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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!

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Robert L

They are awesome and true professionals, care about your property, and take care of it like it was their own, for a little lunch and some water...these guys are great and really good deal for your dollar

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Michael

Quite an interesting experience we had with them. Since the very first moment they showed up, everything has been easy going all they way to the delivery. These guys worked their buts off! It was like a marathon! Everything synchronized and well handled. I've moved before yet this was a different and pleasant experience. Both, the crew leader and the helper were very polite and social. I'd recommend them to my friends. While the move was stress free for me, the price was too. Not the cheapest mover you'll see, yet there were no hiccups. Thank you Barnes!

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 2.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Becka

I am EXTREMELY unsatisfied with MacDonald Moving services. They moved our entire house 1 state away and into a storage unit. I was not able to get into the storage because it was so full. However, about a year later when we are pulling out furniture we see that multiple pieces were damaged by MacDonald and tucked away without notification. It was not noted on their paperwork either. The amount that we paid these scam artists makes this entirely unacceptable! Do not, I repeat DO NOT use MacDonald Moving services. They suck!

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Andy S.

I've utilized Oscars twice. 2 years prior to empty a moving unit up 4 flights of stairs. They were magnificent, appeared on time made an extraordinary showing in the warmth going here and there. A second time a couple of months prior to move down 4 flights and up an alternate 2 flights. We did an overnight move where they stack up the truck on the 31st and keep it overnight and empty it on the first. This time they showed up ludicrously late and we didnt get moved out until midnight. At that point since they were working at 11pm they didnt make an extraordinary burden showing and a foot stool appeared busted. Not the best experience, but rather still entirely useful for a moving organization. They did pay 60 pennies for every pound as the "guaranteed' esteem on the table, so I got like a $40 check. Not precisely the 500 we paid for it, but rather at any rate something. I've moved bunches of times and stuff breaks, it happens, on the off chance that you dont get the additional protection thats what you get. On the off chance that you dont like it, dont move. On the off chance that you do move, Oscars is really great however not culminate.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Marcy Tyarks

Marcia Tyarks 1 review in the last week I really can't say enough about Daley & Wanzer! My husband and I have worked with them on both local and long distance moves and they always go above and beyond. All of our moves/storage needs were last minute and somewhat chaotic. Sheila is a rock star, Kate is amazing. The movers, both in Hull and down here in NC, were terrific. Everyone we spoke to and dealt with in the office in Hull was great. We will hopefully be moving into our permanent home in Chapel Hill in about 8 months, and we really wish D&W had an office here.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Erin R

Scratch and his group are AWESOME. They made such an incredible showing with regards to with our turn - they were super useful previously getting us the crates we required and organizing subtle elements, they were on time the day of, all so decent and polite, watchful with the majority of our possessions and super quick getting the house got out in time for our end. Nothing was harmed and they were exceptionally clean putting down runners and ensuring floors, dividers and railings. Far superior, their estimating was exceptionally aggressive. I would prescribe them to anybody moving!

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Will McCarthy

Provided expert help in conjunction with a remodel. Furniture carefully moved from home to storage container, then returned into home upon completion of work. Would highly recommend the Bert Hill team.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 2.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Warren

Called Crosstown to do a move for me and never received call back. The week before my move, I had some time so I called them again. A man answered and said that he was semi retired and was only taking certain jobs. He could not accommodate me. I called another company, Cartage America, and was booked immediately.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - James M Viola

In December of 2020 I contracted this company to pick up my home possessions and store for several months while we were constructing a new residence. I paid additional money for 100% replacement insurance. Either during storage, or delivery they damaged a few items. They damaged a grill that had cost in excess of $4000.00. Top was caved in, and skirt was bent out of shape. This damage was not there upon pick up. Two furniture covers were completely shredded. Clothes dryer had a significant dent in the front. When I brought this to there attention I was told that I was wrong and they did not cause it. Arrogantly and rude response from owner. I requested a claim form, and was told he would send, but it would do no good. Form never arrived. Why did I purchase the insurance?

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

Their group is brilliant in each level. From getting a quote, to making every one of the game plans and conveying my stuff starting with one state then onto the next, they were proficient, brief thus effective. Keep up the colossal administration folks!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Donna E

I utilized ABC Moving for my turn from Boston, MA to Detroit, MI. I am so upbeat I associated with them. From the sales representative, Larry, to the facilitator, Patti, to the real driver, Bill, all were greatly expert and well disposed. Not one thing was broken or missing. I did get four assessments and Andresen was the center of the appraisals. I would prescribe them to anybody. Donna E.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Tizzy P

As destiny would have it I've made a crosscountry move 3 times in the most recent 4 years, so I have a little ordeal. Also, I'll say in advance, working with Spry Moving is monotonous, everything turned out alright yet I invested a ton of energy in the telephone. To start with the pickup was late, and they outsourced it, however hadn't told these folks we were in a fourth floor stroll up. So there was 2 of them rather than 4 and it took them 5 hours to stack our stuff. We verging on missed our flight away. Second, the conveyance was a catastrophe. They had put our stuff away for 3 weeks, and I needed to ring to set conveyance. I called, however couldn't take a few to get back some composure of my facilitator, so I at last left a point by point message with the date we needed conveyance in LA, my email, my guardians telephone number, and after that left for our wedding trip in Honduras. When we got back I called to affirm our conveyance date, just to discover my organizer no more worked there, and her last day was two days before the administrator exchanged me to her voice message. Also, there was a hang on active conveyances so I needed to sit tight an additional 2 weeks for it even to leave IL. After a considerable measure of telephone time, they stacked it into a cargo box, put it on a cargo truck, and conveyed it just week late. The real conveyance folks were late (on the grounds that they discovered that morning they were doing our conveyance), and surpassed our saved lift window. Fortunately everything arrived and nothing so far is harmed. All things considered, I wouldn't work with them once more. P.S. It's the same moving company as the one in Addison so you can read the audits for both.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Carolyn W.

We simply had a phenomenal involvement with Titan Moving and Storage. Our turn was convoluted by the need of part our stockpiling into a few areas, and they executed it immaculately. Cautious, productive, and gracious, these men are incredible.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Caroline B

I utilized Compass Moving for my turn toward the end of May and they were extraordinary! Having never employed movers, I had no clue what to search for or what data I expected to furnish them with. I observed their estimating to be aggressive and moderate, and the support of be awesome. Upon the arrival of the move, the majority of my effects (even the shoddy molecule board kind of furniture) was maneuvered carefully and nothing at all was broken or harmed. The movers who assisted with my turn were agreeable, proficient and super-speedy. It required far less investment than I suspected it would take and I couldn't have been more satisfied with the administration. I've as of now prescribed them to some of my companions for their up and coming moves.

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Choosing Your Perfect Massachusetts Moving Company

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Think that a full service American moving company is too expensive? Think again. Hiring self-service movers to move your furniture may seem like the cheapest option. However, Massachusetts long distance movers and local movers are within your reach. Read Massachusetts moving company reviews. This way, you can see the level of service provided to others. Get free moving estimates for everything you need, including the best car transport in Massachusetts. Uncovering affordable rates for relocation services is easier than ever before! Get your moving cost estimate from Moving Authority today.

The most important thing to look for in moving companies in Massachusetts: reliability. With so many moving companies in MA simultaneously competing for your business, it can feel like a headache to scout out the top movers Massachusetts offers. Knowing that you have found a moving company Massachusetts that you can trust makes all the difference in your relocation. Hiring movers MA residents recognize as the highest quality movers in Massachusetts is crucial. Moving companies Massachusetts locals endorse are all over the state, and reading moving company MA reviews are the quickest way to locate them. Find the right moving companies MA residents rave about right here on Moving Authority.


Next-Level Wanderlust: What You Need to Know About International Moving

  • With the rising cost of living and the staggering cost of university in the United States, many Americans are flocking to take up residence in other countries.
  • If you’re considering packing up and starting fresh in a new land, it’s recommended to meet with a specialized international moving consultant.
  • This person can guide you in the right direction with the steps you need to take in order to move overseas with precision, including things like being a liaison between customers and international shippers, as well as helping with international phone calls and translation services if you’re planning on moving to a country where you don’t (yet) speak the language.
  • Also, an international consultant can prove to be an instrumental help with understanding the logistics of international carriage laws and customs regulations.
  • Most often, household goods are sent overseas by shipping containers on freight boats, but can also be sent as cargo on planes.
  • Of course, moving internationally will cost much more per pound or kilogram than domestic moving will cost, and it’s also important to remain flexible in your budget for surprise fees to pop up.
  • The average prices of an international move will vary drastically depending on the total weight of the items being shipped, but a safe estimate for what one might spend on an overseas move can range from $2500 to $6000.


The DON’Ts of Boston…and One DO

  • Don’t try to imitate that crazy New England accent!
  • Don’t let anyone tell you misguided info about the rich history.
  • Don’t just eat in a food court; go local!
  • Don’t worry about jaywalking.
  • Don’t compare Boston to New York City.
  • Don’t try to smuggle your way into a Harvard class.
  • DO have a taste-test between the cannoli at Mike’s Pastry and Modern Pastry. Who wins?!



5 Undeniable Reasons To Trust Movers With Your Vehicle

  • Scrambling to sell it is a pain. If you're trying to sell your vehicle and get a new one in your destination, what if you don't have any buyers? The clock is ticking, so it can cause a lot of undue stress, or worse: accepting an unfairly low price just to get it off your shoulders.
  • You're not piling on the miles. When you transport your car via a moving company, you're not driving all those miles to get it from Point A to Point B.
  • You won't be stranded. Car trouble is stressful in and of itself, but car trouble in a strange town? That's a nightmare.
  • No worrying about damage. Driving long distance exposes your car to the elements of the outdoors, careless other drivers on the road, and general wearing down of the vehicle. Sidestep all of that with auto transport from your moving company.
  • It’s not as expensive as you think. There are two different tiers of auto transport service, so the prospect of having movers take care of your vehicle isn't quite as costly as you may assume.




5 Words That Mean Something Different to People in MA

  • khakis—what you use to get into your vehicle and start it.
  • Dunks—the only kind of coffee you need in your life.
  • wicked—another word for “very”
  • Sox—the only baseball team to pay attention to.
  • Vineyard—one of the most beautiful beaches on the Eastern Seaboard.

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A properly fitted close-coupled trailer is fitted with a rigid tow bar. It then projects from its front and hooks onto a hook on the tractor. It is important to not that it does not pivot as a draw bar does.

In American English, the word "truck" has historically been preceded by a word describing the type of vehicle, such as a "tanker truck". In British English, preference would lie with "tanker" or "petrol tanker".

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

A trailer is not very difficult to categorize. In general, it is an unpowered vehicle towed by a powered vehicle. Trailers are most commonly used for the transport of goods and materials. Although some do enjoy recreational usage of trailers as well. 

In the United States, shipments larger than about 7,000 kg (15,432 lb) are classified as truckload freight (TL). It is more efficient and affordable for a large shipment to have exclusive use of one larger trailer. This is opposed to having to share space on a smaller Less than Truckload freight carrier.

In the 20th century, the 1940 film "They Drive by Night" co-starred Humphrey Bogart. He plays an independent driver struggling to become financially stable and economically independent. This is all set during the times of the Great Depression. Yet another film was released in 1941, called "The Gang's All Here". It is a story of a trucking company that's been targeted by saboteurs.

A semi-trailer is almost exactly what it sounds like, it is a trailer without a front axle. Proportionally, its weight is supported by two factors. The weight falls upon a road tractor or by a detachable front axle assembly, known as a dolly. Generally, a semi-trailer is equipped with legs, known in the industry as "landing gear". This means it can be lowered to support it when it is uncoupled. In the United States, a trailer may not exceed a length of 57 ft (17.37 m) on interstate highways. However, it is possible to link two smaller trailers together to reach a length of 63 ft (19.20 m).

In some states, a business route is designated by adding the letter "B" after the number instead of placing a "Business" sign above it. For example, Arkansas signs US business route 71 as "US 71B". On some route shields and road signs, the word "business" is shortened to just "BUS". This abbreviation is rare and usually avoided to prevent confusion with bus routes.

Advocation for better transportation began historically in the late 1870s of the United States. This is when the Good Roads Movement first occurred, lasting all the way throughout the 1920s. Bicyclist leaders advocated for improved roads. Their acts led to the turning of local agitation into the national political movement it became.

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 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 FMCSA has established rules to maintain and regulate the safety of the trucking industry. According to FMCSA rules, driving a goods-carrying CMV more than 11 hours or to drive after having been on duty for 14 hours, is illegal. Due to such heavy driving, they need a break to complete other tasks such as loading and unloading cargo, stopping for gas and other required vehicle inspections, as well as non-working duties such as meal and rest breaks. The 3-hour difference between the 11-hour driving limit and 14 hour on-duty limit gives drivers time to take care of such duties. In addition, after completing an 11 to 14 hour on duty period, the driver much be allowed 10 hours off-duty.

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.

Business routes generally follow the original routing of the numbered route through a city or town. Beginning in the 1930s and lasting thru the 1970s was an era marking a peak in large-scale highway construction in the United States. U.S. Highways and Interstates were typically built in particular phases. Their first phase of development began with the numbered route carrying traffic through the center of a city or town. The second phase involved the construction of bypasses around the central business districts of the towns they began. As bypass construction continued, original parts of routes that had once passed straight thru a city would often become a "business route".

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.

Unfortunately for the trucking industry, their image began to crumble during the latter part of the 20th century. As a result, their reputation suffered. More recently truckers have been portrayed as chauvinists or even worse, serial killers. The portrayals of semi-trailer trucks have focused on stories of the trucks becoming self-aware. Generally, this is with some extraterrestrial help.

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.

The term 'trailer' is commonly used interchangeably with that of a travel trailer or mobile home. There are varieties of trailers and manufactures housing designed for human habitation. Such origins can be found historically with utility trailers built in a similar fashion to horse-drawn wagons. A trailer park is an area where mobile homes are designated for people to live in.   In the United States, trailers ranging in size from single-axle dollies to 6-axle, 13 ft 6 in (4,115 mm) high, 53 ft (16,154 mm) in long semi-trailers is common. Although, when towed as part of a tractor-trailer or "18-wheeler", carries a large percentage of the freight. Specifically, the freight that travels over land in North America.

A Ministry of Transport (or) Transportation is responsible for transportation within a country. Administration usually falls upon the Minister for Transport. The term may also be applied to the departments or other government agencies administering transport in a nation who do not use ministers. There are various and vast responsibilities for agencies to oversee such as road safety. Others may include civil aviation, maritime transport, rail transport and so on. They continue to develop government transportation policy and organize public transit. All while trying to maintain and construct infrastructural projects. Some ministries have additional responsibilities in related policy areas as mentioned above.

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).

A moving company, removalist, or van line are all companies that help people as well as other businesses to move their goods from one place to another. With many inclusive services for relocation like packing, loading, moving, unloading, unpacking and arranging of items can all be taken care of for you. Some services may include cleaning the place and have warehousing facilities.