Place Not To Be Moved tags on any itmes that are not to be moved. Show these to the movers.
Plan easy-to-prepare meals for moving day. Use one carton for dishes, utensils and food for the last meal in the old house and the first in the new house.
Clean cupboards, windows and floors in your new residence ahead of time if it is empty.
Plan the placement of your furniture. Make a floor plan, tape signs on room doors, (i.e. Bedroom No. 1) so that furniture and containers will be placed in the correct rooms.