Long-Distance Moves in Portland with Less Stress

A century of long-distance moving experience. With over a century of experience moving Americans all over the globe, and over 50 years of experience in Portland itself, Suddath understands how to take the stress out of long-distance relocation. For your move, you want a long-distance moving company to predict your needs, proactively plan, and keep your peace of mind at the forefront of every task.

Suddath’s team includes dedicated move coordinators, expert long-haul drivers, custom crate builders, and highly-trained packing and cross-country moving professionals. We invest heavily in training and educating every member of our long-distance relocation teams.

Broad and flexible services for your needs and budget. Our long-distance moving services are just as robust and thorough as our teams. Every customer is different, and we don’t believe in boxing you into service packages that you don’t need. Get all the help you need, and none of the extras that you don’t want.

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domestic moves each year

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of Atlas Van Lines

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250+ HOURS

of employee training

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Flexible services to fit your move

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Safe and Secure Storage Options

We have 208,000 square feet of storage space in Portland alone, and over 3 million square feet all over the United States. Each facility features 24/7 monitoring and climate control for your most sensitive items. If you need to store your items until your new home is ready or after your current home is sold, Suddath can provide you with storage options that are both affordable and flexible to meet your needs.

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Atlas is America’s Interstate Mover

Suddath is part of Atlas Van Lines – the high-quality, trusted agent network, featuring the industry’s top-rated drivers and modern truck fleet.

Our relationship with Atlas Van Lines means that no matter where you are moving across the country, we can get your things there, and get them there safely. No moving company has locations in every city in the country, so moving companies need to partner together to complete long-distance moves.

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Dedicated Move Coordinators

Your dedicated move coordinator is a highly-skilled moving expert. With nearly 300 hours of training both in the Suddath training center and on-the-job mentorship, you can rest assured that your coordinator is ready for any challenge that your long-distance move may present. From your first call here in Portland to the placement of the furniture in your new home in a new city, your Coordinator can and will manage every detail.

Fully Vetted Long-Distance Movers

Suddath enforces strict compliance with all safety procedures by putting every one of our drivers through an in-depth background checking process, including drug screening, criminal records, and driving records.

Suddath also owns and operates Suddath University, where our Portland long-distance movers are trained in a custom-built facility that includes a full-size home with all of the difficult corners and doorways of the most challenging homes. Upon graduation from Suddath University, your team has completed weeks of intense hands-on and written testing that equal over 250 hours of dedicated training.

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Specialized long-distance moving services

Motorcycle Moving

If a cross-country trip on your motorcycle isn’t in the moving plan for your long-distance move to your new home, Suddath can handle the transportation with trusted partners to help get it there safely. 

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Piano Moving

Piano moving for long distance relocation is one of the specialties that Suddath has covered. If your piano needs to make the long-distance relocation with you, we can pack, ship, and unload it safely for you.

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Custom Crating

Unique items or items that are particularly delicate, fragile or irregularly sized, may require their own tailored crates built to protect these types of items. Our team consists of experts who will take measurements and build a crate to spec.

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Automobile Moving

During a long-distance move, time might not allow you to check a cross-country road trip off your list just yet. Suddath will enlist one of our partners to make sure your vehicle gets to your new destination safely.  

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Do I need valuation coverage?

Typically, it is a good idea to get some extra coverage on the items that you’re moving, especially if they are high-value or expensive. You are automatically covered for $0.60 per lb., which may not be enough if you have higher value items. For example, if something happens a 10-lb. lamp, you’re only going to get $6 for that lamp, regardless of its actual replacement cost.

Learn more about valuation coverage for your long-distance move.

Can Suddath move my car?

Absolutely we can move your car. We have several different types of long-distance moving services available whether your car is a normal run-of-the-mill car, a classic car or a high-end car. For instance, we do have a covered car carrier, and then for the normal transports we do have the open-air auto carriers.

Learn more about how we can help to transport your car during a long-distance move.

Moving can be stressful. What do you do to make it easier for me?

We take great pride in providing you with a great experience from start to finish. One thing we do provide is a designated customer service person, your Portland move coordinator, who will hold your hand from the start of booking the survey through to the end of delivery.

They will check on you throughout the process to help you through the very difficult and stressful process of moving. They’ll answer any questions along the way. You’ll also notice that when your surveyor comes out, the experience and attention to detail that they will have will give you a feeling of comfort. But that start to finish guidance is what we take great pride in.

Can my possessions be temporarily stored with Suddath?

Absolutely. Portland has over 200,000 square feet of secure storage warehouse space, which includes a section of climate-controlled space. Oregon typically does not require a climate-controlled atmosphere because we are a moderate climate. However, there have been some high-end customers that have asked for this type of service, and we are able to provide it to them.

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