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Nicole endsley

Nicole endsley

08/05/2019

Rayan vanlines and best interstate - wonderful NJ based crew and very efficient and patient. A++ best interstate could improve their communication though

Rayan vanlines and best interstate - wonderful NJ based crew and very efficient and patient. A++ best interstate could improve their communication though

Pat.

Pat.

07/07/2018

A horrific experience. HOSTAGE SCAM! The moving co. held my items hostage demanding 1-2k dollars more than the agreed amount for the return of my items. After days of hostage negotiations, they delivered and unloaded my items at midnight! Missing items, broken items, and items that I paid extra for special packing came off the truck with literally no packing. With a simple google se...

A horrific experience. HOSTAGE SCAM! The moving co. held my items hostage demanding 1-2k dollars more than the agreed amount for the return of my items. After days of hostage negotiations, they delivered and unloaded my items at midnight! Missing items, broken items, and items that I paid extra for special packing came off the truck with literally no packing. With a simple google search, it was evident that this moving co. has just recently changed their name and changed names of their moving license because of problems with the Better Business Bureau.

Rasa Chiras

Rasa Chiras

07/18/2018

DO NOT USE THEM! It's been over 5 weeks and I have still not received my belongings. BEWARE! STAY AWAY!

DO NOT USE THEM! It's been over 5 weeks and I have still not received my belongings. BEWARE! STAY AWAY!

Derek Willis

Derek Willis

07/23/2018

Our belongings are being held hostage. Excuse after excuse and we still don't have our belongings. Don't even bother... they use Best Interstate Movers and Storage as a broker who are worse!

Our belongings are being held hostage. Excuse after excuse and we still don't have our belongings. Don't even bother... they use Best Interstate Movers and Storage as a broker who are worse!

olof buelens

olof buelens

07/28/2018

Worst ever, total disregards on personal belongings. Their packaging service, should be a additional SERVICE, it's a additional scam to generate more money and at the same time all property destroyed, damaged, didn't care and only were interested in collecting your money and added 5K to the original estimate, over charge, cheating on the overall weight paper work, & leaving and movin...

Worst ever, total disregards on personal belongings. Their packaging service, should be a additional SERVICE, it's a additional scam to generate more money and at the same time all property destroyed, damaged, didn't care and only were interested in collecting your money and added 5K to the original estimate, over charge, cheating on the overall weight paper work, & leaving and moving on as quick as possible. Have not even the proper insurance to deliver at normal condo buildings. People are not professionals, they should not be allowed to be in business!! As well BEST INTERSTATE Should change their name to WORST INTERSTATE!!!!!!!!

andrew

andrew

08/23/2018

best movers , friendly cew and great customer service . we hired them to move us from manhattan new york to california . the came 2 hours late but other than that , they did great packing our stuff and delivering it in good condetion .

best movers , friendly cew and great customer service . we hired them to move us from manhattan new york to california . the came 2 hours late but other than that , they did great packing our stuff and delivering it in good condetion .

John Catanese

John Catanese

08/27/2018

Easy to work with ! Very organized This company made my move easy! Thank you

Easy to work with ! Very organized This company made my move easy! Thank you

Mark sawas

Mark sawas

08/29/2018

I have had the best experience moving with them, in the future will do business again, they helped me move from North Carolina to New Jersey. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

I have had the best experience moving with them, in the future will do business again, they helped me move from North Carolina to New Jersey. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Bashar al assad

Bashar al assad

08/29/2018

Company very good they moved me from texas to California very good helpers helped me a lot and saved me a lot of money, will do business again. Thanks

Company very good they moved me from texas to California very good helpers helped me a lot and saved me a lot of money, will do business again. Thanks

Bashar al assad

Bashar al assad

08/29/2018

Company very good they moved me from texas to California very good helpers helped me a lot and saved me a lot of money, will do business again. Thanks

Company very good they moved me from texas to California very good helpers helped me a lot and saved me a lot of money, will do business again. Thanks

Steve

Steve

09/08/2018

Derek, Rasa and Pat said it all. Awful does not begin to describe our hellish experience with these scam artists. They were not forthright with any delivery time frames and held us hostage on both ends of the move. Best Interstate gave us a good faith estimate only to have Rayan double bill for items that were paid for in our contract. We had to sign for duplicative work in order for ...

Derek, Rasa and Pat said it all. Awful does not begin to describe our hellish experience with these scam artists. They were not forthright with any delivery time frames and held us hostage on both ends of the move. Best Interstate gave us a good faith estimate only to have Rayan double bill for items that were paid for in our contract. We had to sign for duplicative work in order for the truck to be loaded -- 1,800.00 worth of services for which we had already paid. Delivery, when it finally arrived, was worse! Boxes torn, crushed and stacked upside down (on the truck and in the home), damaged furniture, no protective covering on the wood floors (which were damaged when moving out of the previous residence), and items packed by Rayan were placed in boxes with no packing, including a printer and computer. Best Interstate staff are polite and friendly, making this a good cop, bad cop scenario.

Andrew Cook

Andrew Cook

10/18/2018

Rayan Vanlines INC is the best. They came right on time and moved my studio. They were courteous, efficient and careful with my stuff, which they protected very well. They took my bed and table apart and put them back together. I tipped them well and I encourage you to do the same if you're happy with the service.

Rayan Vanlines INC is the best. They came right on time and moved my studio. They were courteous, efficient and careful with my stuff, which they protected very well. They took my bed and table apart and put them back together. I tipped them well and I encourage you to do the same if you're happy with the service.

Stanley Adams

Stanley Adams

10/19/2018

Rayan Van Lines INC! On time, no hidden charges/surprises, hard working, professionals. I would hire them again and would recommend them to friends.

Rayan Van Lines INC! On time, no hidden charges/surprises, hard working, professionals. I would hire them again and would recommend them to friends.

Bill Coe

Bill Coe

10/28/2018

DO NOT DO BUSINESS WITH THESE CROOKS. They moved us from Georgia to North Carolina. We used a Moving Broker named Best Interstate Moving Storage. They showed up hours late with a van which was to small. The told us one delivery date and then delivered our stuff 5 days late. Almost every piece of furniture was damaged. Several items were missing. It took months to get the damage item...

DO NOT DO BUSINESS WITH THESE CROOKS. They moved us from Georgia to North Carolina. We used a Moving Broker named Best Interstate Moving Storage. They showed up hours late with a van which was to small. The told us one delivery date and then delivered our stuff 5 days late. Almost every piece of furniture was damaged. Several items were missing. It took months to get the damage items fixed and most of it will never be as good as before these people came into our lives.

KC

KC

06/03/2019

Great experience overall - from the scheduling to pricing to updates to moving. I would definitely recommend Best Interstate and Rayan Van Lines to anyone.

Great experience overall - from the scheduling to pricing to updates to moving. I would definitely recommend Best Interstate and Rayan Van Lines to anyone.

Steven Scott

Steven Scott

10/30/2018

So happy we found Rayan Van Lines INC. Staff were fantastic. Not only were they timely and professional, they were extremely careful with our items. Professionalism at its finest. There are no hidden fees or agendas with this company. We highly recommend Rayan Van Lines INC, and I would ask for these guys for my next move!

So happy we found Rayan Van Lines INC. Staff were fantastic. Not only were they timely and professional, they were extremely careful with our items. Professionalism at its finest. There are no hidden fees or agendas with this company. We highly recommend Rayan Van Lines INC, and I would ask for these guys for my next move!

Patrick Scott

Patrick Scott

11/08/2018

We had a great experience with Rayan Van Lines. They gave us a far better price than other companies, did a great job with our moving, and were friendly and polite every step of the way. Highly recommended!

We had a great experience with Rayan Van Lines. They gave us a far better price than other companies, did a great job with our moving, and were friendly and polite every step of the way. Highly recommended!

Samuel Peterson

Samuel Peterson

11/08/2018

Rayan Van Lines INC and Crew were fantastic. I couldn't have asked for a better moving company. They were ALL courteous, funny and made my move so much fun. They worked hard and couldn't be more impressed or pleased than I was with this crew. Would highly recommend Rayan Van Lines INC to anyone. Thanks guys

Rayan Van Lines INC and Crew were fantastic. I couldn't have asked for a better moving company. They were ALL courteous, funny and made my move so much fun. They worked hard and couldn't be more impressed or pleased than I was with this crew. Would highly recommend Rayan Van Lines INC to anyone. Thanks guys

Keith Flores

Keith Flores

11/08/2018

Great moving experience! The Staff was professional and they were very organized and hard working. The were quick and very helpful in disassembling & reassembling the bed frame, loading/unloading plants and all the stuff were moved perfectly! Thank you Rayan Van Lines INC!

Great moving experience! The Staff was professional and they were very organized and hard working. The were quick and very helpful in disassembling & reassembling the bed frame, loading/unloading plants and all the stuff were moved perfectly! Thank you Rayan Van Lines INC!

Billy Wood

Billy Wood

11/08/2018

I'll be honest I was skeptical of their price quote and how the move would go, but everything went absolutely great. From beginning to end their communication was outstanding, they called and texted to confirm the move which for a control freak like me was outstanding. They were friendly and courteous while booking and during the move. Thank You Rayan Van Lines INC for such a smooth m...

I'll be honest I was skeptical of their price quote and how the move would go, but everything went absolutely great. From beginning to end their communication was outstanding, they called and texted to confirm the move which for a control freak like me was outstanding. They were friendly and courteous while booking and during the move. Thank You Rayan Van Lines INC for such a smooth move.

Andy Cuevas

Andy Cuevas

11/14/2018

I called Rayan Van Lines for a move. They did an excellent job - arrived on time, worked very hard, and were attentive to all our concerns. Surely be using them again.

I called Rayan Van Lines for a move. They did an excellent job - arrived on time, worked very hard, and were attentive to all our concerns. Surely be using them again.

Glen Moon

Glen Moon

11/19/2018

Seriously these guys are so dope! If they were a basketball team, they'd be the well balanced and unbeatable. To be honest, I was concerned about overages on packing materials or possibly taking too many breaks, but all concerns were just concerns. These guys were fast, efficient, and were moving machines!! Thank You Rayan Van Lines INC to anyone & everyone.

Seriously these guys are so dope! If they were a basketball team, they'd be the well balanced and unbeatable. To be honest, I was concerned about overages on packing materials or possibly taking too many breaks, but all concerns were just concerns. These guys were fast, efficient, and were moving machines!! Thank You Rayan Van Lines INC to anyone & everyone.

Beth Yost

Beth Yost

01/20/2019

They doubled our initial estimate from the broker then took two days to load our belongings. When they finally arrived at our new home more than a week later, they called my husband and asked him to pay the remaining balance in cash. After they delivered our things, several pieces showing damage, the refused to clean up their trash, leaving behind 3 large trash bags full of tape and p...

They doubled our initial estimate from the broker then took two days to load our belongings. When they finally arrived at our new home more than a week later, they called my husband and asked him to pay the remaining balance in cash. After they delivered our things, several pieces showing damage, the refused to clean up their trash, leaving behind 3 large trash bags full of tape and plastic as well as several large cardboard boxes. I do not recommend this business at all.

David

David

03/07/2019

I CONCUR DO NOT DO BUSINESS WITH THESE CROOKS! I would give less than one star of I could but that is not a choice. They showed up with a small truck after we told them they would need a semi trailer, I paid them $500 forSPECIAL CRATING to protect my motorcycle which ended up being empty cardboard boxes stacked on top of it with more of our belongings stacked on top of that. They dou...

I CONCUR DO NOT DO BUSINESS WITH THESE CROOKS! I would give less than one star of I could but that is not a choice. They showed up with a small truck after we told them they would need a semi trailer, I paid them $500 forSPECIAL CRATING to protect my motorcycle which ended up being empty cardboard boxes stacked on top of it with more of our belongings stacked on top of that. They doubled the original estimate even after I sent them a detailed inventory from a previous move just 18 months earlier Almost everything they touched they broke, including the motorcycle, they wanted paid in cash before unloading our belongings so we couldn't inspect the damage until after payment then refused to make any adjustments on the cost due to damages.

James McIntyre

James McIntyre

04/20/2019

Hussein and his crew were pleasant and very hard workers. Good job.

Hussein and his crew were pleasant and very hard workers. Good job.

Tylor

Tylor

05/01/2019

I have been move from all around the country for 30 years i was doing it by my self all the time this is the first time i hire moving Company i got a alot of call's from different companys and then we got a call from Rayan van line the guy name was Amer he was very nice we decide to give them a try and this was the best decision we take in our life they was very hard workers and pro...

I have been move from all around the country for 30 years i was doing it by my self all the time this is the first time i hire moving Company i got a alot of call's from different companys and then we got a call from Rayan van line the guy name was Amer he was very nice we decide to give them a try and this was the best decision we take in our life they was very hard workers and professional specialy ady he was very nice and professional Thank you so much guy's we really had a very good experience with you

JB

JB

06/13/2019

Amazingly fast! They got my stuff across the entire country faster than I thought possible. Strongly recommend.

Amazingly fast! They got my stuff across the entire country faster than I thought possible. Strongly recommend.

Donovan Campbell

Donovan Campbell

06/13/2019

Professional, friendly and great to work with. Showed great concern for our belongings and for Making sure no damage was done to driveway or grass. Best Interstate and Rayan kept good contact and walked with us through the whole move.

Professional, friendly and great to work with. Showed great concern for our belongings and for Making sure no damage was done to driveway or grass. Best Interstate and Rayan kept good contact and walked with us through the whole move.

Allie Veltri

Allie Veltri

05/26/2019

Best Interstate and Rayan Vanlines did a fantastic job on my move. The packers and movers were extremely professional. They took great care with my items in the move and very very communicative. I highly recommend them!

Best Interstate and Rayan Vanlines did a fantastic job on my move. The packers and movers were extremely professional. They took great care with my items in the move and very very communicative. I highly recommend them!

Owen McGovern

Owen McGovern

06/15/2019

Sent a truck that was too small for our load. The only saving grace was that the crew did a very good job wrapping all our belongings. They were there for 16 hours trying to get everything on the truck. We didn't know if everything would fit until the last minute, which caused a great deal of stress and anxiety for my wife and myself. We've moved many times, and this was by far the wo...

Sent a truck that was too small for our load. The only saving grace was that the crew did a very good job wrapping all our belongings. They were there for 16 hours trying to get everything on the truck. We didn't know if everything would fit until the last minute, which caused a great deal of stress and anxiety for my wife and myself. We've moved many times, and this was by far the worst experience we've ever had. I would not recommend Rayan Van Lines to anyone.

Darren Lin

Darren Lin

06/27/2019

Timely and professional

Timely and professional

Catrina

Catrina

07/18/2019

What a wonderful experience! The movers were very friendly and efficient, and I was truly impressed with how helpful and accommodating they were. I thought moving out of my NYC condo would be very difficult, but they made the experience very quick and stress-free. Thank you Rayan Vanlines!

What a wonderful experience! The movers were very friendly and efficient, and I was truly impressed with how helpful and accommodating they were. I thought moving out of my NYC condo would be very difficult, but they made the experience very quick and stress-free. Thank you Rayan Vanlines!

Robert Rosasco

Robert Rosasco

08/29/2019

Kiran is a fraud

Kiran is a fraud

Robert Rosasco

Robert Rosasco

08/29/2019

Kiran is a fraud

Kiran is a fraud

Cindy Barber

Cindy Barber

08/04/2019

The crew was great. They did a good job. Definitely will recommend

The crew was great. They did a good job. Definitely will recommend

Angie Palmer

Angie Palmer

08/16/2019

The reviews contained in this site are suspicious to me as other sites have them at 1 rating which is consistent with my experience 85% of our belongings arrived crushed or damaged: trailer was packed to fit with appliances loaded horizontally, plasma TV clearly marked loaded on their side, refrigerator stacked upside down, boxes collapsed to fit spilling the contents. Complete disr...

The reviews contained in this site are suspicious to me as other sites have them at 1 rating which is consistent with my experience 85% of our belongings arrived crushed or damaged: trailer was packed to fit with appliances loaded horizontally, plasma TV clearly marked loaded on their side, refrigerator stacked upside down, boxes collapsed to fit spilling the contents. Complete disrespect for our belongings being our life possessions and memories- Paid $16,000 to have our property distroyed

Angie Palmer

Angie Palmer

08/16/2019

The reviews contained in this site are suspicious to me as other sites have them at 1 rating which is consistent with my experience 85% of our belongings arrived crushed or damaged: trailer was packed to fit with appliances loaded horizontally, plasma TV clearly marked loaded on their side, refrigerator stacked upside down, boxes collapsed to fit spilling the contents. Complete disr...

The reviews contained in this site are suspicious to me as other sites have them at 1 rating which is consistent with my experience 85% of our belongings arrived crushed or damaged: trailer was packed to fit with appliances loaded horizontally, plasma TV clearly marked loaded on their side, refrigerator stacked upside down, boxes collapsed to fit spilling the contents. Complete disrespect for our belongings being our life possessions and memories- Paid $16,000 to have our property distroyed

robert f rosasco

robert f rosasco

08/16/2019

Do not use these clowns. Four stars is a fraud. Rayan moved me from ct to fl. Of the 140 boxes moved over 100 were crushed, or burst open, our plasma TVs shipped on their sides vs big arrows pointing this side up, pure incompetence. Our full size dryer shipped on its side and our mini fridge shipped upside down. Our gas grill crushed and our fragile boxes packed on the floor of the tr...

Do not use these clowns. Four stars is a fraud. Rayan moved me from ct to fl. Of the 140 boxes moved over 100 were crushed, or burst open, our plasma TVs shipped on their sides vs big arrows pointing this side up, pure incompetence. Our full size dryer shipped on its side and our mini fridge shipped upside down. Our gas grill crushed and our fragile boxes packed on the floor of the truck. stupid, incompetent, lack of respect for the customer. Stay away from these clowns. I have lots of pictures.

robert f rosasco

robert f rosasco

08/16/2019

Do not use these clowns. Four stars is a fraud. Rayan moved me from ct to fl. Of the 140 boxes moved over 100 were crushed, or burst open, our plasma TVs shipped on their sides vs big arrows pointing this side up, pure incompetence. Our full size dryer shipped on its side and our mini fridge shipped upside down. Our gas grill crushed and our fragile boxes packed on the floor of the tr...

Do not use these clowns. Four stars is a fraud. Rayan moved me from ct to fl. Of the 140 boxes moved over 100 were crushed, or burst open, our plasma TVs shipped on their sides vs big arrows pointing this side up, pure incompetence. Our full size dryer shipped on its side and our mini fridge shipped upside down. Our gas grill crushed and our fragile boxes packed on the floor of the truck. stupid, incompetent, lack of respect for the customer. Stay away from these clowns. I have lots of pictures. Best interstate moving uses this company. Best interstate moving poor communication, out of touch with timing and service with rayan. Both suck

Kiran

Kiran

08/27/2019

They did a good job.

They did a good job.

Kiran

Kiran

08/27/2019

They did a good job.

They did a good job.

Michele

Michele

09/28/2019

Exceptional, hard working. There are no words to express how these men worked in helping our move from Minnesota to Houston Texas. So very grateful to them and if I move again, I will definitely contact them again. Thank you Assad, Temen, and Ahmed for all that you did.

Exceptional, hard working. There are no words to express how these men worked in helping our move from Minnesota to Houston Texas. So very grateful to them and if I move again, I will definitely contact them again. Thank you Assad, Temen, and Ahmed for all that you did.

Pam

Pam

09/29/2019

Awesome gentlemen!! Thank you for making things okay.

Awesome gentlemen!! Thank you for making things okay.

Christine Taylor

Christine Taylor

10/11/2019

I will sue these people until they are out of business!!! Damaged and stole everything and insulted us by offering a couple hundred dollars!

I will sue these people until they are out of business!!! Damaged and stole everything and insulted us by offering a couple hundred dollars!

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In 1986 Stephen King released horror film "Maximum Overdrive", a campy kind of story. It is really about trucks that become animated due to radiation emanating from a passing comet. Oddly enough, the trucks force humans to pump their diesel fuel. Their leader is portrayed as resembling Spider-Man's antagonist Green Goblin.

The American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHO) was organized and founded on December 12, 1914. On November 13, 1973, the name was altered to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. This slight change in name reflects a broadened scope of attention towards all modes of transportation. Despite the implications of the name change, most of the activities it is involved in still gravitate towards highways.

1941 was a tough era to live through. Yet, President Roosevelt appointed a special committee to explore the idea of a "national inter-regional highway" system. Unfortunately, the committee's progress came to a halt with the rise of the World War II. After the war was over, the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944 authorized the designation of what are not termed 'Interstate Highways'. However, he did not include any funding program to build such highways. With limited resources came limited progress until President Dwight D. Eisenhower came along in 1954. He renewed interest in the 1954 plan. Although, this began and long and bitter debate between various interests. Generally, the opposing sides were considering where such funding would come from such as rail, truck, tire, oil, and farm groups. All who would overpay for the new highways and how.

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.

Commercial trucks in the U.S. pay higher road taxes on a State level than the road vehicles and are subject to extensive regulation. This begs the question of why these trucks are paying more. I'll tell you. Just to name a few reasons, commercial truck pay higher road use taxes. They are much bigger and heavier than most other vehicles, resulting in more wear and tear on the roadways. They are also on the road for extended periods of time, which also affects the interstate as well as roads and passing through towns. Yet, rules on use taxes differ among jurisdictions.