Why Professional Removal Services Matter for Your Funeral Home

April 15, 2022

The Quality of Your Mortuary Transportation Reflects on Your Business

There are many emotionally challenging moments following the death of a family member. Among the most difficult is when it is time for a deceased loved one to be removed and transported to the funeral home. These removal services must be done with the highest regard for the family and the decedent. If they are not handled safely and professionally, they can make an already painful situation for the family worse—and reflect poorly on your funeral home. 

Removal services provide a first impression of your funeral home.

While your funeral home may not directly handle the removal services, they still reflect on your business. In many cases, this interaction is one of the first that a family has during the funeral planning process. It is extremely important to choose a removal services provider with a solid reputation for being professional, appropriate, and efficient. 

Trained removal technicians make a difference. 

Removing a decedent from a hospital, residence, nursing home, or other location requires skill, knowledge, and experience. This service cannot be safely performed by just anyone. As a funeral home director, you want the family to feel as though you provided the service yourself: you want them to feel safe, comfortable, and respected.

This call must be answered with compassion.

For some businesses, removal services are just another task to be performed. You need a different kind of removal services provider—someone who understands how important it is to not only be professional but to be compassionate. Just as your funeral home makes every effort to be a source of comfort for families, your removal service providers should do the same. The goal is for families to have a seamless experience, from the initial mortuary transportation through the funeral services and beyond.


Provide Families With Quality Removal Services

Use NMS’s Global Network of Providers

National Mortuary Shipping & Cremation has an international network of removal experts that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These professionals, located across the world, will represent your funeral home in the way you want it to be represented—a professional, dignified, and caring manner. When you need to provide removal services for a family and transport a decedent back to your funeral home, reach out to us for a quote.

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