How are Your Costs Determined?
There are many factors that are used to determine the cost of your move to Hawaii. Listed below are the processes that we use to calculate your final cost.
1. Origin Services
Our agent in your hometown provides the initial survey to determine how much weight you are moving and what special services are needed. They will coordinate your packing and moving dates. Additionally they will answer most questions related to your move. They communicate with your International Move Coordinator to make sure your move is completed on time and as needed to ensure a quality move to your new home. The agent then provides the following services:
* All packing of boxes.
* Crating of fragile items, ie: marble tops, glass tops, etc. (crating costs are additional).
* Provide a full descriptive inventory of your belongings.
* Loading of the container or overseas shipping crates (liftvans).
* Complete preparation of liftvans or container for shipping to port.
* Providing all origin paperwork services and communication with the customer.
2. Trucking to Port
After your shipment is loaded into the container or overseas shipping crates, your shipment is then trucked to one of our port agents in the necessary city for consolidation. Full containers are delivered directly to the ocean carrier.
3. The Port Agent
If your shipment does not completely fill a full shipping container, we send your overseas shipping crates (liftvans) to one of our Port Agents. The port agent receives the shipment and consolidates your shipment with other household goods shipments going to the same country. The port agent then delivers the full container to the ocean carrier ready, for export.
4. The Ocean Carrier
As a Federal Maritime Commission Licensed NVOCC, we work with all the quality ocean carriers that service every port, worldwide. Your shipment is transported to Hawaii on one of these licensed carriers ships. Once your shipment arrives at the destination port, the ocean carrier releases your shipment to our destination agent.
5. The Destination Agent
In Hawaii, we have a network of the best quality partners that deliver your goods in the most professional manner. They unload, unpack as requested, put things together that were taken apart by us at the origin, and remove all wrapping and packing debris from the residence. They can provide storage at their state-of-the-art facilities. All our agents have full background checks and drug testing policies to make sure that only qualified personnel arrive at your new home.
These are the processes that are involved in relocating your precious belongings to your new city. We at Premier Van Lines International use only quality partners to make sure that you get the best service possible. If you have any questions about the process, feel free to call one of our International Relocation Specialists at 1-877.784.2111.