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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!

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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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 Bessemer

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Bessemer is located at 33°23′29″N 86°57′24″W  /  33.39139°N 86.95667°W  / 33.39139; -86.95667 (33.391343, -86.956569), about 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Birmingham, a little north of the center of the state.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau , the city has a total area of 40.8 square miles (106 km 2 ), of which 40.7 square miles (105 km 2 ) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km 2 ) (0.17%) is water.
Bessemer is situated in the midst of the iron ore and limestone district of Alabama, in the southern part of Jones Valley (about 3 miles (4.8 km) wide). Iron ore was mined on the hills on the city's southeast side, coal was (and still is) mined to the north and west, and limestone deposits were also nearby. All three ingredients were necessary for steelmaking, which led to the area becoming a major steel center from about 1890 through the twentieth century. Steel is no longer made within the city limits, but is still manufactured in the neighboring city of Fairfield .

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Receiving nation attention during the 1960's and 70's, songs and movies about truck driving were major hits. Finding solidarity, truck drivers participated in widespread strikes. Truck drivers from all over opposed the rising cost of fuel. Not to mention this is during the energy crises of 1873 and 1979. In 1980 the Motor Carrier Act drastically deregulated the trucking industry. Since then trucking has come to dominate the freight industry in the latter part of the 20th century. This coincided with what are now known as 'big-box' stores such as Target or Wal-Mart.

In 1895 Karl Benz designed and built the first truck in history by using the internal combustion engine. Later that year some of Benz's trucks gave into modernization and went on to become the first bus by the Netphener. This would be the first motor bus company in history. Hardly a year later, in 1986, another internal combustion engine truck was built by a man named Gottlieb Daimler. As people began to catch on, other companies, such as Peugeot, Renault, and Bussing, also built their own versions. In 1899, the first truck in the United States was built by Autocar and was available with two optional horsepower motors, 5 or 8.

The trucking industry has made a large historical impact since the early 20th century. It has affected the U.S. both politically as well as economically since the notion has begun. Previous to the invention of automobiles, most freight was moved by train or horse-drawn carriage. Trucks were first exclusively used by the military during World War I.   After the war, construction of paved roads increased. As a result, trucking began to achieve significant popularity by the 1930's. Soon after trucking became subject to various government regulation, such as the hours of service. During the later 1950's and 1960's, trucking accelerated due to the construction of the Interstate Highway System. The Interstate Highway System is an extensive network of freeways linking major cities cross country.

In the United States, the term 'full trailer' is used for a freight trailer supported by front and rear axles and pulled by a drawbar. This term is slightly different in Europe, where a full trailer is known as an A-frame drawbar trail. A full trailer is 96 or 102 in (2.4 or 2.6 m) wide and 35 or 40 ft (11 or 12 m) long.

The Motor Carrier Act, passed by Congress in 1935, replace the code of competition. The authorization the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) place was to regulate the trucking industry. Since then the ICC has been long abolished, however, it did quite a lot during its time. Based on the recommendations given by the ICC, Congress enacted the first hours of services regulation in 1938. This limited driving hours of truck and bus drivers. In 1941, the ICC reported that inconsistent weight limitation imposed by the states cause problems to effective interstate truck commerce.

“Country music scholar Bill Malone has gone so far as to say that trucking songs account for the largest component of work songs in the country music catalog. For a style of music that has, since its commercial inception in the 1920s, drawn attention to the coal man, the steel drivin’ man, the railroad worker, and the cowboy, this certainly speaks volumes about the cultural attraction of the trucker in the American popular consciousness.” — Shane Hamilton

Many modern trucks are powered by diesel engines, although small to medium size trucks with gas engines exist in the United States. The European Union rules that vehicles with a gross combination of mass up to 3,500 kg (7,716 lb) are also known as light commercial vehicles. Any vehicles exceeding that weight are known as large goods vehicles.

In 1978 Sylvester Stallone starred in the film "F.I.S.T.". The story is loosely based on the 'Teamsters Union'. This union is a labor union which includes truck drivers as well as its then president, Jimmy Hoffa.

All cars must pass some sort of emission check, such as a smog check to ensure safety. Similarly, trucks are subject to noise emission requirement, which is emanating from the U.S. Noise Control Act. This was intended to protect the public from noise health side effects. The loud noise is due to the way trucks contribute disproportionately to roadway noise. This is primarily due to the elevated stacks and intense tire and aerodynamic noise characteristics.

The year 1611 marked an important time for trucks, as that is when the word originated. The usage of "truck" referred to the small strong wheels on ships' cannon carriages. Further extending its usage in 1771, it came to refer to carts for carrying heavy loads. In 1916 it became shortened, calling it a "motor truck". While since the 1930's its expanded application goes as far as to say "motor-powered load carrier".

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!

The Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula is a mathematical formula used in the United States to determine the appropriate gross weight for a long distance moving vehicle, based on the axle number and spacing. Enforced by the Department of Transportation upon long-haul truck drivers, it is used as a means of preventing heavy vehicles from damaging roads and bridges. This is especially in particular to the total weight of a loaded truck, whether being used for commercial moving services or for long distance moving services in general.   According to the Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula, the total weight of a loaded truck (tractor and trailer, 5-axle rig) cannot exceed 80,000 lbs in the United States. Under ordinary circumstances, long-haul equipment trucks will weight about 15,000 kg (33,069 lbs). This leaves about 20,000 kg (44,092 lbs) of freight capacity. Likewise, a load is limited to the space available in the trailer, normally with dimensions of 48 ft (14.63 m) or 53 ft (16.15 m) long, 2.6 m (102.4 in) wide, 2.7 m (8 ft 10.3 in) high and 13 ft 6 in or 4.11 m high.

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 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the USDOT specializing in highway transportation. The agency's major influential activities are generally separated into two different "programs". The first is the Federal-aid Highway Program. This provides financial aid to support the construction, maintenance, and operation of the U.S. highway network. The second program, the Federal Lands Highway Program, shares a similar name with different intentions. The purpose of this program is to improve transportation involving Federal and Tribal lands. They also focus on preserving "national treasures" for the historic and beatific enjoyment for all.

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.

A circumferential route refers to a public transportation system that follows the route in the shape of a circle. Over time a nickname developed in the European Union, calling transportation networks such as these a "ring road". This is no surprise as Europe has several famous "ring roads" such as the Berliner Ring, the Brussels Ring, the Amsterdam Ring, the Boulevard Périphérique around Paris and the Leeds Inner and Outer ring roads. Other countries adopted the term as well which in turn made the name go international. Australia's Melbourne's Western Ring Road and India's Hyderabad's Outer Ring Road both adopted the name. However in Canada, the term is most commonly used, with "orbital" used to a much lesser extent.   On the contrary, the United States calls many "ring roads" as belt-lines, beltways, or loops instead. For example, the Capital Beltway around Washington, D.C. Some ring roads use terminology such as "Inner Loop" and "Outer Loop". This is, of course, for the sake of directional sense, since compass directions cannot be determined around the entire loop.

The concept of a bypass is a simple one. It is a road or highway that purposely avoids or "bypasses" a built-up area, town, or village. Bypasses were created with the intent to let through traffic flow without having to get stuck in local traffic. In general they are supposed to reduce congestion in a built-up area. By doing so, road safety will greatly improve.   A bypass designated for trucks traveling a long distance, either commercial or otherwise, is called a truck route.

With the onset of trucking culture, truck drivers often became portrayed as protagonists in popular media. Author Shane Hamilton, who wrote "Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy", focuses on truck driving. He explores the history of trucking and while connecting it development in the trucking industry. It is important to note, as Hamilton discusses the trucking industry and how it helps the so-called big-box stores dominate the U.S. marketplace. Hamilton certainly takes an interesting perspective historically speaking.

In order to load or unload bots and other cargo to and from a trailer, trailer winches are designed for this purpose. They consist of a ratchet mechanism and cable. The handle on the ratchet mechanism is then turned to tighten or loosen the tension on the winch cable. Trailer winches vary, some are manual while others are motorized. Trailer winches are most typically found on the front of the trailer by towing an A-frame.

In today's popular culture, recreational vehicles struggle to find their own niche. Travel trailers or mobile home with limited living facilities, or where people can camp or stay have been referred to as trailers. Previously, many would refer to such vehicles as towable trailers.

In the United States and Canada, the cost for long-distance moves is generally determined by a few factors. The first is the weight of the items to be moved and the distance it will go. Cost is also based on how quickly the items are to be moved, as well as the time of the year or month which the move occurs. In the United Kingdom and Australia, it's quite different. They base price on the volume of the items as opposed to their weight. Keep in mind some movers may offer flat rate pricing.