In every moving contract, there is a disclaimer stating what the company will not transport. Most companies will not move cash, jewelry, personal valuable items, and collections.
What Movers Will Not Move
When planning what to pack and ship in a moving container, consider that the companies provide trailers or containers have restrictions on what they will allow putting in a container.
Non-Allowable Items in Moving Containers
So you've hired a local company at an hourly rate, but don't know how to keep the final costs down. Generally, helpers and movers charge by the hour. The main factor is to be as prepared as possible before your contracted crew arrives.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate
Instead of hiring a full-service company you may load your possessions into a moving container or trailer, and have a transportation company deliver your items.
You Load We Drive Service
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
A US DOT Number is assigned by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for commercial vehicles that have a gross combined weight over 10,000 lbs. US DOT number must be displayed prominently on every moving truck.
What is a US DOT Number?
Good packing of household electronics is essential for a successful move. We have put helpful information on how to pack and move your electronic equipment.
How to Pack Electronic Equipment