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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Shannon Hawkins

The moving went fine. The packers were insane proficient. The movers were amazing. Everybody was amicable. My just issue was the invoicing. I paid the segment not secured by my boss but rather despite everything they invoiced my boss who additionally sent me a bill! By then, nobody would get back to me. Correspondence with the workplace was difficult.

United States California Torrance

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

On Saturday Enrique and John were at my adept right on time, and for me right one time, is early so that we really begin when you suspect begin. They were neighborly, watchful, snappy and proficient. We were out of my well-suited in under a hour and all moved into my new well-suited in under 60 minutes. Best movers I've worked with yet. Fabulous. I don't think about whatever remains of Flat Rate yet Enrique and John were incredible. Much obliged to you.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Grant P

Utilized Melrose from DTLA to Pasadena. Roma, Mike and Serge were well disposed and expert. They stuffed our whole condo and moved and unloaded us in a day. It was a difficult day however they pulled through and got the greater part of our stuff here in great working request. We had a particularly troublesome circumstance with a headboard that wouldn't fall to pieces and they performed some Herculean reasons for alarm of quality to get it separated. Much obliged folks!

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Teresa Carr

Awesome ... Great ... Remarkable movers! Altogether experienced and vivacious group, brilliantly led by him. All done on time, on budget no setbacks. Couldn't be more satisfied. Highly recommended!

United States California Torrance

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

Wonderful service from start to end. I really like the people that work for this company, they really care about there customers. Once again thank you for your hard work on my move. Diker

United States California Torrance

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

I know this survey is late, however this Company moved our entire house into capacity and brought incredible consideration with our fragile things. They worked quick and nothing broke. Would suggest this Company and arrangement on calling them once more.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Vita M

Don't use this company under any circumstance. They are totally unprofessional, they lie, they damage all the things they deliver. Worst company ever. How would they call themselves a white glove delivery. They are not. They are just going to drive you crazy. Do yourself a favor and pick a better company.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Kay Levin

The people on the phone are so rude. You ask them questions in there so called dispatch office and they talk to you like your stupid. i wont be using this company again. I will say that if at destination you give me the same grief as you have so far I will repot you to the USDOT. i will be call your dispatch office again on Monday to be updated on the loading of the trailer. Lets see if the weather has caused another problem. BAD CUSTOMER SERVICE moving company.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Walter L.

Simply moved and Prodigy took care of the move and made an extraordinary showing. Ezekiel and his group were on-time, eager, amicable and solid. We had what I consider an intense move out and a generally simple move in. I was harmed and not able to help and these folks simply CRUSHED. They handled the whole employment in around four hours. It was awesome. I couldn't be more content with how the occupation went. Much obliged folks! Good fortunes to you with every one of your interests. Much appreciated Prodigy for another occupation well done.

United States California Torrance

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

Best piano moving Company ever! I called yesterday evening and by 9am toward the beginning of today my piano was moved and in our new home. They are on time, arranged and move rapidly! Extraordinary client administration from the main telephone call to conveyance of my piano. I exceptionally suggest them!

United States California Torrance

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

A 1 Fast Moving and Storage were a delight to work with; expert, polite, fair and to a great degree quick! They were super responsive and mindful. They appeared on time and made our turn less demanding than I could have envisioned conceivable. At 7 months pregnant it was an incredible alleviation to have such fit movers helping us and ensuring I didn't lift a finger! My spouse and I very suggest this great organization.

United States California Torrance

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

They are the best movers and greatly watchful!!! I utilize them solely!!! Continuously gone well beyond for me. Proficient and super decent group!!!

United States California Torrance

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

My mother Ann Campbell and I adore Robert G and his group! He's aided through moves such a large number of times and despite the fact that I live in San Diego, he was willing to bail us out with boxes and pressing paper! Much obliged Robert G Whittet Trucking! You all are the best!

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Michael M.

The flawless women under the most favorable conditions Travel got me a phenomenal cost on my LA to Seoul to Shanghai get-away. They spared me over $100 over the best that Kayak et al. could offer.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Reyes Relocations

Much obliged alot ,astounding correspondence and snappy on pick n drop. Couldn't request better. A1 administration.

United States California Torrance
Torrance is located at 33°50′5″N 118°20′29″W  /  33.83472°N 118.34139°W  / 33.83472; -118.34139 (33.834815, −118.341330). The United States Census Bureau boundaries show the city has a total area of 20.5 square miles (53 km 2 ), virtually all land.
Torrance is a coastal community in southwestern Los Angeles County, as seen on the map above, sharing the climate and geographical features common to the Greater Los Angeles area . Its boundaries are: Redondo Beach Boulevard and the cities of Lawndale and Gardena to the north; Western Avenue and the Harbor Gateway neighborhood of Los Angeles to the east; the Palos Verdes Hills with the cities of Lomita , Rolling Hills Estates and Palos Verdes Estates on the south; and the Pacific Ocean and city of Redondo Beach to the west.
It is about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Downtown Los Angeles .
Torrance Beach lies between Redondo Beach and Malaga Cove on Santa Monica Bay . The southernmost stretch of Torrance Beach, on a cove at the northern end of the Palos Verdes peninsula, is known to locals as " Rat Beach ".
One of the country's few urban wetlands , the Madrona Marsh , is found in Torrance to explore. It is a nature preserve , on land once set for oil production and saved development, with restoration projects enhancing the vital habitat for birds, wildlife, and native plants . A Nature center provides activities, information, and classes for school children and visitors of all ages.
Residents of an unincorporated area to the east of Harbor Gateway abutting the city of Carson are allowed to use "Torrance" in their addresses by the United States Postal Service .

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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.

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.

A commercial driver's license (CDL) is a driver's license required to operate large or heavy vehicles.

Beginning the the early 20th century, the 1920's saw several major advancements. There was improvement in rural roads which was significant for the time. The diesel engine, which are 25-40% more efficient than gas engines were also a major breakthrough. We also saw the standardization of truck and trailer sizes along with fifth wheel coupling systems. Additionally power assisted brakes and steering developed. By 1933, all states had some form of varying truck weight regulation.

The intention of a trailer coupler is to secure the trailer to the towing vehicle. It is an important piece, as the trailer couple attaches to the trailer ball. This then forms a ball and socket connection. It allows for relative movement between the towing vehicle and trailer while towing over uneven road surfaces. The trailer ball should be mounted to the rear bumper or to a drawbar, which may be removable. The drawbar secures to the trailer hitch by inserting it into the hitch receiver and pinning it.   The three most common types of couplers used are straight couplers, A-frame couplers, and adjustable couplers. Another option is bumper-pull hitches in which case draw bars can exert a large amount of leverage on the tow vehicle. This makes it harder to recover from a swerving situation (thus it may not be the safest choice depending on your trip).

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.

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".

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.

Within the world of transportation, bypass routes are often very controversial. This is mostly due to the fact that they require the building of a road carrying heavy traffic where no road existed before. This has created conflict among society thus creating a divergence between those in support of bypasses and those who are opposed. Supporters believe they reduce congestion in built up areas. Those in opposition do not believe in developing (often rural) undeveloped land. In addition, the cities that are bypassed may also oppose such a project as reduced traffic may, in turn, reduce and damage business.

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!

In the United States, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 established minimum requirements that must be met when a state issues a commercial driver's license CDL. It specifies the following types of license: - Class A CDL drivers. Drive vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater, or any combination of vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater when towing a trailer weighing more than 10,000 pounds. Transports quantities of hazardous materials that require warning placards under Department of Public Safety regulations. - Class A Driver License permits. Is a step in preparation for Class A drivers to become a Commercial Driver. - Class B CDL driver. Class B is designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including driver) or more than 8 passengers (including the driver) for compensation. This includes, but is not limited to, tow trucks, tractor trailers, and buses.

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.  

Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) are fundamental to the FMCSA's compliance program. The purpose of the CSA program is to oversee and focus on motor carriers' safety performance. To enforce such safety regulations, the CSA conducts roadside inspections and crash investigations. The program issues violations when instances of noncompliance with CSA safety regulations are exposed.   Unfortunately, the CSA's number of safety investigation teams and state law enforcement partners are rather small in comparison to the millions of CMV companies and commercial driver license (CDL) holders. A key factor in the CSA program is known as the Safety Measurement System (SMS). This system relies on data analysis to identify unsafe companies to arrange them for safety interventions. SMS is incredibly helpful to CSA in finding and holding companies accountable for safety performance.  

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 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 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.

Some trailers can be towed by an accessible pickup truck or van, which generally need no special permit beyond a regular license. Such examples would be enclosed toy trailers and motorcycle trailers. Specialized trailers like an open-air motorcycle trailer and bicycle trailers are accessible. Some trailers are much more accessible to small automobiles, as are some simple trailers pulled by a drawbar and riding on a single set of axles. Other trailers also have a variety, such as a utility trailer, travel trailers or campers, etc. to allow for varying sizes of tow vehicles.

A moving company, removalist, or van line are all companies that help people as well as other businesses to move their goods from one place to another. With many inclusive services for relocation like packing, loading, moving, unloading, unpacking and arranging of items can all be taken care of for you. Some services may include cleaning the place and have warehousing facilities.