March 28th, 2013

Moving Company’s $21.2 million Court Penalty

Moving company brokers sell your business to a moving company for a fee and have no responsibility in law for how your move works out. You should never use a broker and here is an example of why. Look at the screenshot below (taken today) from movers.com (a well known broker) showing Progressive Movers of […]

March 26th, 2013

Veteran Owned And Operated Moving Company

Gregory Sledge is a United States Army Veteran based in Gainesville, Florida and found himself unemployed with no prospects of a job. He placed ads on craigslist to help people load and unload rental trucks mentioning that he was a Veteran. People responded and he began to get busy so he recruited other unemployed Veterans […]

March 20th, 2013

Everything Stolen And No Insurance

A young couple planning to move from their home in Seattle to California have had the van in which they packed all their possessions stolen. Last Saturday Ambrose Romero and Jason Jones put everything they own, including valuables and personal items, into a 24 feet Budget rental truck in preparation for their move the following […]

March 18th, 2013

Moving Company Agents

Major brand van lines such as United, Allied, Bekins etc., are not just a single company. They are one company with hundreds of agents. So if someone tells you that they had a good moving experience from Allied Van Lines what they really mean is an Allied Van Lines agent. Most van line agents are […]

March 17th, 2013

Some Things Must Move With You

Last week an ex-linebacker for the Chicago Bears filed a lawsuit against Midway Moving and Storage of Chicago for lost items in a recent intrastate move. Unfortunately the lost items are not that kind that can be replaced. They include game balls, player of the year awards, high school trophies and other commemorative items. Whatever […]

March 16th, 2013

Intrastate and Interstate Moves Are Very Different

What is the difference? At one level the answer is easy, Intrastate is when you move within the same State and Interstate is when you move from one State to another. However the two types of move are covered by totally different sets of rules and regulations. Interstate moves are governed by the Federal Motor […]

March 11th, 2013

Finding A Moving Company In Easy Steps (Part 1)

So you need a moving company – what should you do? Essentially it’s a four stage process; first you should compile a list of local movers, then research them and make a shortlist, get quotes from the companies on your shortlist and lastly agree the move with your selection. Sounds easy and it is if […]

March 8th, 2013

Mover Of The Year Award

Move For Hunger has announced that their “Mover of the Year Award” has gone to AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee, Fla. Move For Hunger is the non-profit hunger relief organization that works with moving companies nationwide to pick up unwanted, unopened food during the moving process and deliver it to local food banks. Since […]

March 7th, 2013

21st Century Moving

Moveline has expanded to serve long distance moves anywhere in the US plus local moves in 12 cities; San Francisco, Boston, Austin, Los Angeles, Seattle, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Portland, Phoenix, Denver, NY and NJ. Moveline has a novel approach in that they build software to help people get organized, compare prices, and make decisions […]

March 6th, 2013

How Fit Is Your Moving Company?

It is no surprise that the Gentle Giant Moving Company is a finalist in The Boston Business Journal annual Healthiest Employers program. For many years founder and CEO Larry O’Toole has taken every new hire out to the Harvard Stadium to run the stairs of all 37 sections of the Stadium. As a result Gentle […]