Advantages And Disadvantages Of Hiring Packers And Movers

Employing packers and movers for relocation purposes is the best decision one could ever make. Generally, while moving things, getting the required help from somebody is always welcoming. In India, hiring local or an established packers and movers company for your home and office relocation has become an easy task. There are several options available for you to make your best pick.

Though it is a smart move, hiring a moving company has both advantages and disadvantages in its way. Not all service providers provide the best facilities. You need to know everything before hiring a company. Let’s take a look at them.


Loading heavy items 

If lifting heavy stuff is not your thing, then packing professionals are well skilled to take care of goods such as furniture, electrical appliances or decor items in the transport. Furthermore, they have the required gear that helps them to lift everything easily.

Safe packaging and transportation

Homeowners and office owners might have some precious or fragile objects that need proper packaging. The team makes sure everything included in the inventory is safely packed with multiple layered packaging to prevent damage. It will not only ensure safety while loading, unloading, but also during the transit.

Fast transit 

Moving companies are well known for knowing their importance of time for their customers. Since responsibilities get divided between you and the service provider, it helps speed up the relocation process. This means that while they pack and transport your items, you can carry on other important tasks.

Insurance coverage 

Shifting goods has its own risks, and the professionals are very well aware of it. So, they insure every item included in the inventory. Hence you do not have to worry about anything.


Services can be a bit expensive. 

Relocation charges vary differently. It depends on the inventory size, distance and transport. Regardless of where you are relocating, these companies would enlist high quotations. However, comparing 3-4 options can help you choose a company that fulfils all your requirements at a reasonable price.

Inefficiency can be a problem. 

If a team worker is inefficient in handling the move, then there can be problems such as delays, damage to goods or even incomplete shifting. Inefficiency in the process will affect both the company’s reputation and your work schedule.

No control 

You can choose the moving time and date. But the rest, right from the packaging to relocating everything to its new place is in the company’s hand.

Trust issues 

It takes a great deal of trust to let anyone handle your belongings and personal stuff. You may fear the risk of theft or broken belongings. However, while you cannot guarantee that the packers in your home are trustworthy, a thorough research firsthand can be very helpful.


So now that you have identified the pros and cons of hiring packers and movers, all you need to do is to find a good company. You can do it either using the internet or by asking your friends or family members around you.

We at Mega Pack and Carry provide best relocation services to 1200+ cities of India. Along with a team of highly trained professionals, we offer affordable shifting solutions for your belongings.

You can get in touch with us for quotes and enquiries.


Nitin O Mahipal - MD of Mega group

Nitin O Mahipal - MD of Mega group

Hi. I am Nitin O Mahipal the Managing Director of Mega Group that offers Logistics and Relocation services across India. After my Masters in the UK, I reluctantly joined Mega and scaled up the logistics operations amidst industry challenges. I look forward to your views on the blog. Thank you.