Long distance movers are all about helping you move a long distance. There are several different terms used by long distance movers to talk about the services that they offer or the documents that they use to communicate with their clients. It is beneficial to familiarize yourself with this lingo prior to dealing with long distance movers.
The first two terms that you should be familiar with here are door-to-port and door-to-door service. Long distance movers use these terms to refer to self-service moving whereby you’ll unload and unpack your own items.
There is also the term “non-allowable,” which is used by long distance movers. These are the items that long distance movers will not transport. Usually it includes perishable, inflammable, explosive and corrosive items. Some long distance movers also refuse to move original copies of legal documents and sentimental items.
Whenever you’re talking to long distance movers one thing that they will want to know is whether this is an intrastate or interstate move. An intrastate move doesn’t require the long distance movers to cross the state line. On the other hand, an interstate move is whenever you are moving from one state to another. An interstate move may also deal with having the long distance movers take your car through another state to its new destination.
Once your long distance movers conduct either an interstate or intrastate move for you, it’s time to decide whether you need storage. Long distance movers are able to offer permanent storage in a warehouse facility if you need to store your items for a long period of time. Of course, there will be an additional cost for this based upon the warehouse’s rules.
Now that you know some of the lingo that long distance movers use, you’ll be better equipped to talk to them. This will also help you to look more educated whenever you’re doing so. All of this will definitely work to your benefit.