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8 5 1 Reviewed 8 times, 2.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Sue Hilliard

Did a great job with my local move with lots of steps up to my new house.

United States West Virginia Charleston

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Callista Jenkins

So much damage it's unbelievable. The movers were exhausted and said it was their 3rd move. My leather couch is shredded on both ends. My dining table and Ashley bedroom set has dents, paint from for jams, and scrapes all over it. My bed is badly torn. The movers said they didn't have the proper equipment to move it. Calling the store they just said to email the pics which I did and to contact a hotline to fix my things. The movers said my things were already damaged like that. Never use this company! I'm going to put reviews everywhere and contact BBB. I've used movers several times and NEVER have I had my things destroyed like this!

United States West Virginia Charleston

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

This is my first time moving and we were extremely worried. Had an incredible move, one and only scratch on a work area, yet they repaid me for it. Much thanks folks.

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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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 West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Shannon G.

The estimator was brilliantly proficient and on the ball. I moved before the stuff was grabbed by the movers and they were incredible. Consistent contact thus supportive when they arrived! It was an incredible ordeal to not need to stress so much when I had a 8 day drive myself from WV to CA and needed to discover a house to place stuff in!

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Misty H.

Fantastic!! There were 3 folks and they were astonishing. We were moving from fourth floor (no lift) condo to a house and they were so quick. It just took them a few hours to move my stuff even with every one of the progressions at the loft. Prescribe!

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Steve M.

The folks I had were moderate and I was paying by the hour. Moreover, they harmed a cowhide couch that had taken a toll $2,000. I presented a case with pictures and documentation. Following 4 months and various telephone calls, I at long last got a settlement of $75.00. Extremely amateurish gathering and I would not suggest them by any stretch of the imagination!

United States West Virginia Charleston

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

Try not to utilize this moving Company. The main thing that turned out badly was the proprietor did not have me planned for the right day. Upon the arrival of my turn, I needed to call and ask him where his group was. They were assume to arrive at 9:00 am however did not appear until 11:20 am. The proprietor did not give me a rebate for his misstep. After the move, I found some gems and coins missing. When I reported it to the proprietor, he was not exceptionally supportive. I will never utilize this organization again. In the event that you choose to utilize this organization, be cautious.

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Eddy D.

These folks were extraordinary! Appeared on time and were exceptionally cautious with our effects. They even figured out how to get my creature of a lounge chair out the entryway. Quick and effective, I would suggest their moving services.

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Alexander L.

Wrapped all the furniture and essential things truly well. They lost the heading a tiny bit, yet marked down for that time. Extremely expert, and deferential. I Would prescribe them profoundly to anybody.

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Luis O.

These folks were marvelous! Watts Brothers were quick, productive, and friendly.They appeared on time and called early to tell me when they will be. Genuinely we will never utilize any other individual acknowledge this moving company!

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - William L.

These folks were incredible! Appeared on time and were extremely watchful with our things. They even figured out how to get my beast of a lounge chair out the entryway. Quick and productive, I would prescribe their moving smile.

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Shimeka H.

Evans Van & Storage did a great job with our move. They were very efficient and courteous. Highly recommended if you're looking for movers!

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Lazaro N.

Everything was stuffed and moved with a ton of consideration the entire time. They truly take an ideal opportunity to make a point to do all that you ask. I would prescribe them to anybody!

United States West Virginia Charleston

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1 5 1 Reviewed 1 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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Charleston is located at 38°20′58″N 81°38′0″W  /  38.34944°N 81.63333°W  / 38.34944; -81.63333 (38.349497, -81.633294). It lies within the ecoregion of the Western Allegheny Plateau .
According to the United States Census Bureau , the city has a total area of 32.66 square miles (84.59 km 2 ), of which, 31.52 square miles (81.64 km 2 ) is land and 1.14 square miles (2.95 km 2 ) is water.
The city lies at the intersection of Interstates 79, 77, 64, and also where the Kanawha and Elk Rivers meet. Charleston is about 162 miles (261 km) southeast of Columbus, Ohio , 315 miles (507 km) west of Richmond, Virginia , 228 miles (367 km) southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , 247 miles (398 km) east of Louisville, Kentucky , 264 miles (425 km) north of Charlotte, North Carolina , 252 miles (406 km) south of Cleveland, Ohio , and 210 miles (340 km) southeast of Cincinnati, Ohio .

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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.

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.

In 1971, author and director Steven Spielberg, debuted his first feature length film. His made-for-tv film, Duel, portrayed a truck driver as an anonymous stalker. Apparently there seems to be a trend in the 70's to negatively stigmatize truck drivers.

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.

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'.

There are certain characteristics of a truck that makes it an "off-road truck". They generally standard, extra heavy-duty highway-legal trucks. Although legal, they have off-road features like front driving axle and special tires for applying it to tasks such as logging and construction. The purpose-built off-road vehicles are unconstrained by weighing limits, such as the Libherr T 282B mining truck.

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.

Signage of business routes varies, depending on the type of route they are derived from. Business routes paralleling U.S. and state highways usually have exactly the same shield shapes and nearly the same overall appearance as the routes they parallel, with a rectangular plate reading "BUSINESS" placed above the shield (either supplementing or replacing the directional plate, depending on the preference of the road agency). In order to better identify and differentiate alternate routes from the routes they parallel, some states such as Maryland are beginning to use green shields for business routes off U.S. highways. In addition, Maryland uses a green shield for business routes off state highways with the word "BUSINESS" in place of "MARYLAND" is used for a state route.

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.

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 word cargo is in reference to particular goods that are generally used for commercial gain. Cargo transportation is generally meant to mean by ship, boat, or plane. However, the term now applies to all types of freight, now including goods carried by train, van, or truck. This term is now used in the case of goods in the cold-chain, as perishable inventory is always cargo in transport towards its final home. Even when it is held in climate-controlled facilities, it is important to remember perishable goods or inventory have a short life.

The main purpose of the HOS regulation is to prevent accidents due to driver fatigue. To do this, the number of driving hours per day, as well as the number of driving hours per week, have been limited. Another measure to prevent fatigue is to keep drivers on a 21 to 24-hour schedule in order to maintain a natural sleep/wake cycle. Drivers must take a daily minimum period of rest and are allowed longer "weekend" rest periods. This is in hopes to combat cumulative fatigue effects that accrue on a weekly basis.

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. 

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.

The rise of technological development gave rise to the modern trucking industry. There a few factors supporting this spike in the industry such as the advent of the gas-powered internal combustion engine. Improvement in transmissions is yet another source, just like the move away from chain drives to gear drives. And of course the development of the tractor/semi-trailer combination.   The first state weight limits for trucks were determined and put in place in 1913. Only four states limited truck weights, from a low of 18,000 pounds (8,200 kg) in Maine to a high of 28,000 pounds (13,000 kg) in Massachusetts. The intention of these laws was to protect the earth and gravel-surfaced roads. In this case, particular damages due to the iron and solid rubber wheels of early trucks. By 1914 there were almost 100,000 trucks on America's roads. As a result of solid tires, poor rural roads, and a maximum speed of 15 miles per hour (24km/h) continued to limit the use of these trucks to mostly urban areas.

With the onset of trucking culture, truck drivers often became portrayed as protagonists in popular media. Author Shane Hamilton, who wrote "Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy", focuses on truck driving. He explores the history of trucking and while connecting it development in the trucking industry. It is important to note, as Hamilton discusses the trucking industry and how it helps the so-called big-box stores dominate the U.S. marketplace. Hamilton certainly takes an interesting perspective historically speaking.

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.

There many reasons for moving, each one with a unique and specific reason as to why. Relocation services, employee relocation, or workforce mobility can create a range of processes. This process of transferring employees, their families, and/or entire departments of a business to a new location can be difficult. Like some types of employee benefits, these matters are dealt with by human resources specialists within a corporation.