How to Choose an International Mover
Selecting an International Mover
- Who's involved in moving an international shipment
- How Not to Select an International Shipping Company
- How to Select an International Shipping Company
- Other Important Considerations
- Helpful International Moving Resources
Moving internationally can be a difficult but exciting process.
Some people – particularly older individuals – will never do it.
Chances are, however, it's something many ambitious globe trotting professionals, ethnically mixed young families, and retiring Boomers everywhere will consider at least once in their lifetime.
More and more students, for instance, are taking advantage of expanded educational opportunities around the world and testing their wings by applying for passports and visas to study overseas. Many will want to take some of their personal 'stuff' with them.
Meanwhile, in today's global economy, experienced expats, unemployed job seekers, and those just entering the job market compete for international assignments as fast-track advancement to attain their career aspirations and financial goals.
Although this comprehensive guide was prepared primarily for those moving from the United States, the information shared here can generally be applied to anyone who needs to choose an international shipping company to relocate items oversees.
This is written for people shipping household goods for personal use.
Anyone moving internationally can reduce their stress by planning ahead, knowing what to expect when shipping, and following the expert recommendations contained in this professional guide.
May you have a successful move!
Ed Singer is an Import/Export expert at Sonigo International Shipping, where he assists customers worldwide to arrange problem-free international moves.
Based in Israel, Sonigo is part of UTS Unigroup and is a FIDI/Faim registered company.
FIDI is the largest global alliance of independent quality international removal companies; FAIM is the only quality standard for the international moving industry.
Sonigo Intl Shipping
Tel: 972 8 6111-222
Fax: 972 8 6111-223
Cell: 972 52-611-9674
Email: Ed Singer
US Toll Free: 1 (866) 978-5224 or (201) 535-4703
UK Free Phone: 0 800 097 5563
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