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

Did incredible occupation with overwhelming things move in tight quarters - dealt with floors, walls,... - exceptionally proficient!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Shady E.

Marvelous involvement with these folks! Exceptionally cautious, extremely prompt, extremely accommodating and exceptionally polite. They did an awesome job!!!!!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Clara W.

EZ Movers protected me ultimately as my other moving organization totally stood me up and left me hanging. EZ Movers were all amicable and gracious and dumped my truck, moved stuff up 2 flights of stairs rapidly. I would suggest them.

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

General extraordinary experience. They were running behind the day I planned my turn however they proactively connected and let me know when to expect them. The greater part of my things appeared sheltered and sound and they even benevolently took care of my insane winding staircase. I will definitely be utilizing them again for my best course of action.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Warren G

Deerfield Movers came to move an ice chest today from our storm cellar, and they were amazing. Amicable folks and took care of business speedy and clean.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Chloe K.

I will NEVER work with this Company again. We contracted them to move us starting with one home then onto the next. I've never worked with an expert moving organization before and now have an awful taste in my mouth. They appeared to be simply alright regarding speed (not quick; they unmistakably are paid by the hour). Be that as it may, they scratched our furniture, never apologized, and the client administration delegate was unpleasant via telephone. Skirt these folks. I've heard incredible things about Moving On Movers.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Desiree D.

Worst moving company ever! Seriously, I've never experienced such horrible customer service in my life. No matter how great or cheap they sound this is a warning NOT to use this company! Since the movers arrived at my home over one month ago (June 26th) it has been one issue after another with this company. My husband and I call the office every single day to check on the status of our move. Every single day we're given a response that the dispatch office has closed or that they need to check with dispatch and get back to us. They NEVER do. They have never given us an update on our things. We moved from California to Florida with our two small children who have been sleeping on air mattresses for the past month and have none of their items from home due to this company. We're having to spend a lot of extra money to repurchase items we already own but need to make our empty house in Florida semi-comfortable for our 6-year-old and 1-year-old. I'm seriously concerned that this company has either lost our things or they've stolen it. We have been flat out lied to, ignored after we made several attempts to contact their office, and misquoted by their sales staff in a deceiving effort to obtain our business in a bait and switch scheme. This company literally never has answers to our questions and no Manager or CEO to escalate things too. They claim that their CEO's name is Nick Chambers and have provided false contact information for him. We've called him, emailed him, and texted him over the last month and have not received one call back or returned message.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Justine

What a crazy hot day I hate this summer is when you have to move. Chicago is in the easiest place to move in the summer weather is horrible. I would choose this moving company over any other. What a wonderful crew they even for Coldwater with them and offered me one so nice. Real professional

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Andy R

Much thanks to you for giving us the absolute best administration amid our late office movement! Every one of us were flabbergasted at the pace, effectiveness and tender loving care displayed by the group of Jeff, Dave, Tommy and John. They finished the migration on time and without even the smallest harm to our office substance and offices. We were just as inspired with Bill Cramer and Mike Filtis (?) who took care of the bring down and set up of our office desk areas. They kept us drew in amid each progression of the procedure which brought about a blunder free venture that got us back to full operational mode much speedier than we suspected conceivable! Von Sydows and you ought to be exceptionally glad for the experts included with our movement.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Maggie P.

I simply moved from Chicago to LA and had a decent involvement with Boyer-Rosene. Russ turned out to evaluate the expense, and the value he cited us was aggressive with others from comparative specialists of vast interstate van lines. The general population at both the inception and destination were incredible. The folks who stacked the truck were cautious, deferential, and extremely mindful to the stock and wrapping furniture painstakingly. The destination individuals (with Wheaton Van Lines) were just as astonishing. They helped us settle on choices about which furniture ought to go in which room (in view of potential enormous buys later like a couch bed that may be hard to get into specific spaces), furthermore were mindful to the stock rundown. The main reason BR gets a star knocked off is a result of the closeness to Amy M's survey: the gigantic conveyance time allotment was disappointing, and conflicting with what Russ had recommended (that it may arrive on the early end). It was actually conveyed the most recent day conceivable, an entire 20 days subsequent to stacking the truck in Chicago. I comprehend that it was b/c we were first on the truck and that they had other pick-ups in transit, however simply be admonished this is likely. It's a beneficial trade-off for an organization with great client administration, and operators on both finishes that are deferential and knowledgeable about treating individuals' close to home things with consideration.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Ronald F.

This is the second time I utilized Illinois Moving Systems. I called them a second time, in light of my great encounters with them for my first moving employment. The most exceptional part of their work, both the first and second time around, was the association of the movers to benefit a vocation. You need to search hard for that sort of responsibility.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Dennis P.

Quick COFFEY MOVING was fabulous! They appeared at our home with grins on their countenances and were extremely effective. They moved rapidly and moved our home in two hours as already talked about in light of the fact that we just had around 8 extensive things. The best moving knowledge I could have sought after!

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 - Karen S.

Moved from chicago to florida (then back to chicago with an alternate organization) and in spite of the fact that it took longer than anticipated im general cheerful. Great administration, my stuff was taken care of good. Perused audits and was anxious yet im happy we utilized them. Cost was sensible and they worked with me. Def, recomending it.

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 - Contessa Miller

I've used Big O Movers, south side of Chicago area, twice before. I would suggest them to anybody. I got proficient and quick service both times. Nothing at all was broken or lost. On the off chance that I move again, I will use them too.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Burcu BB B.

We were to a great degree fulfilled by the administration we got! Our turn organizer Maureen was the best, she offered us smooth all the minor issues as they some assistance with coming up, made us feel we were never alone amid the move and we settled in our home with no issue. She was likewise exceptionally accommodating to help us with the further needs like getting some additional boxes we unloaded ourselves to be gotten, or one of the beds' legs to be settled in such a brief timeframe! I would likewise need to recognize the quick and additional cautious administration we got with our pressing group in VA. Much thanks to you!

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Lansing is located at 41°33′57″N 87°32′45″W  /  41.56583°N 87.54583°W  / 41.56583; -87.54583 (41.565785, -87.545791). It is 6.9 miles (11.1 km) south of the Chicago city limits at 138th Street, and 25.6 miles (41.2 km) from the Chicago Loop . Lansing is bordered by Glenwood and Thornton to the west, Calumet City and South Holland to the north, Lynwood to the south, and by Munster and Hammond in Indiana to the east.
According to the 2010 census, Lansing has a total area of 6.848 square miles (17.74 km 2 ), of which 6.79 square miles (17.59 km 2 ) (or 99.15%) is land and 0.058 square miles (0.15 km 2 ) (or 0.85%) is water. Lansing sits on the Calumet Shoreline , an ancient shoreline of Lake Michigan. This shoreline runs along Ridge Road.

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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.

In the United States, the term 'full trailer' is used for a freight trailer supported by front and rear axles and pulled by a drawbar. This term is slightly different in Europe, where a full trailer is known as an A-frame drawbar trail. A full trailer is 96 or 102 in (2.4 or 2.6 m) wide and 35 or 40 ft (11 or 12 m) long.

The decade of the 70s saw the heyday of truck driving, and the dramatic rise in the popularity of "trucker culture". Truck drivers were romanticized as modern-day cowboys and outlaws (and this stereotype persists even today). This was due in part to their use of citizens' band (CB) radio to relay information to each other regarding the locations of police officers and transportation authorities. Plaid shirts, trucker hats, CB radios, and using CB slang were popular not just with drivers but among the general public.

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.

With the partial deregulation of the trucking industry in 1980 by the Motor Carrier Act, trucking companies increased. The workforce was drastically de-unionized. As a result, drivers received a lower pay overall. Losing its spotlight in the popular culture, trucking had become less intimate as some unspoken competition broke out. However, the deregulation only increased the competition and productivity with the trucking industry as a whole. This was beneficial to the America consumer by reducing costs. In 1982 the Surface Transportation Assistance Act established a federal minimum truck weight limits. Thus, trucks were finally standardized truck size and weight limits across the country. This was also put in to place so that across country traffic on the Interstate Highways resolved the issue of the 'barrier states'.

In 1999, The Simpsons episode Maximum Homerdrive aired. It featured Homer and Bart making a delivery for a truck driver named Red after he unexpectedly dies of 'food poisoning'.

As most people have experienced, moving does involve having the appropriate materials. Some materials you might find at home or may be more resourceful to save money while others may choose to pay for everything. Either way materials such as boxes, paper, tape, and bubble wrap with which to pack box-able and/or protect fragile household goods. It is also used to consolidate the carrying and stacking on moving day. Self-service moving companies offer another viable option. It involves the person moving buying a space on one or more trailers or shipping containers. These containers are then professionally driven to the new location.

The moving industry in the United States was deregulated with the Household Goods Transportation Act of 1980. This act allowed interstate movers to issue binding or fixed estimates for the first time. Doing so opened the door to hundreds of new moving companies to enter the industry. This led to an increase in competition and soon movers were no longer competing on services but on price. As competition drove prices lower and decreased what were already slim profit margins, "rogue" movers began hijacking personal property as part of a new scam. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) enforces Federal consumer protection regulations related to the interstate shipment of household goods (i.e., household moves that cross State lines). FMCSA has held this responsibility since 1999, and the Department of Transportation has held this responsibility since 1995 (the Interstate Commerce Commission held this authority prior to its termination in 1995).

Popular among campers is the use of lightweight trailers, such as aerodynamic trailers. These can be towed by a small car, such as the BMW Air Camper. They are built with the intent to lower the tow of the vehicle, thus minimizing drag.

AMSA wanted to help consumers avoid untrustworthy or illegitimate movers. In January 2008, AMSA created the ProMover certification program for its members. As a member, you must have federal interstate operating authority. Members are also required to pass an annual criminal back check, be licensed by the FMCSA, and agree to abide by ethical standards. This would include honesty in advertising and in business transaction with customers. Each must also sign a contract committing to adhere to applicable Surface Transportation Board and FMCSA regulations. AMSA also takes into consideration and examines ownership. They are very strict, registration with state corporation commissions. This means that the mover must maintain at least a satisfactory rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). As one can imagine, those that pass are authorized to display the ProMove logo on the websites and in marketing materials. However, those that fail will be expelled from the program (and AMSA) if they cannot correct discrepancies during probation.

The United States' Interstate Highway System is full of bypasses and loops with the designation of a three-digit number. Usually beginning with an even digit, it is important to note that this pattern is highly inconsistent. For example, in Des Moines, Iowa the genuine bypass is the main route. More specifically, it is Interstate 35 and Interstate 80, with the loop into downtown Des Moines being Interstate 235. As it is illustrated in this example, they do not always consistently begin with an even number. However, the 'correct' designation is exemplified in Omaha, Nebraska. In Omaha, Interstate 480 traverses the downtown area, which is bypassed by Interstate 80, Interstate 680, and Interstate 95. Interstate 95 then in turn goes through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Furthermore, Interstate 295 is the bypass around Philadelphia, which leads into New Jersey. Although this can all be rather confusing, it is most important to understand the Interstate Highway System and the role bypasses play.

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.

Advocation for better transportation began historically in the late 1870s of the United States. This is when the Good Roads Movement first occurred, lasting all the way throughout the 1920s. Bicyclist leaders advocated for improved roads. Their acts led to the turning of local agitation into the national political movement it became.

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.

The feature film "Joy Ride" premiered in 2001, portraying the story of two college-age brothers who by a CB radio while taking a road trip. Although the plot seems lighthearted, it takes a quick turn after one of the brothers attempts a prank on an unknown truck driver. They soon find out the dangerous intentions of this killer driver, who is set on getting his revenge. Seven years later in 2008 the sequel "Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead" came out on DVD only. Similar to its predecessor, the plot involves another murdering truck driver, a.k.a "Rusty Nail". He essentially plays psychological mind games with a young couple on a road trip.

Released in 1998, the film Black Dog featured Patrick Swayze as a truck driver who made it out of prison. However, his life of crime continued, as he was manipulated into the transportation of illegal guns. Writer Scott Doviak has described the movie as a "high-octane riff on White Line Fever" as well as "a throwback to the trucker movies of the 70s".

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.

The Federal-Aid Highway Amendments of 1974 established a federal maximum gross vehicle weight of 80,000 pounds (36,000 kg). It also introduced a sliding scale of truck weight-to-length ratios based on the bridge formula. Although, they did not establish a federal minimum weight limit. By failing to establish a federal regulation, six contiguous in the Mississippi Valley rebelled. Becoming known as the "barrier state", they refused to increase their Interstate weight limits to 80,000 pounds. Due to this, the trucking industry faced a barrier to efficient cross-country interstate commerce.

Driver's licensing has coincided throughout the European Union in order to for the complex rules to all member states. Driving a vehicle weighing more than 7.5 tons (16,535 lb) for commercial purposes requires a certain license. This specialist licence type varies depending on the use of the vehicle and number of seat. Licences first acquired after 1997, the weight was reduced to 3,500 kilograms (7,716 lb), not including trailers.

Words have always had a different meaning or have been used interchangeably with others across all cultures. In the United States, Canada, and the Philippines the word "truck" is mostly reserved for larger vehicles. Although in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, the word "truck" is generally reserved for large vehicles. In Australia and New Zealand, a pickup truck is usually called a ute, short for "utility". While over in South Africa it is called a bakkie (Afrikaans: "small open container"). The United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Ireland, and Hong Kong use the "lorry" instead of truck, but only for medium and heavy types.