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Moving Out of State Quotes

There is a lot that matters when the calculation of out of state moving services is taken by professional movers. Although the costs of moving services are affordable and cost effective, there are ways you can save even more on your out of state relocation. Some individuals will hold a garage sale or donate items prior to the move. This helps them to earn money while saving on the total moving costs due to the reduced weight of your belongings.

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Most movers will get the tare weight by weighing the truck they plan to use for your belongings during transport. Once all your stuff is loaded onto the truck, the movers will weigh the truck again to get the gross weight. They’ll then subtract this weight from the tare weight to get the net weight. The net weight is the number they need to consider when calculating your final out of state moving costs. The net weight as well as the current fuel costs and the distance between the pickup and delivery addresses will help the movers determine an accurate cost for services.


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Ways to Collect Estimates from Movers

You can collect quotes in several ways from most out of state moving companies. Perhaps the quickest way is to get an instant quote is through an online moving service calculator. Since this is a fast quote, it isn’t the most accurate. Nevertheless, it is a figure that you can compare to the rates of other moving companies in the area.

The best way to receive an estimate for comparison purposes is by phone. This allows the customer service reps to gather the right details and give you a more honest estimate. However, there is only one way that truly gives the customer the closest cost for moving services. Many movers will come to your home to assess the amount of your belongings to relocate. This gives them a clear idea of what trucks or trucks to use for the relocation process. They’ll also talk over your options with you before tallying an estimate.

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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