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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Gillian Lilly

The sales team at Revolution is wonderful. Walked me through everything I needed for my move to Florida. This was a big move for me. I've never moved all the way across the country before, I've been on the west coast my whole life. Eric was helpful on making sure I had everything I needed for the move. He was especially great at explaining the difference in dealing with what he called brokers and actual moving companies. When the movers showed up they were great at getting all of my things packed and securing my tv's. They must have done packing 100 times before because it was impressive watching them work. My things arrived in Florida a few days later than expected but customer service called me and informed me that it was due to weather in Texas. It was nice of them to let me know. Overall five stars. If I ever have to move again, I'm calling Eric.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Justin Kramer

Finally we are settled in San Francisco. A big difference from new york. Well the move was smooth and easy. took around 3 weeks for stuff to turn up but am all around happy with this company. John I had as foreman and he was great thanks again.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Tim Fox

I used beefcake movers for my move from San Diego to North Carolina. I was giving a quote of 2749 which included packing of my kitchen, the crew arrived and got the job done in a matter of a few hours. Amazing work and very hard working crew. At delivery the driver was very polite and a hard worker as well. Everything arrive perfect!! Totally recommend these guys .

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - MAUREEN MILLER

Working with the company was a horrific experience. The first tactic in business is threats. They delayed the loading date (two days before move) after dates agreed by contract which was impossible since I was leaving the country the next day. It took documentation as well as too many phone conversations for me to insist that they adhere to the contract. The person managing my move, Alexander was rude, abusive, threatening and unprofessional although I was the person adhering to the contract. I will be reporting this company. They were also dishonest with me. I kept all phone records as well as emails to prove the dishonesty. I would give them a zero with the exception that the actual moving fellows were helpful. I have moved many time and never had such a dreadful experience.

United States California Pasadena

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

Lack of communication and update until the very last moment

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Nanosh L

I've moved such a variety of times in the last couple of years, and this was the most exceedingly bad one ever. They came ill-equipped. They don't dismantle the furniture and when they destroy it they let you know it is your issue that you have a modest furniture from Ikea. They are so impolite and Bobby is the most exceedingly terrible with client administration. Never at any point manage this organization since LA is brimming with different organizations that are less expensive and vastly improved.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Kelly C

The movers appeared ok on time and they were incredible! They were so useful and didn't squander at whatever time and generally speaking made a stunning showing. Nonetheless, they had an issue getting a lounge chair out of our storm cellar and wound up putting a gap in the stairwell divider (see picture). When I called client administration 2 days after the fact, they said that since we hadn't indicated out the gap the movers, that they wouldn't cover the repairs of the opening (despite the fact that I didn't sign anything or ever get notice that I should tell the movers of any harm). When I'm burning through $1400+ on movers, I would surmise that it would be great business practice to deal with your clients and pay for what might be a modest repair ($50-$100 at most). Presently, they have lost my proposal, despite the fact that the genuine movers benefited work.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Danny K

Alpha and Omega moving in Sun Valley has shut.

United States California Pasadena

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Natalie K

We have additionally utilized this organization twice as a part of the past and they have constantly gone well beyond to ensure we were fulfilled. Staff is benevolent and work rapidly. We had moved a few times in the past while in the military and experienced numerous broken bits of furniture and boxed things. Dissimilar to those military moves, this organization is solid and reliable. I would suggest this organization in the event that you need a fair gauge, incredible costs and a quality and expert move!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Kelly C.

Sebastian and his group are incredible. They were so decent and neighborly and experienced every one of my cases to ensure they were safely taped up before they conveyed them first floor... what's more, everything landed in impeccable condition. Oz additionally gives a container and covers to your TV so it was decent not to stress over that. In conclusion, I truly value that they had a third individual to stay with the truck while the other two stacked all my stuff. This is the first occasion when I utilized a genuine mover instead of a few folks with a truck and it was certainly the best moving knowledge ever. They even completed speedier than assessed!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Amz T.

Calvin, Antonio and Gerardo were my movers at the pickup end. They pressed all the furniture with psychologist wrap and moving covers with extraordinary consideration and demonstrable skill. I stowed my ruler sleeping cushion and didnt anticipate that them will wrap it in strong boxes for additional insurance. Notwithstanding when the truck had a level, they called their repair gentleman and continued working. They were deferential, affable or more all dedicated til the employment was finished. Extraordinary employment folks. Four stars for the business end however. Ron, however great at getting the arrangement marked, I felt vanished after the deal. Likewise I particularly inquired as to whether I ought to get a stopping grant for the truck and his reaction was the truck was sufficiently little so "not certain."

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Leah M

These folks are stunning!!! I needed to help my mother move into her new residence and was accountable for picking the moving guys....I'm so upbeat I picked Hawaii Moving and Storage they truly are the best in all of LA. They where simple to converse with via telephone and arrive right on time the day of the move. Everything was so proficient! My mother has a great deal of delicate things and not a solitary thing broke amid the move! The movers dress professionally and are to a great degree cordial. I know contracting a moving company is more costly then doing it without anyone else's help, yet for me it was absolutely justified, despite all the trouble!!! I had managed other moving companys before and never had such a positive affair. I was so glad, I raced to the ATM to give them an additional tip!!! You will love picking them by any stretch of the imagination. Aces: Affordable, Professional, Friendly, Trustworthy Cons: None

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Joanna G.

We utilized Walter's Transfer for our late move from Miracle Mile. Their quote was by a wide margin the most sensible, and it was totally precise - which was an alleviation, as you never realize what concealed expenses are going to appear when all is said and done. Rodney was exceptionally mindful to our necessities and concerns with respect to significant things, and the entire group stayed late to ensure the employment was finished. I can't prescribe Walter's Transfer enough - as they are straightforward, legitimate, dedicated movers.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Kathy Jones

On 8/3/15, Boulder Valley Transfer expertly stuffed up a house close Golden that was loaded with collectibles and impeccably conveyed them to beneficiaries at three unique areas in Arvada and Boulder. They took care of every thing with consideration and couldn't have been more friendly and supportive. Neither my spouse nor I have ever worked with a superior moving moving company. Praise, credit!

United States California Pasadena

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - daniel m.

Long Haul Van Lines did a great job freddie Recardo and Luis were the greatest!. Pick up went smooth and I got my stuff on tme !

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Pasadena is located at 34°9′22″N 118°7′55″W  /  34.15611°N 118.13194°W  / 34.15611; -118.13194 (34.156098, -118.131808). The elevation at City Hall is 864 feet (263 m) above sea level. The greater Pasadena area is bounded by the Raymond Fault line, the San Rafael Hills , and the San Gabriel Mountains . The Arroyo Seco , a major geographic feature and home of the Rose Bowl, flows from headwaters in Pasadena's towering Angeles National Forest greenbelt in the San Gabriel Mountains .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.1 square miles (60 km 2 ), over 99% of it land; 0.68% is water.
Ten miles (16 kilometers) northeast of downtown Los Angeles , Pasadena is bordered by 12 communities: Glendale , Highland Park , Eagle Rock , South Pasadena , San Marino , Temple City , San Gabriel , Arcadia , Sierra Madre , La Cañada Flintridge , and Altadena . The communities of Eagle Rock, Highland Park and Garvanza are incorporated within the city of Los Angeles and Altadena is an unincorporated part of Los Angeles County.

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In some states, a business route is designated by adding the letter "B" after the number instead of placing a "Business" sign above it. For example, Arkansas signs US business route 71 as "US 71B". On some route shields and road signs, the word "business" is shortened to just "BUS". This abbreviation is rare and usually avoided to prevent confusion with bus routes.

As we've learned the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 was crucial in the construction of the Interstate Highway System. Described as an interconnected network of the controlled-access freeway. It also allowed larger trucks to travel at higher speeds through rural and urban areas alike. This act was also the first to allow the first federal largest gross vehicle weight limits for trucks, set at 73,208 pounds (33,207 kg). The very same year, Malcolm McLean pioneered modern containerized intermodal shipping. This allowed for the more efficient transfer of cargo between truck, train, and ships.

In the United States, shipments larger than about 7,000 kg (15,432 lb) are classified as truckload freight (TL). It is more efficient and affordable for a large shipment to have exclusive use of one larger trailer. This is opposed to having to share space on a smaller Less than Truckload freight carrier.

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'.

“ The first original song about truck driving appeared in 1939 when Cliff Bruner and His Boys recorded Ted Daffan's "Truck Driver's Blues," a song explicitly marketed to roadside cafe owners who were installing juke boxes in record numbers to serve truckers and other motorists.” - Shane Hamilton

“The association of truckers with cowboys and related myths was perhaps most obvious during the urban-cowboy craze of the late 1970s, a period that saw middle-class urbanites wearing cowboy clothing and patronizing simulated cowboy nightclubs. During this time, at least four truck driver movies appeared, CB radio became popular, and truck drivers were prominently featured in all forms of popular media.” — Lawrence J. Ouellet

"Six Day on the Road" was a trucker hit released in 1963 by country music singer Dave Dudley. Bill Malone is an author as well as a music historian. He notes the song "effectively captured both the boredom and the excitement, as well as the swaggering masculinity that often accompanied long distance trucking."

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.

Invented in 1890, the diesel engine was not an invention that became well known in popular culture. It was not until the 1930's for the United States to express further interest for diesel engines to be accepted. Gasoline engines were still in use on heavy trucks in the 1970's, while in Europe they had been entirely replaced two decades earlier.

As most people have experienced, moving does involve having the appropriate materials. Some materials you might find at home or may be more resourceful to save money while others may choose to pay for everything. Either way materials such as boxes, paper, tape, and bubble wrap with which to pack box-able and/or protect fragile household goods. It is also used to consolidate the carrying and stacking on moving day. Self-service moving companies offer another viable option. It involves the person moving buying a space on one or more trailers or shipping containers. These containers are then professionally driven to the new location.

Medium trucks are larger than light but smaller than heavy trucks. In the US, they are defined as weighing between 13,000 and 33,000 pounds (6,000 and 15,000 kg). For the UK and the EU, the weight is between 3.5 and 7.5 tons (3.9 and 8.3 tons). Local delivery and public service (dump trucks, garbage trucks, and fire-fighting trucks) are around this size.

The American Trucking Associations initiated in 1985 with the intent to improve the industry's image. With public opinion declining the association tried numerous moves. One such move was changing the name of the "National Truck Rodeo" to the "National Driving Championship". This was due to the fact that the word rodeo seemed to imply recklessness and reckless driving.

The interstate moving industry in the United States maintains regulation by the FMCSA, which is part of the USDOT. With only a small staff (fewer than 20 people) available to patrol hundreds of moving companies, enforcement is difficult. As a result of such a small staff, there are in many cases, no regulations that qualify moving companies as 'reliable'. Without this guarantee, it is difficult to a consumer to make a choice. Although, moving companies can provide and often display a DOT license.

The FMCSA is a well-known division of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). It is generally responsible for the enforcement of FMCSA regulations. The driver of a CMV must keep a record of working hours via a log book. This record must reflect the total number of hours spent driving and resting, as well as the time at which the change of duty status occurred. In place of a log book, a motor carrier may choose to keep track of their hours using an electronic on-board recorder (EOBR). This automatically records the amount of time spent driving the vehicle.

A properly fitted close-coupled trailer is fitted with a rigid tow bar. It then projects from its front and hooks onto a hook on the tractor. It is important to not that it does not pivot as a draw bar does.

The FMCSA has established rules to maintain and regulate the safety of the trucking industry. According to FMCSA rules, driving a goods-carrying CMV more than 11 hours or to drive after having been on duty for 14 hours, is illegal. Due to such heavy driving, they need a break to complete other tasks such as loading and unloading cargo, stopping for gas and other required vehicle inspections, as well as non-working duties such as meal and rest breaks. The 3-hour difference between the 11-hour driving limit and 14 hour on-duty limit gives drivers time to take care of such duties. In addition, after completing an 11 to 14 hour on duty period, the driver much be allowed 10 hours off-duty.

The USDOT (USDOT or DOT) is considered a federal Cabinet department within the U.S. government. Clearly, this department concerns itself with all aspects of transportation with safety as a focal point. The DOT was officially established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, beginning its operation on April 1, 1967. Superior to the DOT, the United States Secretary of Transportation governs the department. The mission of the DOT is to "Serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life for the American people, today and into the future." Essentially this states how important it is to improve all types of transportation as a way to enhance both safety and life in general etc. It is important to note that the DOT is not in place to hurt businesses, but to improve our "vital national interests" and our "quality of life". The transportation networks are in definite need of such fundamental attention. Federal departments such as the USDOT are key to this industry by creating and enforcing regulations with intentions to increase the efficiency and safety of transportation. 

In 1984 the animated TV series The Transformers told the story of a group of extraterrestrial humanoid robots. However, it just so happens that they disguise themselves as automobiles. Their leader of the Autobots clan, Optimus Prime, is depicted as an awesome semi-truck.

The industry intends to both consumers as well as moving companies, this is why there are Ministers of Transportation in the industry. They are there to set and maintain laws and regulations in place to create a safer environment. It offers its members professional service training and states the time that movers have been in existence. It also provides them with federal government representation and statistical industry reporting. Additionally, there are arbitration services for lost or damaged claims, publications, public relations, and annual tariff updates and awards. This site includes articles as well that give some direction, a quarterly data summary, and industry trends.