September 15th, 2016

6 Things People Don’t Do When They Move

You’ve packed all of your clothes. You’ve bubble-wrapped your delicate collectible items, and even tucked newspaper between your stacks of plates to prevent too much shifting. Everything is boxed, labeled, and ready to go. In the scheme of things, it looks like you’re ready for your move. But are you?… Read More

August 4th, 2016

Real Movers vs Brokers

Are you hiring a household goods mover or broker? What is the difference? A moving broker is a company that arranges for the transportation of your cargo, utilizing for-hire carriers to provide the actual truck transportation. Moving brokers are sales teams that book your move and sell it to an… Read More

May 13th, 2016

Spot the Red Flags of a Rogue Mover

A rogue mover poses as a moving company, however, they are not actually a mover. This is a scam designed to separate you from your belongings and/or money. Here are the “red flags” to look out for: The mover doesn’t offer or agree to an on-­site inspection of your household… Read More

April 7th, 2016

How to Pick a Mover

Moving into a new home is an exciting and overwhelming experience. If you’re getting ready for a big move, you’ve probably considered hiring professionals to help you do the job – but how do you find the right moving company for the job? Learn more about what you should think… Read More

April 6th, 2016

Moving with Electronics

We recommend the following procedures when moving your home electronics to prevent any damage. If you take these steps before moving, your components should arrive intact. Audio and Video Components If you don’t have the owner’s manuals, or even if you do (they can often be found online), you may… Read More

March 14th, 2016

Guide For First Time Movers

Congratulations, you’ve purchased a home! What now? It can be stressful moving into a new home. You might be overwhelmed  with everything that you have to get done, or simply have no idea where to start. If you are a first time mover, follow these tips to get settled into… Read More

March 3rd, 2016

Moving Day Etiquette

Consumers often ask how to best interact with a moving crew at either end of a relocation. To offer some guidance, we have developed the following tips to help make sure the van driver and other crew members can perform safely, efficiently and comfortably. Click here to download

January 13th, 2016

Meet one of our truster partners: The Perfect Plan

In recent years, a tremendous demand has emerged for assistance with planning a move or relocation by: Individuals, senior citizens, families and retirement communities who need or know someone who needs assistance managing a move and handling the physical challenges it can require. The Perfect Plan™ co-founders and sisters, Charlene Arnold… Read More

January 4th, 2016

Trust your move to a ProMover

The American Moving & Storage Association launched a consumer protection and certification program called ProMover on January 1, 2009. This initiative is designed to fight imposters, known within the industry as “rogue operators,” by giving consumers an easy way to separate reputable, professional movers from con artists out to make… Read More

December 11th, 2015

Moving Terminology

Accessorial (Additional) Services — services such as packing, unpacking, or shuttle service that you request to be performed (or are necessary because of landlord requirements or other special circumstances). Charges for these services are in addition to the transportation charges. Advanced Charges — charges for services not performed by the… Read More

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