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Top Tips for a Stress-Free Office Relocation: A Comprehensive Guide

Moving an office can be a daunting task, filled with logistical challenges, potential downtime, and stress for everyone involved. However, with proper planning and execution, you can make the transition smooth and stress-free. In this blog post, we’ve compiled the top tips from experts and real-life experiences to help you navigate through your office relocation […]

May 3, 2024 by Wendy Hoke

Saving Time and Stress: The Value of Professional Packing and Unpacking Services

Moving to a new home is more than just relocating belongings; it’s about transitioning lives, dreams, and memories from one place to another. Amidst this significant life event, the tasks of packing and unpacking can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and physically demanding. This is where the expertise of professional packing and unpacking services, like those provided […]

Mar 15, 2024 by Wendy Hoke

The Cost-Effectiveness of Professional Moving Services: Breaking Down the Savings

Moving to a new home is a significant life event filled with excitement, anticipation, and often, a fair bit of stress. While many might consider a do-it-yourself (DIY) move to save money, the true costs—both visible and hidden—can quickly add up, making the option less appealing upon closer inspection. This is where professional moving services, […]

Mar 8, 2024 by Wendy Hoke

Maximize Efficiency in Your Move: Packing and Crating Best Practices

Moving to a new home is an exciting journey, but it can also be overwhelming. One of the most crucial aspects of a move is packing and crating your belongings. Proper techniques not only ensure the safety of your items but also make the entire process more efficient. In this guide, we’ll walk you through […]

Feb 2, 2024 by Wendy Hoke

The Importance of Hiring Professionals to Crate Fragile Valuables When Moving

Moving to a new home is an exciting and transformative experience. But amidst all the excitement, the practical concerns of ensuring the safety of your possessions can become a real challenge. Among those possessions, your fragile valuables hold both monetary and sentimental value. Ensuring their safety during a move is paramount, and this is where […]

Oct 6, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

Finding the Best Packers and Movers: A Guide by Alliance Relocation Services

Moving to a new home or office is a significant event in one’s life, often filled with excitement, anxiety, and countless responsibilities. One of the most crucial decisions you’ll make during this process is selecting a trustworthy packer and mover. At Alliance Relocation Services, we believe in simplifying this task for you. Here are some […]

Aug 11, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

Safeguarding Your Boating Equipment During Relocation: The Professional Edge

Moving to a new home is an exhilarating experience, bringing with it a sense of a fresh start. However, the task of relocating high-end, sensitive items like your luxury boating equipment and accessories can introduce a level of anxiety into this process. Luckily, Alliance Relocation Services is here to help you protect your prized possessions […]

Jul 14, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

Moving to Arizona: What to Expect

Greetings soon-to-be desert dwellers! Alliance Relocation Services here, the seasoned pathfinders of packing, the sultans of the shipping tape, and the van Goghs of van loading! We’re here to guide you on a journey through the wild, wild (south)west – Arizona, to be exact. Yes, the land of cacti, dry heat, and the absolutely-not-mythical roadrunner. […]

Jun 16, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

Ensuring Compliance with Regulations and Standards when Hiring a Packing and Crating Company

When it comes to hiring a packing and crating company, it’s essential to ensure that the company complies with all relevant regulations and standards. Failure to comply with regulations can result in fines, delays, and damage to your belongings. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some key factors to consider when ensuring compliance with regulations […]

May 26, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

Choosing the Right Packing and Crating Company for Your Move: Factors to Consider

When it comes to packing and crating your belongings for a move, it’s essential to choose the right company for the job. With so many packing and crating companies out there, it can be challenging to determine which one is the best fit for your needs. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some key factors […]

May 12, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

Making Your Residential Move Easier: Identifying Your Packing and Crating Needs

Moving to a new home can be an exciting experience, but it can also be stressful and overwhelming. Packing and transporting your belongings can be a daunting task, especially if you have delicate or valuable items that require special care. That’s where a residential packing and crating company comes in – they can help make […]

May 5, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Your Wine Collection

The price of many fine wines is within reach for a majority of us. Of course, many fine wines demand astronomical prices. Either way, if you have a collection of wine to bring along on your relocation, you will need special handling and storage during the transport. Global Van Lines recommends following these safeguards when […]

Jan 20, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

Preparing Your Antiques and Artwork for an Overseas Move

Perhaps you have a new job in another country, or maybe you are retiring to some exotic land that you have always dreamed of. In either situation, you will be taking your treasured collection of antiques and fine art with you. This can be an aggravating situation – you want your precious items to come […]

Jan 13, 2023 by Wendy Hoke

When to Disassemble Furniture for a Move

Preventing damage to your furniture is always a priority when moving. This means that you may need to disassemble furniture in order to pack and ship it correctly. Many of the items in your home have movable or breakable parts, which can be a hazard during the moving process. Although large, solid pieces of furniture are […]

Oct 28, 2022 by Wendy Hoke

Full Service Move or DIY?

Your move will be either local, long-distance, or overseas. The biggest difference between them is how you decide to move. You have many options. You can hire a full-service mover, order a la carte moving services, or handle every aspect of the move yourself.  If you opt for full-service moving, the movers will come to […]

Jul 15, 2022 by Wendy Hoke

Moving a Large, Custom Bookcase

Whether they are for displaying a rare book collection, artwork, or ceramics, custom bookshelves give your home panache and extra storage. But what do you do with those bookcases when you move to a new home? Depending on several variables, moving a custom, heavy bookcase to a new home can be a great decision or […]

May 6, 2022 by Wendy Hoke

The Most Difficult Household Items to Pack and Move

What are the most difficult household items to move to a new home? Moving aquariums, expensive large appliances, artwork, and more can present you with some daunting challenges. You face a higher risk of damage to your goods, which can become quite costly. They must be packed carefully and transported via an appropriate vehicle.   […]

Feb 4, 2022 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Your Wine Collection

Your collection of fine wines requires special handling and storage when moving to a new residence. They have an exquisite character and chemistry that can be altered by exposure to light, temperature changes, and movement. Read on for our tips on how to carefully move your wine collection. Here are several steps to consider prior […]

Oct 15, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Your Large Flat-Screen TV

Flat-screen TVs are getting huge. You can now buy TV modules that will cover an entire wall. It’s great for watching the Super Bowl, but when you move, how do you move the TV? Flat-screen TVs are some of the most fragile, expensive, and uniquely shaped items in a household. Moving them is a challenging […]

Jul 9, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Tips for Moving a Safe on Your Own

Moving a household safe is a tough task due to its weight and bulky size. A small, personal safe isn’t quite too hard. However, a larger safe such as a gun safe needs extra care and planning. The safest option is to use professional movers who have experience with packing, loading, and unloading safes. If […]

Jul 1, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Your Pool Table

A pool table is a fun addition to your home. However, if you are moving, you will need to decide whether to move your pool table yourself or hire a professional service. We recommend letting us help you with disassembly, lifting, carrying, loading, unloading, and reassembly of your pool table. If you decide to do […]

Jun 25, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

How to Move Valuable Items

Packing High Value Items If you are preparing to relocate to a new home and you have items of considerable worth, you need to consider whether you should pack them yourself or hire a professional packing company. You may need custom crates to adequately protect your items. Packing the valuables yourself may save money upfront, […]

Feb 2, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Pack, Ship Large & Small Items

Large & Small Item Tips Do you need to move a large, heavy piece of furniture across the country? Or are you planning to ship a small, fragile item? Regardless, you need to use the best packing and shipping practices. The goal is to minimize the risk of damage and ensure the item reaches its […]

Jan 19, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Ship Antiques

Shipping and Packing Antiques Whether it’s a treasured gem you found at a garage sale or a unique family heirloom, antiques typically have both monetary and sentimental value. This is precisely why you need proper packing when you move your antique furniture and collectibles. Antiques are a minimum of 100 years old, and most have […]

Jan 12, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

Freight Class Codes and Custom Packaging

Freight class helps determine the rate of shipping freight Any item that is transported by an LTL truck, it will be assigned a freight class that is listed on the Bill of Lading. Determining that freight class can be a challenge. There are 18 different freight classes known as National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC). The […]

Sep 30, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

The Basics on Industrial Crates

Wooden Shipping Crates for Industrial Use Designing wooden shipping crates that will protect expensive industrial equipment during transportation and storage goes beyond simply building a box. Wooden shipping crates and heavy-duty skids must be crafted for the shape, size, weight, sensitivity, fragility, and final destination of the equipment to be shipped. This may include foam […]

Sep 5, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Crating Medical Equipment

Shipping Medical Equipment Some industries have exacting packaging, crating, and shipping requirements. The healthcare industry is a prime example. From sensitive devices to large imaging systems, shipping logistics for the medical industry demands special skills and experience. This includes the knowledge and methods to properly prepare valuable medical equipment such as: CT scanners MRI machines […]

Jul 3, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Why Use a Custom Crating Company?

Custom Crating You’re moving to a new home and wondering about your valuable appliances, computer equipment, and other items. What is the safest method of packing to ensure they arrive at their destination undamaged? Using a wood crate is one of the safest ways to transport your household goods. Safety is the main reason to […]

Jun 12, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

How Specialty Crating Differs from Conventional Relocation Services

Specialty Crating Versus Traditional Relocation Services Not all shipping logistics providers offer the same service. Whether you are planning a residential move to your new home or you are a shipping manager with an international organization, you need to do more than simply compare prices when choosing a packing service provider. There are significant differences […]

May 22, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

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