Garrett Relocation has contracts with national van lines
and international freight forwarders. These relationships
afford corporations, of all sizes, access to competitive
discounts on transportation and storage, as well as contractual
benefits such as $100,000 no cost valuation on household
goods. Competitive bids are secured for each shipment, helping
the corporate client select the van line best suited to
meet the specific requirements for every move. In addition,
each transferee receives:
||Monitoring of the entire move process, from obtaining
quotes to scheduling the move
||One-on-one counseling with dedicated account team
||Comprehensive move information kits
||Post move follow-up and evaluation
Van Line Terms
Binding Estimate : An estimate
by a moving agent of the cost to perform specified moving
services, including transportation and third party service
costs. Once the moving agent agrees to the estimate, it
becomes a binding transportation cost paid by the shipper.
Claim : A written statement
requesting reimbursement for an item that is lost or damaged
while in the van line's possession.
Household Goods : The personal
effects and property transported from residence to residence.
Line Haul : In the transport
of household goods, the transportation charge based on the
weight and the number of miles the goods are transported.
PBO (packed by owner) : Occurs
when articles are packed by the shipper for moving.
Shipper : The transferee whose
household goods are being moved.
Shuttle : A smaller truck
that transports household goods to the full sized moving
van, if the current residence is not accessible by the larger
S.I.T. (storage in transit)
: The temporary storage of your household goods in the carrier
Valuation Coverage : The van
line coverage that is offered to reimburse you in case your
shipment is lost or damaged.