Moving is a process that has long been considered difficult and challenging by most people. People move all over the world for personal or work related reasons. In America, the largest numbers of people who move are renters as compared to homeowners. Furthermore, the age group that moves more often is between 18-35 years. Naturally, students in the university fall in this age group meaning that they make a significant percentage of America’s moving masses. However, students move because of transfer to or from a university such as the Truman State University. Additionally, statistics show that students will move to start a new life in a state that is different from the one they went to school in. Anyway, whatever the reason for your move, you can be sure that it does not have to be daunting in any way. We are here to assure you of a smooth process based on our over two decades experience in the moving industry. Our company has moved thousands of folks in Missouri and across the country with great ease over the years.
How to have a seamless student move
To avoid having a stressful student move, follow the tips we have given you below.
- Embrace the move: Moving can be an emotionally draining process, especially if you approach it with trepidation. To avoid this kind of psychological stress, it is advisable to look forward to your move and the chance you have to make new acquaintances and live as an adult out of the confines of home.
- Save: Moving is an expensive venture no matter how you look at it. Start putting some money aside as early as a year to your move. Save as much as you can to be sure that you can afford to move without a hassle.
- Budget: Budgeting is key to avoid spending too much or spending on what you had not planned for. Budget for your move by writing down what you expect to spend on and attach a cost to it.
Advantages of using a professional moving company
Moving by yourself can be a stressful affair, which is why we have loads of moving companies out there. Here are some advantages of moving with a professional mover.
- Save time and energy: A moving company will move you in a fraction of the time it would have taken you to move by yourself. Furthermore, professional movers will provide you with enough moving labor to save you energy.
- Costs are captured in one place: Moving estimates capture all the costs associated with your move in one document. This means that it will be easy to plan and budget for the entire move without the pressure associated with unplanned costs.
- Peace of mind: The thought that a more experienced person is handling your move will definitely take a huge load off your mind.
Finding a professional moving company
There are many steps you can take in finding a professional moving company. Here are some you can observe as you are looking for the best mover for your student move.
- Heritage: Look for a company that has been in business for a long time such as ours. Furthermore, this company should not have had a name change recently. Companies with a heritage are bound to be more trustworthy
- Awards and accolades: Has the company ever achieved any awards or accolades in the moving industry? An award-winning moving company is one that observes stringent standards which ensure that they give nothing but the best in terms of service.
- Community involvement: A professional moving company should be involved in giving back to the community as a way of appreciating its customers. Find out if the local moving companies take part in charitable activities in the community.
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.
Our moving services
We offer a wide range of moving services such as furniture disassembly and reassembly, full service moves, full packing services, loading and unloading services, specialty shipping of pool tables, dorm arrangement, apartment moving, auto transport and secure moving storage. Moreover, we offer local, long distance, nationwide, state to state, coast to coast and international moving services.
Benefits of making us your moving partner
We are a fully-fledged moving service provider who is fully licensed and insured. Furthermore, we have a heritage of over twenty years in the moving industry with affiliations in the American Moving and Storage Association, ProMover and the BBB. We are also participants in the Move For Hunger, a charitable cause.
Move with us
Do not hesitate to call us with your moving queries and needs via 888-509-3213. Furthermore, when you fill out the form at the top of this page, we will contact you as soon as possible.
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.