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9 5 1 Reviewed 9 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - PAUL BLACK

Do not hire valiant movers in Sacramento Ca. They will destroy you're items, double their quote when they arive at you're home on moving day, double the accual square footage of you're items and charge you're credit card a month after you have allready paid in full. DO NOT GIVE THEM YOU'RE CREDIT CARD INFO!!!!!

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6 5 1 Reviewed 6 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Ana

Remove that phone number and stop scamming people!

United States California San Francisco

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5 5 1 Reviewed 5 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Amanda cousins

I like this company

United States California San Francisco

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Joey Z

Horrible experience with this moving company! Movers did not show up on time and operator was not responsive! Ended up making changes to everything. Stay away from this company!

United States California San Francisco

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - michelle e.

Clear lake movers sent me 3 young fellows that were extremely composed in the way they moved my 3 room home. They were cautious with the greater part of my things moving them out of my old place and moving them into my new home. this is the second time I have utilized Clear lake movers and I would utilize them again in the event that i require them,

United States California San Francisco

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Deep singh

It was very difficult to find a moving company during this Coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to DESI MOVERS who did my house move during this unfortunate time at very reasonable rate. The movers very professional about following the CDC guideline. All the movers were wearing masks,gloves and washing hands throughout the move. They finished the whole move without damaging a single item. I would advise everyone to use the service of DESIMOVERS.

United States California San Francisco

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

Extremely satisfied, sensible costs, great correspondence with dispatchers, appraiser and the genuine Movers on both sides . I moved from the east narrows to Wisconsin, everything touched base on time the things they stuffed were all around cushioned. Marcus and alternate folks put everything where I needed and unloaded all the furniture, took away all the pressing supplies. I don't care for moving and ideally not again but rather on the off chance that I need to I'll call them.

United States California San Francisco

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Kennie Petersen

Great job! Fast and really friendly workers! Would use them again!

United States California San Francisco

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Josh V.

Amazing administration, puntual and simple to utilize...

United States California San Francisco

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Doug V.

We felt calm with a careful stroll through and evaluation of what should have been be moved and what it would take. With a place of a couple year's aggregation and the hot-tub, the team was quick and exhaustive. We had pressed the majority of our things, yet where we didn't, they didn't falter to simply complete it. The chat for the duration of the day kept every one of us humored and motivated...as light of an issue as moving could be. Ideally we won't need to move at any point in the near future, yet in the event that we do...we know who to call. Exceedingly suggested.

United States California San Francisco

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Carey J.

Pat Ryan moved my home and put away a considerable lot of our possessions amid a redesign. The team was extremely proficient, sorted out and watchful with our belonging. I would procure them once more.

United States California San Francisco

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Russell Sprenger

Great experience with Macy Movers. Timely, professional top notch team, from beginning to end. Highly recommend Macy Movers for any move.

United States California San Francisco

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Heidi H.

Super Lucky Moving unquestionably knows how to maintain a business. We are exceptionally content with the correspondence, the movers, and the employment they did! We moved from Laguna Beach to RSM.

United States California San Francisco

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

Birch Circle simply moved our business from downtown San Francisco toward the East Bay. They made a fabulous showing - client administration was extraordinary, they were unfathomably adaptable, and had the most elevated amount of polished methodology. Their costs were sensible too. Our turn had a few irritating things about it- - the lifts weren't appropriately working, it was a staggeringly hot day, and we needed to reschedule once. The movers some way or another figured out how to keep up their lively, accommodating manner in spite of these significant disservices. I would very suggest utilizing Birch Circle for your business moves and would likewise rush to contract them on the off chance that I move my home later on. Much thanks to you!

United States California San Francisco

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

Great experience. Convenient, super neighborly, solid and proficient. Exceedingly prescribed.

United States California San Francisco

The Art of Cutting Your Moving Costs: How to Save Your Cash

  • Make sure you’re not making your movers walk over 75 feet from the moving space to the truck, or vice versa. This is called a long carry fee, and it should be avoided.
  • Score some free moving boxes from local stores, universities, and offices in your area.
  • Wrap your kitchen dishes in shirts, and your stemware in clean pairs of socks. This way, you’re not shelling out for newspapers and the bonus of this is that ink won’t get all over everything you touch!
  • Select movers who use GPS. They will drive the fastest routes, which translates to a lower drive time, and more money in your pocket.

Why Hiring Professional Movers Is a Good Idea — And How To Find The Best

  • Movers San Francisco understand the ins and outs of relocation and can do the job fast.
  • Professionals are fully vetted and thoroughly trained when they’re hired as San Francisco movers, so you’re getting a passionate crew of movers SF who want to see your move happen successfully.
  • All your items are insured against accidental mishaps when you move with professionals, which is something that you don’t have when you take the DIY route.
  • The SF movers you will hire are local experts in the area, which comes in handy when you’re moving from out of town.



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Don’t Let These Rogue Mover Scams Happen to You

  • If your San Francisco mover doesn’t fully explain the charges on the contract prior to signing, they aren’t interested in giving their customer the greatest satisfaction possible. Ask for clarification, or replace them.
  • If your movers are sloppy, not in a uniform, and not energetic, they might be day laborers who are just looking for a paycheck rather than moving your items with care.
  • Make sure that your prospective moving San Francisco company is licensed by the USDOT and the FMCSA. This is imperative to ensure that your company is practicing legally and safely.
  • Ask to see that the company has a tariff. This is a legal document which states the company’s terms and conditions and without it, the moving company would fail an inspection with the USDOT.


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“Writer-director James Mottern said he was influenced by nuanced, beloved movies of the 1970s such as "The Last Detail" and "Five Easy Pieces." Mottern said his female trucker character began with a woman he saw at a Southern California truck stop — a "beautiful woman, bleach blonde ... skin tanned to leather walked like a Teamster, blue eyes.” - Paul Brownfield

Prior to the 20th century, freight was generally transported overland via trains and railroads. During this time, trains were essential, and they were highly efficient at moving large amounts of freight. But, they could only deliver that freight to urban centers for distribution by horse-drawn transport. Though there were several trucks throughout this time, they were used more as space for advertising that for actual utility. At this time, the use of range for trucks was quite challenging. The use of electric engines, lack of paved rural roads, and small load capacities limited trucks to most short-haul urban routes.

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.

During the latter part of the 20th century, we saw a decline of the trucking culture. Coinciding with this decline was a decline of the image of truck drivers, as they became negatively stigmatized. As a result of such negativity, it makes sense that truck drivers were frequently portrayed as the "bad guy(s)" in movies.

A business route (occasionally city route) in the United States and Canada is a short special route connected to a parent numbered highway at its beginning, then routed through the central business district of a nearby city or town, and finally reconnecting with the same parent numbered highway again at its end.

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.

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 term "lorry" has an ambiguous origin, but it is likely that its roots were in the rail transport industry. This is where the word is known to have been used in 1838 to refer to a type of truck (a freight car as in British usage) specifically a large flat wagon. It may derive from the verb lurry, which means to pull or tug, of uncertain origin. It's expanded meaning was much more exciting as "self-propelled vehicle for carrying goods", and has been in usage since 1911. Previously, unbeknownst to most, the word "lorry" was used for a fashion of big horse-drawn goods wagon.

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 basics of all trucks are not difficult, as they share common construction. They are generally made of chassis, a cab, an area for placing cargo or equipment, axles, suspension, road wheels, and engine and a drive train. Pneumatic, hydraulic, water, and electrical systems may also be present. Many also tow one or more trailers or semi-trailers, which also vary in multiple ways but are similar as well.

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 word cargo is in reference to particular goods that are generally used for commercial gain. Cargo transportation is generally meant to mean by ship, boat, or plane. However, the term now applies to all types of freight, now including goods carried by train, van, or truck. This term is now used in the case of goods in the cold-chain, as perishable inventory is always cargo in transport towards its final home. Even when it is held in climate-controlled facilities, it is important to remember perishable goods or inventory have a short life.

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.

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.

1941 was a tough era to live through. Yet, President Roosevelt appointed a special committee to explore the idea of a "national inter-regional highway" system. Unfortunately, the committee's progress came to a halt with the rise of the World War II. After the war was over, the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944 authorized the designation of what are not termed 'Interstate Highways'. However, he did not include any funding program to build such highways. With limited resources came limited progress until President Dwight D. Eisenhower came along in 1954. He renewed interest in the 1954 plan. Although, this began and long and bitter debate between various interests. Generally, the opposing sides were considering where such funding would come from such as rail, truck, tire, oil, and farm groups. All who would overpay for the new highways and how.

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.

There are various versions of a moving scam, but it basically begins with a prospective client. Then the client starts to contact a moving company to request a cost estimate. In today's market, unfortunately, this often happens online or via phone calls. So essentially a customer is contacting them for a quote when the moving company may not have a license. These moving sales people are salesman prone to quoting sometimes low. Even though usually reasonable prices with no room for the movers to provide a quality service if it is a broker.

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.

Known as a truck in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, it is essentially a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo. Otherwise known as a lorry in the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, and Indian Subcontinent. Trucks vary not only in their types, but also in size, power, and configuration, the smallest being mechanically like an automobile. Commercial trucks may be very large and powerful, configured to mount specialized equipment. These are necessary in the case of fire trucks, concrete mixers, and suction excavators etc.