Oldest Moving Company in Boston Provides Tips to Planning an International Move

How to Manage Details and Paperwork from International Mover Humboldt Storage and Moving

Online PR News – 31-January-2013 – Boston, Mass – Humboldt Storage and Moving, the oldest moving company in Boston and a United Van Lines agent has assisted many people in transporting their families and belongings out of the country. An international move can be far more stressful than a local move so the experts in international moving from Boston have come up with several items to consider before embarking oversees.

Below they have a few suggestions on how to prepare for a move out of the country:

Develop a plan: Take time to determine what is essential for the relocation and assess what should ship. The amount of belongings being moved as well as the urgency will be considered by the moving company and then evaluated to determine the best and most affordable way to ship items to the new location: full container, air shipment, etc.

Paperwork and documentation: After a moving plan is established, a reputable moving company will supply those relocating with the documentation necessary to export belongings out of the United States and to import items into a new country. A sound relocation business will have a team of experts who can assist in filling out complicated paperwork to ensure documents are completed correctly and arrive where they are required to make the move go smoothly. They will also take care of customs clearance details as well as final delivery factors and paperwork.

Assess items: Remaining objective when evaluating what should be shipped expedites the process and streamlines efforts. When items to be shipped have been determined, a reputable moving crew will wrap and pack belongings into a container then determine the best method to relocate goods: air or ocean freight. The relocation company will ship goods, clear them through customs, deliver them to a new home and set up everything at the new destination.

More how to tips including an educational video can be found here at the Humboldt blog: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhW7aoEyGYI

“International Moving can be a daunting ordeal filled with a vast array of factors ranging from packing, coordinating dates and managing other family details,” states James Sullivan, president of Humboldt Storage and Moving. “Taking ample time to plan and coordinate details can save a family much stress in the process.”

About Humboldt Storage and Moving:

Boston moving company Humboldt Storage and Moving, founded in1905 is Greater Boston’s oldest moving company and largest United Van Lines agent. The company’s philosophy is “Relax. And get moving.”

Moving is cited as one of the more stressful occasions in people’s lives and the entire Humboldt team goes to great lengths to ensure all customers feel at ease through the entire moving process. The team at Humboldt Storage and Moving are specialists in assisting with sensitive down-sizing for senior relocations, coordinating highly technical biotech/lab and hospital moves, fine art moving and storage, time-sensitive office moving and relocations, as well as traditional residential relocations, local moving, long-distance moving, international moving and shipping, and packing services. For more information about Humboldt’s expertise and moving services contact them at (781) 821-8777. For additional information visit http://www.humboldt.com/