The majority of people that move may relocate themselves. Fortunately, some companies offer various options to help you with this process. Once you establish your moving budget, you can get started.
Labor Only Moving Services:
These movers or service companies can load and unload your rental trucks such as Penske or U-haul. U-Haul has a great selection of trucks and trailers if you choose to do the driving yourself. Service companies, moving staffers, hire a helper, or a local moving company.
This type of move has gained a large portion of the moving market. When moving out of town, these containers are a great option and come in many sizes: from eight feet to fifty-two feet long trailers. Moving containers can also be utilized when you require storage for your household items for a period. Or when moving out of town. If you are only moving locally it may be less expensive and quicker to rent a truck. Here are a few companies that offer container or trailer rentals for long-distance moving: Pods, ABF U-Pack, Pack Rat, Go Mini, Units, and U-Haul.
Local Moving Company:
Utilizing a local moving company is an affordable option when moving your home or office locally within 50 miles or less. Some companies specialize in just moving locally. Many will quote by the hour or flat rate based on a list of items and your move details. Keep in mind that most companies located within your city limits will offer local moving and other services.
This is a move that starts within your city and moves within the state you are located in. Many states require that moving companies are licensed for this type of move and provide you with a quote in writing and or a Bill of Lading. Check with your state’s moving association for guidance.
Long Distance Movers/ Interstate Moving:
These moving companies are required to have an Mc. License when moving out of the state. There are independent moving companies and also national companies available, we highly recommend having a local company come out to your residence to provide you with a written estimate. There are many scammers online that will offer cheap moving. Be very careful online.
Referring to a move outside of the United States ( including Canada & Mexico) This move requires special services and details. Most of your national carriers such as United Vanlines, Mayflower, Bekins, and North American to name a few. Check reviews, references, as well as customs information for your destination country.
Specialty White Glove Moving Services:
Some moving companies may offer these services for specialty items such as Fine Art, Crating, Sculptures, and other high-value items.
Ship And Crate Services:
There are shipping companies that will help you with small out-of-state moves. They can transport from one box to a pallet load. These companies can provide you with insurance options as well. Here is a list of available companies. Search your local market as well.
Auto Moving/ Shipping Services:
When you need to move your car long-distance or internationally, some of your interstate movers may be able to help you with that. If not, you can search for car shippers or car transport companies. Make sure to get a quote sent to you and discuss insurance coverage.