Important Notice !

Dear Movit customers,

With the rising concern of COVID-19, we at Movit will do our part in adhering to the safety measures to ensure the health and safety of our customers. Our service providers will not require the customer to sign the PDA or POD, instead drivers are to input the customers full name on the PDA and full name date and time on the paper POD. The safety and welfare of our customers is very important to us and we will endeavour to provide you with any further updates. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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Things That You Must Consider When Looking for Best Shipping Companies

Transportation proves itself to be one of the most important aspects of our society. With transportation, it has moved businesses into heights. No wonder, it is considered as an indispensable factor in every business and even for personal purposes. But this can not be made possible if there are no transport companies that would cater to the needs especially of big businesses when it comes to logistics.

At this point, a freight calculator is essential in determining and calculating the correct rates of each freight service. You could not expect to have the same price in each of the goods you would deliver. This would still depend on several the goods to be transferred.

If you are looking for the best shipping companies, then here are some of the tips that you must consider.

Adequate Insurance

It is quite hard to entrust your vehicle for transport to a transporter which is not accredited as well as insured. This is so transporting vehicles may entail inevitable damages in the process of moving. Hence, it is very important that the shipping companies have an insurance to cover up the damages that may come along the way. It is also best advised that you check with your insurance carrier if they are also going to cover unlikely event wherein your car will be damaged during the transport.

Vehicle Inspection

You do not just surrender your vehicle to be transported to the shipping companies and expect them to do the initial inspection. It is your duty to have it initially checked for a complete servicing. Doing so will ascertain that your vehicle is indeed working and does not have some problems especially mechanically and electrically. It is both for your advantage and for the shipping companies as well if the inspection has been made before your vehicle is loaded in the car. Make sure that your car is clean and free from clutter so that you will be able to check beforehand some wear and tear, dents, and scratches. Doing so will do away with the misunderstanding between you and the transport company when you get your car after being transported.

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Receiving Your Freight

There is some time that when you get the services of shipping companies, there are something that they cannot control such as the street of your home. There are sometimes that the receivers’ streets are small, with trees that can block the way of the trick, speed bumps and the like that will hinder the transport company from entering. In such scenario, they may ask you to meet them in a different location or a convenient location such as major street crossing or a shopping center wherein you can receive your Freight.

Last but not the least, it is highly advisable that you do not put any personal items in your Freight if you have it for transport. Most shipping companies will not have themselves liable if these personal items are stolen or lost during transport. Hence, it is a common practice that you already have valuable items and personal belongings removed from the Freight so it will not further cause a problem during transport

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