Minden Long Distance Moving Companies
Minden is the parish seat of Webster Parish, Northern Louisiana. The city was a famous site for Civil War battles. Most of the hardline commanders of the Union forces were from Minden. The city developed to corn production, house construction and meat processing. It has the Dorcheat Historical Museum which has detailed information about the cultures of Louisiana. It also plays host to The Farm at Cultural Crossroads and Bocau Wildlife Management Center. People often move due to work, health or climatic factors. Long distance moves require expertise, permits and equipment. Choose A-1 Auto Transport for the most comprehensive long distance moves. A-1 Auto Transport also has the best vehicle relocation services.
Why you should hire a moving company
- Cost-effective: Moving companies can actually save you money in the long run. They provide more services at affordable rates. Time is money. You do not have to take time off work to handle your move. They have full-service moves that cover such situations. The company can also consolidate moves. This results in a 10-15% reduction in the moving cost. Movers have insurance in case of damage, injury or misplacements. They also give customers favourable discounts.
- Proper inventory: Long distance moves are common with multiple items. It becomes hard to keep track of all items and at the same time ensure safety and promptness. Movers create an inventory of all packed and loaded items. The boxes are labeled along the sides and can easily be identified from far.
- Minimal/zero accidents: Moving companies have conducted long distance moves numerous times. They have mastered how to pack and load all items safely. They also use dollies and ramps to move heavy items like refrigerators. They dismantle large furniture and move it in bits. The personnel know all the risky areas and have the equipment and professional training to deal with this.
The best tips for a stress-free move
- Visit your new premises before you move in. Make friends who will help you adjust to the new environment.
- Source for affordable moving supplies to reduce your moving cost. At U-Haul, you can rent moving equipment and get free boxes.
- Scale down your move by donating items to Goodwill or the Salvation Army. It makes you feel better about yourself while improving the hauling efficiency.
- Halt buying groceries a week before moving day. It helps you avoid wasting food on moving day.
- Take clear photographs of electrical set-ups and all items before packing. It becomes easier when re-installing them. The pictures can also be used to estimate the value of compensation in case of accidents.
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.
How to find the best moving company in Minden
Check the list of state to state moving companies at AMSA. The association has a list of the most reliable state to state movers. Members who have more than 10 years of experience are competent. Check for the Promover logo that distinguishes quality movers.
All movers operating within the state of Louisiana are regulated by the Louisiana Public Service Commission. They have to pass strict vehicle inspections and prove they have the skills to handle long distance moves. They also need basic insurance before handling any move.
Interstate movers are licensed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association. The association protects consumers against rogue movers. Movers have to have a satisfactory safety rating and resources before handling moves across states. They also deal with consumer complaints. If you feel the mover provided substandard services, you can lodge a complaint with the association.
Check Movingscam.com for verified customer reviews. They champion for consumer rights by ensuring movers provide quality services. They expose poor quality companies in the weekly message board. They can also recommend quality movers.
Better Business Bureau has business profiles of all the moving companies in the country. Perform company background checks from inception till date. They assess the services of moving companies according to service delivery and customer handling.
Why hire A-1 Auto Transport?
Our customer testimonials page is proof of the quality of our services. We engage the customer directly without using brokers. This has enabled us understand the needs of our customers. We have improved our service delivery through constant communication with our customers.
Our moving services
- Affordable long distance moves
- Furniture moves
- Corporate relocations
- Commercial moves
- Vacation moves
- Local moves
- Storage services
- Full-service moves
- Cheap Minden movers
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.