Great Plains Moving and Storage

USDOT # 2042
4655 Geneva St
Denver, CO 80238
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Moving with Great Plains Moving and Storage

Your long-distance and local Denver Mover since 1896; we've been helping people move across the state, the country, and the world. When we say, “We're moving experts,” we mean there isn't any commercial, residential, or specialty moving operation we can't accommodate.
Looking for a home mover you can trust? We've been helping families like yours have a stress-free move for over a hundred years.
Do you need to relocate your employees or your office? We can manage multiple residential and commercial moves and be your single point of contact to make the entire relocation process easier for everyone.
Wrestling with a difficult specialized move with oversized, unwieldy, or fragile items? No problem. We handle these kinds of jobs all the time with care and precision.
Great Plains' qualified team, specialized equipment, and worldwide reach ensure that your move—no matter how big or small--is handled safely, quickly and efficiently.

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I am so glad i did not make my decision for a moving company based on reviews. I was moving from Denver to Firestone. 1 bedroom apartment on the 3rd floor to a 2 bedroom house. I had 3 moving companies come out and give me a estimate for packing and moving my apartment. All 3 companies were with in $500 of each other. I chose Great Plains because the salesman showed up on time and made me feel comfortable. On the day of the move i got a phone call from Great Plains letting me know the crew was about 30 min away. Surprisingly they showed up on time but only had 3 movers. I was told that their would be 4 - 6. Walked the crew lead through my place and let him know what was to be packed and what was staying. They started packing at about 10 am and started moving my furniture about 1130 am. Those 3 guys had my apartment completely moved out and loaded by 4 pm. They arrived in Firestone at 530 pm. I walked the crew through my house and told them where i wanted everything. That crew was absolutely amazing. They put everything where i wanted it. All my furniture set up (couch, table, chairs, bed, dresser w/mirror, washer and dryer). The whole crew was awesome. I have nothing negative to say about my move. Thank you Great Plains.

Beyond terrible customer service. After the date our delivery should have arrived passed we called and were told "sears shouldn't give out delivery dates, we only go to your area once a month... it should arrive some time in March" We ordered a HUGE French door fridge. This is unacceptable and the worst part was customer service, if you want to call it that.

I had been perusing frightfulness stories about long separation movers so I brought a chance with these folks and the experience was good to the point that I wish I could give more stars. They moved me out of my stockpiling unit in Denver and moved every one of my things to Texas. But rather one thing was even chipped.

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The Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula is a mathematical formula used in the United States to determine the appropriate gross weight for a long distance moving vehicle, based on the axle number and spacing. Enforced by the Department of Transportation upon long-haul truck drivers, it is used as a means of preventing heavy vehicles from damaging roads and bridges. This is especially in particular to the total weight of a loaded truck, whether being used for commercial moving services or for long distance moving services in general.
According to the Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula, the total weight of a loaded truck (tractor and trailer, 5-axle rig) cannot exceed 80,000 lbs in the United States. Under ordinary circumstances, long-haul equipment trucks will weight about 15,000 kg (33,069 lbs). This leaves about 20,000 kg (44,092 lbs) of freight capacity. Likewise, a load is limited to the space available in the trailer, normally with dimensions of 48 ft (14.63 m) or 53 ft (16.15 m) long, 2.6 m (102.4 in) wide, 2.7 m (8 ft 10.3 in) high and 13 ft 6 in or 4.11 m high.