Category Archives: Before You move

Article posted on July 10, 2013

I’m Covered for Damage, Right?

By Bill Adams Movers are hard working people, and while their intention is to perform claim-free moves 100% of the time, it doesn’t always happen that way. I have heard reports of claims occurring from 9% to 25% of the time, when using professional movers. That means that potentially up to one out of four Read the full article…


Article posted on July 09, 2013

A Guide To International Shipping

by Ed Singer at Sonigo International Shipping – sonigo.com (This article may be copied in its entirety only.) Introduction Doing international shipping and international moving is exciting, but it can also be difficult. Chances are good that you will do this only once in your life, and most people will never do it. Therefore I have Read the full article…


Article posted on July 09, 2013

Moving My Life

By Kathryn Mora The moving industry knows that relocation is probably one of the most unsettling and emotionally turbulent times in our lives under the best of circumstances. They depend upon it. Reasons for moving often are motivated by dramatic life changes, such as marriage, divorce, birth or death. In my case, my mother’s death Read the full article…


Article posted on July 08, 2013

Understanding Moving Company Estimates

By Tyrone Kelley web-advice.ru Volunteer Often consumers looking for a moving company don’t realize there are types of moving company estimates available other than what they are receiving from their moving companies. There are actually three types of estimates that are common in the moving industry that every consumer looking for a moving company should Read the full article…


Article posted on July 08, 2013

Planning an International Move

By Michael Zlotnik How to Begin: Many of the steps for preplanning an international move are similar to those of a domestic move. Do not get quotes over the internet, make sure the company is willing to come out to your home for a visual survey and provided you with International Relocation Brochures. Special allowances Read the full article…


Article posted on July 05, 2013

When You’re Choosing a Mover Did You Know That Some Companies Are Moving Brokers?

By Movinghelper What is a moving broker? A moving broker is definitely not a mover. Brokers do not have the operational and logistic capabilities moving companies have. They do not have moving trucks, professional movers, proper moving equipment, and in a lot of cases not much moving experience. Moving brokers are sales teams that book Read the full article…


Article posted on July 04, 2013

What Should I Tell My Representatives?

By Tim Walker Since our inception, web-advice.ru has encouraged consumers to write their local, state, and federal representatives about the problems facing the moving industry, and ask for them to not only support change, but initiate legislative changes that would support the consumer. We even provide links to contact information for your representatives on our links page. Read the full article…


Article posted on June 20, 2013

7 Questions To Ask Your DotCom

By Christopher Noblit As Internet based “Relocation Portals” and “Mover Directories” multiply, and as more and more consumers turn to the Internet to search for relocation services, moving company owners must decide which Websites to advertise on. Many moving company owners may not be aware of all the issues that surround this important decision. This article Read the full article…



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