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Geneva

+41 22 300 43 00

Zurich

+41 44 851 51 00

Vaud - Gland

+41 22 364 20 70

Vaud - Lausanne

+41 21 312 11 45

Basel

+41 43 534 31 28

“A different approach to moving”

Swiss Moves

A qualified and experienced moving company

 

Since 1957, we help people move across Switzerland. Our teams located in Geneva, Lausanne, Basel and Zurich will know how to accompany you through this important step of your life. A move, even close to where you used to live, can cause emotional disturbance. To facilitate your move’s organization and lessen the stress linked to this change, we offer you a broad range of services.

All moving services

 

Harsch provides you with a team that will implement everything they can to offer you the personalized service you are in right to expect from a moving company like ours. Our skills and expertise will guarantee you quality, discretion, security and confidentiality.

Meticulous packing, tips and administrative procedures are only a few of our services. One of our coordinators will be entrusted with the move’s management and will plan with you the whole process of your move: intervention dates, duration of the move and various administrative matters.

Conduct and quote of a Swiss move

 

The rates of movers in Switzerland are as various as the needs of the people who are moving. We are at the service of those who desire receiving a certain attention and who don’t want any improvisation concerning their project. This is the reason why our collaborators are attentive to your individual situation and to answer your need with the most suitable means. If you desire a quick estimate of your move, contact one of our specialists as of now. However, know that it is during the technical visit that our advisor will be able to analyse your situation and propose an offer adjusted to your budget and your expectations.

  • Meticulous packing

    To prepare the move of your personal belongings, our packers will come to your home equipped with specific material. You can trust our qualified personnel who profits from continuous training and long years of expertise.

    All your belongings will be packed and wrapped with meticulous care:

    • We can deliver cardboard boxes to you prior to the move if you wish to pack certain belongings yourself.
    • We use specific packing material for fragile objects (vases, dishes, trinkets, etc.).
    • Your furniture is protected by blankets or bubble wrap.
    • Our expertise allows us to take charge of delicate pieces (antiquities, sculptures, paintings). Our service dedicated to artworks can offer you an adjusted service and tailor-made crates solutions.
    • A precise inventory of your personal belongings will be made to ensure their tracking.

International Moves

We know that no two moves are identical. That’s why our staff are here to understand your specific situation and cater to your exact requirements. By choosing our services, you will benefit from personal advice and very careful packaging of your possessions.

    • Our advisor will take the time during the technical visit to assess your situation and come up with a proposal that meets your individual needs and suits your budget.
    • The move is managed by one of our coordinators, who will plan the entire process of the move with you, covering dates, transit times and issues relating to customs formalities.
    • For international moves, we will use one of our partners, all of whom are selected according to stringent quality standards. We’ll take care of coordination with them, monitoring the progress of the move from start to finish.

  • Departure service: packing

    To get your personal belongings ready for the move, our packers will arrive at your home with the right equipment for your needs. Our qualified, highly experienced personnel receive ongoing training, so you can have full confidence in them.

    All of your belongings will be packed with the greatest of care.

    • If you wish to pack certain items yourself, we can deliver boxes in advance.
    • We use suitable packaging materials for fragile items (crockery, vases, ornaments, etc.).
    • Furniture is protected with blankets or bubble wrap.
    • Drawing on our know-how, we can handle the most delicate items (antiquities, sculptures and pictures). Our dedicated service for works of art will provide you with a tailor-made service and made-to-measure crate solutions.
    • A detailed inventory of your personal belongings will be prepared ready for tracking.
  • Transport and destination services

    Your personal belongings will be shipped wherever you need them, by road, air or sea, as your circumstances require. Whatever the method of transport, your belongings will be packed to ensure they are fully protected.

    On arrival at your destination, you can choose to make use of some or all of our services:

    • Delivery of your personal belongings
    • Unpacking boxes
    • Reassembling furniture
    • Visit by a handyman to connect your electricity supply, plumb in your washing machine, etc.
  • Customs formalities

    Holding customs authorisations as an AR (approved receiver) and AS (approved shipper), we can carry out all customs formalities in our premises. We undertake customs clearances at all customs offices in Switzerland.

    • Formalities for import/export/transit operations.
    • Obtaining and drawing up the necessary documentation for customs clearances.
    • Drawing up and requesting various authorizations such as CITES.
    • Advising on customs legislation specific to moves, items from inheritances, works of art and exhibitions.
    • Bonded customs warehouse authorization (EDO), providing the option to indefinitely store merchandise that has not been cleared by customs on our premises.
    • Management of goods in bonded storage.

Local moves

We know that no two moves are identical. That’s why our staff are here to understand your specific situation and cater to your exact requirements. By choosing our services, you will benefit from personal advice and very careful packaging of your possessions.

    • Our advisor will take the time during the technical visit to assess your situation and come up with a proposal that meets your individual needs and suits your budget.
    • The move is managed by one of our coordinators, who will plan the entire process of the move with you, covering dates, transit times and issues relating to customs formalities.

  • packing

    To get your personal belongings ready for the move, our packers will arrive at your home with the right equipment for your needs. Our qualified, highly experienced personnel receive ongoing training, so you can have full confidence in them.

    All of your belongings will be packed with the greatest of care.

    • If you wish to pack certain items yourself, we can deliver boxes in advance.
    • We use suitable packaging materials for fragile items (crockery, vases, ornaments, etc.).
    • Furniture is protected with blankets or bubble wrap.
    • Drawing on our know-how, we can handle the most delicate items (antiquities, sculptures and pictures). Our dedicated service for works of art will provide you with a tailor-made service and made-to-measure crate solutions.
    • A detailed inventory of your personal belongings will be prepared ready for tracking.
  • Transport and destination services

    On arrival at your destination, you can choose to make use of some or all of our services:

    • Delivery of your personal belongings
    • Unpacking boxes
    • Reassembling furniture
    • Visit by a handyman to connect your electricity supply, plumb in your washing machine, etc.

Services for HR

Thanks to our long-standing cooperation with numerous international companies and organisations we have acquired extensive know-how in the area of international mobility solutions. Our aim is to assist you in providing your employees with a unique relocation experience. You will benefit from our 60 years’ expertise in assuring smooth and economical transfers within the framework of complex moves, so that you and your employees can continue to concentrate on your respective responsibilities. We deliver tailor-made solutions from start to finish of the project. We believe that each of your staff, whether they are Juniors or VIP, deserve personalised service which is adapted to their profile. Before every move we conduct a global feasibility study, planning, budget forecasts and evaluation of the resources required. This approach enables us to optimize the organization of the move and to deliver top quality service to you.

Additional services

In addition to the services listed above, we are here to listen and cater to your every need, including ones you might not yet have thought of !

    • Assembly of bulky items of furniture
    • Importation of vehicles
    • Transportation of pianos
    • Transportation of animals
    • Transportation of arms
    • Transportation of wine (or other alcoholic beverages)

WE GO EVEN FURTHER….

Harsch is also storage

 

Along with your move, take a look at our Furniture Storage service

FURNITURE STORAGE

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