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Estimation of Packers and Movers Rates in Bangalore?


Each individual has different requirements and therefore the rates and changes of the moving companies may vary. The moving companies' prices depend mainly on the exact list of the inventory or the size of the move, as well as several other factors, including distance, route, insurance, brand value, Quality of packaging and moving service. Therefore, talking to moving companies and local movers near you is probably the best way to get specific rates and fees for moving companies, for your transfer or storage needs.

But I can certainly help you estimate and calculate interim rates and fees for packing and moving services near you. Actual rates and fees may still vary depending on the size of your move, distance traveled, value-added services, etc., but calculating interim rates will certainly help you budget for your moving costs.

So, if you are wondering how to calculate and estimate the rates and fees of packers and movers for the transfer and storage of household items in India, then I protect you.

Based on our own experience, our interactions with many large moving companies, and the packaging and analysis of tons of data, we have identified some of the major costs that could affect moving and storage costs.

  • Size of the move, that is, list of goods to be moved or stored

  • Distance between source and destination

  • Quality of the packaging

  • Transport

  • Workforce for various tasks

  • Insurance

  • Value added services

  • Applicable taxes

How to calculate the packing and moving costs for the transfer?


As you already know, local travel is generally in town, which means that the distance will be minimal, for example within a radius of 1 kilometer to 15-30 kilometers. The local transfer can be done in one day and it is easier and hassle less than interstate transfer.


Consider how much it can cost to hire movers and packers for local transfers in your city.


Transportation costs:

Depending on the size of the move, that is, the number of household items you want to pack and move, moving companies will arrange for a vehicle. If you want to move kitchen items with a bedroom, an entrance, a kitchen, you may need a bit of tempo, like that of a TATA Ace. But, if you move fully furnished 3/4 bedroom kitchenware, you may need a mid-sized truck, such as a TATA 407, or a richer type of medium-sized truck. Naturally, the cost of small vehicles will be lower and that of large trucks will cost you more.

Secondly, if you move into the neighborhood or city, the local transportation costs will be lower and they will increase in case of interstate or long distance relocation. So, it is a myth that the volume of goods and the distance do not affect the cost. This is the case and to a good extent. The transport costs for local trips could range from Rs. 500.00 to Rs. 4000.00 and from Rs. 4000.00 to Rs. 20000 or even more for a distance greater than 1000 kilometers.


Packing costs:

Many people think that packaging is not necessary for local transfer. But based on our experience, we recommend packing, especially for fragile items such as television, refrigerator, washing machine, desktops, cabinets, tableware and utensils, etc.


If you wish, you can choose to pack these items and ignore hard objects such as furniture, etc. The cost of packaging can vary from Rs. 1400.00 to 4000.00, depending on the number of items and the quality of packaging and packaging materials used.


Handling fees:

The movers and packers you hire will send their own employees to pack and handle them gently. You have nothing to do. Again, depending on the number of items or the size of the move, 2, 3, 4 or more people may be required to handle everything.


The workforce is charged at the rate of Rs 500 to Rs 600.00 per person.


To pack and transport 1 BHK merchandise, 2 people are enough, which means that the cost 1000 to Rs. 1200.00. Similarly, for household items 2BHK, it will take 3-4 people and for a 3 BHK, it may require 4-5 people.


Value-added service fees:

In addition to packaging, loading, unloading and transportation, movers and packers also offer some value-added services. These services are charged extra. So, if you want them to unpack and rearrange all the furniture, etc. in your new home, they can do it for a nominal fee. Usually, the movers offer unpacking and remodeling services in case of intercity moving. But in the case of long-distance relocation, these value-added services may sometimes not be available.


Fees for such value-added services, which are optional and you can not charge, can range from RS 500 to Rs 1000.00


Now, the process remains virtually identical for the transfer of domestic long-distance and long-distance goods, except that, in the case of long-distance moves, the cost of packaging and transport will be a bit higher, as this requires multi-layer packaging of industrial grade using superior packaging materials. . And secondly, the cost of insurance will be added to the total cost of relocation in case of interstate or long distance move, billed @ 3% of the declared value of the goods.


Storage and warehousing costs:

The storage and warehousing process is similar to the local transfer. The movers and packers will come in your place, they will pack everything and transport your goods to their storage facilities. They will store your belongings for the period you want to store and, once you want them back, they will bring them home.

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