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.
We write a lot of how-to guides that show you what to do and how to prepare for a move. And here is a hilarious guide to what not to do when hiring movers.
What Not To Do When Moving
Make sure to read "Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move" before hiring a professional moving company or helpers. It can save you from making costly mistakes and being scammed.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
Hiring movers to relocate your items makes a moving process easier. And there are thing you can do to make things easier for your moving crew. Find out how you can make your move as smoothly as possible.
How To Help Your Movers
Before your move it's valuable to know particularly what you are taking with you. Household goods can get lost or damaged, but if you know exactly what you have, your insurance should protect against loss and damage.