Today the U.S. is the largest consumer of goods and services in the world markets. Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas ranks 5th in the number of international business transactions, with local area estimates reported at $50 billion in trade each year. We live in a global society. Thanks to global trade there is an increase in employment opportunities for U.S. citizens abroad. There are many exotic, cultural destinations waiting to be explored. If you are planning an international move, consider a professional partner to safely transport your possessions.
With many moving parts to an international relocation, avoid the surprises by working with a professional. The commercial moving industry has kept pace and expands customer offerings to include destination planning, customs clearance requirements and more overseas affiliated partners for greater flexibility.
International moving companies will provide one point of contact to work through all your specific planning needs for an international destination. From start to finish, your consultant can provide assistance with:
- Cost of living analysis
- Social security and driver’s license
- Preview program/familiarization touring
- Escorted rental touring
- School assistance
- Lease signing
- Settling in assistance
Where to Hang My Hat
Making an informed decision about housing before you pack your bags is made easier by a moving consultant. Your representative can perform a needs analysis, pre-screen properties, be mindful of budgets, engage in lease negotiations, coordinate utility hookups and arrange for the keys. Rest easy knowing that you have made an informed and suitable choice that meets your housing needs and budget.
When your residence has been secured, packing for an international move can be an exciting and memorable event. Insuring your furnishing and personal affects arrive safely and without damage is critical. Look for an international moving company that offers a cohesive service deliver process. That translates into a seamless transport of possessions from origin, through customs, and on the ground. Seek a moving partner that coordinates the entire transport process. International movers offer valuation coverage, property protection, and online tracking. What other services can I expect from International moving companies? Dallas customers can count on:
- Crating and specialty packing
- Protect Possessions
- Air, ocean and/or land transportation
- Export or import documentation
- Freight forwarding
- Customs clearance
- Claims management
- Short- or long-term storage
International movers provide on the ground resources once you land. Before you depart Dallas talk with your consultant about their departure program. These additional offerings can include cultural training, detailed security briefing, identifying doctors and dentists, and even a moving company representative to meet you at the arrival destination airport. Take the guesswork out of an overseas move.
Since 1975, Armstrong Relocation – Dallas has been recognized with multiple awards for providing comprehensive international transport. They rely on best-in-class, multi-lingual service consultants and more than 400 international partner affiliates. For more information, visit Dallas.armstrongrelocation.com.