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289 5 1 Reviewed 289 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Terrance Bryson

I used Admiral van lines because of their reputation and pricing. Their quote was right on and the coordinator was very professional too. He laid out the plan very carefully and clearly, and they showed up on time. The movers were also great, proficient and fast. They eyeballed what had to be done, got it in the truck and made it happen. They are friendly and really an efficient group. Everything got moved without any damage. They were just phenomenal. I would use them again. The experience was seamless and right on target.

United States New Jersey

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210 5 1 Reviewed 210 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Worst compony ever

This company is a fraud. They picked up my stuff and did not deliver it. STAY AWAY FROM TYEM.

United States New Jersey

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184 5 1 Reviewed 184 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Peter Pyon

They encourage you to over estimate your total sq ft goods that need to be moved so that way they will tell you on arrival that you need to pay for more sq footage. The items were loosely packed with the truck more than half full, but oddly enough at arrival the truck was repacked to be only a third full. Additionally, they broke over a grand worth of my goods and furniture. These people are crooks.. no morals, no ethics... just trying to make a quick buck on the next unsuspecting victim.

United States New Jersey

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177 5 1 Reviewed 177 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - David Coward

The team was efficient, professional and caring. In all our possessions there was only one item that suffered a sizable scratch which is easily fixed. We are so happy with TDY Moving from our first phone call to his visit and estimate and move that we will use you again.

United States New Jersey

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103 5 1 Reviewed 103 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Jarod

Thank you so much Id Noble Movers for helping us move furniture from 2 houses into our new house! The men who helped us were the most professional movers I have ever used! And we have used a lot of movers! I highly recommend your company and if we ever need help moving anything again, you'll be my first call.

United States New Jersey

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97 5 1 Reviewed 97 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Nick Lambert

They made my moving experience stress free. They are very courteous and well priced. The guys were polite, honest, and very dedicated. Thanks guys! You were amazing!

United States New Jersey

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94 5 1 Reviewed 94 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Meredith Medina

It has taken my wife and I almost a year to write this review given how terrible and frustrating it is to tell our experience with this company. It is by far the worst experience I have ever had with an organization. Long story short, we arranged to have our goods delivered on 1/24/2020 from Syracuse NY to Salt Lake City. We provided a pickup date and asked if that would work and the salesperson said it would not be a problem, there were plenty of trucks. The company showed up 4 days late to pick up our goods, which we already knew would make the approved drop off time impossible. They promised to get the goods delivered within a week and it was only later we found out from dispatch that trucks rarely go out west and there were none scheduled for several weeks. We tried to contact our salesperson who ghosted us the entire time. We finally received our goods in March. Before receiving our goods my wife and I received notifications that old credit cards we forgot in a box had been stolen and used in the surrounding area of the warehouse. The credit cards were in a lockbox, hidden in the comforter in a cardboard box. The lockbox was broken when we received it and the contents thrown around the inside of the cardboard box. The company denied any of their workers would do this but later acknowledged the restaurants where the cards were used were frequented by their staff. The moving company was nice enough to compensate us $300 for the inconvenience of our stolen cards. This was all before our goods had arrived. When we finally received our furniture, we noticed a box was missing, others had been opened and re-taped, furniture was broke, and several goods had been stolen. This included a PS4, Amazon Alexa, Digital Camera, souvenir money from abroad. We contacted the company in March and asked repeatedly to speak with the owners and other managers. The owner was apparently out of town in April, during Covid, at a conference and never returned our calls from March to August. The customer service lady made excuses, said he should call, and generally misled us while we tried to solve our problem. We filed a police report for the stolen goods but the investigation stalled with Covid. Every time we asked for arbitration information outlined in the contract they claimed not to know or will call back. We finally filed for arbitration in August and the Arbitrator said they could not rule on our dispute given it is a criminal case and the police would best be able to handle. At this point we stopped trying to find a resolution and just accepted how terrible and corrupt the company is. This company is terrible and the way they operate is atrocious. Do yourself a favor and never contact them.

United States New Jersey

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89 5 1 Reviewed 89 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - cassandra morales

Used Expert Van Lines they had great communication by phone and email with the staff leading up to the day of our move. Our plans changed along the way and they were eager to comply with our last minute adjustments. The movers provided a phone call prior to their arrival and were on time, courteous, professional and friendly. The process was quick and painless. Our 3 movers all were phenomenal and made the job look easy. Thanks for a job well done.

United States New Jersey

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87 5 1 Reviewed 87 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Billsteven Ayaay

Good service, polite, and friendly. I found the communication during the move to be reliable and accommodating. Thrilled to use it again. I would recommend Boost Express Van Lines.

United States New Jersey

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53 5 1 Reviewed 53 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Cobra Van Lines is The Worst Company Ever

No star isn't allowed but they don't deserve any. Please stay away from Cobra Van Lines. If I EVER get my 4 bedroom household back, I will tell you the entire horror story. But do yourself a huge favor: stay away from Cobra and moving brokers!!

United States New Jersey

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51 5 1 Reviewed 51 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Heather Kinder

I had a full house move with full packing. I moved from New York to South Carolina. There was NO white paper wrap on the items in the boxes of his household items. There were items just thrown in the boxes without any concern for his personal processions. There was metal and wood packed together without wrap causing damage to the items. Lampshades with other items to damage the shades. Lampshades should be wrapped and packed alone. The use of wardrobe boxes used for misc items the most costly of the boxes was not in the consumers best interest. Those boxes are intended for hanging clothing items. This by far is one of the most unprofessional moves. Many items damaged and others lost. The packing crew were not trained and had no understanding of how to pack or move. The whole crew was complaining how little they were paid and pushing for tips from the moment they got there. The company did little or nothing to help us out even with pictures of the unprofessional move. Find anyone else.

United States New Jersey

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44 5 1 Reviewed 44 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Christine Taylor

I will sue these people until they are out of business!!! Damaged and stole everything and insulted us by offering a couple hundred dollars!

United States New Jersey

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40 5 1 Reviewed 40 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Jaxson Jagger

The entire team at Amex Moving & Storage was top notch! What is always a stressful time, was made much easier by Amex Moving & Storage. The movers were right on time, fast, careful and friendly. I am super happy with how movers completed the move. I am impressed and would love to book them again.

United States New Jersey

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35 5 1 Reviewed 35 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Carmella Petersen

The most ethical moving company that I have ever had the pleasure of hiring for a move. I have so many precious items that would fetch a lot of money in the market. Other crew members would have pinched some of my belongings, but not these guys. They are the true exception when it comes to relocation companies.

United States New Jersey

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29 5 1 Reviewed 29 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Todd Brown

Very efficient and courteous. They booked me in short notice and accommodated me well. I have no complaints, just good views about them. They really took care of everything!

United States New Jersey

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Confused About the Etiquette of Tipping Movers?

  • The question of whether or not to tip movers is hotly debated in this day and age.
  • Some argue that movers make a wage from their moving companies and should not need a tip, however the fact of the matter is that wages for movers can be low. Giving them a tip is not paying them extra out of your pocket, but showing them gratitude for a job well done.
  • Many people are unsure of how much is appropriate to tip, and there’s really no flat standard as far as gratuities are concerned.
  • Factors for the tip include: the level of service you received, how intensive your moving job was, the amount of movers required, the amount of time it took.
  • Ultimately, the decision whether or not to tip falls on your shoulders, and the most basic formula for tipping is to give 5%-10% of the total cost of the move.



4 Things To Consider When Estimating the Cost of Your Home Move



The 5 Most Common Reasons For That Increased Moving Price

  • Sometimes, customers receive moving quotes that don’t quite encompass everything you require from a moving company.
  • This is no one’s fault, simply a misunderstanding between the customer and the representative from the moving company in NJ that issued the quote.
  • If you miscalculate how much stuff you’ll be moving, the price can go up with the added weight.
  • A lot of customers don’t realize that when a New Jersey mover has to use stairs or elevators, this can take extra time and, in turn, cost more money in hourly labor charges.
  • Reputable moving companies in New Jersey insured their customers’ items at sixty cents per pound, but you can also choose full value insurance on your items for an additional fee, which is something that can raise your price.
  • If you suddenly request your movers to unpack your boxes, you’ll be paying for extra labor.
  • In the event that you’re not there to meet your movers New Jersey at any point in the journey, you will be charged a waiting fee for the time that they were waiting for you, unable to work.



Little-Known Facts for First-Time Military Moves

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Smoke and the Bandit was released in 1977, becoming the third-highest grossing movie. Following only behind Star Wars Episode IV and Close Encounter of the Third Kind, all three movies making an impact on popular culture. Conveniently, during that same year, CB Bears debuted as well. The Saturday morning cartoon features mystery-solving bears who communicate by CB radio. As the 1970's decade began to end and the 80's broke through, the trucking phenomenon had wade. With the rise of cellular phone technology, the CB radio was no longer popular with passenger vehicles, but, truck drivers still use it today.

In 1895 Karl Benz designed and built the first truck in history by using the internal combustion engine. Later that year some of Benz's trucks gave into modernization and went on to become the first bus by the Netphener. This would be the first motor bus company in history. Hardly a year later, in 1986, another internal combustion engine truck was built by a man named Gottlieb Daimler. As people began to catch on, other companies, such as Peugeot, Renault, and Bussing, also built their own versions. In 1899, the first truck in the United States was built by Autocar and was available with two optional horsepower motors, 5 or 8.

Prior to the 20th century, freight was generally transported overland via trains and railroads. During this time, trains were essential, and they were highly efficient at moving large amounts of freight. But, they could only deliver that freight to urban centers for distribution by horse-drawn transport. Though there were several trucks throughout this time, they were used more as space for advertising that for actual utility. At this time, the use of range for trucks was quite challenging. The use of electric engines, lack of paved rural roads, and small load capacities limited trucks to most short-haul urban routes.

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.

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.

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.

“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

In the United States, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 established minimum requirements that must be met when a state issues a commercial driver's license CDL. It specifies the following types of license: - Class A CDL drivers. Drive vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater, or any combination of vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater when towing a trailer weighing more than 10,000 pounds. Transports quantities of hazardous materials that require warning placards under Department of Public Safety regulations. - Class A Driver License permits. Is a step in preparation for Class A drivers to become a Commercial Driver. - Class B CDL driver. Class B is designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including driver) or more than 8 passengers (including the driver) for compensation. This includes, but is not limited to, tow trucks, tractor trailers, and buses.

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.

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 FMCSA is a well-known division of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). It is generally responsible for the enforcement of FMCSA regulations. The driver of a CMV must keep a record of working hours via a log book. This record must reflect the total number of hours spent driving and resting, as well as the time at which the change of duty status occurred. In place of a log book, a motor carrier may choose to keep track of their hours using an electronic on-board recorder (EOBR). This automatically records the amount of time spent driving the vehicle.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

1941 was a tough era to live through. Yet, President Roosevelt appointed a special committee to explore the idea of a "national inter-regional highway" system. Unfortunately, the committee's progress came to a halt with the rise of the World War II. After the war was over, the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944 authorized the designation of what are not termed 'Interstate Highways'. However, he did not include any funding program to build such highways. With limited resources came limited progress until President Dwight D. Eisenhower came along in 1954. He renewed interest in the 1954 plan. Although, this began and long and bitter debate between various interests. Generally, the opposing sides were considering where such funding would come from such as rail, truck, tire, oil, and farm groups. All who would overpay for the new highways and how.

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.

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.