5 Things You Should Know Before Moving Overseas


Are you planning to move overseas? Then you are about to join the 6.32 million Americans currently residing abroad. Many important decisions are about to be made, too. This is your basic checklist of 5 things to do before moving overseas.

Prepare to familiarize yourself with new terms. The people who are the most successful with overseas shipping and ocean freight have a good understanding of the parties involved and their respective roles in the process. Proactively preparing for the move by having a good command of the details is the best method for avoiding common mistakes. Review our glossary of moving terms to know more about this.

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If you decide to ship your belongings, please hire only good,  proven experts. They are the only ones who can help you with the complexity of a big move like this.

A large amount of documentation and complicated logistics can be greatly simplified if you trust somebody with vast expertise.  That is the only secret to avoiding delays and extra costs.

iContainers aggregates private freight rates for over 100,000 trade routes to more than 300 destinations, including South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia.

iContainers is an Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI), Ocean Freight Forwarder, a Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC), registered, licensed, and bonded at the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), member of the World Cargo alliance (WCA), the Federación Española de Asociaciones de Empresas Transitarias (FEITA), and the Asociación de Transitarios Internacionales de Barcelona (ATEIA).

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