All Moving Tips & Guides

Welcome to our moving guides & tutorials pages where we've assembled many informative guides, frequently asked questions, tips and articles which we hope you find helpful. If you have any questions about how to prepare for your relocation (or your logistics or warehousing project) please don't hesitate to contact us...or use this form to request a free no-obligation moving cost estimate or project consultation...

Tagging & marking for a smooth office move

Office move tagging By Cristopher Noblit The process of coding floor plans is the first step in developing a logical, cost effective  move plan. Your strategy is to implement a system of tagging and marking to prepare the move to flow in a logical and fluid manner. Every item to be moved must be identified and…
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The international overseas shippers letter of instruction

Shippers letter of instruction The Shipper's Letter of Instruction and the needless assumption of shipment liability during the movement of overseas international shipments: For far too long, far too many moving and storage agents in this country have accepted a liability needlessly. By furnishing a "shipper" with an…
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FAQ: Moving from the United States to the United Kingdom (England)

Moving from the USA to the UK FAQ By Greg Sandell - This is a list of Frequently Asked Questions by people planning to move from America to the UK. Topics relate to practical matters of moving as well as tips on what the experience is like. Possibly also useful to anyone traveling to the UK, or moving to Europe in general. Note…
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The complete guide to international overseas moving

Overseas moving guide International moves require many changes. These range from the simple everyday basic necessities, such as your household electrical appliances, to the professional and cultural aspects. With this in mind, you will realize that the costs incurred for this type of visit will be repaid many times over…
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Overseas international moving insurance basics

Overseas international moving insurance basics By Christopher Noblit - Household goods moving from one country to another are exposed to a variety of risks associated with sea and air transportation, port and terminal activity, and possible customs inspection. As with insuring your home against fire or other disasters, the odds that you will…
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International Overseas moving tips

International Overseas moving tips "International Moving" is a generic term, but it applies to companies who participate in the packing, loading, and transportation of household items and personal effects from your current residence to your foreign residence. Conversely, if you are looking to ship commercial products or packages to…
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Atlas Van Lines' customer responsibilities guide

Atlas Van Lines Mover The following list sets out your responsibilities prior to and at packing/loading, during interstate transportation, and at time of delivery. This list is meant to alleviate most problems encountered during a relocation. Failure to complete these items may result in damage to your goods as well as…
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Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move

Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move The household goods carrier gave you this booklet to provide information about your rights and responsibilities as an individual shipper of household goods. Your primary responsibilities are to ensure that you understand the terms and conditions of the moving contract (bill of lading), and know…
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Ready to move? Tips for a successful interstate move!

Ready To Move This information was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Ready to Move? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) wants to make sure you have the information you need to “…
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How does the moving truck get weighed?

Weighing your shipment Household moves which cross state borders within the United States are called "interstate moves" and interstate moving charges are based on the weight of your shipment of household goods and personal effects. Moving companies must observe specific lawful steps to obtain the weight of your shipment…
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