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One of the major obstacle when it comes to moving is packing. In addition to being organized, you also have to ensure that everything is done according to schedule. Therefore, it often becomes stressful and annoying. If you have kids and pets, it can be even more difficult if you decide to do your packing on your own.

If you have no prior experience with moving or have other commitments, it is advised that you hire professional movers who provide professional packing services. When it comes to organized packing, professional movers are experts at their job. Not only this, but their knowledge and experience at handling fragile items prevent your household goods from breakage.

For example, if you are moving to the USA, your cargo has to go through several hands before it reaches your destination. Most professional movers also provide services such as shipping to the USA and other countries.

Services professional packers and moving companies provide:

Professional moving companies provide customers with packing services, which include the following:

• Packing supplies. These range from cardboard and other boxes, tape, bubble wrap, stretch wrap among other items.

• Creating an inventory. If you are planning to move overseas, this inventory will be of use. Customs regulations require that you show the inventory list among other documents upon arrival of freight.

• A team of packers who will get the job done in considerably less time than if you were to do it on your own.

• Using the right packing material for the items to be packed.

• Organized packing. Packing of items according to the area. For example, living room items will go together in the same box.

The time taken for packing depends on you. If you are packing more than 2 bedrooms, it could take somewhere around 6-8 hours for two people and so forth. Therefore, when hiring professional movers, you should take this into consideration.

Here is what you can do to help ease up the process of packing:

• Make a list of all the items, area-wise, that you are going to pack.

• Get rid of items that are old or no longer in use. A garage sale is a good idea for selling these items.

• In case you are traveling overseas or moving to the USA, you should check the customer requirements for household items that are allowed in the country.

When packing, it is advised that you travel light. Not only will this reduce stress, but it will also save you on the cost of shipping.

Why Universal Relocations?

Universal Relocations provides its customers with professional packing services and more. For overseas shipping to the USA and other countries, we provide packing and shipping services. We have been in the moving business for over 18 years. Our long distance moving services include those for interstate as well as overseas. We also provide information regarding custom regulation and guidelines to help you move overseas.

You can get a quote from us on the cost of packing. Check out our website for more information on this.


When it comes to moving to a new place, there are many things that one needs to take into consideration such as school, housing, job among other things.

In this case, to avoid hassle people opt for hiring professional movers. They can help you with the packing and shipping process. If you plan to move overseas, professional movers can help you in transitioning into your new life.

Services provided by professional movers

Here are some of the services professional movers’ provide:

  • The packaging of your goods that ensures little to no breakage during transport.

  • Storage services where household and other items can be stored before and after shipping. A safe facility afforded to customers eases up the process of moving.

  • For moving locally with the State or interstate, professional movers also have their own fleet of trucks of different sizes. Whatever volume of your goods is, we provide containers for all.

  • Many professional movers provide moving services to corporations and businesses in moving whether within the US or overseas.

  • Many professional movers ease the process by providing services such as school searching, visa immigration assistance among others.

  • Experienced professional movers often have a global presence. Therefore, they also provide services that help you move overseas.

  • Moving companies also provide shipping services via ships. Freight forwarding is a complex process that has multiple stages. Professional movers can help you with this.

  • Other than freight transportation via sea, many movers provide air shipping as well. It is a faster method of transporting goods but also expensive when compared to the ship.

  • They also provide you guidelines and the documentation required for shipping overseas. Import duty taxes and regulations vary from country to country. Therefore, these professional moving companies help you out in this.

  • It often happens that goods will remain at docks for a long time before they are cleared and sent to the recipient. Therefore, hiring professional movers also allows your household goods to be processed and checked by customs quickly.

  • When moving with pets, there are certain regulations that you need to follow. Good moving companies also provide information regarding this in addition to providing pet relocation services.

When hiring professional movers, you should know the level of expertise they possess. These are a few things that you should keep in mind.

Why Universal Relocations?

Universal Relocations provide its customers with moving and shipping services. Whether you are moving within the US or overseas, we provide services for all. In addition to this, we also provide people moving to the USA including pet shipping to the USA.

Our shipping services reach out to countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, India, China and Korea among others.

You can get a quote from us regarding the shipping and the packing services we provide. Check out our website for more information regarding our services.


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