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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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 - 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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 - 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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 - 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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 - 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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Lyons is located at 41°48′48″N 87°49′19″W  /  41.81333°N 87.82194°W  / 41.81333; -87.82194 (41.813258, -87.821812).
According to the 2010 census, Lyons has a total area of 2.237 square miles (5.79 km 2 ), of which 2.18 square miles (5.65 km 2 ) (or 97.45%) is land and 0.057 square miles (0.15 km 2 ) (or 2.55%) is water.

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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 1895 Karl Benz designed and built the first truck in history by using the internal combustion engine. Later that year some of Benz's trucks gave into modernization and went on to become the first bus by the Netphener. This would be the first motor bus company in history. Hardly a year later, in 1986, another internal combustion engine truck was built by a man named Gottlieb Daimler. As people began to catch on, other companies, such as Peugeot, Renault, and Bussing, also built their own versions. In 1899, the first truck in the United States was built by Autocar and was available with two optional horsepower motors, 5 or 8.

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.

“Country music scholar Bill Malone has gone so far as to say that trucking songs account for the largest component of work songs in the country music catalog. For a style of music that has, since its commercial inception in the 1920s, drawn attention to the coal man, the steel drivin’ man, the railroad worker, and the cowboy, this certainly speaks volumes about the cultural attraction of the trucker in the American popular consciousness.” — Shane Hamilton

Another film released in 1975, White Line Fever, also involved truck drivers. It tells the story of a Vietnam War veteran who returns home to take over his father's trucking business. But, he soon finds that corrupt shippers are trying to force him to carry illegal contraband. While endorsing another negative connotation towards the trucking industry, it does portray truck drivers with a certain wanderlust.

In the United States, a commercial driver's license is required to drive any type of commercial vehicle weighing 26,001 lb (11,794 kg) or more. In 2006 the US trucking industry employed 1.8 million drivers of heavy trucks.

The Federal Bridge Law handles relations between the gross weight of the truck, the number of axles, and the spacing between them. This is how they determine is the truck can be on the Interstate Highway system. Each state gets to decide the maximum, under the Federal Bridge Law. They determine by vehicle in combination with axle weight on state and local roads

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".

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.

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).

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is an influential association as an advocate for transportation. Setting important standards, they are responsible for publishing specifications, test protocols, and guidelines. All which are used in highway design and construction throughout the United States. Despite its name, the association represents more than solely highways. Alongside highways, they focus on air, rail, water, and public transportation as well.

In 1938, the now-eliminated Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) enforced the first Hours of Service (HOS) rules. Drivers became limited to 12 hours of work within a 15-hour period. At this time, work included loading, unloading, driving, handling freight, preparing reports, preparing vehicles for service, or performing any other duty in relation to the transportation of passengers or property.   The ICC intended for the 3-hour difference between 12 hours of work and 15 hours on-duty to be used for meals and rest breaks. This meant that the weekly max was limited to 60 hours over 7 days (non-daily drivers), or 70 hours over 8 days (daily drivers). With these rules in place, it allowed 12 hours of work within a 15-hour period, 9 hours of rest, with 3 hours for breaks within a 24-hour day.

The FMCSA is a well-known division of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). It is generally responsible for the enforcement of FMCSA regulations. The driver of a CMV must keep a record of working hours via a log book. This record must reflect the total number of hours spent driving and resting, as well as the time at which the change of duty status occurred. In place of a log book, a motor carrier may choose to keep track of their hours using an electronic on-board recorder (EOBR). This automatically records the amount of time spent driving the vehicle.

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.

Logistics is generally the ability to organize and put in place many complex operations at a single time. It is the management of the flow of things to meet the needs of customers or corporations. Resources managed in logistics includes tangible items such as food, materials, animals, equipment, etc. Not to mention the items that are not tangible such as time and information. This means that the movement of physical items, such as in the moving industry, involves a clear understanding of solid workflow. Such logistics can involve the handling of necessary materials, producing, packaging, inventory, transportation, warehousing, and often security.

In 1893, the Office of Road Inquiry (ORI) was established as an organization. However, in 1905 the name was changed to the Office Public Records (OPR). The organization then went on to become a division of the United States Department of Agriculture. As seen throughout history, organizations seem incapable of maintaining permanent names. So, the organization's name was changed three more times, first in 1915 to the Bureau of Public Roads and again in 1939 to the Public Roads Administration (PRA). Yet again, the name was later shifted to the Federal Works Agency, although it was abolished in 1949. Finally, in 1949, the name reverted to the Bureau of Public Roads, falling under the Department of Commerce. With so many name changes, it can be difficult to keep up to date with such organizations. This is why it is most important to research and educate yourself on such matters.

In 1991 the film "Thelma & Louise" premiered, rapidly becoming a well known movie. Throughout the movie, a dirty and abrasive truck driver harasses the two women during chance encounters. Author Michael Dunne describes this minor character as "fat and ignorant" and "a lustful fool blinded by a delusion of male superiority". Thelma and Louise exact their revenge by feigning interest in him and then blowing up his tanker truck full of gas.

Although there are exceptions, city routes are interestingly most often found in the Midwestern area of the United States. Though they essentially serve 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.

Smoke and the Bandit was released in 1977, becoming the third-highest grossing movie. Following only behind Star Wars Episode IV and Close Encounter of the Third Kind, all three movies making an impact on popular culture. Conveniently, during that same year, CB Bears debuted as well. The Saturday morning cartoon features mystery-solving bears who communicate by CB radio. As the 1970's decade began to end and the 80's broke through, the trucking phenomenon had wade. With the rise of cellular phone technology, the CB radio was no longer popular with passenger vehicles, but, truck drivers still use it today.

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) conducted a series of tests. These tests were extensive field tests of roads and bridges to assess damages to the pavement. In particular they wanted to know how traffic contributes to the deterioration of pavement materials. These tests essentially led to the 1964 recommendation by AASHTO to Congress. The recommendation determined the gross weight limit for trucks to be determined by a bridge formula table. This includes table based on axle lengths, instead of a state upper limit. By the time 1970 came around, there were over 18 million truck on America's roads.