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Moving Companies across States

Moving Companies across States

Moving out of the state can be a stressful and difficult process. You have to pack up the entire house, rent a large enough truck, and ask friends for help, and ultimately you may still wind up breaking or losing something. State to state moving can really exhaust you and make the relocation less exciting than it should be. However, you don’t need to fret and let all the stress of the move get to you. Instead, hire a professional out of state moving company to handle the hard work involving relocation for you. In fact, many movers offer full service moves meaning that they handle everything from packing to delivery.

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How Is the Cost of a State to State Move Determined?

There are certain details and specifics that a mover must receive before they can give an honest total for moving services out of state. They base their rates off of criteria that indefinitely affect the cost of a move.

  • The distance of travel between both locations.
  • The cost of fuel at the time of the move
  • The amount of labor needed- each mover charges by the hour
  • The type of moving services purchased
  • The weight of your property being moved

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 the Weight of Your Stuff Is Taken

For the exact weight of your home’s belongings, the state to state moving company will go through your home to get an idea of how much must be moved. They’ll need to figure out what size truck or trucks they’ll need and how many laborers are necessary to complete the relocation. They will normally come in after you call in to inquire about their services. When they determine what truck to use, they weigh it before it’s loaded with anything. This is known as the tare weight. Once the moving truck is filled with all your possessions, it is weighed again to get the gross weight. When the tare weight is subtracted from the gross weight, the movers can get the net weight. The net weight is the total weight of your belongings and the weight they’ll use to calculate into your total for out of state moving costs.

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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