Moving is a notoriously stressful, expensive undertaking. That’s compounded when you hire the wrong moving company. There’s a reason that 6th Man Movers, Nashville’s local moving company, has almost 1,000 5-star reviews on Google. It comes down to customer service, experience, setting expectations, and their stellar crew.
If you are looking for a local move, or a long-distance move, or if you need labor-only or storage, 6th Man Movers can help.
From the beginning, you will notice a difference in how 6th Man Movers gathers information to prepare for your move. They take a consultative approach to ensure your experience is personalized to best suit your needs. “We recognize and try to articulate to our clients that every move is different and special in its own way,” owner Jacob Greer says. “It’s a custom project, and we treat it as such. We’re more of a tour guide as opposed to a high-pressure salesperson who is trying to fill their calendar.”
“We understand how important front-end conversations are when setting expectations, creating a game plan, and executing that game plan,” says Jacob of 6th Man Movers’ consultative approach.
Jacobs adds that 6th Man Movers can also provide customers with solid timelines to help them better prepare for moving day. In fact, they can guarantee specific times and days when they will start and finish a move. This goes for both local moves and long-distance moves (both to and from Nashville).
A Moving Survey: 6th Man Mover’s #1 Piece of Moving Advice
Jacob’s number one piece of moving advice is that everyone should have a survey done as soon as possible. At 6th Man Movers, you can do so virtually or in person at your house. “The best way to have clear expectations for what moving day will be like, and avoid unnecessary stress and complications, is to have someone consult you on how things need to go. We recommend you do that as soon as possible when considering your move.”
Life throws us curveballs and 6th Man Movers understands that. While Jacob advises speaking with a moving company well before your move, he acknowledges that situations pop up and you can’t always plan ahead. If you need to move in the same week that you are first calling 6th Man Movers, they’re more than capable of making your move happen. And, if they can’t do it, and do it up to their standards, they’ll tell you no. “We’re still going to treat that person like we would if they called us weeks ago,” says Jacob. “And, we’re also going to price that customer the same as if they called us three weeks ago. We’re in the business of long-term relationships and if we will do our best or we won’t take the job.”
If you are moving to Nashville or away from Nashville, you’re likely to save a significant amount of money by hiring 6th Man Movers.
If you’re coming from/moving to a city with a higher cost of living, you’ll likely pay more for a moving company from that larger city. “We’re in a labor market, so prices are typically dictated by the cost of living for folks who work in that specific city,” explains Jacob. “If you’re living in a place or moving to a place with a higher cost of living, their labor costs are going to be a lot more … which means your move is going to cost a lot more.”
If you are moving from a smaller city, the local movers typically don’t have the experience or capacity for long-distance moves, leaving you with only large fleet moving companies.
6th Man Movers provides customers with solid timelines to help them better prepare for moving day. They guarantee specific times and days when they will start and finish your move, while larger fleet moving companies typically give a one- to two-week window of arrival. “We know it’s stressful when you don’t know the exact day your moving company is going to show up, and this happens regularly with long-distance movers. We guarantee the day we start and finish, even with long-distance moves,” says Jacob.
Another important factor that a local moving company like 6th Man Movers can provide is consistency. From the start of the moving process to the end, you will have the same point of contact. Larger, fleet companies typically have separate crews for different parts of the process. “The project manager who starts the job is also going to finish the job,” says Jacob. “You’ll have a consistent point of contact who is with your goods, keeping you in the loop on how the move is progressing.”
6th Man Movers: Your Trusted Nashville Moving Company
When you book your move with 6th Man Movers, you’re setting yourself up to save time and a lot of headaches. Plus, their team is there to guide you through every step of the process and answer any questions or concerns that might come up.
“We want the experience to go well, so you can tell all your friends and feel good about the money you spent,” says Jacob. “We also know that every moving option comes with a financial burden, and when we talk about all of those things on the front end, we usually have a better experience and accomplish the goals of our customers.”
This article is sponsored by 6th Man Movers. All photography courtesy of 6th Man Movers.