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.
There are companies who offer the option of driving your belongings to your new home, but it is your responsibility to load and unload furniture and boxes.
You Load We Drive Service
Who regulates local moving companies? Every state has its own regulators and requirements. Check out this table to find a regulating agency in your state and their contact information.
Moving Company Regulators
Do you know that small jobs are not at all cheaper than moving big and heavy items? It's because local companies charge for a minimum number of hours or minimum cubic feet.
How to Move Small Loads
Not many people like packing for a move, especially fragile items. Often fragile items are packed by movers, but if you are planning to do it yourself, here are some helpful packing tips.
Packing Fragile Items