November 29th, 2014

Green Moving

Over a year ago we suggested that one of the criteria you can use to tell a good moving company is look at how they engage with the community. Our previous examples mostly centered around activities like Move For Hunger but there are now several eco-friendly moving companies that have appeared and may be worth […]

November 27th, 2014

Ten Movers Fined By Washington UTC

Yesterday Washington state regulators fined ten residential moving companies (the commission does not regulate interstate moving companies) for operating illegally without permits. An administrative law judge at the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) gave five of the companies a $5,000 penalty, $4,500 of which was suspended for two years on the condition that the […]

November 22nd, 2014

More Stings Like This Please!

Portland’s Family Movers has been cited for the second time in fifteen months for illegally operating a moving company and using unlicensed drivers. As on the previous occasion they were caught in a sting operation by Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) compliance officers.

This time an ODOT employee posing as a customer contacted Ryan Bosma […]