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

Your staff went out of there way to please the customer. We were very pleased with the way they performed their job. I would use Bayliff Packing every time I made a move.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Courtney Maguire

I needed to ensure I composed this moving organization a magnificent proposal. He first turned out to give me an assessment that was exhaustive and sensible. The men that moved my furniture were proficient and pleasant. Despite the fact that a piece was lost to our bed, the proprietor instantly offered to alter it. I couldn't be more satisfied with this organization and will utilize them later on if necessary!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - John W. Tiner

Aabco Moving And Storage Co/Aabco Freight Services made a magnificent showing on our turn. The movers were proficient and watchful. They stuffed our furniture in defensive wrap and all things arrived securely and undamaged. I am so happy I ran with them for this move.

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

Upon the arrival of the move it was drizzling and every one of my things arrived in an opportune manner. I was extremely content with the time taken.

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

These folks were marvelous. They were quick, affable, proficient, and persevering. I was so inspired I chose to purchase them lunch after all their diligent work!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Diana B.

Dane, Jesse, and Chad were simply exceptional. I have never seen a truck pressed so wonderfully. Proficient, quick, safe, thus pleasant. I would exceptionally suggest this moving organization!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 2.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Craig Goida

I would not suggest this organization. I have utilized this organization on 2 moves in the course of recent years, and on both events they have harmed my property. The most recent harm was to a genuinely new, costly love seat. Luckily, I saw the harm before the movers left, bringing up out to them while still in the wrap, and they concurred it arrived blame and would take care of the expense. I recorded the case, and had numerous discussions with the CEO Doug, who demanded his movers did not assert they would assume liability for the harm. Numerous telephone calls later, Doug, consented to pay for their harm, and when the check showed up, it was what he initially demanded paying. i have given them different chances to make the best choice, however they have fizzled. I will be proceeding onward to next steps, yet meanwhile, before you utilize this organization, I would prescribe you be exceptionally cautious and watch their work, or to be perfectly honest, in compliance with common decency, I would not suggest utilizing them. I'm to a great degree baffled with their morals, and this neighborhood San Diego organization.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Maureen Nikaido

Absolutely proficient, affable and to a great degree dedicated group. We were truly inspired with their work and would prescribe them without a second thought.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Dorothy Wilson

Absolutely proficient, affable and to a great degree dedicated group. We were truly inspired with their work and would prescribe them without a second thought.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Woodmark Construction

Used company to handle the moving of high-end/antique furnishings at a client's home to facilitate interior repairs. Great care was taken. Would use again for other work.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Jerry B

As I sit here waiting for my delivery I am thinking about all the problems I've had with this company. Initially their response and service was the best, problems started when I got the bid which did not have everything listed. I sent an email to Spencer stating I did not want problems on the pick up day from a driver who was going to say this and that was not listed but could be added for additional money. So I got the new updated bid, and sure enough on pick up day the driver said I had more boxes then the estimate listed and he was going to have to charge me more. I did have more but smaller boxes so the cubic feet was close enough for them to only increase the cost by a couple of hundred dollars. They ask for 60% down, which means they now have your home goods hostage for cost increases. And guess what, you will never talk to Spencer again, and your voice mail messages are almost never answered. So delivery day arrives with no warning, what happened to the "I'll call you as soon as the truck leaves San Diego with the drivers name and phone number"? I do get a call at 8 am saying the truck is 20 miles down the road and what is your address, oh and now the price has creeped up by $1250. I told the gentlemen I will pay the amount listed on my contract and nothing more. 6 hours later an over the road 18 wheeler drives up and says he can't make the turn onto my street, and will have to go get a smaller truck and laborers to do the unloading tomorrow and it will cost an additional $1250. It's funny how that worked out isn't it. They knew at 8:00 in that morning that the truck was not going to make the turn and it was going to cost an additional $1250. And the laborers, who was supposed to do the unloading if the truck had made the turn? I asked for a copy of the subcontractors receipt showing the $1250 they were going to charge me for the truck and laborers and was told no can do but he would change my contract to reflect the additional money. A third party truck driver can't change a contract, so I will write up a receipt showing the bill paid in full and the increase in cost and get the driver to sign it or head on down the road. My things arrived at 2:30 in the afternoon and by 6:30 they were done. The driver was actually very good at unloading and teaching the youngsters working with him to be careful. Some stuff got lost, a good bit was damaged and we did end up with a few items that weren't ours and put them back on the truck. I don't expect to receive much if anything back from Valet Movers, but my wife may try. The bottom line here is they walked through the house, opened doors, drawers and closets, they made a list and they put a price on their list, then once you pay 60% and they have your stuff, they start jacking up the price. Would I use them again? Not in this lifetime and I would not recommend them to my friends either. They are a great bait and switch company and they are very good at the bait and switch. In the end

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - mike

Don't hesitate with this company. The reviews are legit and these guys will be there at the time you say and will move until you say stop. Reasonable rates and do a great job moving tough stuff! Nothing at all damaged. Totally recommend.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Alina K

Moving to a better place is dependably an extreme choice, yet these folks are simply stunning ! At to start with, I was extremely apprehensive that somebody will deal with my stuff to move some place. I made a meeting with their supervisor, and it was simple and quick. They went ahead time and truly made my moving much less demanding. I had a major extra large quaint little inn parcel of minor stuff. I certainly content with their work!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Houston F

Effectively the best moving organization around! I'll never utilize any other person... no harm, quick pace, deferential and dedicated folks.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Leticia L

As of late moved crosswise over town and I figured I would call these folks seeing as how I loathe moving..so why not have another person take the necessary steps. In any case they were fantastically useful, extremely cautious, exceptionally expert and super friendly..Should I ever move again I'll unquestionably be utilizing these folks.

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In 1971, author and director Steven Spielberg, debuted his first feature length film. His made-for-tv film, Duel, portrayed a truck driver as an anonymous stalker. Apparently there seems to be a trend in the 70's to negatively stigmatize truck drivers.

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 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 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

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.

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)

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.

The number one hit on the Billboard chart in 1976 was quite controversial for the trucking industry. "Convoy," is a song about a group of reckless truck drivers bent on evading laws such as toll booths and speed traps. The song went on to inspire the film "Convoy", featuring defiant Kris Kristofferson screaming "piss on your law!" After the film's release, thousands of independent truck drivers went on strike. The participated in violent protests during the 1979 energy crisis. However, similar strikes had occurred during the 1973 energy crisis.

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.

AMSA wanted to help consumers avoid untrustworthy or illegitimate movers. In January 2008, AMSA created the ProMover certification program for its members. As a member, you must have federal interstate operating authority. Members are also required to pass an annual criminal back check, be licensed by the FMCSA, and agree to abide by ethical standards. This would include honesty in advertising and in business transaction with customers. Each must also sign a contract committing to adhere to applicable Surface Transportation Board and FMCSA regulations. AMSA also takes into consideration and examines ownership. They are very strict, registration with state corporation commissions. This means that the mover must maintain at least a satisfactory rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). As one can imagine, those that pass are authorized to display the ProMove logo on the websites and in marketing materials. However, those that fail will be expelled from the program (and AMSA) if they cannot correct discrepancies during probation.

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.  

Implemented in 2014, the National Registry, requires all Medical Examiners (ME) who conduct physical examinations and issue medical certifications for interstate CMV drivers to complete training on FMCSA’s physical qualification standards, must pass a certification test. This is to demonstrate competence through periodic training and testing. CMV drivers whose medical certifications expire must use MEs on the National Registry for their examinations. FMCSA has reached its goal of at least 40,000 certified MEs signing onto the registry. All this means is that drivers or movers can now find certified medical examiners throughout the country who can perform their medical exam. FMCSA is preparing to issue a follow-on “National Registry 2” rule stating new requirements. In this case, MEs are to submit medical certificate information on a daily basis. These daily updates are sent to the FMCSA, which will then be sent to the states electronically. This process will dramatically decrease the chance of drivers falsifying medical cards.

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.

The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways is most commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, Interstate Freeway System, Interstate System, or simply the Interstate. It is a network of controlled-access highways that forms a part of the National Highway System of the United States. Named after President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who endorsed its formation, the idea was to have portable moving and storage. Construction was authorized by the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. The original portion was completed 35 years later, although some urban routes were canceled and never built. The network has since been extended and, as of 2013, it had a total length of 47,856 miles (77,017 km), making it the world's second longest after China's. As of 2013, about one-quarter of all vehicle miles driven in the country use the Interstate system. In 2006, the cost of construction had been estimated at about $425 billion (equivalent to $511 billion in 2015).

The main purpose of the HOS regulation is to prevent accidents due to driver fatigue. To do this, the number of driving hours per day, as well as the number of driving hours per week, have been limited. Another measure to prevent fatigue is to keep drivers on a 21 to 24-hour schedule in order to maintain a natural sleep/wake cycle. Drivers must take a daily minimum period of rest and are allowed longer "weekend" rest periods. This is in hopes to combat cumulative fatigue effects that accrue on a weekly basis.

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.

Unfortunately for the trucking industry, their image began to crumble during the latter part of the 20th century. As a result, their reputation suffered. More recently truckers have been portrayed as chauvinists or even worse, serial killers. The portrayals of semi-trailer trucks have focused on stories of the trucks becoming self-aware. Generally, this is with some extraterrestrial help.

The Federal-Aid Highway Amendments of 1974 established a federal maximum gross vehicle weight of 80,000 pounds (36,000 kg). It also introduced a sliding scale of truck weight-to-length ratios based on the bridge formula. Although, they did not establish a federal minimum weight limit. By failing to establish a federal regulation, six contiguous in the Mississippi Valley rebelled. Becoming known as the "barrier state", they refused to increase their Interstate weight limits to 80,000 pounds. Due to this, the trucking industry faced a barrier to efficient cross-country interstate commerce.

With the ending of World War I, several developments were made to enhance trucks. Such an example would be by putting pneumatic tires replaced the previously common full rubber versions. These advancements continued, including electric starters, power brakes, 4, 6, and 8 cylinder engines. Closed cabs and electric lighting followed. The modern semi-trailer truck also debuted. Additionally, touring car builders such as Ford and Renault entered the heavy truck market.