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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Sheila S

I utilized ABC Moving Systems to move a few things out of a capacity locker in LA. Upsetting for me - I am in North Carolina and was organizing a move in California. Additionally, I needed to trust ABC as I FedEx'd them the main key to the capacity locker that I had. I additionally needed to trust them to leave the capacity locker absolutely spotless as it would have been investigated before I could shut it down. On top of all that, I needed to trust them to pack up the containers and safely convey them to UPS, make out the transportation labels for the greater part of the crates, and offer them to UPS to deliver the nation over to me. Prepare to have your mind blown. It couldn't in any way, shape or form have gone better. ABC Moving Systems is totally proficient, sensibly valued and verifiably dependable, and I would profoundly prescribe them to anybody.

United States California Torrance

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

Burbank Movers were astounding! They landed toward the start of the 2 hour entry estimation they gave me. They were so watchful with all my furniture and ensured nothing was harmed in the move. The were unbelievably quick, and made the entire experience push free for me. I would exceptionally prescribe utilizing Burbank Movers!! Amdy and Liz were exceptionally expert and decent. I will totally request them later on! Much appreciated Burbank Movers!

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Deven D

Simply moved today and they were immediate, super quick, and superb movers! Great correspondence and astounding working with the team on an assessment.

United States California Torrance

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

The truck touched base on time and was all the more then sufficient for the measure of stuff being moved. Cautious however productive treatment of all things. I will call them whenever I need to move.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Tatiana T

Super amicable and productive! The folks brought my washer/dryer to my home and uninstalled and moved the old one out for me. I will ring them again when I have to move overwhelming furniture! Much obliged! :)

United States California Torrance

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

Exceptionally proficient, persevering group. Took awesome consideration of my belonging, and took after guidelines with practically zero supervision required. Worked quick, and aggressively valued contrasted with different organizations.

United States California Torrance

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

Used them again today to move my office stuff. Got a same deal, same team, same good service!!! They came on time did a professional job. So glad that i found a profesional affordable moving company in Los Angeles.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Lena T

I utilized this organization to move all my stuff, and I have a great deal!. They were sorted out, proficient and well disposed. Effective and dealt with my assets. I at long last found a moving organization that is amazingly moderate, fair, and persevering. I am going to utilize this organization once more! Much obliged to you at the end of the day for such a stunning employment well done!

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Alan A

These folks were decent, cool, simple to manage and above all patient. Furthermore reasonable! I would utilize them once more.

United States California Torrance

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

So quick and expert. They moved everything rapidly and were so decent and supportive. Completed in precisely three hours and didn't charge any shrouded expenses. Very prescribe.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Sal B

Would exceptionally prescribe, they were stunning. They wrapped all my furniture in covers, and took care of everything with consideration. Originating from an exceptionally particular individual, this is high acclaim.

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Donald P

Other than losing the parts for my bed, scratching the front face of the dresser; neglecting to stack my work area and seat; everything else was fine. Everything they could say was "record a case with the cases division". Be exceptionally watchful of their quotes. They were sufficiently decent not to charge me the additional 3% Mastercard expense (they never said there would be an additional charge). Who might have imagined that by transporting more, it would cost less (I dont mean the expense per pound either). In the event that I transported 2000 lbs. it would have taken a toll $300 not exactly the genuine weight that was 1820 lbs. Perhaps this is ordinary in the business however how regularly would a client question that?

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Ant

Man I wish I could give these guys 0 stars. 1st of all be very careful with the estimate. I am not a mover I have no idea how to estimate cubic footage, if you are relying on them to help you figure it out, dont do it. I was estimated $4000, I ended up paying $8000. If you are moving from Mainland to Hawaii; take the money you will pay these guys and just go buy brand new stuff in Hawaii, and spend $500 shipping the important stuff. You can ship a car through Matson directly for only a few dollars more. If you go with these crooks you will pay thousands of dollars and maybe see your stuff again. 2nd, look at the responses they have been putting on the bad reviews here. They find excuses quoting fine print, or make it sound like you are confusing the companies! (really!?) This will give you a preview of the type of customer service you can expect from them. We have been waiting months for our stuff and everytime I follow up they have told me to wait 2 more weeks. Customer service is horrible. They will say nice things to you because you have so many moving options. But once they have your stuff and your money they will take their time and not communicate with you unless you contact first. They took my stuff and my money on June 21 and I am sitting in an empty house in Hawaii Mid Aug. Last week they told me end of Aug, and they are now telling me I have to wait till at least mid Sept. (UPDATE, Sept 17th: Guess what!? Mid Sept has come and gone and what did they say: Another 2 weeks!) They will keep saying that contractually they have to say 45-60 business days but it will come faster. That was why I chose them, but it looks like they are going to use every day of those 3 months. If they told us it was going to take 3 months from the beginning, I would not have chosen them. If you can wait months for your things, have tons of money, and dont care about customer service, these guys are the ones for you. Will update this review once I get my things, I just wanted to leave this here to hopefully save one poor soul from going with these guys.

United States California Torrance

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

Wonderful company and employees! Julie was very nice and the movers made my move enjoyable. Nothing broke and I'm glad I choose Meest Moving!

United States California Torrance

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - James Beelman

BEWARE OF A SCAM COMPANY!!!!! Do not hire this moving company they do SCAMS, they will quote you on a low rate pickup your stuff and will hold it hostage till you pay their hidden fees, if you request to see the breakdown of the charges they will put you on hold for hours till you give up and hang up. If you need to move i bet/hope/beleive that are better honest companies the Door to door van lines which is a sister company of Logistic Agent and their DOT is 2384411

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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The rise of technological development gave rise to the modern trucking industry. There a few factors supporting this spike in the industry such as the advent of the gas-powered internal combustion engine. Improvement in transmissions is yet another source, just like the move away from chain drives to gear drives. And of course the development of the tractor/semi-trailer combination.   The first state weight limits for trucks were determined and put in place in 1913. Only four states limited truck weights, from a low of 18,000 pounds (8,200 kg) in Maine to a high of 28,000 pounds (13,000 kg) in Massachusetts. The intention of these laws was to protect the earth and gravel-surfaced roads. In this case, particular damages due to the iron and solid rubber wheels of early trucks. By 1914 there were almost 100,000 trucks on America's roads. As a result of solid tires, poor rural roads, and a maximum speed of 15 miles per hour (24km/h) continued to limit the use of these trucks to mostly urban areas.

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.

In 1978 Sylvester Stallone starred in the film "F.I.S.T.". The story is loosely based on the 'Teamsters Union'. This union is a labor union which includes truck drivers as well as its then president, Jimmy Hoffa.

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.

Trailer stability can be defined as the tendency of a trailer to dissipate side-to-side motion. The initial motion may be caused by aerodynamic forces, such as from a cross wind or a passing vehicle. One common criterion for stability is the center of mass location with respect to the wheels, which can usually be detected by tongue weight. If the center of mass of the trailer is behind its wheels, therefore having a negative tongue weight, the trailer will likely be unstable. Another parameter which is less commonly a factor is the trailer moment of inertia. Even if the center of mass is forward of the wheels, a trailer with a long load, and thus large moment of inertia, may be unstable.

A semi-trailer is almost exactly what it sounds like, it is a trailer without a front axle. Proportionally, its weight is supported by two factors. The weight falls upon a road tractor or by a detachable front axle assembly, known as a dolly. Generally, a semi-trailer is equipped with legs, known in the industry as "landing gear". This means it can be lowered to support it when it is uncoupled. In the United States, a trailer may not exceed a length of 57 ft (17.37 m) on interstate highways. However, it is possible to link two smaller trailers together to reach a length of 63 ft (19.20 m).

Business routes always have the same number as the routes they parallel. For example, U.S. 1 Business is a loop off, and paralleling, U.S. Route 1, and Interstate 40 Business is a loop off, and paralleling, Interstate 40.

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!

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.

As the American Interstate Highway System began to expand in the 1950's, the trucking industry began to take over a large market share. That is, a large share of the transportation of goods throughout the country. Before this era, trains had been relied on to transport the bulk of the goods cross country or state to state. The Interstate Highway System was influential as it allows for merchandise to travel door to door with ease. Since then, truckload carriers have taken advantage of the interstate system, especially when performing a long distance move. Typically, they bring the merchandise from one distribution center of the country to another part of the country. The increase in truckload freight transportation has reduced the time it takes to transport the goods. Whether the freight was manufactured or produced for the different areas internationally, the time it takes to transport goods has decreased dramatically.  

Throughout the United States, bypass routes are a special type of route most commonly used on an alternative routing of a highway around a town. Specifically when the main route of the highway goes through the town. Originally, these routes were designated as "truck routes" as a means to divert trucking traffic away from towns. However, this name was later changed by AASHTO in 1959 to what we now call a "bypass". Many "truck routes" continue to remain regardless that the mainline of the highway prohibits trucks.

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.

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.

In 1933, as a part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “New Deal”, the National Recovery Administration requested that each industry creates a “code of fair competition”. The American Highway Freight Association and the Federated Trucking Associations of America met in the spring of 1933 to speak for the trucking association and begin discussing a code. By summer of 1933 the code of competition was completed and ready for approval. The two organizations had also merged to form the American Trucking Associations. The code was approved on February 10, 1934. On May 21, 1934, the first president of the ATA, Ted Rogers, became the first truck operator to sign the code. A special "Blue Eagle" license plate was created for truck operators to indicate compliance with the code.

In today's popular culture, recreational vehicles struggle to find their own niche. Travel trailers or mobile home with limited living facilities, or where people can camp or stay have been referred to as trailers. Previously, many would refer to such vehicles as towable trailers.

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.

Tracing the origins of particular words can be quite different with so many words in the English Dictionary. Some say the word "truck" might have come from a back-formation of "truckle", meaning "small wheel" or "pulley". In turn, both sources emanate from the Greek trokhos (τροχός), meaning "wheel", from trekhein (τρέχειν, "to run").

Commercial trucks in the U.S. pay higher road taxes on a State level than the road vehicles and are subject to extensive regulation. This begs the question of why these trucks are paying more. I'll tell you. Just to name a few reasons, commercial truck pay higher road use taxes. They are much bigger and heavier than most other vehicles, resulting in more wear and tear on the roadways. They are also on the road for extended periods of time, which also affects the interstate as well as roads and passing through towns. Yet, rules on use taxes differ among jurisdictions.

In the United States and Canada, the cost for long-distance moves is generally determined by a few factors. The first is the weight of the items to be moved and the distance it will go. Cost is also based on how quickly the items are to be moved, as well as the time of the year or month which the move occurs. In the United Kingdom and Australia, it's quite different. They base price on the volume of the items as opposed to their weight. Keep in mind some movers may offer flat rate pricing.