If you wish, moving can be as simple as signing the paperwork, our team of professionals does the rest! Whether you will be packing yourself or having us handle your entire relocation, the information in this section will help you make the process run more smoothly.
When you call our relocation specialists for a quote, the first thing we'll do is ask you a series of questions to help determine approximately how much weight you need to move. A conservative weight estimate will not necessarily save you money, as you will be quoted a rate based on each 100 pounds you actually transport. Be wary of companies that guarantee a final price or provide you with a "binding estimate", especially if no one ever visually inspects your goods. Nearly all long distance carriers bill based on the actual weight transported, not the estimate.
Although it is not necessary to get a long distance estimate based on a visual inspection, it may help you plan more accurately for your relocation costs, especially if you are moving a large amount of goods or will require either long-term or temporary storage. Our relocation specialists are available to assist you Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM and Saturdays from 8AM until noon. Call us toll free at 800.79.MOVE.U
Unless you're coming into long-term storage, the majority of your relocation expense will be the transportation charge, however there are some additional costs you need to anticipate. Some of the more common ones are as follows: