International Moving Companies
What is an International Move?
process of moving can be a stressful experience in and of itself.
Moving internationally to another country altogether throws in
a whole new set of worries. Movers Directory is here to make this
relocation process as smooth and seamless as possible. We carry
the load for all your international moving needs.
International moving services costs to overseas
locations is based on weight and (cubic) measurement of the household
belongings when packed for shipment.
International moving services include air or ocean
transportation charges, as well as packing and unpacking services
of the carrier's origin and destination relocation agents. Most
shipments will be shipped in 20' or 40' storage containers. International
moving services do NOT include charges for storage, custom duty,
servicing of appliances, liability coverage or extra pick up/delivery
of personal belongings.
International moving rates are not regulated and can be very
Important Criteria to Look for in International
- The international
moving company has been in the moving service business for at
least 10 years
- OMNI member (Overseas
Movers Network International)
- RIM (Registered
International Mover) Certification. RIM Certification is an
AMSA program, and has two major objectives. First it provides
customers with a standardized, independent means of differentiating
and selecting a qualified moving company operating anywhere
in the world. Second, the program raises the overall level of
professionalism and performances of international moving companies
and their personnel. To become RIM Certified you must pass an
initial examination and then met RIM standards for equipment
and facilities to handle international household goods shipments,
verified by on-site inspections. To remain certified management
and personnel, within three years, must complete a minimum of
15 hours of RIM approved continuing education and training,
and the company's facilities and equipment must be subject to
re-inspection every three years. To date there are over 142
moving and storage companies that have completed the initial
stage of RIM program.
- The international
moving company is a FIDI Member - www.fidi.com
- ISO 9002 Certified
International Moving Services - Shipment of Your
If you are planning to ship your vehicle internationally,
you should expect plenty of restrictions overseas. Import restrictions
differ from country to country and you should research the allowances
of your destination country.
Here are some things to keep in mind regarding shipping your
vehicle in an international move:
- Is the cost of vehicle
insurance within your range?
- Are you licensed
to drive in your new country?
- Does your vehicle
meet the environmental standards required in that country?
- Is the cost of shipping
your vehicle within your budget?
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