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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Eileen Wedeen

My experience with International Sea & Air Shipping was positive and pleasant. This statement alone is enough to encourage anyone reading this review to utilize their services. Their Office Manager, Tali is efficient, courteous and dedicated to make your move painless and successful! Her communication skills are top notch. Tali is always available to answer any question or concern. Their packing and delivery staff are friendly and competent. I will and would highly recommend International Sea & Air Shipping to readers of this review, family and friends!

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - James C

My wife and I recently moved. It was a short distance move. We got many estimates before we chose Men On The Move. MOTM's price was a bit higher than the rest but, we spoke to people who had used them and no one had anything bad to say so we went with MOTM. They arrived on time. Worked hard as a team. Were very nice and polite. Put everything where we asked and were done earlier than the estimate. I would definitely recommend them to my closest friends. PS. Nothing was damaged or broken in the move.

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Felichia

The Moving Doctors were absolutely AMAZING. Our turn was a minute ago and we were uncertain of what organization to utilize. We called one organization and when the day came their costs totally changed. The Moving Doctor came and everything was immaculate, the value, the planning and the men were extremely decent. I would utilize them again any day.

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - frank mcloughlin

best moving experience we ever had, from the managers to the crews. and the price was right

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Thomas C

These folks were totally the best. Gave me an appraisal by email, then made a trip to take a gander at the furniture I required moved, and brought down their assessment. Appeared. Quick. Protected and truly pleasant individuals.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Asad S

I am leaving a bad review for them because they not only wasted my time but also I felt that they tried to rob me by raising their price since they knew that I had only a week left to move out from that place. The person who I spoke to was also very unprofessional and mean. During our conversation, he kept cutting me off and tried to enforce the items on the list that I did not have.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - David M

Used them for our past 2 moves. Good job decent price.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Toby S

Expert and brief. I got everything moved in a brief timeframe. Love that you can move "green" - they drop off the plastic containers that you will need and afterward come lift them up a week after your turn. Does this save money on waste as well as it rouses you to unload those containers!

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Hilda M

First, they only sent one guy to pack up our two-bedroom apartment, so we had to do most of the packing. Then the one guy shook us down for a tip, and then complained that it was not enough for the loaders downstairs. That was only in bad taste, not actually criminal. However, then they refused to release our goods to us (after missing deadline after deadline for the actual transport), until we paid twice the original estimate, claiming that it weighed more now than they told us it had when we originally had it packed. These clowns are dishonest, disreputable crooks. Find another moving company!!

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Mary M

Thank you for helping me with my move from Arverne, NY to Duquesne, PA. It was a very good experience, the service was great. I will recommend your company to all of my friends. Thank you so much again!

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Leonardo R.

They dealt with our organizations moving needs exceptionally well. They were on time and extremely affable. Ext.remely pending on all the charges. Very suggested for any move!! Will book them again for any future moves

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Gwen M

We rented a U-haul for the fragile/important stuff and Simone took the rest. They managed to destroy an oak chest of drawers that has survived a number of moves and was in GREAT shape! And their response? Yeah, during the drive over (uh...all 5 blocks?) things sometimes shift.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Sean M

I used All Purpose Moving And Storage recently for a local residential move. The staff was courteous, professional and very conscious about not damaging my possessions. They worked quickly and efficiently to get my entire house loaded up. I was still packing at the time they arrived and they provided assistance and guidance on prioritizing my packing. The cost was fair for the size of the move I needed.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Patrick M

Their rates are rather competitive and they work fast. My 1bedroom was done in three hours. However, it was difficult to communicate and they moved a few things I had labeled to not be moved. I didn't realize until after the move that they had missed two cabinets in my bathroom when packing. They also complained about a 20% tip. I had read online that 5% was normal.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Allie K

These guys were awesome. They took great care with my furniture and got it out and inside my new place very quickly. Highly recommend!

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Woodmere is located at 40°38′10″N 73°43′10″W  /  40.636236°N 73.719542°W  / 40.636236; -73.719542 .
According to the United States Census Bureau , the CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km 2 ), of which, 2.6 square miles (6.6 km 2 ) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km 2 ) of it (5.19%) is water.

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Many modern trucks are powered by diesel engines, although small to medium size trucks with gas engines exist in the United States. The European Union rules that vehicles with a gross combination of mass up to 3,500 kg (7,716 lb) are also known as light commercial vehicles. Any vehicles exceeding that weight are known as large goods vehicles.

In American English, the word "truck" has historically been preceded by a word describing the type of vehicle, such as a "tanker truck". In British English, preference would lie with "tanker" or "petrol tanker".

A commercial driver's license (CDL) is a driver's license required to operate large or heavy vehicles.

In many countries, driving a truck requires a special driving license. The requirements and limitations vary with each different jurisdiction.

“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

Trucks of the era mostly used two-cylinder engines and had a carrying capacity of 1,500 to 2,000 kilograms (3,300 to 4,400 lb). In 1904, 700 heavy trucks were built in the United States, 1000 in 1907, 6000 in 1910, and 25000 in 1914. A Benz truck modified by Netphener company (1895)

Signage of business routes varies, depending on the type of route they are derived from. Business routes paralleling U.S. and state highways usually have exactly the same shield shapes and nearly the same overall appearance as the routes they parallel, with a rectangular plate reading "BUSINESS" placed above the shield (either supplementing or replacing the directional plate, depending on the preference of the road agency). In order to better identify and differentiate alternate routes from the routes they parallel, some states such as Maryland are beginning to use green shields for business routes off U.S. highways. In addition, Maryland uses a green shield for business routes off state highways with the word "BUSINESS" in place of "MARYLAND" is used for a state route.

Public transportation is vital to a large part of society and is in dire need of work and attention. In 2010, the DOT awarded $742.5 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to 11 transit projects. The awardees specifically focused light rail projects. One includes both a commuter rail extension and a subway project in New York City. The public transportation New York City has to offer is in need of some TLC. Another is working on a rapid bus transit system in Springfield, Oregon. The funds also subsidize a heavy rail project in northern Virginia. This finally completes the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Metro Silver Line, connecting to Washington, D.C., and the Washington Dulles International Airport. This is important because the DOT has previously agreed to subsidize the Silver Line construction to Reston, Virginia.

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.

Full truckload carriers normally deliver a semi-trailer to a shipper who will fill the trailer with freight for one destination. Once the trailer is filled, the driver returns to the shipper to collect the required paperwork. Upon receiving the paperwork the driver will then leave with the trailer containing freight. Next, the driver will proceed to the consignee and deliver the freight him or herself. At times, a driver will transfer the trailer to another driver who will drive the freight the rest of the way. Full Truckload service (FTL) transit times are generally restricted by the driver's availability. This is according to Hours of Service regulations and distance. It is typically accepted that Full Truckload carriers will transport freight at an average rate of 47 miles per hour. This includes traffic jams, queues at intersections, other factors that influence transit time.  

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.

As the American Interstate Highway System began to expand in the 1950's, the trucking industry began to take over a large market share. That is, a large share of the transportation of goods throughout the country. Before this era, trains had been relied on to transport the bulk of the goods cross country or state to state. The Interstate Highway System was influential as it allows for merchandise to travel door to door with ease. Since then, truckload carriers have taken advantage of the interstate system, especially when performing a long distance move. Typically, they bring the merchandise from one distribution center of the country to another part of the country. The increase in truckload freight transportation has reduced the time it takes to transport the goods. Whether the freight was manufactured or produced for the different areas internationally, the time it takes to transport goods has decreased dramatically.  

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 Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways is most commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, Interstate Freeway System, Interstate System, or simply the Interstate. It is a network of controlled-access highways that forms a part of the National Highway System of the United States. Named after President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who endorsed its formation, the idea was to have portable moving and storage. Construction was authorized by the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. The original portion was completed 35 years later, although some urban routes were canceled and never built. The network has since been extended and, as of 2013, it had a total length of 47,856 miles (77,017 km), making it the world's second longest after China's. As of 2013, about one-quarter of all vehicle miles driven in the country use the Interstate system. In 2006, the cost of construction had been estimated at about $425 billion (equivalent to $511 billion in 2015).

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.

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.

Unfortunately for the trucking industry, their image began to crumble during the latter part of the 20th century. As a result, their reputation suffered. More recently truckers have been portrayed as chauvinists or even worse, serial killers. The portrayals of semi-trailer trucks have focused on stories of the trucks becoming self-aware. Generally, this is with some extraterrestrial help.

By the time 2006 came, there were over 26 million trucks on the United States roads, each hauling over 10 billion short tons of freight (9.1 billion long tons). This was representing almost 70% of the total volume of freight. When, as a driver or an automobile drivers, most automobile drivers are largely unfamiliar with large trucks. As as a result of these unaware truck drivers and their massive 18-wheeler's numerous blind spots. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has determined that 70% of fatal automobile/tractor trailer accident happen for a reason. That being the result of "unsafe actions of automobile drivers". People, as well as drivers, need to realize the dangers of such large trucks and pay more attention. Likewise for truck drivers as well.

In 1933, as a part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “New Deal”, the National Recovery Administration requested that each industry creates a “code of fair competition”. The American Highway Freight Association and the Federated Trucking Associations of America met in the spring of 1933 to speak for the trucking association and begin discussing a code. By summer of 1933 the code of competition was completed and ready for approval. The two organizations had also merged to form the American Trucking Associations. The code was approved on February 10, 1934. On May 21, 1934, the first president of the ATA, Ted Rogers, became the first truck operator to sign the code. A special "Blue Eagle" license plate was created for truck operators to indicate compliance with the code.

There are various versions of a moving scam, but it basically begins with a prospective client. Then the client starts to contact a moving company to request a cost estimate. In today's market, unfortunately, this often happens online or via phone calls. So essentially a customer is contacting them for a quote when the moving company may not have a license. These moving sales people are salesman prone to quoting sometimes low. Even though usually reasonable prices with no room for the movers to provide a quality service if it is a broker.

Heavy trucks. A cement mixer is an example of Class 8 heavy trucks. Heavy trucks are the largest on-road trucks, Class 8. These include vocational applications such as heavy dump trucks, concrete pump trucks, and refuse hauling, as well as ubiquitous long-haul 6×4 and 4x2 tractor units. Road damage and wear increase very rapidly with the axle weight. The axle weight is the truck weight divided by the number of axles, but the actual axle weight depends on the position of the load over the axles. The number of steering axles and the suspension type also influence the amount of the road wear. In many countries with good roads, a six-axle truck may have a maximum weight over 50 tons (49 long tons; 55 short tons).