with high levels of security, a strong fleet strength, superior packing materials, state-of-the-art computer capabilities along with a clearly defined organizational procedures, continuous staff training program, performance reviews, supported by well trained ,experienced, competent and motivated crew together with a quality management system.
- KEEP YOUR IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS/PAPERS WITH YOU.
your list of important papers might include: birth certificates, school records, mover estimates, new job contacts, utility company numbers, recent bank records, current bills, phone lists, closing papers, realtor info, maps, and more. Don't leave these with the mover. Keep them with you.
- Take with you the list of inventory of things from your movers signed and stamp
Questions to ask?
- How long has the company been in business?
- Do they have international agents and one at your destination?
- What does their insurance policy cover?
- Can they look after your pets?
- Are their packers professional?
- What is their warehouse security like? Are they cheap with their security measures? Are goods labelled properly at the warehouse?
- Will they seal your goods in lift-vans at your house? WILL THEY STEAL/COPY YOUR DATA?
Plan Your Move Weeks Before
- Don’t forget to notify the post office, magazines, credit card companies, friends and family of your change of address.
- Also contact utilities-(gas, water, electricity, telephone, Cable Company to schedule disconnection of services on the day following your move.
- If packing yourself, start with seldom-used things like fancy dishes and glasses, specialty cookware, non-essential clothing, curios, art, photos, and decorative items.
- Remember to keep each box light enough to be handled by anyone.
- Heavier items go in smaller boxes, lighter items in larger boxes.
- If you are planning a garage sale, pick a date at least a week before the move.