Long Distance / Interstate Moves
Moving to another state means opening an exciting new chapter in your life. But preparing for a state-to-state move can be incredibly stressful. As your moving date approaches, you need to partner with a company you can trust to handle every detail with integrity and total professionalism. And that’s precisely where we come in. We offer reliable and affordable interstate moving services designed to make your life easy and worry-free.
Communication is the key to a successful move. When you work with us, you can expect nothing less than attentive, personalized service from every member of our team. And because we know that preparing for a move can be daunting, we go the extra mile to create a hassle-free moving experience for each and every one of our customers.
You don’t have to stress over your upcoming long distance move as long as consider that it takes a bit more advance planning than when you’re moving across town. This is a collection of things we recommend you add to that plan.
Intrastate vs Interstate
A move that is a distance of greater than 40 miles within Pennsylvania is classified as a long-distance move (intrastate move). Intrastate moves within Pennsylvania are regulated by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Intrastate moving rates are usually based on the weight transported and the distance between origin and destination.
If the destination of your long distance move is another state, this is known as a interstate move. The cost iof an interstate move is again based on a combination of weight and distance and an inventory is prepared. All interstate moves and moving companies are governed by the rules and regulations of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or FMCSA. Every long distance move must be done by full service long distance moving companies that are assigned with a USDOT number, FMCSA registered and has proper insurance coverage.
Long Distance moving companies typically visit with at your residence to provide a written estimate before your interstate move. We take a detailed inventory of the possessions you would like 1st Step Movers to transport and discuss any additional services you would like us to perform. This allows us to give a more accurate estimate and allows us to provide any additional support for you move to make it as stress free as possible. If you would like a free estimate just fill out the form below or call us at +1 (724)-986-9287.