Choosing a National Moving Company?

Written By

Machaela Casey
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It’s Worth It

First things first.  What does a national moving company do, and why do you need one? These companies are large, widely recognized chains that perform local, interstate, and even cross country moves.  Also, they come equipped with a fleet of trucks and the infrastructure needed to conduct moves of all sizes-corporate, residential, and military.  While you’ll find several options available, make sure the movers you pick offer these key things.

  1. Thorough Logistical Help
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A big move requires a lot of detail management.  The best rated companies will offer you the most practical and thorough logistical help to support your move.  For example, your move may require you to purchase specific insurance plans or adhere to new guidelines and regulations in your new location.  With offices throughout the country, national movers are well versed in the specifics of local and state laws as they may apply to your relocation.

  1. Extensive Services

The best companies have the broadest capabilities to handle moves of all scopes and sizes.  Look for movers with fleets of state-of-the art trucks offering specific safety features, like lift gates and GPS tracking.  Also, know that the most successful establishments offer the most complete menu of services-packing and unpacking, specialty moving, and storing solutions, for example.

  1. Trained Professionals

Scour any list of companies, and the best ones will showcase a thoroughly trained staff.  Look for businesses that utilize trained professionals for each part of the move.  From agents trained in sales to movers skilled in packing and unloading the truck, each employee has a dedicated specialty.  Make sure the company you choose is actually handling each aspect of the move and is not outsourcing their work to other, unfamiliar outfits.

At Nelson Westerberg, we’ve relocated people across town and around the globe. We know the ins and outs of big moves and have been in the business for over 100 years.  We’ve got the equipment and the resources to get the job done.  So contact us today.  Our team of professionals is ready to make your big move a big success.