Top Red Flags To Spot Dishonest Moving Companies
Unfortunately there are a number of disreputable international moving companies. International Sea & Air Shipping provides some warning or RED flags about the operations of some companies and counters that behavior with our own operating procedures.
|Red Flags||How International Sea & Air Operates|
How does the moving company answer their phones? Do they use their name? Or a generic message?
|When you contact International Sea & Air Shipping you will be greeted by our trained and friendly professionals.|
An International moving estimate that is developed site-unseen is probably to good to be true.
|International Sea & Air Shipping will offer to send our sales person to your home and provide an in-home survey of your household goods. This in home survey is FREE of charge and will enable us to provide you with an accurate quote.|
|Movers are required by Federal regulations to supply customers with a copy of “Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move”.|
Your copy of “Rights and Responsibilities” will be provided by us either in a booklet form or through e-mail.
|Does the company’s website have a local address? Is there information about their registration?||Our license number is displayed on our About Us page.|
Does the mover claim that all good are covered by their insurance?
|We recommend that you obtain additional marine insurance coverage, which we can provide for you at an additional cost.|
|Is the company’s office or warehouse in good condition? Does it even exist?||For your peace of mind, we would be more than happy for you to visit our facility and meet our staff.|
|Does the moving company request cash or a large deposit before the move?||We ask for a reasonable deposit based upon the size of your shipment to secure your moving date.|