Moving is a time consuming exercise. Most people take days to pack all their possessions and the actual moving may take hours within the city and longer than a day if one has to travel from one county to another. International removals are in a different league altogether. It takes weeks to sort out everything. The actual schedule of moving overseas will also likely be for several days. Even if there is a direct nonstop flight to the country you are moving to, your possessions will take longer. This is primarily why timing is so important in international removals.
You may choose to get a professional packer or you may decide to pack everything on your own, perhaps with materials you get from the mover. This exercise is difficult for most people because packing for international removals must be of a certain standard. It is best left to the pros, who may choose to pack all your valuables in a few hours or do so over a few days if that works for you. It is best to have the pros pack everything at a go as it will save you money. Also, preparing the inventory becomes simpler. You can also check the entire inventory and sign it before anything is moved out.
You don’t need to make hasty moves but you will need a stringent schedule. It is for this purpose that you should have a sequence of events planned perfectly, after due consultation with your mover. Collaboration is the key here. Your goods may leave your address after you or it can be timed with your departure. It is unlikely that a commercial flight and cargo carrier will take off at the same time. There will be some difference. Besides, international removals may involve transportation via road, air, sea or rail depending on the route. It is likely that you would reach your destination much before your goods. The goods may reach you the same day or later. You will have to work out a schedule and see to it that the timing is as predictable as possible.
You would need the pros at your new address as well. You may not have enough helping hands and you might not want to deal with the unloading. Companies offering holistic international removals will always have teams coordinating among them to have some people on standby at the destination so the goods can be received, offloaded and set up at your new place. All such coordination are time sensitive and hence the significance of getting the timing right.