All Moving Tips & Guides

Welcome to our moving guides & tutorials pages where we've assembled many informative guides, frequently asked questions, tips and articles which we hope you find helpful. If you have any questions about how to prepare for your relocation (or your logistics or warehousing project) please don't hesitate to contact us...or use this form to request a free no-obligation moving cost estimate or project consultation...

How does the moving truck get weighed?

Weighing your shipment Household moves which cross state borders within the United States are called "interstate moves" and interstate moving charges are based on the weight of your shipment of household goods and personal effects. Moving companies must observe specific lawful steps to obtain the weight of your shipment…
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Ready to move? Tips for a successful interstate move!

Ready To Move This information was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Ready to Move? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) wants to make sure you have the information you need to “…
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Terms and conditions of the Atlas Van Lines bill of lading for interstate moving

Bill of Lading This is the contract of carriage between Atlas Van Lines, Inc. ("we" or "us") and you, the owner(s) and/or shipper of the goods covered by this contract. If your goods are being moved under a contract between us and your employer or another party, the terms of that contract will apply, PROVIDED…
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Everything you need to know about moving within New York State

Moving within new york state Summary of Information For Shippers of Household Goods Prepared By The New York State Department of Transportation Table of Contents Do's And Don'ts Of Moving Regulated Transportation How Much Should It Cost You To Move? Order For Service - What Is It? Who Prepares Your Articles For…
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Avatar liability options for moving within New York State

Intra New York State Moves Professional moving and storage companies rarely cause significant damage to goods which are placed into their care and custody. However, it is in your best interest to understand the protection options which are available to you so that you can make an informed decision about the liability…
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Important information for moving within New York State with Avatar Relocation

intra New York State mover This page outlines important information when you move with Avatar Relocation within New York State. Customers often ask that we move articles which have not been properly packed, or move articles which (by their very nature) are likely to be damaged through no fault the moving procedures which our…
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How Avatar Relocation charges for local intra New York State moving services

Calculator This article was written to help those who are considering using Avatar Relocation for residential moving service within New York State understand how Avatar charges for such moves. Please remember that answers to questions are available in out Ask-An-Expert FAQ pages, or by calling us at (631) 775…
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How a professional mover will store your household goods in their warehouse

Moving company storage warehouse When you're not quite ready to move into your new home you will need to place your household goods and personal effects into temporary storage. In a previous article we discussed the self-storage alternative versus employing a professional mover to store your belongings. In this article we will…
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Is traditional moving company storage better than self-storage?

Long Island Storage Company When you're not quite ready to move into your new home you will need to place your household goods and personal effects into temporary storage, and customers who need storage needs often choose to store their belongings into a self-storage facility with the belief that self-storage will cost them…
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The pros & cons of moving with a PODS® type self-moving and storage system

Self moving pros and cons An Opinion By Christopher Noblit - The popularity of PODS® and similar types of self-moving and self-storage systems is growing, driven in large part by the perception that these system are less expensive then hiring a full-service professional mover. While this may be true in some instances, I am…
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