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Typically, we read reviews and check for recommendations before buying a car, clothes or even checking in at a restaurant. And relocating to a different location is both, an incredibly exciting beginning and a very challenging move. The potential moving company should be reliable and should be someone you can trust with all your valuable possessions. Choosing the ideal relocation company is not easy- the relocation industry is complicated and you have to put in a lot of research before settling down with your choice. You need to be aware that there are some moving companies that don’t offer even the basic services so to get started, here are a few tips on choosing the best relocation company:

Give priority to services

When moving abroad, you are going to need a very high standard of service right from start to finish. The best relocation company will provide an all-inclusive relocation solution starting from departure and right to the arrival to make sure that you get the best service. Ideally, you should choose a relocation company that has a global network of branches and should be recognized for top value service. You could start by asking for good recommendation from family and friends and even call up a relocation company and ask them to outline their services.

See if the company employs trained and skilled staff

A great deal of a company’s reputation is attributed to the staff. A professional relocation company will always employ well trained staff who has the necessary skills to ensure top quality service. The staff should be well knowledgeable about the forwarding, clearing and custom regulations and above all, they should be very responsive to the needs of clients.

Use of quality packing materials

All the goods that you will be moving would undoubtedly be of great value, either financially or on a personal level. This is precisely why you would possibly fret over ensuring that all yours goods come back to you in perfect shape and this is why you have to spend time in researching the ideal relocation company. A good relocation company will only use the best materials and ensure that they combine it with tailor-made packaging so your goods are not going to be damaged.

Security, storage and safety

Choose a relocation company that has secured warehouse facilities for storage purposes and deals with the transportation of goods in the best way. Also, enquire about the relocation company’s security policies so you can rest assured that your goods are in capable hands.

Technology for tracking

While your goods are in transit, you would certainly want to know about its whereabouts and time of delivery so select a relocation company that offers technology to track your valuables in the stages of moving.

As one of the leading relocation companies in Sri Lanka, AKV uses innovative technology to offer a high level of visibility from one end to another. Our team of skilled professionals will also guide you through this difficult process of relocation, offer advice and finally, deliver all your belongings safely to you.