If you are hiring local movers you need to check if your state requires a license from moving companies, and if yes then verify that company has one. To find this information you should call or visit DOT's website.
Many people feel very excited when relocating to a new home and forget on how to properly pack and protect their furniture. This is really surprising because it costs a good deal of money. There are many ways to prepare furniture, especially large and heavy ones.
Packing and Protecting Furniture
US DOT number is an identification number issued to motor carriers, registrants and shippers by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. It identifies all companies operating a commercial vehicle transporting cargo.
What is a US DOT Number?
Moving large furniture and boxes is not fun, especially if you will be doing it yourself. First of all, make sure there will be enough friends or family to help and then follow this guide.
How to Safely Move Furniture
If you are moving on your own, it's important to have a right equipment and supplies before you start loading a truck. This guide will help you to get ready and make the DIY process easier.
Equipment and Supplies for DIY Moving