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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 2.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Valerie Zaffaro

The worst. The charge for the move itself was reasonable, but when the time came to unload the truck the final bill was double, almost 900. Instead 435. The reason was that they charge for wrapping materials which is in the contract but not how much it is. It was over 400. To wrap and they wrapped things not necessary since I was putting it in a climate controlled indoor unit. Nick said they were supposed to tell me about the wrapping but no one did, he said he was sorry. Manager was a jerk and didn't care that I was supposed to use them again in two weeks. The Booker Nick just said he was really sorry but did nothing 2 take money off my bill. I told him he lost 3 jobs, my 2nd move, my neighbors and sons move and they still didn't care. Don't use them it's a bait and switch.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 2.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Elize

Continental Moving and Cartage closed.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Edward O

Went to the House ill-equipped to do the Packing and Loading Job, Only sent two folks to pack and load a whole house, couldn't wrap up. i needed to enlist another team to complete the employment. Try not to Use Pack and Load Services, inc !!!!!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Christopher C.

In the event that I had one grievance about Bolthouse it would be just that their items are, extremely costly. In any case, in the event that you can catch it on an uncommon deal or even with a rarer coupon by means of their site or in store the stuff especially the smoothies are all top rate as far as flavor and bravo soundness. My top choices are Amazing Mango, Berry Boost, Strawberry Banana and Green Goodness. They are likewise my top picks in light of the fact that in Eastern PA you can't discover the larger part of Bolthouse's flavors so I've never attempted nor have I seen 2/3 of their flavors. I'm trusting that eventually they offer direct requesting or that they extend their vicinity at more stores in the East since it's well done.

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

Totally incredible. Exceptionally smooth and simple move to another home. Proficient, quick neighborly and productive. They gave a call two days before moving to affirm furthermore a call the day of the move to let me know on they were headed. Exceedingly suggest if doing same or enormous move.

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

We had a very late move the nation over and we expected to locate a dependable moving organization with costs that we could manage, Mid Moving fit the bill. Much appreciated again Mid Moving Company! :)

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Laura Cronin

Through and through (deals to setup to get and drop off) a genuinely effortless and indeed fabulous experience. Everybody I communicated with was exceptionally proficient and amazingly accommodating. My things landed crosswise over nation absolutely on time and without harm. I prescribe and will utilize national van lines for all long separation moves.

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

I would most profoundly prescribe them - amazingly great experience! Much thanks to you!

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

I would very suggest this company and I'm prescribing them to everybody. Much thanks to you! You were incredible.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Inna F.

These folks are AMAZING!!!!!!!! I called, they went in close vicinity to the SAME HOUR, got my garbage and gave me back my lounge space!!!! I am SOOOOOOO PLEASED and cheerful and I'll allude them to anybody I realize that needs assistance moving and also utilize their administrations again REAL SOON! They were the most expert and sorted out moving organization I've ever managed! Much obliged to you and God favor you my siblings!!!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Tod J.

I would exceedingly prescribe American Van Lines. The group was neighborly, on-time and to a great degree proficient. They were likewise to a great degree adaptable with dates and the expense was amazingly sensible.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Elena U.

I got alluded to this company from a companion and after the moving background I would prescribe them to other individuals too. This is an exceptionally proficient company great disposition all through work, on time, formally dressed and experienced. What could be enhanced I can consider one thing however it is far exceeded by the great.

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

These guys are awesome. They took care of everything. There are very careful while moving. They wrapped all furniture properly. They did not make even a single scratch on the walls.

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

I got alluded to this company from a companion and after the moving background I would prescribe them to other individuals too. This is an exceptionally proficient company great disposition all through work, on time, formally dressed and experienced. What could be enhanced I can consider one thing however it is far exceeded by the great.

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

These folks were remarkable. The individual on the telephone was tolerant in disclosing their evaluating to me and even offered to help me dump my love seat (for a charge). I could get an arrangement right when I needed. The three folks they sent arrived before the actual arranged time and were amicable, proficient and accommodating. They had great learning of inside game plan issues, so it was anything but difficult to speak with them.

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Oak Park is located immediately west of the city of Chicago . The boundary between the two municipalities is Austin Boulevard on the east side of Oak Park and North Avenue/ Illinois Route 64 on the village's north side. Oak Park borders Cicero along its southern border, Roosevelt Road / Illinois Route 38 , from Austin to Lombard; and Berwyn from Lombard to Harlem Avenue. Harlem/ Illinois Route 43 serves as its western border, where between Roosevelt and South Boulevard, it borders Forest Park and between North Boulevard and North Avenue to the west it borders River Forest .
The entire village of Oak Park lies on the shore of ancient Lake Chicago , which covered most of the city of Chicago during the last Ice Age, and was the forerunner to today's Lake Michigan . Ridgeland Avenue in eastern Oak Park marks the shoreline of the lake, and was once an actual ridge. As with the geographical setup of the Chicago River , which connects to the present day Lake Michigan just north of the city's Loop, the ancient Des Planes river once emptied into glacial Lake Chicago, making prehistoric Oak Park a "Plains river Delta" system. One of North America's four continental divides runs through Oak Park. This divide, a slight rise running north-south through the village, separates the Saint Lawrence River watershed from the Mississippi River watershed, and is marked by one plaque on Lake Street at Forest Avenue and another in the northwest corner of Taylor Park.
According to the 2010 census, Oak Park has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.17 km 2 ), all land.

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“The association of truckers with cowboys and related myths was perhaps most obvious during the urban-cowboy craze of the late 1970s, a period that saw middle-class urbanites wearing cowboy clothing and patronizing simulated cowboy nightclubs. During this time, at least four truck driver movies appeared, CB radio became popular, and truck drivers were prominently featured in all forms of popular media.” — Lawrence J. Ouellet

A boat trailer is a trailer designed to launch, retrieve, carry and sometimes store boats.

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'.

“The association of truckers with cowboys and related myths was perhaps most obvious during the urban-cowboy craze of the late 1970s, a period that saw middle-class urbanites wearing cowboy clothing and patronizing simulated cowboy nightclubs. During this time, at least four truck driver movies appeared, CB radio became popular, and truck drivers were prominently featured in all forms of popular media.” — Lawrence J. Ouellet

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.

The number one hit on the Billboard chart in 1976 was quite controversial for the trucking industry. "Convoy," is a song about a group of reckless truck drivers bent on evading laws such as toll booths and speed traps. The song went on to inspire the film "Convoy", featuring defiant Kris Kristofferson screaming "piss on your law!" After the film's release, thousands of independent truck drivers went on strike. The participated in violent protests during the 1979 energy crisis. However, similar strikes had occurred during the 1973 energy crisis.

The interstate moving industry in the United States maintains regulation by the FMCSA, which is part of the USDOT. With only a small staff (fewer than 20 people) available to patrol hundreds of moving companies, enforcement is difficult. As a result of such a small staff, there are in many cases, no regulations that qualify moving companies as 'reliable'. Without this guarantee, it is difficult to a consumer to make a choice. Although, moving companies can provide and often display a DOT license.

Within the world of transportation, bypass routes are often very controversial. This is mostly due to the fact that they require the building of a road carrying heavy traffic where no road existed before. This has created conflict among society thus creating a divergence between those in support of bypasses and those who are opposed. Supporters believe they reduce congestion in built up areas. Those in opposition do not believe in developing (often rural) undeveloped land. In addition, the cities that are bypassed may also oppose such a project as reduced traffic may, in turn, reduce and damage business.

“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

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 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.

Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) are fundamental to the FMCSA's compliance program. The purpose of the CSA program is to oversee and focus on motor carriers' safety performance. To enforce such safety regulations, the CSA conducts roadside inspections and crash investigations. The program issues violations when instances of noncompliance with CSA safety regulations are exposed.   Unfortunately, the CSA's number of safety investigation teams and state law enforcement partners are rather small in comparison to the millions of CMV companies and commercial driver license (CDL) holders. A key factor in the CSA program is known as the Safety Measurement System (SMS). This system relies on data analysis to identify unsafe companies to arrange them for safety interventions. SMS is incredibly helpful to CSA in finding and holding companies accountable for safety performance.  

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.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issues Hours of Service regulations. At the same time, they govern the working hours of anyone operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in the United States. Such regulations apply to truck drivers, commercial and city bus drivers, and school bus drivers who operate CMVs. With these rules in place, the number of daily and weekly hours spent driving and working is limited. The FMCSA regulates the minimum amount of time drivers must spend resting between driving shifts. In regards to intrastate commerce, the respective state's regulations apply.

The 1980s were full of happening things, but in 1982 a Southern California truck driver gained short-lived fame. His name was Larry Walters, also known as "Lawn Chair Larry", for pulling a crazy stunt. He ascended to a height of 16,000 feet (4,900 m) by attaching helium balloons to a lawn chair, hence the name. Walters claims he only intended to remain floating near the ground and was shocked when his chair shot up at a rate of 1,000 feet (300 m) per minute. The inspiration for such a stunt Walters claims his poor eyesight for ruining his dreams to become an Air Force pilot.

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.

Light trucks are classified this way because they are car-sized, yet in the U.S. they can be no more than 6,300 kg (13,900 lb). These are used by not only used by individuals but also businesses as well. In the UK they may not weigh more than 3,500 kg (7,700 lb) and are authorized to drive with a driving license for cars. Pickup trucks, popular in North America, are most seen in North America and some regions of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Although Europe doesn't seem to follow this trend, where the size of the commercial vehicle is most often made as vans.

A moving company, removalist, or van line are all companies that help people as well as other businesses to move their goods from one place to another. With many inclusive services for relocation like packing, loading, moving, unloading, unpacking and arranging of items can all be taken care of for you. Some services may include cleaning the place and have warehousing facilities.