WHY CHOOSE SUDDATH
local, long-distance and international moving
professionally moved each year with care
background-checked drivers and moving crews
hands-on training for each employee
for Atlas Van Lines, Inc.
MOVING COMPANY + PACKING & STORAGE SERVICES
Full-Service Packing and Unpacking
With our full-service packers and movers, you can get the assistance you need to get your move prepped and ready to go, without all the hassle. Using only the best materials and techniques, our professional packers and movers are experienced, background checked and well trained to provide the best level of service possible. If you don’t have the time to pack your home yourself, the full-service option takes a lot of stress off you while we handle it all. We also offer partial packing services to meet your budget and needs, and will only pack the items you tell us to.
Not sure what’s going and what’s staying? We offer secure household goods storage to keep your personal belongings secure for as long as you need. In certain locations, we offer temperature- or climate-controlled storage options to safely store delicate or temperature-sensitive items.
Specialized Moving Services
If your home move includes the relocation of specialty items like pianos, classic cars, motorcycles, boats or even pets – don’t worry, we have you covered. Since opening our doors over 100 years ago, we have seen and moved almost anything, so you can feel confident that we will handle all your items with the highest level of care and protection. We only work with highly-trained professional movers who are background-checked and experienced in moving clients who demand the best.
MOVING COMPANY REVIEWS
Suddath Moving is the best. If you are ever considering a move they are the ones to call. They did it all!. I didn’t have to do a thing and even tho I did, they loaded my packing up as well and delivered it all on time and in great shape.
Suddath Moving Ft. Lauderdale
Juriz Perez and Martell Fletcher two super professional and top notch workers.
The moving crew was excellent. They went out of their way to ensure everything was moved into our home efficiently and with great care. Would highly recommend Suddath.
Richard Patterson and his crew did an amazing job moving my things! They were professional, careful, quick! I highly recommend them for all your moving needs!
Absolutely impressed with this company, and the gentlemen who helped us move. It was a very large move. Took 9hrs but they were on top of everything. Things are properly packed and numbered. Will definitely be using them again!
Suddath, what an exceptional company. They are a well oiled machine. They are incredibly smooth from the quote to the delivery, and everything inbetween! David and Shannon have bene a pleasure to work with. Their teams know exactly what they are doing, and they have accomodated our crazy move schedule. We couldn’t have done this without all of you. Thank you!!!
Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL
Suddath offers the best and most comprehensive services. We were loaded, moved into storage for 9 months, then pulled and moved into our remodeled condo. The team of Alvaro, Carlos and Alexndro were friendly, fast, thorough and efficient. They took care to remove boxes as they were emptied, assembled beds and other furniture and left us in a great position. We could not be any happier with their service. Very highly recommended.
Mike Monk (P)
Suddath Jacksonville HQ
Henry and Coop did an amazing job. They were professional, friendly, and efficient.
No matter where you are moving from or to, you can count on our experience, resources and local, national and global reach to get you there so you can focus more on your destination and less on the move.
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Moving Company FAQs
No two moves are ever alike. There are local moves as well as long distance moves and international relocations; each comes with their own requirements, distances, and associated costs with each moving company able to charge its own rates.
The weight of the belongings can make a difference, and so can the packing and unpacking services you choose; the storage services selected; and the specialized moving services you want and need.
Our moving company works with each customer to design a customized moving experience that’s just right for them. To get a quote for your unique move, please reach out.
All the estimates are no-cost and no-obligation. Whether you call in or use our option for a virtual walkthrough using your smartphone, a salesperson will look at what your needs are, and then give you a couple of choices. An example would be a ‘not to exceed’ or a flat rate. We look at your move, your budget, the particulars of your move, and then we present what we think is going to work best for you.
We always recommend you check with your homeowner’s insurance first. While we probably have the best trained home movers in the industry, you must consider the elements like rain and snow. Having extra protection is something you should consider – we don’t think you’ll need it, but an educated consumer is a wise consumer.
We have state-of-the-art facilities across the U.S., with probably the best security systems in the industry. We have ambient storage and climate-controlled storage. We have a variety of storage options that will allow someone to work within their budget and make sure that if there are any special requirements, we have the logistical ability to handle it.
The main difference between short and long-term, or permanent, storage is the time frame in which your household items will be stored. It’s important to remember that for interstate moves, your storage time may cap at 180 days. In either case, your items will be stored in a fully enclosed vault within a warehouse. With vault storage, our warehouse staff will pad wrap your valuables and carefully store them in the container.
The best security in terms of your home and belongings is a well-educated, well-trained driver. We train our drivers intensively through the Suddath University program, which is on-site in Jacksonville, FL.
As a local moving company, we use a combination of our own employees and contractors. The contractors are full-time, 100% dedicated to us. We grow our own, which is the best way to do it, and because of our prominence in the market, training and overall investment in our people, the best come to us. We’re very selective about who we let join our moving company.
There’s a vetting process where we’re looking at their driving record, background, the number of years’ experience, safety records, the quality scores, all those things determine if they have the right stuff to join the team.
As a professional moving company, Suddath is basically a one-stop-shop. We can help you find the realtor; we can give you the estimates that fit your budget, we can give you the packing materials, informational videos and more. We’re a very consultative moving company and provide support and visibility to your items every step of the way. We are not a high-pressure sale and, more than anything, we can make sure that our home movers have the empathy and experience to work with you in what can be a challenging process.
At our moving company, we offer multiple unpacking options. Your movers can put furniture and other transported items into designated rooms; unpack; and carry away leftover boxes. Or, you can tell us which items to unpack. Or our movers can simply put your transported belongings into the correct rooms and you can unpack yourself in ways of your choice. If you have questions about what’s right for you, contact us for guidance.
Our household moving services include the following:
• Affordable local moves made simple
• Long distance moves by trustworthy teams
• One-stop-shop for international relocations
• Specialized moving services that typical household movers may not offer
• Flexible packing and unpacking services
• Safe, secure, and convenient storage services
No matter what you need, we’ll work with you to design just the right personalized relocation. Each of them will be performed by thoroughly vetted, background checked, and trained crews of household movers supported by a dedicated single point of contact move coordinator. Plus, we leverage our century-plus of experience in every move we make: about 80,000 per year.
If you’d like a quote for your relocation, just let our moving company know. Our goal is to be the best moving company, and that includes how easy we make it to get a fast, accurate quote.
Ask friends, family members, and work colleagues who’ve used professionals for their relocations for recommendations for the best moving company. Explore the websites of the household movers they’ve recommended, checking to see if they have the services you need in your geographical area. Also make sure they’ve got the proper licenses and accreditations. When a moving company checks all the boxes, request a quote.
You’ll want to be searching for a moving company and getting quotes at least eight weeks in advance of your move. Suddath has a complete moving checklist to help you get started and stay on track.
When looking for the best moving company, please consider Suddath. We’re the experienced choice (more than one hundred years of experience with 80,000 residential relocations each year!) with well vetted, background checked, and trained moving crews. We offer a flexible menu of services, including specialty moving services, packing and unpacking services, and safe, secure, and convenient storage solutions.
It isn’t unusual to want to store furniture when staging your home for sale or for other relocation-related purposes. So, when seeking “moving companies near me,” check to see if they offer storage services. If so, this can be a seamless way to manage your move and storage needs through one company.
Our moving company offers secure, convenient storage options that can benefit you in these ways:
• Provides a storage solution until your new home is ready
• Allows you to postpone deciding what to keep until you’re done moving
• Facilitates decluttering when you’re showing your home for sale
• Provides space during remodeling
• Allows you to store belongings for longer amounts of time when at non-permanent relocations
Our moving company provides flexible options, including climate-controlled spaces, temperature-controlled areas, and vault/warehousing.
When seeking a home mover, check to see if they discuss pet transport solutions. Not all moving companies will. At Suddath, our moving company has guided plenty of customers who want to know how to move their pets. What’s most important is the pre-planning—and, to help, here is our pet relocation checklist.
Important issues to discuss with your moving company include the proper types of transport containers. If moving out of the country, there may be medical/vaccination requirements to address.
Fortunately, at Suddath (not true of all moving companies), your assigned move coordinator will explore pet relocation options for you and leverage relationships we’ve built with full-service pet relocation providers.
Suddath offers safe, secure, quality storage services. So, you may decide to store some of your belongings in a facility until your new home is ready. Doing so allows you to declutter and, if needed, stage your home for open houses—and by using storage services offered by your moving company, this streamlines the process and reduces the number of vendors to juggle.
Here’s another benefit. When you store belongings, this can give you more time to decide which ones you’ll keep and which ones you’ll get rid of, reducing the number of decisions to make during your move. If you’ll be remodeling your new place, this gives you physical space in which to do so without having to move furniture around. If you’ll be at a non-permanent relocation, you may decide to take advantage of long-term storage options.
We offer flexible solutions, including climate-controlled spaces, temperature-controlled areas, and vault/warehousing needs.
If boiled down to two key reasons, they’d be the risks and challenges of DIY moves and the benefits of using a professional moving company.
First, DIY moves will typically be cheaper, but they also come with costs: renting a truck, paying friends and family members to help, insurance to protect your belongings in transit, meals, lodging when moving long distance, and so forth.
You’ll also need to pay for packing supplies: boxes, tape, bubble wrap, and more. It may be challenging to get enough people to help you on days of choice and, without the right equipment and experience, injuries can occur—and then you’d need to deal with the liability. Trucks can break down and so forth. The risks can be greater, as well as your time cost.
Contrast that to using professional household moving services where well-trained experts take on the heavy lifting using the proper equipment and supplies and navigate the move in optimal ways to protect your lifetime of belongings. They save you plenty of time and, when you compare costs of DIY-ing your move with professional household movers, you might be surprised, expecting a bigger difference in costs.
Then, when you pick the best moving company for your needs—such as Suddath—you can gain peace of mind. Seamlessly get a quote.
Absolutely! Our flexibility is one of the reasons that we’re such an outstanding moving company as we tailor moves to the individual customer for the ultimate satisfaction.
This includes in our menu of packing and unpacking services (from full to partial to DIY support); our safe, secure, and convenient storage options; and specialized household moving services. You make the selections you need, and we’ll take it from there, providing you with a customized moving experience.
Get a quote for your personalized move!
You can ask for recommendations from friends, family members, and business colleagues who have moved in your local area. Then, make sure to check the website and reviews of the moving companies they’ve suggested. This should help you to create a list of companies to explore further.
When you look at a website for a moving company, ensure that they have the household moving services you need and that they’re appropriately licensed and accredited. From there, you can pick the best moving company for your situation.
We invite you to reach out to Suddath to get a fast and accurate quote for the services you need. Once you have spoken to several companies and have moving quotes, you’ll be able to narrow down which ones will best suit your move.
Your Rights and Responsibilities as an Individual Shipper
When acting in its capacity as an interstate household goods broker, Suddath does not transport an individual shipper’s household goods, but arranges for the transportation of the household goods by an FMCSA-authorized household goods motor carrier, whose charges will be determined by its published tariff. If Suddath provides an estimate on any carrier’s behalf, the estimate must be based on the carrier’s tariff and the carrier is required to make its tariff available for public inspection upon a reasonable request.