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

They began around 7am and worked until 8pm! They have a phenomenal state of mind and took care of our stuff with extraordinary consideration. It was a major move because of a great deal of furniture and huge pieces! They are amazing! Procure them!

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

I am redesigning my audit, since this move by organization goes well beyond to satisfy their client! After I was done unloading I however I was feeling the loss of two or three things. You know what they did? They made sense of where the things may have been set and gotten back to me instantly! The client administration was exceptional! Ron deliberately tending to every one of my worries and everything was altered instantly! Much thanks to you so much Yakima Transfers! You folks are the best!

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

Best in the business. They dealt with my things as though they were their own.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Heather T.

We have utilized Bernd to pack and move us twice. They are amazing! Proficient and decent. The administration group is great to work with and in addition the folks that do all the "truly difficult work". Choice team!

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Melissa Q.

A brilliant affair all the way from the estimator to the move facilitator to the driver to the loaders and unloaders, including showing up precisely on time on both finishes of the move.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Katie A.

Once more, astounding administration from McNeight Express. This denoted my third move with them and I can't let you know how much their demonstrable skill, their admiration of my time and capacity to make a great deal fit in a little space is valued.

United States Washington Rock Island

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Stephen R.

Center STATE HAULING were incredible. Appeared on time and figured out how to easily get through an extremely troublesome move.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Annie A.

We purchased the cry coupon and utilized for a cross-town move. Everything went well; we were pressed and they were quick, so it wound up being entirely shabby. They severed a wheel some office hardware, however then, I've never had a move where no less than one thing wasn't tore or busted (notwithstanding when I do it without anyone's help) so I figure I'll give them a pass. Isaiah and Drew were on-time, fast, and expert. I would absolutely procure them once more.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Shimmer S

Excellent job.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - MerciaD

Would not suggest.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Troy S

Wonderful folks, had a decent move. Much obliged to you for all your diligent work.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Carry I

The general population at Eagle Transfer are wonderful! We have a storage room there and they are useful and awesome to work with. I profoundly suggest!

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 - Abby M

John Gish is the most delightful individual you will ever work with! He took care of our turn from Florida to Montana at a value well beneath his rivals. Not one single thing harmed. He was in steady contact with us and took care of the considerable number of subtle elements! We have utilized him before and we will keep on utilizing him and allude him to others. Much obliged, John!

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Heather T.

We have utilized Bernd to pack and move us twice. They are great! Proficient and pleasant. The administration group is superb to work with and in addition the folks that do all the "truly difficult work". First class team!

United States Washington Rock Island

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Lucy T

Never again.

United States Washington Rock Island

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Some trailers can be towed by an accessible pickup truck or van, which generally need no special permit beyond a regular license. Such examples would be enclosed toy trailers and motorcycle trailers. Specialized trailers like an open-air motorcycle trailer and bicycle trailers are accessible. Some trailers are much more accessible to small automobiles, as are some simple trailers pulled by a drawbar and riding on a single set of axles. Other trailers also have a variety, such as a utility trailer, travel trailers or campers, etc. to allow for varying sizes of tow vehicles.

Receiving nation attention during the 1960's and 70's, songs and movies about truck driving were major hits. Finding solidarity, truck drivers participated in widespread strikes. Truck drivers from all over opposed the rising cost of fuel. Not to mention this is during the energy crises of 1873 and 1979. In 1980 the Motor Carrier Act drastically deregulated the trucking industry. Since then trucking has come to dominate the freight industry in the latter part of the 20th century. This coincided with what are now known as 'big-box' stores such as Target or Wal-Mart.

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

In 1976, the number one hit on the Billboard chart was "Convoy," a novelty song by C.W. McCall about a convoy of truck drivers evading speed traps and toll booths across America. The song inspired the 1978 action film Convoy directed by Sam Peckinpah. After the film's release, thousands of independent truck drivers went on strike and participated in violent protests during the 1979 energy crisis (although similar strikes had occurred during the 1973 energy crisis).

“ The first original song about truck driving appeared in 1939 when Cliff Bruner and His Boys recorded Ted Daffan's "Truck Driver's Blues," a song explicitly marketed to roadside cafe owners who were installing juke boxes in record numbers to serve truckers and other motorists.” - Shane Hamilton

During the latter part of the 20th century, we saw a decline of the trucking culture. Coinciding with this decline was a decline of the image of truck drivers, as they became negatively stigmatized. As a result of such negativity, it makes sense that truck drivers were frequently portrayed as the "bad guy(s)" in movies.

The 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).

In the United States, commercial truck classification is fixed by each vehicle's gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). There are 8 commercial truck classes, ranging between 1 and 8. Trucks are also classified in a more broad way by the DOT's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The FHWA groups them together, determining classes 1-3 as light duty, 4-6 as medium duty, and 7-8 as heavy duty. The United States Environmental Protection Agency has its own separate system of emission classifications for commercial trucks. Similarly, the United States Census Bureau had assigned classifications of its own in its now-discontinued Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey (TIUS, formerly known as the Truck Inventory and Use Survey).

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.

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).

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 1950's were quite different than the years to come. They were more likely to be considered "Knights of the Road", if you will, for helping stranded travelers. In these times truck drivers were envied and were viewed as an opposition to the book "The Organization Man". Bestseller in 1956, author William H. Whyte's novel describes "the man in the gray flannel suit", who sat in an office every day. He's describing a typical office style job that is very structured with managers watching over everyone. Truck drivers represented the opposite of all these concepts. Popular trucking songs glorified the life of drivers as independent "wanderers". Yet, there were attempts to bring back the factory style efficiency, such as using tachnographs. Although most attempts resulted in little success. Drivers routinely sabotaged and discovered new ways to falsify the machine's records.

In 1984 the animated TV series The Transformers told the story of a group of extraterrestrial humanoid robots. However, it just so happens that they disguise themselves as automobiles. Their leader of the Autobots clan, Optimus Prime, is depicted as an awesome semi-truck.

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.

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.

The most basic purpose of a trailer jack is to lift the trailer to a height that allows the trailer to hitch or unhitch to and from the towing vehicle. Trailer jacks may also be used for the leveling of the trailer during storage. To list a few common types of trailer jacks are A-frame jacks, swivel jacks, and drop-leg jacks. Other trailers, such as horse trailers, have a built-in jack at the tongue for this purpose.

In today's popular culture, recreational vehicles struggle to find their own niche. Travel trailers or mobile home with limited living facilities, or where people can camp or stay have been referred to as trailers. Previously, many would refer to such vehicles as towable trailers.

Many people are familiar with this type of moving, using truck rental services, or borrowing similar hardware, is known as DIY moving. Whoever is renting a truck or trailer large enough to carry their household goods may obtain moving equipment if necessary. Equipment may be items such as dollies, furniture pads, and cargo belts to protect furniture and to ease the moving process.

In the United States and Canada, the cost for long-distance moves is generally determined by a few factors. The first is the weight of the items to be moved and the distance it will go. Cost is also based on how quickly the items are to be moved, as well as the time of the year or month which the move occurs. In the United Kingdom and Australia, it's quite different. They base price on the volume of the items as opposed to their weight. Keep in mind some movers may offer flat rate pricing.