Evaluating How Much Manpower Your Move Needs (Men)

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Evaluating How Much Manpower Your Move Needs (Men)

Evaluating How Much Manpower Your Move Needs (Men)

Making a move requires you carry out a lot of research. Evaluating how much manpower your move needs is among the things that you need to do. A1 Auto Transport has a team of experienced and reliable movers and thus you can rest assured that your belongings will be in safe hands. To evaluate how much manpower you will need for your move, you will consider the type of move you are making as well as the nature of the goods to be transported.

Long distance moves call for you to have a reliable and efficient team.

Local moves

In most instances, local movers charge by the hour. Therefore, you need to consider this factor when calculating the cost of making your move. If there are many items to be moved, it is better to have a good number or men helping you out with your move.

State-to-State moves

Reliable state-to-state moving services are available and you can get a professional team to handle your move. It is good to research the costs of making such a move. Request for quotes from movers and do some comparisons. It is important to note that unprofessional movers may lower their price just so you can book their services. Do not fall for this ploy; clarify if there are any hidden charges and also check testimonials from previous clients who hired manpower from the mover.


A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.


Factors that may influence the number of men to hire

The size of your home and items to be shipped: Generally, the larger the size of your home, the more items it may house. So, if you have a large house and many items, you need to hire more hands so as to make the move quicker and more effortless.

The nature of goods being moved: Appliances, fragile goods and antiques require extra care when being handled. This may require greater manpower for the careful handling of your items.

The distance of your move: Understandably, this is something that is beyond your control but it needs to be considered. A long haul may require that you have extra pair of hands especially if you are moving to a new place where you may not get assistance easily.

Extra services: In case you require extra services such as assembling your products or packing and unpacking, it is best to mention this from the get-go. Be sure you have the estimated cost of what these extras will cost you.

You will have to conduct plenty of research while making your move. This will assist you in getting the most reliable manpower available. To avoid scams, ensure that the moving company has a USDOT number. Also, it is important to note that when hiring moving services, for both local and state moves, some additional charges may be included. Always seek clarification on these costs before hiring their services. Request for a quote so that you may plan and budget for your move. Happy moving!

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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