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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Jackie B.

Moving is a distressing knowledge yet the team at Swan made it as simple as would be prudent for us. We've moved ordinarily and this was the best one yet! We were dealt with exceptionally well starting with Dan who furnished us with boxes and good backing for our fractional pack. The packers did the critical step and were quick, perfect and extremely polite. Eric and his team stacked our 28,000 in record time with cautious consideration. The empty 2000 miles later went as easily. Eric even offered to scoop snow in prep for the empty and dropped by on out of town two or after three days and took the utilized boxes and pressing paper out of our way. We aren't completely unloaded yet however everything looks in place. I would suggest Swan without a second thought!

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

ZERO stars is my rating. Try not to USE this company. We are a military family unit and from my first telephone call to plan a conveyance, the supervisor was not amicable via telephone. At the point when the movers came to convey my shipment, they appeared to be proficient and affable almost immediately. In any case, two of my containers were totally missing, my sold wood work area was busted, and we watched one of the movers soften my bed outline up half moving it off of the truck (when something is trapped, don't continue pulling on it). I was exceptionally vexed about my broken bed, we spent too much on a room set 2 years back and it is presently stopped. I knew it is difficult to supplant the quaint little inn new bed would not coordinate whatever remains of my set. What's more, obviously the military is not going to supplant my whole room set. Knowing this, I called their administrator to whine, see what he could accomplish for me. When I called, I requested that identify with the administrator, the man reacted with, "proceed" (discourteous) I then continued to let him know what had simply happened and his reaction was so chilly, "in this way, you will need to record a case through the military." He didn't say, "i'm sad" or apologize for his team in the scarcest. I inquired as to whether he even gave it a second thought and he didn't react. Likewise, the team broke their agreement, they didn't unload one single box or set up together the greater part of our furniture, or move vast things to their right places. They essentially said, "OK, we are leaving" and on their way they went.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Nate G.

Swan's Moving and Storage are totally in charge of the least demanding, smoothest, most reasonable move of my life. I was extremely apprehensive about the value I was cited, however the movers were so unimaginably proficient and quick that we wound up paying UNDER spending plan with all furniture and boxes in class! Most stunningly, they moved our mammoth outdated plasma TV down a flight of stairs in a restricted loft complex.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - H C.

Totally ghastly. They stuffed and moved us and to say that we are not fulfilled is putting it mildly. We have procured movers some time recently, so we had certain desires, none of which were met. At the point when pressing our effects they sent a silly measure of individuals (six) over for an expanded timeframe, and from what we could tell they were not being extremely beneficial. They did things that did not bode well just to dawdle, (for example, taking books out of an overwhelming obligation tote and tossing them in a container). At the point when our stuff was conveyed subsequent to being away for a month we understood exactly how unpleasant of a vocation they did. The containers are marked so dubiously that we can't discover anything (think everything from the kitchen named dish sets, not skillet, flatware, machines, and so on, or everything from the upstairs named toys on the off chance that it was anything to do with the children, including garments). There are likewise arbitrary things put together in boxes and an a lot of harms because of inaccurate pressing. They additionally put away things in our cooler, which made then get rotten. Help yourself out and employ an alternate moving company!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Gary T.

Quick, yet slick and watchful. Absolutely proficient, as your groups dependably seem to be.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Marcela S.

I needed to compose this from out of state. Cindy and Joe were extremely useful in Seattle and Alan the driver landed on time!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Bev H.

I didn't really utilize them since I had such a little shipment (around 30 boxes) however they were sufficiently benevolent to send me a name of an moving company that ships little sums. They didn't need. Above and beyond...thank you

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Kristina T.

We're searching for a moving organization to recover a with respect to Georgia. These gentleman's appeared after a quest for portland movers. They couldn't oblige us yet suggested we investigate ABF or United moving. Much obliged for the referral!

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

We pressed out in April as a military HHG move. One of the three movers was exceptionally discourteous. He made ludicrous comments to the greater part of our furniture as though our stuff was junk. He was an african american, male. The other two were conscious. Likewise, anyone having them pack you out, PLEASE REVIEW THE CONDITION AT ORIGIN SECTION, they composed as though some strong furniture things were coming apart which they were most certainly not. I'm speculating the monstrous mouthed man that dependably had a comment composed it up. We are recording claims on our furniture in light of the fact that our waterbed edge is presently broken and coming fixed on one particular side. I trust the agent (I figure this is the thing that happens) goes to our home and sees with his own eyes how silly they were at composing the condition.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Jessica S.

Proprietor, Janet Bailey, is outrageous and pays her representatives unjustifiably and gives an antagonistic workplace. She just needs to profit so don't expect an expert mover since she just pays the lowest pay permitted by law and just contracts inexperienced workers.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Jacinth G.

All out Professionals Top to Bottom , they are focused on giving the Proper look after an effective move ! Certainly 5 Stars for the Crew of this Company !

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 - Hardy P.

Orcas Island Freight did all that they can to offer us some assistance with getting into our new residence. Additionally cost is correct. Much obliged to you to such an extent! suggested!

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 - Linda P

They moved us in two separate moves and I was so satisfied. The three men they sent us were affable, effective, watchful, and exceptionally supportive. I trust I don't need to approach them for a move once more, yet in the event that I do, they will be the ones I call. Not one broken thing or scratch on any of the furniture. In the event that you don't utilize their administrations you are passing up a major opportunity.

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 - AB Stokes

Arrived 20 min early. (nice) Used pads everywhere. Two helpers do the heavy lifting, Rob packs, wraps, and arranges in back of truck Boots on/off at the door - everytime!. . Will use them for the rest of our bigger house move in the near future. They were fast, careful, friendly, very efficient...and very reasonable cost........what more would you want?

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According to the United States Census Bureau , the city has a total area of 3.81 square miles (9.87 km 2 ), all of it land.
It is halfway between Seattle and Vancouver .

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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'.

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

Beginning the the early 20th century, the 1920's saw several major advancements. There was improvement in rural roads which was significant for the time. The diesel engine, which are 25-40% more efficient than gas engines were also a major breakthrough. We also saw the standardization of truck and trailer sizes along with fifth wheel coupling systems. Additionally power assisted brakes and steering developed. By 1933, all states had some form of varying truck weight regulation.

“ 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

In 1999, The Simpsons episode Maximum Homerdrive aired. It featured Homer and Bart making a delivery for a truck driver named Red after he unexpectedly dies of 'food poisoning'.

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)

The interstate moving industry in the United States maintains regulation by the FMCSA, which is part of the USDOT. With only a small staff (fewer than 20 people) available to patrol hundreds of moving companies, enforcement is difficult. As a result of such a small staff, there are in many cases, no regulations that qualify moving companies as 'reliable'. Without this guarantee, it is difficult to a consumer to make a choice. Although, moving companies can provide and often display a DOT license.

Trailer stability can be defined as the tendency of a trailer to dissipate side-to-side motion. The initial motion may be caused by aerodynamic forces, such as from a cross wind or a passing vehicle. One common criterion for stability is the center of mass location with respect to the wheels, which can usually be detected by tongue weight. If the center of mass of the trailer is behind its wheels, therefore having a negative tongue weight, the trailer will likely be unstable. Another parameter which is less commonly a factor is the trailer moment of inertia. Even if the center of mass is forward of the wheels, a trailer with a long load, and thus large moment of inertia, may be unstable.

Popular among campers is the use of lightweight trailers, such as aerodynamic trailers. These can be towed by a small car, such as the BMW Air Camper. They are built with the intent to lower the tow of the vehicle, thus minimizing drag.

AMSA wanted to help consumers avoid untrustworthy or illegitimate movers. In January 2008, AMSA created the ProMover certification program for its members. As a member, you must have federal interstate operating authority. Members are also required to pass an annual criminal back check, be licensed by the FMCSA, and agree to abide by ethical standards. This would include honesty in advertising and in business transaction with customers. Each must also sign a contract committing to adhere to applicable Surface Transportation Board and FMCSA regulations. AMSA also takes into consideration and examines ownership. They are very strict, registration with state corporation commissions. This means that the mover must maintain at least a satisfactory rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). As one can imagine, those that pass are authorized to display the ProMove logo on the websites and in marketing materials. However, those that fail will be expelled from the program (and AMSA) if they cannot correct discrepancies during probation.

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.

The United States Department of Transportation has become a fundamental necessity in the moving industry. It is the pinnacle of the industry, creating and enforcing regulations for the sake of safety for both businesses and consumers alike. However, it is notable to appreciate the history of such a powerful department. The functions currently performed by the DOT were once enforced by the Secretary of Commerce for Transportation. In 1965, Najeeb Halaby, administrator of the Federal Aviation Adminstration (FAA), had an excellent suggestion. He spoke to the current President Lyndon B. Johnson, advising that transportation be elevated to a cabinet level position. He continued, suggesting that the FAA be folded or merged, if you will, into the DOT. Clearly, the President took to Halaby's fresh ideas regarding transportation, thus putting the DOT into place.

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.

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.

Relocation, or moving, is the process of vacating a fixed location, such as a residence or business, and settling in a different one. A move might be to a nearby location such as in the same neighborhood or a much farther location in a different city or even a different country. Moving usually includes packing up all belongings, transferring them to the new location, and unpacking them. It will also be necessary to update administrative information. This includes tasks such as notifying the post office, changing registration data, change of insurance, services etc. It is important to remember this step in the relocation process. 

Released in 1998, the film Black Dog featured Patrick Swayze as a truck driver who made it out of prison. However, his life of crime continued, as he was manipulated into the transportation of illegal guns. Writer Scott Doviak has described the movie as a "high-octane riff on White Line Fever" as well as "a throwback to the trucker movies of the 70s".

In order to load or unload bots and other cargo to and from a trailer, trailer winches are designed for this purpose. They consist of a ratchet mechanism and cable. The handle on the ratchet mechanism is then turned to tighten or loosen the tension on the winch cable. Trailer winches vary, some are manual while others are motorized. Trailer winches are most typically found on the front of the trailer by towing an A-frame.

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).

In today's society, there are rules and regulations everywhere you go, the same goes for commercial vehicles. The federal government has strict regulations that must be met, such as how many hours a driver may be on the clock. For example, 11 hours driving /14 hours on-duty followed by 10 hours off, with a max of 70 hours/8 days or 60 hours/7 days. They can also set rules deciding how much rest and sleep time is required, however, these are only a couple of regulations set. Any violations are often subject to harsh penalties. In some cases, there are instruments to track each driver's hours, which are becoming more necessary.

With the ending of World War I, several developments were made to enhance trucks. Such an example would be by putting pneumatic tires replaced the previously common full rubber versions. These advancements continued, including electric starters, power brakes, 4, 6, and 8 cylinder engines. Closed cabs and electric lighting followed. The modern semi-trailer truck also debuted. Additionally, touring car builders such as Ford and Renault entered the heavy truck market.