Delays do happen sometimes. Get to know what to do if this happens to you. Usually when you are moving long distance, you’re given a estimate of about 5 days when your truck is likely to arrive. Think of this as your mover is planning your move and this unexpected happens. Family emergencies, bad weather, road problems and natural disasters can lead to delays. Nationwide Movers provide a delivery estimate to reduce the chances that you’re stuck waiting on your belongings.
During the busy summer moving season reducing the chances, however, does not mean eliminating them. Delays with the move can create delays for other moves, and if a scheduled driver becomes unavailable, that can cause major problems with the moves. When this condition happens, our movers team will be working to find extra drivers, combine loads, and reshuffle routes in order to expedite deliveries. Sometimes they’re successful and sometimes they’re not.
When this type of circumstances happens during your moving process, the first thing to do is to keep calm. We know this will be difficult. Your life will be on hold, and you will be wondering when you’ll be able to get settled. Take the time to collect your thoughts and make a list of reasonable thing, such as compensation to purchase items, like air mattresses, plastic dishes, that will make your life a little more comfortable. It’s also a good idea to let the customer service team know how you would like to receive updates, and who we should contact. Finally, you will be given updated answers about when your belongings will be delivered. Please understand that sometimes, we don’t have any information or can’t provide details one way or another.
As you are planning your move, take the time about what you would do if there is a delay. Create a list of thing you must have in advance, like medicines, phone chargers, and basis commodities. This items should be kept with you. If there is a delay, you’ll appreciate having your necessary accessories with you for time being.
If you need any type of assistance regarding anything in moving, you are free to ask us. We are just one click away from your doubts – Nationwide Movers