There's one sure way of speeding things up in any venture. And that's organization. With proper organizing, the process of moving out and moving in can be less stressful and faster. Definitely faster as experts would say.
And if you hired an expert gang of movers, then that'll make the job of moving out and in easier. Some mover companies even have forms of how to pack your items. They'll have checklists and excellent advices on how and where to pack your items. They know from experience that packing items so haphazardly and with poor organization can result to dismal events.
With organization and movers, there will always be a division of labor. If you don't believe in that kind of thing then that's that. You'd better be prepared for the dismal consequences to follow. In fact, movers simply mean ‘movers'. They won't pack the items for you. You'll have to do this.
Of course, with careful planning and organizing, you won't have to do this in one day. Do the packing in sequences, and it's guaranteed to be easier and less time-consuming as it keeps you rested.
With organization, you'll even know where the fragile items are and where the more durable ones are put. Your movers won't even have to look inside the boxes just to see if something's really that ‘breakable'. This speed up the process and will make it easier on everyone concerned.
In fact, when the movers are gone and you're into your new place, being organized will eventually help you in sorting through the parcels and boxes easier. And a simple fact is that being organized is the best way to escape the stress of moving out or losing items in the process.
Ask any meticulous planner about this and even before he answers, you'll be able to spot why he's so successful. Enjoy the trip!