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5 5 1 Reviewed 5 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - A Vaughan

Five stars for a last-minute call for help and fine work. Kevin's help was much-needed after our original crew backed out with short notice. Upon recommendation from a friend, I called KEVCOR and - on a busy weekend - he obliged by providing an able-bodied and good-natured man for our ride to another state to collect estate items. (We'd rented a truck). Our family, along with our knowledgeable KEVCOR crew member, Paul, had the job finished and were back in BHAM at the storage unit within hours. Then, entirely unsolicited, owner Kevin Soles and two other of his brigade, appeared to help us unload. All communication was prompt and clear, with promises kept. His attitude was one of "we can and will accommodate." We can't recommend this company and its professional behavior enough. Thanks, KEVCOR!

United States Alabama Alabaster

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Justin O.

They were extremely circumspect of her and ensured we knew they had everything close by. Furthermore, they're FAST!!! All out move time from our two room apartment suite to the next house... 3 1/2 hours! Appraisal was spot on the nose. Ace Tip: there is a base drive time of 30 minutes (doubled)... So a hour of drive time considered into our 5 hour gauge. And still, after all that the aggregate time was 4 1/2 hours, so they completed in front of timetable.

United States Alabama Alabaster

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Richard T

This organization is exceptionally questionable. They go about as thought they are helping us out and we are paying a huge number of dollars for a move. Their telephone and client administration sucks. They grabbed my furniture on October twelfth and I was assume to get is it on the 21st in Nevada. Come the 21st and this gentleman Joe that works in Dispatch converses with me such as he has no idea of anything and lets me know that the truck in departing south Florida today the 21st or tomorrow. I feel that I gave them all that anyone could need time to get this shipment right. After that I kept call ing to see what the status was on the driver and they have no clue on the driver. What sort of control and backing for their customers is this? Well I will let you know this organization is exceptionally untrustworthy considering that I have 2 little children and no furniture in my home for over a week. They basically have all that I claim. On the 28th, they come to me and offer me a markdown of like 5% which is around 150 off. That is watching over their customers right. well I believe that is a slap on the face with regards to benefit considering they totally dropped that ball. Correspondence with this organization is terrible and if the proprietor is perusing this he ought to be embarrassed about the administration they are giving their customers. By the way my bill was 4,200. Horrendous COMPANY! Try not to RECOMMEND THEM AT ALL!

United States Alabama Alabaster

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Anthony R.

Used them to move apartments. Two man group came and moved me inside of 2 hours. The folks were respectful and watchful with all my stuff. No issues, got a rebate from a business card I had.

United States Alabama Alabaster

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Tracy A.

We've utilized a couple of various moving moving company throughout the years all around L.A. what's more, Walter's Transfer was by a wide margin the best. For our last move I got three unique quotes from different moving company and Walter's had the best cost and no shrouded expenses/counterfeit surcharges...plus they had the biggest truck. On moving day they appeared on time and gave all the closet boxes I required at no extra cost. There were 3 movers absolute, however Frank the "head mover"/manager of the other two folks was marvelous. He was so proficient and kept things moving at an enduring pace. He has years of involvement with this organization, and he said the proprietor was an incredible gentleman to work for (I really conversed with the proprietor on the telephone when I got the quote and he did appear like a decent fellow). Moving can be truly distressing and doesn't generally go as arranged, however this time it went shockingly smooth. One of my bookshelves did get harmed, yet for the most part since it was shoddy and it wasn't generally their deficiency. General I profoundly prescribe this moving company and would utilize them once more.

United States Alabama Alabaster

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Eric Donaldson

Gold country Terminals took care of my turn from Pepper Moving Company in 2012. Incredible experience. The workplace staff was responsive, learned, and inviting. Regardless of the bustling summer season, they were at work with insignificant notification. The group was proficient, respectful, effective, and quick. They stuffed my whole family unit in one day, and it touched base in Texas in incredible condition. They took the worry of the moving procedure. I would prescribe Pepper Moving Company to anybody hoping to move in or out of Alaska. They ought to be your first and final call.

United States Alabama Alabaster

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Shawna P

I purchased a Groupon for moving services by Direct Movers (2 people for 3 hours, no truck). They confirmed a 9am appointment and did not show up. After not showing up for this appointment the mover who was suppose to move me tried to have me pay him directly for the move as an independent and ask the main person for a refund. After I told him I already paid both him and the main person did not return my calls or texts until close to 3PM that day saying that Groupon will refund me. I had to scramble to find movers last minute since the truck was already rented. This company is a Groupon scam trying to get you to double pay them directly and they disappear.

United States Alabama Alabaster

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Anonymous

These guys are horribly ABUSIVE both financially & emotionally to ELDERLY people - are badly aggressive & THREATENING. ***Their services are far below standard ... BEWARE.

United States Alabama Alabaster

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Nitta P

This organization made a FABULOUS showing pressing and moving 2 truck heaps of family unit things for my crew. From my early introduction starting with the opportune and point by point gauge through the emptying of the last box has been completely first class. They were straightforward, persevering and extremely amenable. I am as yet unloading boxes, yet I haven't found ANY harm as such. You won't be sad on the off chance that you run with Admiral. We are resigned Navy and have done a great deal of moving and this has been my best experience as such. Much obliged to you such a great amount for making an extremely unpleasant assignment a great deal less distressing!!

United States Alabama Alabaster

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Kristen M

Cash well spent. We were going to lease a truck and attempt to proceed onward our own. I'm so happy we didn't. I had called different organizations and the quote I got from Motivated Movers was the least expensive, however the administration we got was first class. They moved us rapidly and the greater part of our stuff made it securely to the new house. The folks all had awesome mentalities and were useful getting everything set up. On the off chance that I need to move once more (and I genuinely trust I don't), I wouldn't dither to contract them once more.

United States Alabama Alabaster

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Paul F.

Took a risk on a nearby moving company and hit a grand slam with Purple People Movers!!! They were so quick and effective that they had my whole 2/1 loft (second floor) stacked onto the truck in 45 minutes level. The way that they work on a level rate over a hourly rate was extremely decent and doesn't give impetus to wait around. They were exceptionally watchful with the greater part of my effects and asked me how I needed certain things stuffed. They likewise discharged out a capacity unit I had (second floor) also in short request. Every one of the three movers were exceptionally respectful and affable and had my sweetheart and I moved into our new flat (second floor....) after each one of those stops in less than four hours. It was a neighborhood move however they didn't squander a minute and I didn't need to lift a finger. Much less expensive than I could have sought after also :) Would prescribe to anybody and will utilize at whatever time I have to move later on! Sorry it took so long to compose this, yet thank you Purple People Movers!!

United States Alabama Alabaster

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Wendy T.

The group appeared on time and worked rapidly and effectively! Exceptionally proficient mentality! We had an exceptionally troublesome stairwell and they explored some extensive things deliberately and without harming our stuff!

United States Alabama Alabaster

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Arnold H.

This was the first occasion when I didn't hazard spinal damage by moving myself, and I'm so content with my choice! They cited me a reasonable cost, and adhered to it. I've amassed a significant accumulation of china throughout the years and had practically surrendered myself to the way that not every last bit of it would survive the move unscathed. It did! I will be utilizing SPARKS MOVING and STORAGE in the event that I move later on.

United States Alabama Alabaster

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - William A.

They were quick, careful and exceptionally decent as well! They completed the occupation rapidly and rushed to unload and set our place. We got them pizza before they began so everybody was cheerful! Next time I move, will without a doubt use Move Masters!

United States Alabama Alabaster

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Moving Authority

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United States Alabama Alabaster

Unbelievable Packing Strategies That The Pros Won’t Tell You

     We all can agree that packing up your entire home can be a nightmare. And yet, when it’s done correctly, a lot of the anxiety of moving is simply melted away. Check out these awesome packing hacks that can drastically reduce your moving stress.

  • When packing dishes and breakables, wrap them in shirts, linens, or some other kind of fabric. This will insulate the glass and prevent breakage, while also providing a place in your boxes for other things  you need to pack.
  • Instead of taking all the clothes out of your closet and folding them, then dealing with packing bulky, oddly shaped hangers, try a better solution. And no, I’m not talking about a costly wardrobe box, either; when packing your clothes, keep them on the hanger! You can tie an industrial-sized trash bag around a few garments, then stack up your clothes in a moving truck or a one-way cargo van.
  • We all know that books are extremely heavy in bulk, and can break even the most durable boxes if packed too heavily. Combat this scenario and get all your books moved efficiently by putting them in your suitcases. The suitcases are designed to hold a lot of weight, and books can be easily distributed and stacked throughout the body of a suitcase, making them the perfect match for moving.

The Simplest Yet Most Effective Moving Tool

     Don’t you wish you could move three boxes at once? It would certainly make your move go a lot quicker. What about having the strength to lift a filing cabinet, a wardrobe, or a fridge? You’d have to be superhuman to do that…or would you? With one amazing tool, you can do this. And the best part: they are for sale and for rent at hardware stores and moving companies across the nation. When you’re moving, all you need is a dolly.

     With a dolly, you can easily lift and transport items that no person alone can carry…regardless of how much you lift. The dolly has a simple design with an outstanding result: by distributing weight on wheels, you can carry so much more than on your own two feet. When you’re moving from one home to another, or even if you are moving long distance, make sure to have the one tool that can pay for itself: a dolly.

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The American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) is a non-profit trade association. AMSA represents members of the professional moving industry primarily based in the United States. The association consists of approximately 4,000 members. They consist of van lines, their agents, independent movers, forwarders, and industry suppliers. However, AMSA does not represent the self-storage industry.

A commercial driver's license (CDL) is a driver's license required to operate large or heavy vehicles.

With the partial deregulation of the trucking industry in 1980 by the Motor Carrier Act, trucking companies increased. The workforce was drastically de-unionized. As a result, drivers received a lower pay overall. Losing its spotlight in the popular culture, trucking had become less intimate as some unspoken competition broke out. However, the deregulation only increased the competition and productivity with the trucking industry as a whole. This was beneficial to the America consumer by reducing costs. In 1982 the Surface Transportation Assistance Act established a federal minimum truck weight limits. Thus, trucks were finally standardized truck size and weight limits across the country. This was also put in to place so that across country traffic on the Interstate Highways resolved the issue of the 'barrier states'.

In 1999, The Simpsons episode Maximum Homerdrive aired. It featured Homer and Bart making a delivery for a truck driver named Red after he unexpectedly dies of 'food poisoning'.

Another film released in 1975, White Line Fever, also involved truck drivers. It tells the story of a Vietnam War veteran who returns home to take over his father's trucking business. But, he soon finds that corrupt shippers are trying to force him to carry illegal contraband. While endorsing another negative connotation towards the trucking industry, it does portray truck drivers with a certain wanderlust.

In the 20th century, the 1940 film "They Drive by Night" co-starred Humphrey Bogart. He plays an independent driver struggling to become financially stable and economically independent. This is all set during the times of the Great Depression. Yet another film was released in 1941, called "The Gang's All Here". It is a story of a trucking company that's been targeted by saboteurs.

Trucks of the era mostly used two-cylinder engines and had a carrying capacity of 1,500 to 2,000 kilograms (3,300 to 4,400 lb). In 1904, 700 heavy trucks were built in the United States, 1000 in 1907, 6000 in 1910, and 25000 in 1914. A Benz truck modified by Netphener company (1895)

A moving scam is a scam by a moving company in which the company provides an estimate, loads the goods, then states a much higher price to deliver the goods, effectively holding the goods as lien but does this without do a change of order or revised estimate.

Popular among campers is the use of lightweight trailers, such as aerodynamic trailers. These can be towed by a small car, such as the BMW Air Camper. They are built with the intent to lower the tow of the vehicle, thus minimizing drag.

A relatable reality t.v. show to the industry is the show Ice Road Truckers, which premiered season 3 on the History Channel in 2009. The show documents the lives of truck drivers working the scary Dalton Highway in Alaska. Following drivers as they compete to see which one of them can haul the most loads before the end of the season. It'll grab you with its mechanical problems that so many have experienced and as you watch them avoid the pitfalls of dangerous and icy roads!

In the United States, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 established minimum requirements that must be met when a state issues a commercial driver's license CDL. It specifies the following types of license: - Class A CDL drivers. Drive vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater, or any combination of vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater when towing a trailer weighing more than 10,000 pounds. Transports quantities of hazardous materials that require warning placards under Department of Public Safety regulations. - Class A Driver License permits. Is a step in preparation for Class A drivers to become a Commercial Driver. - Class B CDL driver. Class B is designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including driver) or more than 8 passengers (including the driver) for compensation. This includes, but is not limited to, tow trucks, tractor trailers, and buses.

Full truckload carriers normally deliver a semi-trailer to a shipper who will fill the trailer with freight for one destination. Once the trailer is filled, the driver returns to the shipper to collect the required paperwork. Upon receiving the paperwork the driver will then leave with the trailer containing freight. Next, the driver will proceed to the consignee and deliver the freight him or herself. At times, a driver will transfer the trailer to another driver who will drive the freight the rest of the way. Full Truckload service (FTL) transit times are generally restricted by the driver's availability. This is according to Hours of Service regulations and distance. It is typically accepted that Full Truckload carriers will transport freight at an average rate of 47 miles per hour. This includes traffic jams, queues at intersections, other factors that influence transit time.  

Truckload shipping is the movement of large amounts of cargo. In general, they move amounts necessary to fill an entire semi-trailer or inter-modal container. A truckload carrier is a trucking company that generally contracts an entire trailer-load to a single customer. This is quite the opposite of a Less than Truckload (LTL) freight services. Less than Truckload shipping services generally mix freight from several customers in each trailer. An advantage Full Truckload shipping carriers have over Less than Truckload carrier services is that the freight isn't handled during the trip. Yet, in an LTL shipment, goods will generally be transported on several different trailers.

The definition of business logistics can be difficult to understand. Logistics can be simply put as a means of management that plans, implements, and controls the efficiency of the business. The notion of business logistics incorporates all sectors of the industry. It is used as a means to manage the fruition of project life cycles, supply chains, and resultant efficiency.

In the moving industry, transportation logistics management is incredibly important. Essentially, it is the management that implements and controls efficiency, the flow of storage of goods, as well as services. This includes related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption to meet customer's specifications. Logistics is quite complex but can be modeled, analyzed, visualized, and optimized by simulation software. Generally, the goal of transportation logistics management is to reduce or cut the use of such resources. A professional working in the field of moving logistics management is called a logistician.

Logistics is generally the ability to organize and put in place many complex operations at a single time. It is the management of the flow of things to meet the needs of customers or corporations. Resources managed in logistics includes tangible items such as food, materials, animals, equipment, etc. Not to mention the items that are not tangible such as time and information. This means that the movement of physical items, such as in the moving industry, involves a clear understanding of solid workflow. Such logistics can involve the handling of necessary materials, producing, packaging, inventory, transportation, warehousing, and often security.

The American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHO) was organized and founded on December 12, 1914. On November 13, 1973, the name was altered to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. This slight change in name reflects a broadened scope of attention towards all modes of transportation. Despite the implications of the name change, most of the activities it is involved in still gravitate towards highways.

Although there are exceptions, city routes are interestingly most often found in the Midwestern area of the United States. Though they essentially serve the same purpose as business routes, they are different. They feature "CITY" signs as opposed to "BUSINESS" signs above or below route shields. Many of these city routes are becoming irrelevant for today's transportation. Due to this, they are being eliminated in favor of the business route designation.

The year of 1977 marked the release of the infamous Smokey and the Bandit. It went on to be the third highest grossing film that year, following tough competitors like Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Burt Reynolds plays the protagonist, or "The Bandit", who escorts "The Snowman" in order to deliver bootleg beer. Reynolds once stated he envisioned trucking as a "hedonistic joyride entirely devoid from economic reality"   Another action film in 1977 also focused on truck drivers, as was the trend it seems. Breaker! Breaker! starring infamous Chuck Norris also focused on truck drivers. They were also displaying movie posters with the catch phrase "... he's got a CB radio and a hundred friends who just might get mad!"

In today's society, there are rules and regulations everywhere you go, the same goes for commercial vehicles. The federal government has strict regulations that must be met, such as how many hours a driver may be on the clock. For example, 11 hours driving /14 hours on-duty followed by 10 hours off, with a max of 70 hours/8 days or 60 hours/7 days. They can also set rules deciding how much rest and sleep time is required, however, these are only a couple of regulations set. Any violations are often subject to harsh penalties. In some cases, there are instruments to track each driver's hours, which are becoming more necessary.

A moving company, removalist, or van line are all companies that help people as well as other businesses to move their goods from one place to another. With many inclusive services for relocation like packing, loading, moving, unloading, unpacking and arranging of items can all be taken care of for you. Some services may include cleaning the place and have warehousing facilities.