Most people look to movers to help ease the stress that comes with moving. No matter how far one may be going or how much stuff they are planning to bring, moving can be incredibly difficult. The right group of movers can help to make a clients moving day much less stressful. The wrong group however can make things far more difficult. There are few things that every good group of movers should provide to help ensure that their service is helpful, and not harmful.
The best movers should be willing to show off the quality of work that they provide by giving potential new clients with a list of references. Hearing how a moving company took extra special care of ones things could encourage one that they have found the ones that they are looking for. Hearing a bad recommendation however, could tell someone that it is time to keep looking. Either way, the family looking for a moving company will be better informed.
A second thing that all movers should be willing to provide is a list of all necessary licenses and permits. A permit is needed by a moving company to transport things around just within their own home state. When it comes to interstate moving, more licenses and permits are needed. Companies that are not properly licensed will never be able to meet the necessary liability and safety requirements.
Finally, movers can be tremendously helpful to their clients by providing them with an accurate estimate before any work begins. No one wants to be surprised by hidden charges when they see the final bill. An accurate estimate that lays out all applicable charges and taxes can not only help one to decide if they are able to afford to move, but can also help to prevent being surprised when the final bill arrives.
A good group of movers should never make things worse. Movers that can provide an accurate estimate, a list of references and proof of licensing will be much better equipped to help their clients by making their move as smooth as possible.