Moving involves numerous activities such as the decision on what items to carry, packing, loading, as well as the transportation of one’s belongings from one residence to the other. In most cases, students have to move from their home to the university upon the opening of schools, and from university to their home whenever schools close. Considering all the activities involved in a successful university move, it is recommendable to hire a moving company to help you execute the move with ease. This article is a comprehensive moving guide to help you move seamlessly to or from The School of Industrial and Labor Relations (contract college at Cornell University). Read it completely for a glimpse on what it takes to make a successful university move.
How to get ready for a university move
If you have moved in the past, you can attest to how challenging a move can be especially without proper preparation. For this reason, we have provided a few pointers here to help you move to or from the university easily.
- Have a strategy: making a successful university move requires an appropriate strategy –you need to determine the date of the move, what to carry, as well as the tasks to accomplish for the move to be successful.
- Create a schedule: Having a schedule for the entire preparation process is necessary in that it holds you accountable to a number of aspects, as well as helps you manage your time wisely.
- Determine what items to carry: gather all your items together and sort them out to establish the belongings that you need for the move.
- Pack well: You cannot afford to mess here – find quality supplies to pack your items safely and ensure that you start the packing process when you have enough time – hurried packing can lead to damage of some items, or even leaving other essential ones.
- Find a reliable university mover: Hire a reputable moving company to offer you all the necessary assistance during the entire process.
Reasons for hiring a professional moving company for your university moves
Working with a professional moving company like A-1 Auto Transport Inc. in any university move has the following benefits:
- You do not have to worry about the move because the company takes full responsibility of all the activities of the move.
- You have peace of mind while moving since experienced individuals will be in charge of your move.
- The success of your move is guaranteed because professional moving companies know how to overcome moving challenges.
- Since professional movers are insured, you do not have to worry about any losses or damages during the move because the company will compensate you in case of an occurrence of an insured eventuality.
- Professional moving companies have enough resources, the appropriate tools and equipment to guarantee the success of any size of a move.
Where and how to find, and what to consider when hiring the best moving company
Most students have challenges finding and choosing a moving company that they can trust with their belongings. Here, we have a few pointers to help you decipher where, how to find, and what to look for when hiring a university mover.
- Rely on online and offline searches to find suitable moving companies.
- Some resources you can consider include the yellow pages, public library, and government organizations such as the department of Transportation.
- Review sites such as Better Business Bureau or listing sites like the Angie’s list are great sources of information that you can consider in your search for moving companies.
- You can get reliable information from your friends and family members as well.
- Factors to consider before hiring any company include references, years in business, reviews and ratings, and the services you need.
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.
We are a full-service university mover operating in Ithaca, New York and across the country. Our services range from packing and unpacking, loading and offloading, vehicle transportation, storage solutions, moving consultancy, to dorm arrangement. We serve both local and long distance clients.
Why choose us?
Here are some reasons why most students prefer us:
- We have the experience and knowledge needed to engage in a stress-free university move.
- Our team will work with you to ensure the safety of your belongings and the entire move.
- We are licensed and insured hence, you can rest assured of a success move
- The satisfaction of our clients is our top priority.
For a seamless move to any part of the country, contact us on 888-509-3213 and remember to fill out the form on this page. We promise to move you effortlessly to your next destination.
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.
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