Moving Company Information and Resources: These links provide a wealth of information selected through years of research by our team. Consumer Related Links:
- Move.org – Great place for information on how to make a good move better!
- The Uninsured Mover: A Homeowner’s Recipe For Financial Disaster – Chris Noblit
- Your Rights & Responsibilities When You Move – FMCSA
- Moving.About.com – Topic guide Diane Schmidt provides an extensive wealth of informative in categorized articles about moving.
- Courtsystem.org – Provides local information on contacting various local governmental departments.
- WANTNOT.net is run by a real person, and is a great site for the frugal consumer.
- Epinions.com – A great article if you’re getting ready to move.
- The Rip Off Report – Check out the moving reports
- The Squeaky Wheel
- TRICKS to avoid Overcharges for real estate mortgages
- Roomie Match Roommates – Find a roommate – detailed roommate matching profiles with lifestyle and personality factors.
Government Related Links:
- The FMCSA’s Consumer Protection Web Site
- Safer Web – Search by DOT or MC licenses for company information
- Licensing and Insurance Carrier Search – Find insurance information
- State contacts for Intrastate consumer complaints
- U.S. Senate Contact Information – Including email where available
- U.S. House of Representatives – Write your Rep!
- Arizona Department of Weights and Measures
- International Pet and Animal Transportation Association (pet movers)
- Requirements to ship a pet
Links for Moving Companies:
- What to Do With a Bad Online Review – Kim Komando, USA Today
State Association Web Sites (where available):
- California Moving and Storage Association
- Florida Moving and Warehousemen’s Association
- Georgia Movers Association
- Illinois Movers and Warehousemen’s Association
- Indiana Household Movers and Warehousemen Association
- Iowa Motor Truck Association
- Kansas Movers Association
- Kentucky Household Goods Carriers Association
- Maryland Motor Truck Association
- Massachusetts Movers Association
- Michigan Movers Association
- Minnesota Transport Servicies Association
- Missouri Movers Association
- New Jersey Warehousemen and Movers Association
- New York State Movers and Warehousemen’s Association
- Long Island Moving and Storage Association
- North Carolina Movers Association
- Ohio Association of Movers
- Oregon Moving and Storage Association
- Pennsylvania Moving and Storage Associates
- South Carolin Trucking Association
- Texas – Southwest Movers Association
- Virginia Movers and Warehousemen’s Association
- Washington Movers Conference
- Wisconsin Movers Association
To learn who owns a company, many states allow you to search their corporate records:
State Attorney General Office Websites by state: