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 - Carter P.

Advance Relocation Expert are indeed experts in moving! They made what could have been a stressful situation into a smooth, worry-free moving experience. Thanks guys!

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 - Caroline Tanner

We had to move at the last minute but the folks at Alaska Coast were all extremely professional, personable, and courteous. I highly recommend to anyone looking for a stress-free move.

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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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 - Al Dunlap

The movers from Apex Moving did an exceptional job! Danny Fufoa, Matt Oloa, and Joey Colemen (in addition to two others) worked hard and effectively to get us moved in a convenient way. We value their service.

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

Three folks appeared on time, buckled down and had awesome demeanor's. Would employ Family Movers again without a doubt.

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 - Joleen C.

In the event that I had perused these Yelp audits before our turn, I would have gone on Mountain Movers. As our turn came into the skyline, we made a few inquiries for proposals from companions and partners. Mountain Moving came up consistently, so we had the estimator turned out. we hadn't moved in 42 years and were uncertain how to continue. Doug, the estimator, mapped it hard and fast and made every one of the courses of action. The movers were timely, productive and kind to us and our things. We comprehended why our companions were raving about this organization. Our child assisted with the move. He was in the military for a long time and remarked that he had never, ever had movers of this quality. He trusted the military was utilizing them.

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 - Drea H.

My life partner's organization enlisted them to do our turn from San Diego to Northern CA. They do everything for you from pressing to moving, yet the pressing arrangement was really expensive so we chose to pack ourselves. The organization likewise called us early to get a harsh appraisal on the amount of substantial furniture we have, most likely to figure a quote. We additionally asked for that they take care of our sleeping cushion and TV. I was shocked when just 2 individuals appeared to pull our things on moving day. They touched base at 9am and completed at 2pm. I can envision it'd be an entire day process on the off chance that you ask for them to pack for you and also pull. At any rate, they pulled the greater part of our stuff on Friday, and touched base at our new home on Wednesday. Emptying went a great deal faster, and took just 3 hours. We were fortunate to get the same 2 folks for the heap/empty, however obviously that is not generally the situation. Administration was great, and they give politeness calls the day preceding stacking/emptying to affirm. We just had 1 loss from the move, a softened picture frame...so all up all, I would say everything went pretty easily.

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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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 - Marissa C.

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

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 - Ako T.

The best movers I've ever experienced! We move a lot because of my spouse's job, and have seen so many movers in the past. Sadly, I had moving staff skipping process, tricked me not to complete the full service more than once... But these guys sent by Sanders Transfer Co. were all polite, honest, and helpful. Completed everything that needed to be done without reminding them or fighting for it. I was very impressed!!! I'd really appreciate what they did for us.

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 - Amanda K

We just wanted to say how pleased we were with the outstanding job your crew did on our moving day! They were such hard working, respectful and STRONG group of men I have ever met. They went above and beyond to make sure they had everything the way we wanted it before they left . We have never moved an entire house before but when the time comes again for us or anyone else .... you will be my #1 recommendation!

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 - Allan C.

These folks are magnificent! They (2 folks) bailed me move out of my condo in under 3 hours, something that took my companions and I (8 folks) 6 hours!

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 - Samantha L

Best move I've ever had. Folks were quick and watchful. I've never had a move go so well.

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 - Chris R

We have moved our office a few times in the previous 10 years and we have never had such an incredible affair as we did with Air Van last Friday. TJ (Tuffy), Calvin, Pete and Trevor made an astounding showing, were proficient and agreeable! They came arranged with the best possible instruments and assistants to secure our work of art, mirrors, decorations, and so forth. We will surely utilize and allude Air Van later on.

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 - Kerry L

Sat tight 2 weeks for them to convey to my territory (20 miles from their Tacoma distribution center) Scheduled a conveyance, told they would be there late morning to ahead of schedule evening conveyance. At that point, the 3:45 get saying I'm up the creek without a paddle. Presently, due to your disappointments, I need to sit tight and extra 3 weeks for convey (note: I live 20 MILES from your Tacoma distribution center). Fundamentally told, too terrible. Really terrible client administration.

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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.

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 trucking industry has made a large historical impact since the early 20th century. It has affected the U.S. both politically as well as economically since the notion has begun. Previous to the invention of automobiles, most freight was moved by train or horse-drawn carriage. Trucks were first exclusively used by the military during World War I.   After the war, construction of paved roads increased. As a result, trucking began to achieve significant popularity by the 1930's. Soon after trucking became subject to various government regulation, such as the hours of service. During the later 1950's and 1960's, trucking accelerated due to the construction of the Interstate Highway System. The Interstate Highway System is an extensive network of freeways linking major cities cross country.

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

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.

"Six Day on the Road" was a trucker hit released in 1963 by country music singer Dave Dudley. Bill Malone is an author as well as a music historian. He notes the song "effectively captured both the boredom and the excitement, as well as the swaggering masculinity that often accompanied long distance trucking."

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)

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 the United States, a commercial driver's license is required to drive any type of commercial vehicle weighing 26,001 lb (11,794 kg) or more. In 2006 the US trucking industry employed 1.8 million drivers of heavy trucks.

In 1978 Sylvester Stallone starred in the film "F.I.S.T.". The story is loosely based on the 'Teamsters Union'. This union is a labor union which includes truck drivers as well as its then president, Jimmy Hoffa.

All cars must pass some sort of emission check, such as a smog check to ensure safety. Similarly, trucks are subject to noise emission requirement, which is emanating from the U.S. Noise Control Act. This was intended to protect the public from noise health side effects. The loud noise is due to the way trucks contribute disproportionately to roadway noise. This is primarily due to the elevated stacks and intense tire and aerodynamic noise characteristics.

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 the American Interstate Highway System began to expand in the 1950's, the trucking industry began to take over a large market share. That is, a large share of the transportation of goods throughout the country. Before this era, trains had been relied on to transport the bulk of the goods cross country or state to state. The Interstate Highway System was influential as it allows for merchandise to travel door to door with ease. Since then, truckload carriers have taken advantage of the interstate system, especially when performing a long distance move. Typically, they bring the merchandise from one distribution center of the country to another part of the country. The increase in truckload freight transportation has reduced the time it takes to transport the goods. Whether the freight was manufactured or produced for the different areas internationally, the time it takes to transport goods has decreased dramatically.  

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.

By the time 2006 came, there were over 26 million trucks on the United States roads, each hauling over 10 billion short tons of freight (9.1 billion long tons). This was representing almost 70% of the total volume of freight. When, as a driver or an automobile drivers, most automobile drivers are largely unfamiliar with large trucks. As as a result of these unaware truck drivers and their massive 18-wheeler's numerous blind spots. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has determined that 70% of fatal automobile/tractor trailer accident happen for a reason. That being the result of "unsafe actions of automobile drivers". People, as well as drivers, need to realize the dangers of such large trucks and pay more attention. Likewise for truck drivers as well.

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.

The American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) is a non-profit trade association. AMSA represents members of the professional moving industry primarily based in the United States. The association consists of approximately 4,000 members. They consist of van lines, their agents, independent movers, forwarders, and industry suppliers. However, AMSA does not represent the self-storage industry.

Tracing the origins of particular words can be quite different with so many words in the English Dictionary. Some say the word "truck" might have come from a back-formation of "truckle", meaning "small wheel" or "pulley". In turn, both sources emanate from the Greek trokhos (τροχός), meaning "wheel", from trekhein (τρέχειν, "to run").