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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.

United States California San Diego

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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!

United States California San Diego

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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.

United States California San Diego

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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.

United States California San Diego

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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!

United States California San Diego

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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.

United States California San Diego

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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.

United States California San Diego

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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.

United States California San Diego

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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

United States California San Diego

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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.

United States California San Diego

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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!

United States California San Diego

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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.

United States California San Diego

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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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DOT officers of each state are generally in charge of the enforcement of the Hours of Service (HOS). These are sometimes checked when CMVs pass through weigh stations. Drivers found to be in violation of the HOS can be forced to stop driving for a certain period of time. This, in turn, may negatively affect the motor carrier's safety rating. Requests to change the HOS are a source of debate. Unfortunately, many surveys indicate drivers routinely get away with violating the HOS. Such facts have started yet another debate on whether motor carriers should be required to us EOBRs in their vehicles. Relying on paper-based log books does not always seem to enforce the HOS law put in place for the safety of everyone.

“ 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

Very light trucks. Popular in Europe and Asia, many mini-trucks are factory redesigns of light automobiles, usually with monocoque bodies. Specialized designs with substantial frames such as the Italian Piaggio shown here are based upon Japanese designs (in this case by Daihatsu) and are popular for use in "old town" sections of European cities that often have very narrow alleyways. Regardless of the name, these small trucks serve a wide range of uses. In Japan, they are regulated under the Kei car laws, which allow vehicle owners a break on taxes for buying a smaller and less-powerful vehicle (currently, the engine is limited to 660 ccs {0.66L} displacement). These vehicles are used as on-road utility vehicles in Japan. These Japanese-made mini trucks that were manufactured for on-road use are competing with off-road ATVs in the United States, and import regulations require that these mini trucks have a 25 mph (40 km/h) speed governor as they are classified as low-speed vehicles. These vehicles have found uses in construction, large campuses (government, university, and industrial), agriculture, cattle ranches, amusement parks, and replacements for golf carts.Major mini truck manufacturers and their brands: Daihatsu Hijet, Honda Acty, Mazda Scrum, Mitsubishi Minicab, Subaru Sambar, Suzuki Carry   As with many things in Europe and Asia, the illusion of delicacy and proper manners always seems to attract tourists. Popular in Europe and Asia, mini trucks are factory redesigns of light automobiles with monochrome bodies. Such specialized designs with such great frames such as the Italian Piaggio, based upon Japanese designs. In this case it was based upon Japanese designs made by Daihatsu. These are very popular for use in "old town" sections of European cities, which often have very narrow alleyways. Despite whatever name they are called, these very light trucks serve a wide variety of purposes.   Yet, in Japan they are regulated under the Kei car laws, which allow vehicle owners a break in taxes for buying a small and less-powerful vehicle. Currently, the engine is limited to 660 cc [0.66L] displacement. These vehicles began being used as on-road utility vehicles in Japan. Classified as a low speed vehicle, these Japanese-made mini trucks were manufactured for on-road use for competing the the off-road ATVs in the United States. Import regulations require that the mini trucks have a 25 mph (40km/h) speed governor. Again, this is because they are low speed vehicles.   However, these vehicles have found numerous amounts of ways to help the community. They invest money into the government, universities, amusement parks, and replacements for golf cars. They have some major Japanese mini truck manufacturarers as well as brands such as: Daihatsu Hijet, Honda Acty, Mazda Scrum, Mitsubishit Minicab, Subaru Sambar, and Suzuki Carry.

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.

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.

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 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is an influential association as an advocate for transportation. Setting important standards, they are responsible for publishing specifications, test protocols, and guidelines. All which are used in highway design and construction throughout the United States. Despite its name, the association represents more than solely highways. Alongside highways, they focus on air, rail, water, and public transportation as well.

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.

There are many different types of trailers that are designed to haul livestock, such as cattle or horses. Most commonly used are the stock trailer, which is enclosed on the bottom but has openings at approximately. This opening is at the eye level of the animals in order to allow ventilation. A horse trailer is a much more elaborate form of stock trailer. Generally horses are hauled with the purpose of attending or participating in competition. Due to this, they must be in peak physical condition, so horse trailers are designed for the comfort and safety of the animals. They're typically well-ventilated with windows and vents along with specifically designed suspension. Additionally, horse trailers have internal partitions that assist animals staying upright during travel. It's also to protect other horses from injuring each other in transit. There are also larger horse trailers that may incorporate more specialized areas for horse tack. They may even include elaborate quarters with sleeping areas, bathroom, cooking facilities etc.

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 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.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issues Hours of Service regulations. At the same time, they govern the working hours of anyone operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in the United States. Such regulations apply to truck drivers, commercial and city bus drivers, and school bus drivers who operate CMVs. With these rules in place, the number of daily and weekly hours spent driving and working is limited. The FMCSA regulates the minimum amount of time drivers must spend resting between driving shifts. In regards to intrastate commerce, the respective state's regulations apply.

In 1991 the film "Thelma & Louise" premiered, rapidly becoming a well known movie. Throughout the movie, a dirty and abrasive truck driver harasses the two women during chance encounters. Author Michael Dunne describes this minor character as "fat and ignorant" and "a lustful fool blinded by a delusion of male superiority". Thelma and Louise exact their revenge by feigning interest in him and then blowing up his tanker truck full of gas.

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 1950's were quite different than the years to come. They were more likely to be considered "Knights of the Road", if you will, for helping stranded travelers. In these times truck drivers were envied and were viewed as an opposition to the book "The Organization Man". Bestseller in 1956, author William H. Whyte's novel describes "the man in the gray flannel suit", who sat in an office every day. He's describing a typical office style job that is very structured with managers watching over everyone. Truck drivers represented the opposite of all these concepts. Popular trucking songs glorified the life of drivers as independent "wanderers". Yet, there were attempts to bring back the factory style efficiency, such as using tachnographs. Although most attempts resulted in little success. Drivers routinely sabotaged and discovered new ways to falsify the machine's records.

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.

Light trucks are classified this way because they are car-sized, yet in the U.S. they can be no more than 6,300 kg (13,900 lb). These are used by not only used by individuals but also businesses as well. In the UK they may not weigh more than 3,500 kg (7,700 lb) and are authorized to drive with a driving license for cars. Pickup trucks, popular in North America, are most seen in North America and some regions of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Although Europe doesn't seem to follow this trend, where the size of the commercial vehicle is most often made as vans.

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.