Carey Moving & Storage of Greenville, Inc

USDOT # 1365946
Interstate 85 & Highway 14
Greer, SC 29650
South Carolina
Contact Phone: (864) 877-6683
Additional Phone: (864) 877-6683
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Carey Moving & Storage was founded in South Carolina in 1907, with corporate offices established in Spartanburg. Shortly after, we began expanding in the Greenville, SC area, offering full service moving and storage. Our company was one of the founding members of Allied Van Lines in 1928, which began the process of expanding our moving services to cover the eastern coast of the United States. In the following years, our full service moving company expanded its hauling fleet and operations to encompass service up and down the entire East Coast, while also expanding its service offerings to include packing, crating, hauling, and storage. We now have over 1100 agents in the United States and Canada, and 300 international agents, positioning Carey as one of the most trusted national movers. In addition to agents dedicated to residential moves, Carey also employs over 175 agents dedicated to corporate and private transfer clients.

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Carey Moving and Storage along with Allied Van Lines is a mover that destroyed my family's belongings. I would not suggest them to anyone. The way they conducted themselves from the packing where the crew arrived late to some of the crew leaving my job to go to another job, dealing with SIRVA their Insurance company was a nightmare. If you value your belongings you will not entrust them with these folks.

Our moving team that dumped our furniture from a long separation move was completely the BEST! They were affable and took care of our things with consideration. We will utilize them later on!

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QuestionThe 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).

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QuestionThe 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 testsessentiallyled to the 1964 recommendation by AASHTO to Congress.The recommendation determined the gross weight limit for trucks tobe determined bya 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.

Question1941 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.