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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Juan

Your moving team were magnificent. Based off my exspersince with them I will dependably utilize you for my moves.

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Sarah

David and Ryan were exceptionally proficient, productive, and supportive. They made our turn so much less demanding.

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Rosanna

Last December we expected to move an extensive 4 room house brimming with stuff structure Oregon to Southern California. We were extremely pushed about this move. Lile offered us some assistance with packing and they moved us with incredible artfulness and capability. They paid consideration on each and every subtle element and worked persistently to get us out of the house by our due date. We were sloppy; Lile was extremely sorted out. They were generous under weight, made sense of how to tackle issues, and were never reproachful of the way that we truly weren't completly prepared on moving day. Sample: we anticipated that somebody would offer us some assistance with packing the prior night. He didn't arrive thus we were all the while pressing the kitchen when Lile movers appeared in the morning. They simply contributed right and made a difference. Our stuff arrived in time, and they were cautious about putting everything right where we needed it. I suggest these individuals entire heartedly. I can't consider one awful thing to say in regards to them.

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Catheryn H

Amazing movers! We were completely discouraged and overwhelmed at the prospect of packing up our home and moving, but then James, Douglas and Andrew arrived. James took the time to explain everything they would be doing and answer all of our questions. They were unstoppable and packed everything with great care, and a smile. We were also fortunate to have James and Douglas deliver our endless boxes to our new home (3 hours away). They carried each piece of furniture and all our boxes up 3 flights of stairs, again with great professionalism and a smile. Everything arrived safely and nothing was broken or scratched in our move. Although moving is still not something I hope to do again soon, James, Douglas, and Andrew from Olympic Movers made it flawless and much less stressful. Thank You!

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Steve F.

Yes. I'm auditing a moving company. This was the third moving company I had do an evaluation. They were more expert from the get go. The whole gauge was ordered by means of Ipad. Full revelations and talks about the procedure were extremely useful. We examined what might spare generous cash - dispatching level screen TV's all alone, paying a level charge for boundless boxes for self pressing. The move itself was proficient and the movers were proficient and took care with respect to cleanliness and consideration of things. The last cost came in BELOW ESTIMATE. I would prescribe this moving company for moves.

United States Washington Renton

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

This is an incredible moving company! I exceedingly prescribe that you call them for your best course of action.

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Henry B.

Productive, fastidious thus much fun! I sensed that I had Hercules and his demiGods around :)). My team was Kevin, Keith and Daniel - such a decent gathering of folks - took care of my turn easily. Such an inviting team - even assisted with a runaway puppy that pursued our pooch down.... It was silly - we had a great time. Much obliged Lulu's - for a third amazing move.

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Jake

Great

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Christopher Jackson

On the delivery day, Hercules called to inform me that they had in error FAILED TO LOAD the container onto the container ship. Now it will be another MONTH until my shipment arrives, because they are just now loading it for shipping. Or so they claim, I'd sooner UPS everything than trust another moving company in the future, damn the expense.

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Alin H.

We had the colossal fortune of working with the Rosas team on a substantial universal move-in more than a few days. These folks were on time, cautious, proficient and truly enjoyable to work with. We are so energetic about the consideration and keenness they provided for our things. They went out and things in impeccable condition and we are so appreciative. Exceptionally suggest and will utilize once more!

United States Washington Renton

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Arianna Black

True north (& Heather in particular) held my hand - and my stuff - thru a very complicated full service overseas move. I had specialty equipment (heavy!), oversized breakables, all sorts of wild outlier variables (a yard full of cinders! Narrow staircases! Wildly outsized fridge! Animal Emergencies on moving day!) California to Hawaii - my stuff (and my nerves) were in expert care. Heather and True North navigated swiftly, dealt with every curveball like champions, stayed in communication at every point, and explained every part of the process, my options, and basically made a tough logistical move as smooth as possible.

United States Washington Renton

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Nathan Y

John and group were a fundamental piece of me and my better half's turn to Capitol Hill. We thought it may be troublesome planning a move of my sweethearts stuff in U District and my stuff from Queen Anne, however when we called John he said it was no issue! John's team was unfathomably amicable and worked quick. Awesome bundle of folks. They get my most noteworthy proposal.

United States Washington Renton

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Cara B

Had a brilliant time with Melissa's Movers. Much obliged to you for your comprehension and persistence with the creatures. Will suggest for any creature darlings.

United States Washington Renton

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 - Stephan S

Salaam Joe Movers are evaluated 5-Stars on purpose. They were prescribed to me by my Realtor who never appears to come up short me. Salaam Joe and his team were brief, proficient and quick! They did a two-stop pickup for us before moving us into our new home. Prior to the lift had achieved the capacity unit floor, they had as of now talked about who might do what to stack and empty the unit. Exceptionally amazing. Spare yourself the disappointment of beginners and contract the experts like Aloha Joe Movers.

United States Washington Renton

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 - Erika L

I have moved with Reliable Moving twice and I would utilize them once more. The teams I have worked with are marvelous. They are respectful, they work quick yet deliberately. With my second move, there was a planning mistake which was exceptionally annoying, however Ben worked rapidly to discover a workaround.

United States Washington Renton

4 Benefits of Getting Rid of Your Extra Stuff

4 Common Household Items and How to Move Them

  • Books. These may fit easily into a box, but they are so heavy that you can’t fill a box with your books. The solution? Pack your suitcases with books. A suitcase is durable enough to hold many books, and you’ve got to move the suitcase anyway, right?
  • Batteries. Make sure they are separated from one another as not to start a charge.
  • Paperwork. Important documents are vital to many peoples’ lives, so make sure to place all paperwork into large zipper-seal plastic bags in order to waterproof them.
  • Shoes. You don’t to pile your shoes onto each other in a moving box only to have dirt rain all over the bottom layers. Place your shoes in shower caps to catch any debris that may be living on the bottom of your shoes.



4 Costs Associated With Moving That Most People Overlook

  • Changing your insurance. If you’re buying a house, you’ll need to upgrade from your renter’s insurance policy. If you’re moving across state lines, you may need to buy a new policy entirely. Make sure to factor in these surprise costs in advance.
  • Fees to change utilities. There might be deposit fees involved with switching your utilities and luxury services like cable and internet. Check these out beforehand as well.
  • Cleaning fees. Whether you’re investing in a professional cleaning company to clean your old place or you’re cleaning it yourself, you’ll have to spend something on supplies or services.
  • Tipping movers. Many people relocating from one place to another don’t take gratuities to movers into consideration, but it is an appreciated gesture for a job well done. If you’re unsure of the appropriate amount to tip, 10% of your contract price is ideal.

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Trucks and cars have much in common mechanically as well as ancestrally. One link between them is the steam-powered fardier Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, who built it in 1769. Unfortunately for him, steam trucks were not really common until the mid 1800's. While looking at this practically, it would be much harder to have a steam truck. This is mostly due to the fact that the roads of the time were built for horse and carriages. Steam trucks were left to very short hauls, usually from a factory to the nearest railway station. In 1881, the first semi-trailer appeared, and it was in fact towed by a steam tractor manufactured by De Dion-Bouton. Steam-powered trucks were sold in France and in the United States, apparently until the eve of World War I. Also, at the beginning of World War II in the United Kingdom, they were known as 'steam wagons'.

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

A trailer is not very difficult to categorize. In general, it is an unpowered vehicle towed by a powered vehicle. Trailers are most commonly used for the transport of goods and materials. Although some do enjoy recreational usage of trailers as well. 

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.

Invented in 1890, the diesel engine was not an invention that became well known in popular culture. It was not until the 1930's for the United States to express further interest for diesel engines to be accepted. Gasoline engines were still in use on heavy trucks in the 1970's, while in Europe they had been entirely replaced two decades earlier.

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.

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

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 American Trucking Associations initiated in 1985 with the intent to improve the industry's image. With public opinion declining the association tried numerous moves. One such move was changing the name of the "National Truck Rodeo" to the "National Driving Championship". This was due to the fact that the word rodeo seemed to imply recklessness and reckless driving.

In the United States, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 established minimum requirements that must be met when a state issues a commercial driver's license CDL. It specifies the following types of license: - Class A CDL drivers. Drive vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater, or any combination of vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater when towing a trailer weighing more than 10,000 pounds. Transports quantities of hazardous materials that require warning placards under Department of Public Safety regulations. - Class A Driver License permits. Is a step in preparation for Class A drivers to become a Commercial Driver. - Class B CDL driver. Class B is designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including driver) or more than 8 passengers (including the driver) for compensation. This includes, but is not limited to, tow trucks, tractor trailers, and buses.

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.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation. The purpose of the FMCSA is to regulate safety within the trucking and moving industry in the United States. The FMCSA enforces safety precautions that reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.

In the moving industry, transportation logistics management is incredibly important. Essentially, it is the management that implements and controls efficiency, the flow of storage of goods, as well as services. This includes related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption to meet customer's specifications. Logistics is quite complex but can be modeled, analyzed, visualized, and optimized by simulation software. Generally, the goal of transportation logistics management is to reduce or cut the use of such resources. A professional working in the field of moving logistics management is called a logistician.

The basics of all trucks are not difficult, as they share common construction. They are generally made of chassis, a cab, an area for placing cargo or equipment, axles, suspension, road wheels, and engine and a drive train. Pneumatic, hydraulic, water, and electrical systems may also be present. Many also tow one or more trailers or semi-trailers, which also vary in multiple ways but are similar as well.

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.

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.

Business routes generally follow the original routing of the numbered route through a city or town. Beginning in the 1930s and lasting thru the 1970s was an era marking a peak in large-scale highway construction in the United States. U.S. Highways and Interstates were typically built in particular phases. Their first phase of development began with the numbered route carrying traffic through the center of a city or town. The second phase involved the construction of bypasses around the central business districts of the towns they began. As bypass construction continued, original parts of routes that had once passed straight thru a city would often become a "business route".

The decade of the 70's in the United States was a memorable one, especially for the notion of truck driving. This seemed to dramatically increase popularity among trucker culture. Throughout this era, and even in today's society, truck drivers are romanticized as modern-day cowboys and outlaws. These stereotypes were due to their use of Citizens Band (CB) radios to swap information with other drivers. Information regarding the locations of police officers and transportation authorities. The general public took an interest in the truckers 'way of life' as well. Both drivers and the public took interest in plaid shirts, trucker hats, CB radios, and CB slang.