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Long Distance Movers Estimates

Receiving estimates from multiple long distance movers is smart for anyone looking to hire a professional moving company to help them with their relocation. Long distance moves are especially difficult to carry out without the help of experienced movers and the use of the right equipment. So as you search online for moving companies, make sure you gather their contact information to call them later for a quote. However, before you start writing down phone numbers for movers, make sure they carry certain qualities and traits.

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Qualities and Traits of a Reliable Mover

  • They are well-reviewed by past customers, showing positive reviews, testimonials and ratings online.
  • All moving companies are required to carry insurance coverage according to state law. Every state sets the minimal insurance standards. The mover you hire should offer some form of insurance protection.
  • They will have relevant local, state and federal certifications, approvals and licensing. This includes approval through the Better Business Bureau and a US DOT number.
  • As a dependable moving company, they should have a longstanding history in the industry. Their experience will show as they relocate your possessions.
  • Moving companies should own the latest moving technology and equipment, including trucks and haulers.
  • As a mover, they should offer a variety of services for long distance relocations. Storage options should be one of the many options included.
  • Moving services should be affordable and flexible. See if they offer discounts, deals or have any promotions that you can take advantage of.
  • Professional movers are easy to contact and always keep their contact information current and available online and through other resources. They should have a friendly and helpful customer service representative ready to handle all phone calls.
  • Movers with years in the industry sometimes offer free services such as satellite tracking and a set amount of insurance protection per pound. Most movers will offer FREE quotes over the phone and through an online calculator.

Once you have found a few moving companies nearby with the qualities listed and explained above, call them for estimates. Although estimates given over the phone aren’t necessarily accurate, they allow you to compare the rates of several movers before deciding on one to hire.

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 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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