Marion Long Distance Moving Companies
Marion in Linn County is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city has 38,000 residents and settles a large part of the population working in Cedar Rapids. Marion has the best golf courses in Iowa. The Hunters Ridge Golf Course and Indian Creek Golf Course are recognized internationally due to superbly mowed lawns and diverse landscapes. There are parks and museums with recreational facilities and educational material. The Uptown Marion Farmers Market and 5K run festival attract thousands of participants from nearby towns. Moving is an uphill task, but the situation can be relaxed by using professional movers such as A-1 Auto Transport. Hire us for the most reliable moving and vehicle relocation services.
Why you need a professional company
Moving companies work with a well formulated budget. They include all items and situations in the estimate. This ensures unforeseen circumstances such as extreme weather, road accidents or heavy traffic can’t result in additional expenses.
Movers have moving managers and consultants whose job is to ensure the move is done at a fair cost. They ensure that by:
- Reducing the time taken to conduct a move
- Optimum safety to all items
- Handling any challenge immediately before it results in additional expenses
In case damage occurs, the company has insurance for all the items. This ensures the customer can never lose when using a moving company.
Moving companies also enjoy economies of scale by dealing with huge volumes. They have trucks that can move a behemoth of items in a single trip. This saves on fuel while reducing risks that may occur along the way. Consolidating loads also results in a 10-15% price reduction in the total charge.
Since moving companies have handled thousands of moves before, they know all the eventualities that could crop up. They then apply mechanization and professional training to safely move the items.
Moving companies have personnel that can handle any type of item. They have skills to pack, load and transport your items. This ensures every stage of the moving process is handled by a professional who works safely and promptly.
Moving companies use drivers who have thousands of driving hours under their belt. The drivers know the terrain in and out. They use real-time satellite technology to avoid extreme weather and high traffic. They work in shifts to stay alert.
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.
Tips to make your move easy
Label all the items and ensure all queries have been answered by the mover including how to move specialized items. Ask for free moving tips from the expert.
Organize a yard sale for items you no longer require. You can also donate them to Goodwill or friends who help with your move. It increases the hauling efficiency while reducing the moving charge.
Rent moving supplies from U-Haul at subsidized rates or get free corrugated boxes from Freecycle.com. Fumigate the boxes and make holes along the sides for easy handling.
Smartly pack the items. Use small boxes for heavy items and large boxes for light items.
Separate personal items and move them yourself. Utilities such as cooking essentials, toiletries and clothes can be packed in a suitcases or trash bags.
Begin packing weeks in advance. Start with non-essential items as you progress to everyday items. Packing accounts for 40% of the total moving cost. Use mobile packing apps to reduce the time and money used.
How to find the best moving company in Marion
Search for interstate moving companies at American Movers and Storage Association. The association registers the most reliable movers in the country. They have quality services and a record of success. In case the customer feels dissatisfied with the services of a member, the association rectifies the situation promptly and satisfactorily.
View customer review websites like Yelp and Movereviews.com. You can establish how a company operates from the experience of previous customers.
Verify the company’s rating with Better Business Bureau. The esteemed organization is known to be very strict in assessing companies in the country. The best movers are rated A and above. Avoid companies with poor ratings or no ratings.
Why use A-1 Auto Transport?
Our customer testimonials page displays positive reviews from the customers we have handled. This is proof of our dedication to customer satisfaction. Hire A-1 Auto Transport for exceptional services at affordable rates.
Our moving services
- Full-service moves
- Storage services
- Local moves
- Vehicle transport
- Military moves
- Furniture moves
- International moves
- Interstate moves
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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.