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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Elizabeth C

“Called that day for help with a couple of expan...”

“Called that day for help with a couple of expansive bits of furniture I expected to get all over a few stairs. They c...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Joseph S.

“There is no cost too high to pay for incredible...”

“There is no cost too high to pay for incredible movers. Disregard all the ghastliness stories. These folks will a...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Valeria A

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“No big surprise they have such great appraisals, they really are astounding at what they do! Needed to move from ...”

United States New Jersey

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

“These guys have unbeatable work ethic. They mov...”

“These guys have unbeatable work ethic. They moved my three bedroom house faster thank I could blink. It was a bit ov...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Mina Pecorella

“Optimus Transfer Solutions is reliable. On each...”

“Optimus Transfer Solutions is reliable. On each move day they showed up early and ready to work. They are professiona...”

United States New Jersey

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

“SUPER EFFICIENT... SUPER FAST... (once in a whi...”

“SUPER EFFICIENT... SUPER FAST... (once in a while some beast power is required in moving...) and SUPER FAIR PRICING O...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 1.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Barbara Richards

“This company is fraudulent. They lied at every...”

“This company is fraudulent. They lied at every step after pickup. They did not honor their contract and every singl...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Kate R

“Mark and his crew are absolutely amazing. They ...”

“Mark and his crew are absolutely amazing. They moved us in the middle of a hurricane, and all of the guys kept moving...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Jimmy

“I moved from MN to NJ, it was a very smooth mo...”

“I moved from MN to NJ, it was a very smooth move by Boost Express Van Lines. Some micro delays but the distance and ...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Larry M.

“This was another extraordinary experience. The ...”

“This was another extraordinary experience. The team touched base on time and were not just expert and gracious, they ...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Janet S

“The staff at MSS is completely great. The ladie...”

“The staff at MSS is completely great. The ladies noting the telephone are thoughtful and accommodating. (They were li...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Margaret Green

“We used Drennan for our move to NJ. They were g...”

“We used Drennan for our move to NJ. They were great. They moved quickly and safely. We did not have any damage to o...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Penny R.

“Great moving Company. Moved me like nothing els...”

“Great moving Company. Moved me like nothing else. Be that as it may they ought NOT have their movers approaching to b...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Erica Patterson

“They came highly recommended but I wouldn't rec...”

“They came highly recommended but I wouldn't recommend they gave away my moving date without even confirming that I di...”

United States New Jersey

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Olga M

“Avoid THIS COMPANY!!! The level of administrati...”

“Avoid THIS COMPANY!!! The level of administration gave by the business is terrible. In the event that you choose to m...”

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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The concept of a bypass is a simple one. It is a road or highway that purposely avoids or "bypasses" a built-up area, town, or village. Bypasses were created with the intent to let through traffic flow without having to get stuck in local traffic. In general they are supposed to reduce congestion in a built-up area. By doing so, road safety will greatly improve.   A bypass designated for trucks traveling a long distance, either commercial or otherwise, is called a truck route.

A boat trailer is a trailer designed to launch, retrieve, carry and sometimes store boats.

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.

The Motor Carrier Act, passed by Congress in 1935, replace the code of competition. The authorization the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) place was to regulate the trucking industry. Since then the ICC has been long abolished, however, it did quite a lot during its time. Based on the recommendations given by the ICC, Congress enacted the first hours of services regulation in 1938. This limited driving hours of truck and bus drivers. In 1941, the ICC reported that inconsistent weight limitation imposed by the states cause problems to effective interstate truck commerce.

The intention of a trailer coupler is to secure the trailer to the towing vehicle. It is an important piece, as the trailer couple attaches to the trailer ball. This then forms a ball and socket connection. It allows for relative movement between the towing vehicle and trailer while towing over uneven road surfaces. The trailer ball should be mounted to the rear bumper or to a drawbar, which may be removable. The drawbar secures to the trailer hitch by inserting it into the hitch receiver and pinning it.   The three most common types of couplers used are straight couplers, A-frame couplers, and adjustable couplers. Another option is bumper-pull hitches in which case draw bars can exert a large amount of leverage on the tow vehicle. This makes it harder to recover from a swerving situation (thus it may not be the safest choice depending on your trip).

In 2009, the book 'Trucking Country: The Road to America's Walmart Economy' debuted, written by author Shane Hamilton. This novel explores the interesting history of trucking and connects certain developments. Particularly how such development in the trucking industry have helped the so-called big-box stored. Examples of these would include Walmart or Target, they dominate the retail sector of the U.S. economy. Yet, Hamilton connects historical and present-day evidence that connects such correlations.

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'.

Another film released in 1975, White Line Fever, also involved truck drivers. It tells the story of a Vietnam War veteran who returns home to take over his father's trucking business. But, he soon finds that corrupt shippers are trying to force him to carry illegal contraband. While endorsing another negative connotation towards the trucking industry, it does portray truck drivers with a certain wanderlust.

Many modern trucks are powered by diesel engines, although small to medium size trucks with gas engines exist in the United States. The European Union rules that vehicles with a gross combination of mass up to 3,500 kg (7,716 lb) are also known as light commercial vehicles. Any vehicles exceeding that weight are known as large goods vehicles.

The year 1611 marked an important time for trucks, as that is when the word originated. The usage of "truck" referred to the small strong wheels on ships' cannon carriages. Further extending its usage in 1771, it came to refer to carts for carrying heavy loads. In 1916 it became shortened, calling it a "motor truck". While since the 1930's its expanded application goes as far as to say "motor-powered load carrier".

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.

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.

A relatable reality t.v. show to the industry is the show Ice Road Truckers, which premiered season 3 on the History Channel in 2009. The show documents the lives of truck drivers working the scary Dalton Highway in Alaska. Following drivers as they compete to see which one of them can haul the most loads before the end of the season. It'll grab you with its mechanical problems that so many have experienced and as you watch them avoid the pitfalls of dangerous and icy roads!

In 1938, the now-eliminated Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) enforced the first Hours of Service (HOS) rules. Drivers became limited to 12 hours of work within a 15-hour period. At this time, work included loading, unloading, driving, handling freight, preparing reports, preparing vehicles for service, or performing any other duty in relation to the transportation of passengers or property.   The ICC intended for the 3-hour difference between 12 hours of work and 15 hours on-duty to be used for meals and rest breaks. This meant that the weekly max was limited to 60 hours over 7 days (non-daily drivers), or 70 hours over 8 days (daily drivers). With these rules in place, it allowed 12 hours of work within a 15-hour period, 9 hours of rest, with 3 hours for breaks within a 24-hour day.

Logistics is generally the ability to organize and put in place many complex operations at a single time. It is the management of the flow of things to meet the needs of customers or corporations. Resources managed in logistics includes tangible items such as food, materials, animals, equipment, etc. Not to mention the items that are not tangible such as time and information. This means that the movement of physical items, such as in the moving industry, involves a clear understanding of solid workflow. Such logistics can involve the handling of necessary materials, producing, packaging, inventory, transportation, warehousing, and often security.

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.

Words have always had a different meaning or have been used interchangeably with others across all cultures. In the United States, Canada, and the Philippines the word "truck" is mostly reserved for larger vehicles. Although in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, the word "truck" is generally reserved for large vehicles. In Australia and New Zealand, a pickup truck is usually called a ute, short for "utility". While over in South Africa it is called a bakkie (Afrikaans: "small open container"). The United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Ireland, and Hong Kong use the "lorry" instead of truck, but only for medium and heavy types.

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.