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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - R L Van Winkle

Al and his crew are the best! I had a lot of machinery and metal working tools that I needed moved and Al and his crew were there for me! They arrived on time and took care of the Job in short order. They were professional and handled all the heavy equipment with NO problems. Great Job you guys.

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

Hands down, the best moving knowledge I have ever had. The folks worked hard and didn't squander time. They were watchful with my things and there were nothing unexpected charges toward the end. Would utilize them again without a second thought.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Natalie K.

The movers were on time, and called the day preceding and morning of the move. The movers were brisk and conscious of our property. They secured entryways and utilized runners everywhere. Extremely fulfilled!

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

We had the best experience moving on account of your administration and the two men who helped us. They were really awesome and will definately be prescribing your administrations. Much obliged to you to such an extent!

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

Lile North American simply moved us yesterday. We had an extraordinary affair and adored the 4 folks who moved us. The head man was Leonard. Truly aware of our wishes notwithstanding when he knew we weren't right. Yup, wouldn't all fit where were going. Stuffed it go down and joyfully took it to capacity. His team were Bill, Keith and Randy. Extraordinary pack of folks. Request them. Extremely productive, agreeable and cut no corners. Best part was came in toward the day's end somewhat UNDER the offer? At the point when does that ever happen? Try Lile out on your turn. You'll express gratitude toward me.

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

Wonderful 4man team moved us crosswise over town. They were extremely gracious and simple to work with. Dissimilar to other moving organizations that we called they were extremely affable and receptive to our solicitation for a quote. Upon the arrival of the move they touched base on time and hustled to stack and empty a 24ft truck with our substantial furniture rapidly. Everything was very much wrapped and ensured. Extremely content with their administration and cost and will absolutely be alluding to loved ones. Awesome team. Much obliged to you for taking a considerable measure of the worry of moving house.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Desmond M.

Brilliant administration from this moving company. They were imparting their times and whereabouts as to the move. Smoothly moved me from my capacity unit to my home and even as I was hesitant in regards to situation, they were extremely quiet and didn't charge me for any additional expenses. I would book them once more.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Shawn Patrick

Gigantic can of win for these folks! Reggie and Jose moved an entire 2 room, stacked and unloaded in under 3.5 hours. Amazingly knowledgeable, great attitude, honest to goodness care toward my stuff. They charged me 25%less than what others charged! After today's experience, I'll be a long lasting client.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - GW M.

What a fantastic group!! My pregnant sister is leaving the military, and they took care of everything, and on time!! We both felt easy with them in our home, and they were extremely carefuland proficient. I would suggest them to anybody needing movers.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Deborah M.

Extremely satisfied with all periods of our turn. The packers were extremely affable, cordial, and expert. They were productive and financially savvy. We appreciated their conversation so much we requested the same men to load and move us. I would exceedingly suggest them and would contract them once more.

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Marissa C.

Amazing background. Convenient, super well disposed, dependable and productive. Exceptionally prescribed.

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 - Celia G

Our family called Allwest to move my mother! Everybody was so useful and minding, they took additional consideration of my moms having a place and ensured nothing was harmed. My mom was so content with their administration and the general population she chatted with, they truly made use feel good with the procedure! I would suggest them for any family move!!! Much obliged to you everybody at Allwest!

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Cecil C

Our family called Allwest to move my mother! Everybody was so useful and minding, they took additional consideration of my moms having a place and ensured nothing was harmed. My mom was so content with their administration and the general population she conversed with, they truly made use feel great with the procedure! I would prescribe them for any family move!!! Much obliged to you everybody at Allwest!

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Summer M

My spouse and I have utilized this administration twice and were not blown away either time. They did a "profound cleaning" the first run through, and we didn't generally see what the "profound" part was. It had been tidied, vacuumed, mopped...but, perhaps I simply don't recognize what that term implies. Additionally, a large number of our blinds were botched up and caddywampus. That as well as they had left a couple of the handles on our gas stove turned...umm...can you say carbon monoxide harming??! Eesh! I believe that general it wasn't as a matter of course the level of cleanliness (which was alright)..it arrives RIDICULOUSLY HIGH costs!!! Golly hmm! We have a 2000 sq ft house and our "profound clean" was $250!!! Wha??? The "upkeep clean" cost was $173! Again...that is just to a great degree costly for what they do. By spouse, they were nice...and I will concede that their client administration is choice. Be that as it may, this is a result of their high costs that they got 3 stars.

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 - Troy A

Morgan Transfer moved my family into our new home and made the move basic and being so as to charm on time, proficient, productive and completed in under the time cited. I felt that I was in great hands due to the consideration and time the moving group brought with every thing they proceeded onward and off the truck. After the move, they set up together my furniture which I wasn't anticipating doing myself and by the day's end my turn was finished. They even offered to return and get the unfilled boxes for me. I will utilize Morgan Transfer for any moves later on. Much thanks to you such a great amount for an incredible moving knowledge!

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South Bend is located at 46°39′49″N 123°48′4″W  /  46.66361°N 123.80111°W  / 46.66361; -123.80111 (46.663477, -123.801176) on the Willapa river.
According to the United States Census Bureau , the city has a total area of 2.01 square miles (5.21 km 2 ), of which, 1.63 square miles (4.22 km 2 ) is land and 0.38 square miles (0.98 km 2 ) is water.

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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'.

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.

The public idea of the trucking industry in the United States popular culture has gone through many transformations. However, images of the masculine side of trucking are a common theme throughout time. The 1940's first made truckers popular, with their songs and movies about truck drivers. Then in the 1950's they were depicted as heroes of the road, living a life of freedom on the open road. Trucking culture peaked in the 1970's as they were glorified as modern days cowboys, outlaws, and rebels. Since then the portrayal has come with a more negative connotation as we see in the 1990's. Unfortunately, the depiction of truck drivers went from such a positive depiction to that of troubled serial killers.

As most people have experienced, moving does involve having the appropriate materials. Some materials you might find at home or may be more resourceful to save money while others may choose to pay for everything. Either way materials such as boxes, paper, tape, and bubble wrap with which to pack box-able and/or protect fragile household goods. It is also used to consolidate the carrying and stacking on moving day. Self-service moving companies offer another viable option. It involves the person moving buying a space on one or more trailers or shipping containers. These containers are then professionally driven to the new location.

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

A moving scam is a scam by a moving company in which the company provides an estimate, loads the goods, then states a much higher price to deliver the goods, effectively holding the goods as lien but does this without do a change of order or revised estimate.

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.

“Writer-director James Mottern said he was influenced by nuanced, beloved movies of the 1970s such as "The Last Detail" and "Five Easy Pieces." Mottern said his female trucker character began with a woman he saw at a Southern California truck stop — a "beautiful woman, bleach blonde ... skin tanned to leather walked like a Teamster, blue eyes.” - Paul Brownfield

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.

As of January 1, 2000, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was established as its own separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation. This came about under the "Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999". The FMCSA is based in Washington, D.C., employing more than 1,000 people throughout all 50 States, including in the District of Columbia. Their staff dedicates themselves to the improvement of safety among commercial motor vehicles (CMV) and to saving lives.

The definition of business logistics can be difficult to understand. Logistics can be simply put as a means of management that plans, implements, and controls the efficiency of the business. The notion of business logistics incorporates all sectors of the industry. It is used as a means to manage the fruition of project life cycles, supply chains, and resultant efficiency.

There are many different types of trailers that are designed to haul livestock, such as cattle or horses. Most commonly used are the stock trailer, which is enclosed on the bottom but has openings at approximately. This opening is at the eye level of the animals in order to allow ventilation. A horse trailer is a much more elaborate form of stock trailer. Generally horses are hauled with the purpose of attending or participating in competition. Due to this, they must be in peak physical condition, so horse trailers are designed for the comfort and safety of the animals. They're typically well-ventilated with windows and vents along with specifically designed suspension. Additionally, horse trailers have internal partitions that assist animals staying upright during travel. It's also to protect other horses from injuring each other in transit. There are also larger horse trailers that may incorporate more specialized areas for horse tack. They may even include elaborate quarters with sleeping areas, bathroom, cooking facilities etc.

In 1986 Stephen King released horror film "Maximum Overdrive", a campy kind of story. It is really about trucks that become animated due to radiation emanating from a passing comet. Oddly enough, the trucks force humans to pump their diesel fuel. Their leader is portrayed as resembling Spider-Man's antagonist Green Goblin.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the USDOT specializing in highway transportation. The agency's major influential activities are generally separated into two different "programs". The first is the Federal-aid Highway Program. This provides financial aid to support the construction, maintenance, and operation of the U.S. highway network. The second program, the Federal Lands Highway Program, shares a similar name with different intentions. The purpose of this program is to improve transportation involving Federal and Tribal lands. They also focus on preserving "national treasures" for the historic and beatific enjoyment for all.

The USDOT (USDOT or DOT) is considered a federal Cabinet department within the U.S. government. Clearly, this department concerns itself with all aspects of transportation with safety as a focal point. The DOT was officially established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, beginning its operation on April 1, 1967. Superior to the DOT, the United States Secretary of Transportation governs the department. The mission of the DOT is to "Serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life for the American people, today and into the future." Essentially this states how important it is to improve all types of transportation as a way to enhance both safety and life in general etc. It is important to note that the DOT is not in place to hurt businesses, but to improve our "vital national interests" and our "quality of life". The transportation networks are in definite need of such fundamental attention. Federal departments such as the USDOT are key to this industry by creating and enforcing regulations with intentions to increase the efficiency and safety of transportation. 

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.

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.

The 1980s were full of happening things, but in 1982 a Southern California truck driver gained short-lived fame. His name was Larry Walters, also known as "Lawn Chair Larry", for pulling a crazy stunt. He ascended to a height of 16,000 feet (4,900 m) by attaching helium balloons to a lawn chair, hence the name. Walters claims he only intended to remain floating near the ground and was shocked when his chair shot up at a rate of 1,000 feet (300 m) per minute. The inspiration for such a stunt Walters claims his poor eyesight for ruining his dreams to become an Air Force pilot.

The Federal-Aid Highway Amendments of 1974 established a federal maximum gross vehicle weight of 80,000 pounds (36,000 kg). It also introduced a sliding scale of truck weight-to-length ratios based on the bridge formula. Although, they did not establish a federal minimum weight limit. By failing to establish a federal regulation, six contiguous in the Mississippi Valley rebelled. Becoming known as the "barrier state", they refused to increase their Interstate weight limits to 80,000 pounds. Due to this, the trucking industry faced a barrier to efficient cross-country interstate commerce.

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.

Commercial trucks in the U.S. pay higher road taxes on a State level than the road vehicles and are subject to extensive regulation. This begs the question of why these trucks are paying more. I'll tell you. Just to name a few reasons, commercial truck pay higher road use taxes. They are much bigger and heavier than most other vehicles, resulting in more wear and tear on the roadways. They are also on the road for extended periods of time, which also affects the interstate as well as roads and passing through towns. Yet, rules on use taxes differ among jurisdictions.