June 25th, 2014

Moving Company Steals $15,000 Motorcycle

J & J Moving of Brampton, Ontario were paid $675 to move a $15,000 2010 Harley Davidson FLH Police model from Ontario to Alberta. David Strapp paid the bill in full in Spring but has yet to see his motorcycle.   J & J Moving subcontracted the job to Nexzen Transport also of Bramtpon, Ontario […]

June 16th, 2014

A Moving Company’s Social Networking Stupidity

A few weeks ago when I first saw @GoKingMovers self-congratulatory tweet I thought it was strange that a moving company should have the “No. 1 Twitter Account in Colorado”. Now I have had time to do a little research I can see that it is a straight forward but idiotic attempt to deceive consumers.

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June 13th, 2014

Powell Express Fined But Was It Enough?

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced yesterday that moving company Powell Express, based in Sunnyvale, has been fined for a number of violations.

Look through the violations below and take a guess at the amount of the fine.

The violations were as follows:

Operated as a household goods carrier without CPUC authority […]

June 5th, 2014

Nine Moving Companies Fined $5,000

The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) issued this press release yesterday:

State takes action against nine illegal residential moving companies.

State regulators took action against nine residential moving companies that have been operating without permits in Washington.

An administrative law judge at the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) ordered the nine moving companies […]

June 4th, 2014

Everything Destroyed In Moving Truck Fire

The driver of an Old Dominion Freight Line moving truck had a narrow escape when he bought down power lines in Norfolk, Va. last week. A pole and the still live power lines fell on to the truck and within minutes it was engulfed in flames. It took crews about 30 minutes to get the […]

June 3rd, 2014

Well Done Olympia Moving & Storage!

We have mentioned before that the best moving companies tend to engage with the community and this is certainly something to look for when making your selection.

Here is an excellent recent example. Olympia Moving & Storage, a moving company based in Watertown MA , is the official logistics sponsor of the Special Olympics […]