The moving process, whether you are moving your house or your business premise, can make you feel either anxious, excited or both. However, a lot of people find that moving can be distressing as there may be a lot of things that happened unexpectedly or go unplanned. To have so many issues arising during the moving process can be overwhelming. Overall, self-planning on moving can be exhausting when you lack moving experience, as you may find yourself to be in a shortage of manpower to lift the heavy furniture and perhaps underestimating the time required for the moving process. As for businesses, without proper planning on the moving process, work schedules can be affected. Resulting in the lost of business opportunity and resources. Hiring the right moving company can smoothen out the moving process a lot quicker as these people have the expertise in the moving process.
Nonetheless, there are so many moving companies in Malaysia, and one may find it difficult to pick the right one. In this article, we have compiled all the possible relocation services offered by a moving company, so that you may gauge which moving services are suitable for your moving situation.
The Different Type of Movers
Movers can be classified in several different ways based on the types of services they offer and the distance they operate within:
1. Domestic Moving Company / Domestic Movers
A domestic move is defined as a short distance move within the boundaries of the same state. Royal Relocations have the domestic relocation service under their belt and you can be sure that they are the best in the local scene.
Advantages of Hiring Domestic Movers
1.1 Safe and secure
Homeowners or people looking to move houses may find it difficult to keep every box or item in place. A domestic moving company usually would have the right expertise in knowledge and tools in keeping your moving items safe to move from the origin to the designated place.
People in the domestic moving company are experienced in this field. With experienced people handling the job, they have the right containers and trucks to keep your goods secure and intact while moving them from one place to another.
1.3 Low or no risk
These movers also assume the responsibility in taking care of your goods during the moving process. Some of them have a contract that puts you in a position to claim damages, if any, from the company. This puts you in a lesser risk as compared to moving by yourself.
1.4 Everything stays organized
After a long day of moving, you don’t have to worry about sorting through mismatched boxes to find your necessities. These movers are excellent in ensuring that every piece of furniture is in its proper place and that every box is in its matching room, provided that you already labelled the boxes on where to go and what is inside.
1.5 No multiple trips
Professional movers will make the moving process as efficient as possible, after all, multiple trips is a waste on costs, and you will not have to deal with the moving process from early in the morning until the late in the day.
2. International Moving Company / International Movers
International movers deal with moving that involves moving from one country to another. Since moving from one country to another will incur additional paperwork, tax, costs, etc. these movers have the skills and expertise in making the overseas moving process a breeze. They have their own specifics such as air shipment or sea shipment, import restrictions, proper insurance, etc. International moving costs are based on the volume of the shipment, measured in cubic meters or cubic feet.
Advantages of Hiring International Movers
2.1 Stress-free moving experience
Hiring an experienced international moving company can make the whole process less stressful as they guarantee to make the transition of your assets as smooth as possible.
2.2 Better knowledge of international moving
These international movers will know all the different countries’ laws and regulation to ensure a seamless international relocation process. By selecting a reliable and professional mover, they will have all the information you need to clear foreign customs successfully.
2.3 Less time-consuming and more efficient
The international movers will also know how to maximise shipment load to save costs and even the correct method of securing your valuables so that no damage or harm can come to it. You do not have to worry about the move as well as other relocation factors as they will pretty much handle everything there is to it.
3. Commercial Moving Company / Commercial Movers
Commercial movers mainly service office relocation, and their service could range from moving a small office, a big corporation, a shop, a warehouse, etc. to a new address. Moving an office or a business is no easy task. These commercial movers know best and they have the great manpower, specialized moving equipment, and specific packing techniques to ensure that office relocation process is smooth.
Advantages of Hiring Commercial Moving Company
3.1 Proper systematic process
On the whole, these professional commercial movers have a clear process in mind of the best way to efficiently move your company from point A to point B. They have the experience in dealing with office relocation, so they know what they are doing.
3.2 Proper handling skill
These professional commercial movers also have the right skill and knowledge when it comes to packing expensive office assets and fragile items such as desktop computers, laptops, fax machines and printers, etc.
3.3 Ability to move bulky furniture
To move large quantities of office furniture and assets, these professional movers have the right transportation and equipment to do so. You do not have to worry about office furniture that won’t move anymore, as these professional movers know exactly how to move, safely and efficiently!
4. Pet moving company / Moving your pet
Don’t be mistaken as we are not talking about moving your pet domestically as you can do so at your own convenience. We are talking about moving your pet from one country to another, taking into account all the regulations and logistics involved, which can be stressful for you as the owner and your pet. Hiring a pet mover is a wise choice if you have no idea on how to do so.
Advantages of Hiring Pet Moving Company
4.1 Ensures your pet’s safety
When your pet’s safety is at stake, it is better to trust the experts who do this every day. You may think that you can pull this off on your own, however, not many country’s government websites are up-to-date with the latest information on moving a pet abroad. There is a case whereby a French bulldog died of suffocation in an overhead locker on a 3-hours United Airlines flight. Professional movers would ensure that the lives of your pets are safe.
4.2 The right knowledge and skills in moving your pet
Flying with an older pet, especially a large one, a snub-nosed breed or an exotic animal can all present special challenges. Besides, the rules on the Internet can be misinformed or confusing, therefore, it is best to leave this to an expert pet mover such as Royal Relocations.
5. Full moving service / Moving house service
These movers that offer full moving services take care of the moving process from start to finish. They pack, load, transport, and unload their clients’ goods and can even unpack, install, and assemble household items as required. This option is usually the safest, easiest, and most convenient moving option.
Advantages of Hiring Moving House Service
5.1 Handles everything
These movers handle everything that is related to moving from A to Z. They also do it safely, efficiently, and assume the liability if anything happens to your items while it is in their custody.
5.2 You can avoid unwanted injuries that come with moving
An experienced mover has the right set of skills and equipment in helping you move your household items without compromising their safety, as well as your own. You can avoid any injury or unwanted accidents while entrusting a mover to handle your move.
5.3 Professional packing service
These movers also have the knowledge and skills needed to safely and properly pack up all of your belongings in a quick and efficient manner. They’ll know the best packing material to wrap your valuables, antiques, or fragile items in, so nothing is damaged during the relocation process.
5.4 Save time
Hiring a moving expert will also give you plenty of time to sort the details out. Professional movers will be able to pack and unpack your belongings quickly so that you can enjoy your new home sooner.
6. Auto Transportation company / Automobiles movers
Auto transportation companies ship motor vehicles from one place to another, usually across different countries. Their services are usually required when people move away to a long distance and don’t want to spend several days on the road driving to their final destinations but would like to keep their vehicles and have them ready to use in their new place.
Royal Relocations also provides auto transportation moving service. They have been transporting choppers, sports cars, cars, and so on, which is why it is safe to say that they are also the expert in this area.
Advantages of Hiring Auto Transportation Company
6.1 Safety and reliability
The right auto movers will take every effort to make sure that your vehicle is transported securely using special equipment and will arrive at the new place with few complications. Besides, these movers are experienced and they would know what to do based on the different types of motor transportation.
6.2 Transport more than once at a time
You will be able to transport more than one vehicle at a time. This is beneficial if you have purchased multiple vehicles from an auction or dealership online, sells cars yourself, or is a collector. Besides, there are families who own more than one vehicle and would benefit from this service. By hiring the auto movers, you will have everything being transported at one time.
6.3Less or no damage
With an auto transport company, your vehicle will be placed in either an open or an enclosed trailer, meaning that it will not accumulate mileage and will be protected from weather damages. The value of your car will be preserved, not to mention the fact that it will arrive at its final destination looking the same as it was before relocation.
7. Partial moving service
Some moving companies offer partial moving service, where you will be able to buy their service according to your needs. It is not necessary to get the full moving service from the movers based on your situation, so that you may request specific moving assistance such as:
7.1 Packing services
If you have many delicate, valuable, or awkwardly-shaped items to pack for moving or don’t have the time to deal with the tedious packing process, you may request for the professional packing services. The movers would have the suitable packaging material needed in order to keep your items safe and avoid any damages during the relocation process.
7.2 Loading and unloading services
You may choose to pack and transport your belongings by yourself, but may not be able to lift off heavy items, take them safely out of your home, and load them onto the moving vehicle on your own. By requesting the loading and unloading services, a few workers will come to your home to assist you with loading your goods and unloading them upon delivery.
7.3 Pickup and delivery services
If you prefer to pack and unpack your items by yourself but do not want to rent a moving truck and drive it all the way to your new home, you can hire a moving company to transport your belongings to your new home. The movers will load your items onto the moving truck, drive them to your new address, and unload the shipment for you.
7.4 Small load moving services
If your shipment weighs less than a certain amount and is not enough to fill up an entire moving truck, you’re going to need the small-scale moving services. Your goods will be transported together with other people’s items and will probably take longer to deliver.
7.5 Storage services
You may need the moving company to store your belongings for some time while pending for further transportation. It’s also called as warehouse storage service. Some companies do not have the luxury to buy a warehouse as it can be expensive, but renting a storage service from a moving company is more cost effective to store large amounts of raw materials, finished products and other goods.
Different types of moving companies offer different types of services and specialize in different types of moves. When planning your move, make sure you research all the available options well so that you can choose the movers that best suit your moving needs.
Royal Relocations is one such moving company in Malaysia that offers a complete range of moving services. They are well-versed in what they do and they aim to take the burden off their customers.
If you are planning to move, drop your contact today to get free quotes for your relocation.