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Re. Looking for Swiss moving company - Harsch?

Hello everyone,

Does anyone have (good or bad?) experience using the moving company Harsch in the Geneva/Lausanne area?

We are looking for a reliable Swiss moving company that can handle international moves (London>Switzerland) and that also has storage facilities in the Lausanne/VD region.

Any recommendations would be much appreciated.

Many thanks in advance.

All very best wishes,
Lina Liederman
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Old 16.05.2021, 13:26
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Back in 2012 Harsch moved us from UK to CH and stored our stuff for 3 months while we found a place to stay.. Everything worked perfectly, they dealt with everything from packing to paperwork, it just worked..
My company paid and it cost them around 6-7k ..

Fast forward to 2019 and I contacted them again for a quote to move us just 15km from on village to another, no storage, no packing .. Just a half day move..
They quoted me something like 8k ..

That's inflation eh..
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Back in 2012 Harsch moved us from UK to CH and stored our stuff for 3 months while we found a place to stay.. Everything worked perfectly, they dealt with everything from packing to paperwork, it just worked..
My company paid and it cost them around 6-7k ..

Fast forward to 2019 and I contacted them again for a quote to move us just 15km from on village to another, no storage, no packing .. Just a half day move..
They quoted me something like 8k ..

That's inflation eh..
They have a flat-rate then.
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No, I would not recommend them. I am convinced that we were massively overcharged the two times we used them (both for handling incoming personal deliveries). We had no choice, they were the preferred customs/shipping handling company for our external shipper - I suspect because they probably charge low that end and then recoup it knowing how they can maximise the cost to the local customer on arrival.
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Re: Re. Looking for Swiss moving company - Harsch?

We use Harsch professionally, for high-end furniture/art transports. They do their job well, and visiting their Geneva site it looks organized and everything well packed. However, with their rates I think there are better options for private moves between UK-CH.



Try Whitevanman, they used to go at least once a month to/from UK. Do note with the Brexit they also have become somewhat more expensive due to the additional paperwork/time at the UK border.
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Re: Re. Looking for Swiss moving company - Harsch?

What about Settlen?
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THANK YOU all very much for your replies regarding a reliable Swiss moving company. Much appreciated!
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I was very happy with Schneider demenagements.
Fair pricing, professional service & nothing broke
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Re: Re. Looking for Swiss moving company - Harsch?

[Q[/B]UOTE=mololied;3306497]Hello everyone,

Does anyone have (good or bad?) experience using the moving company Harsch in the Geneva/Lausanne area?

We are looking for a reliable Swiss moving company that can handle international moves (London>Switzerland) and that also has storage facilities in the Lausanne/VD region.

Any recommendations would be much appreciated.

Many thanks in advance.

All very best wishes,
Lina Liederman[/QUOTE]

Harsch: ok ish
Nägeli: avoid!
Bruder Weiss (transport, rather than moving): avoid!
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