Shur-Way Moving & Cartage

USDOT # 172887
1943 Industrial Avenue
Libertyville, IL 60048
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Moving with Shur-Way Moving & Cartage

Shur-Way Moving & Cartage is one of Chicagoland’s oldest family-owned moving companies with over 60 years of experience. We are a full service moving company for the Chicagoland area, with packing, storage and transportation services for your residential and commercial needs. Our teams of experienced professionals are bonded and insured and focused on making your move as stress free as possible.

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I utilized these folks a year back to move a room set from a house to a rental and they made an awesome showing. They needed to bring a substantial dresser down a winding staircase and made a decent showing - it's extremely harrowing and I was content with the result. They were extremely decent, cautious and sensible. I'm going to utilize them again in the same limit and will redesign my audit if anything changes however I would suggest them for any little/loft sort moves.

We needed to move a major office and distribution center. We called three organizations. Shurway beat them by a 1/3 in cost. The end bill came in even lower. However, there's more than the cost.

Our turn went easily. There were zero hiccups. They have a remarkable group working for you; each of them are thoughtful, expert, brisk, and honest. I can't say enough awesome things in regards to them. It was a joy.

Our deals rep's, josh Murray, adaptability with us and taking the majority of our calls was all that much refreshing; particularly in regards to our distribution center issues. He made an overwhelming undertaking basic!

Did You Know

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QuestionPopular among campers is the use of lightweight trailers, such as aerodynamic trailers. These canbe towed bya small car, such as the BMW Air Camper. Theyare builtwith the intent to lower the tow of the vehicle, thus minimizing drag.

Question“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


Although there are exceptions, city routes areinterestinglymost often found in the Midwestern area of the United States. Though theyessentiallyserve the same purpose as business routes, they are different. They feature "CITY" signs as opposed to "BUSINESS" signs above or below route shields. Many of these city routes are becoming irrelevant for today's transportation. Due to this, they are being eliminated in favor of the business route designation.


The year of 1977 marked the release of the infamous Smokey and the Bandit.It went on to be the third highest grossing film that year, following tough competitors like Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.Burt Reynolds plays the protagonist, or "The Bandit", who escorts "The Snowman"in order todeliver bootleg beer.Reynolds once stated he envisioned trucking as a "hedonistic joyrideentirelydevoid from economic reality"
Another action film in 1977 also focused on truck drivers, as was the trend it seems. Breaker! Breaker! starring infamous Chuck Norris also focused on truck drivers. They were also displaying movie posters with the catch phrase "... he's got a CB radio and a hundred friends whojustmight get mad!"