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The Complete Guide to Finding a Receiving Company

Choosing a quality warehouse receiving company is tough. Finding one that also suits your exact needs can be daunting at times. So we’ve compiled a guide that can help you decide how to choose the right receiving company

for your business.

Trucks at warehouse docks

1. First and foremost, visit the warehouse for a walk-through and meet the team

 

● Call ahead to make an appointment.

● Walk through the warehouse and be observant. Is it climate controlled? What type of security measures do they have in place? Is it entirely equipped to meet your business needs?

● Meet the team face-to-face. This is the best way to find out if personalities align and how you’ll work together in the future.

 

2. Ask questions!

During your visit to the warehouse, don’t be afraid to ask questions. How do they stay organized? What experience do they have? What services do they offer? How do they handle paperwork? If something is damaged, or an issue arises, how do they make it right? Knowing the exact details of how the warehouse is run and how they will handle your items is extremely important. A professional and dedicated company like OMX will go above and beyond to rectify any situation.

 

3. Are their employees certified?

Highly trained employees make all the difference. At OMX, our team members are all IOMI & AMSA certified and experienced in reading floor plans, installation documents and shipping/receiving records.

 

4. Does the company offer white glove delivery and installation services?

A quality company will offer services such as white glove delivery, where your items are received, inspected, inventoried, and installed by a highly trained professional. This is OMX’s specialty.

 

5. What does their warehouse offer?

Having multiple options like short and long-term storage, secure storage options, cross-docking and same-day delivery within certain areas, as well as a fast pick up with no exit fees, means the difference between a basic receiving company and a great one.

 

6. Can you access your inventory at all times?

OMX gives you the ability to view your inventory through their Warehouse Management System. This means you have full access and transparency to your items 24/7, including packing slips, receiving paperwork and inventory photos.

 

7. Does the company offer any additional services?

At OMX, you get the benefit of added services such as security notifications, padded-van service, concierge evaluations, and uniformed team members with multi-faceted abilities.

 

Choosing the right receiving company may be tricky, but when you select OMX, you cannot go wrong. A quality receiving company will always give you full transparency, offer multiple phenomenal service options, and have certified employees. A trusted quality receiving company will also give you full transparency, offer multiple phenomenal service options, have capable, trusted team members, and provide you with the peace of mind you cannot find elsewhere.

 

Don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable customer service team to get you into the right hands today! Check out what our other customers have said about us. We’d love to hear from you.

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Customer Reviews

Jennifer A. September 2021

Hogan Lovells
"I’ve managed countless moves for Hogan Lovells and this was one of the smoothest moves, if not the smoothest move I have ever been involved with. Trust was the most important factor for choosing OMX. There were a lot of moving parts to our move (things to dispose of, other things to be donated) and OMX handled all of this accurately and easily."

David M. August 2021

US Dept. of Homeland Security
"I have to say your OMX team was unbelievable. They were professional, responsive, hard-working, and above all, they were the best. All of my personnel were grateful for your team’s work. I would highly recommend your company to any agency that has to move. Thank you again."

Alice R. July 2021

Adams & Reese LLP
"Just wanted to let you know that your team did a terrific job with our internal moves last week. They showed up right on schedule, with the equipment needed, and very efficiently got the job done. They even went out of their way to add some extra screws to tighten up a desk leg that needed some work. They were a pleasure to work with!"

Samantha D. July 2021

Truebill
"Oscar and his team were super friendly, very efficient, and extremely careful with all of our belongings. We would definitely hire you again for any of our moving needs. Thank you so much for all of your help in making this happen!"

Paula C. July 2021

Sidley
"I wanted to let you know your move team is amazing! They are the quickest, neatest and quietist team I have ever worked with. Every time I go to follow up with them, they are already an office ahead of me. I’m very impressed with everything they have done today."

Johnathan L. July 2021

RER Solutions, Inc.
"The crew you sent was excellent! They were so efficient, polite and professional that in the future when I need these services, you will be the first call!"

Britanie T. June 2021

Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt LLC
"I just wanted to mention how great your movers were today. They were all excellent, very friendly, FAST, and helpful! We will definitely be using your services again in a month or two once our second renovation is complete. Thank you!"

Katie D. May 2021

USUHS
"I was very happy with our move. Your crew was on time, efficient, and very careful when wrapping and moving the equipment. The process to get on base took some time and they were understanding and patient throughout the whole process. Thanks again for everything, I will definitely recommend OMX to any colleagues in need of moving services!"

Debbie K. May 2021

Varanko & Black
"The crew did a great job and really made our fast, crazy move bearable for me. They put everything in it's place beautifully. I can't thank them enough!"

Rachel S. May 2021

Allen & Overy
"Our move went really well. Dennis and the team did a great job and worked well together. I was impressed with how quickly and efficiently they were working through the project and had no issues throughout the three days that they were on site. Another successful project – thank you!"
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