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?
For most of the families relocating from one home to another seems like a difficult and stressful event, but with a little planning and a few of our tips, you will have a better experience than you could ever imagine.
General Moving Tips
Some professional moving companies or laborers might not tell you about all the moving charges and fees unless you ask. Those hidden charges can break your bank. So, how can you avoid additional moving costs?
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consumer protection regulations has created rules which must be followed by each residential moving company providing transportation of household goods.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
Hiring local day labor is another option to move. They might offer you flat or lower hourly rates, but there are plenty of scam artists out there. Therefore rather than taking the risk of dealing with day laborers that have not much of a track record, it is far better to hire professional movers that have been in the business for years. Another important factor to consider is their reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
Moving containers are not cheap, but they make long distance moves so much affordable. It's a pretty simple and smooth: company drops off the container and you handle the moving labor.
Portable Storage Containers
Plasma and LCD TVs are items you need to take extra care, especially if you don't have the original box. Here are some tips on how to pack a flat screen TV to avoid a damage during a move.
How to Pack a Plasma or LCD TV