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Use Due Diligence to Deter a Relocation Scam
Make sure a prospective mover has hard assets, ask for multiple reference, and look for membership in professional organizations such as the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA).
What are some warning signs companies should heed when selecting a relocation provider?
 

Mike Gonzalez, President, Armstrong Relocation
A huge red flag is that the quoted price seems too low. It boils down to the old adage, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” It’s important to determine if the prospective company has hard assets (e.g. truck fleet, brick and mortar facilities, drivers who are employees).You want to make sure you’re working with an actual organization, not just an individual brokering out the service to unknown parties over the Internet.

Going with a well-known, established brand is a good place to start, but the companies still need to be closely scrutinized. Ask for multiple references specific to your needs and look for membership in organizations such as the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) and the Employee Relocation Council (ERC).
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