Ryan Dempster, Cubs Moving On
ESPN – August 17, 2011
Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster isn't sure whether he would welcome Carlos Zambranoback to the clubhouse, but Dempster does believe Zambrano needs to resolve some issues before the discussion about a return even begins.
President Obama To Discuss Fuel Efficiency Standards For Work Trucks
Chicago Sun-Times – August 6, 2011
President Obama will visit Interstate Moving Services in Springfield, Virginia, to announce first of their kind fuel efficiency standards for work trucks, buses, and other heavy duty vehicles. The new standards will provide American businesses, who operate and own these commercial vehicles, tens of billions of dollars in fuel savings, and will dramatically reduce oil consumption and cut pollution.
Wendy's Says It Is Moving Company Headquarters to Ohio
Bloomberg – August 4, 2011
Wendy's Co., the operator of the Wendy's fast-food chain, said it will move company headquarters to Dublin, Ohio.
USF Students Help Moving Company Find Success
TBO.COM – July 27, 2011
University of South Florida seniors Brandon Currelley and Lee Werst are part of the team at Strong College Students moving company. Find out how a group of students made moving an easy task.
Governments Crack Down On Moving Scams
USA TODAY – July 27, 2011
Unlicensed moving companies are significantly more likely to rip off consumers, says Linda Bauer Darr, president and CEO of the American Moving and Storage Association, a trade group of 3200 professional movers.
Trade Rumors Surround Carlos Beltran, Other Players Recall The Entire Experience
NYDailyNews.com – July 24, 2011
Tuliebitz has contacts with corporate housing companies, hotels, companies that ship cars and moving companies. His priority, he says, is getting the player into uniform as quickly as possible so the team doesn't play a man short.
Zillow IPO Gets Warm Welcome
Reuters – July 21, 2011
Despite the ups and downs, Zillow's IPO has already been far more successful than the company initially projected. But the stock proved somewhat volatile in its first few hours of trading when it took a huge dip.
Chrysler Plans To Buy Auto-Transport Trucks to Bypass Teamsters, UAW Says
Bloomberg – July 15, 2011
Chrysler Group LLC, heads in to labor negotions with UAW. Planning to purchase trucks for use by non-union workers to tranport its cars and trucks.
Veto Means Missouri's Moving Regulations Remain Stuck In The '30
STLToday.com – July 12, 2011
Current Missouri state law requires intrastate moving companies to get a permit, and before getting a permit that covers the entire state, you have to exist existing companies if they want any new competition. The current household-moving law dates from the 1930s, when some politicians thought cartels and monopolies could save jobs.
25 Moving Companies Across N.J. Face Fines For Not Being Licensed
NJ.com – July 5, 2011
25 New Jersey moving companies across face fines of up to $2,500 each as part of an undercover initiative targeting unlicensed and uninsured haulers conducted by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs. A four-day sting operation uncovered total of 25 unlicensed movers operating illegally.
Moving Montrealers Need Special Parking Permits
CTV Montreal – June 29, 2011
Darlene McKoewn gets the heavy job of explaining the extra fee to customers of her moving company. Now that moving season has arrived, those who plan to transfer their goods to a new home should be advised of city parking permits.
Moving to the Cloud: A 'Rational' Choice For McDonald's
eWeek.com – June 20, 2011
McDonald’s saw the opportunity to move the fast-food chain’s application-development tooling environment to the cloud. Company’s application-development strategy, saw the cloud as a way to cut cost and enhance flexibility for his development teams.
Another Company is Moving Jobs From NY In Apparent Flight From Wage Law
NY Daily News – June 19, 2011
A Brooklyn company that holds more than $20 million in contracts to provide meals to city schools, shelters and jails has announced plans to eliminate 132 unionized jobs by moving operations to a nonunion plant in Pennsylvania.
60 More Firms Move Jobs, Work Out Of California
Orange County Register – June 17, 2011
Through June 16, 129 California companies have moved jobs, work and/or headquarters out of state, says Vranich who has been tracking what he calls "disinvestment events" for three years. That is 60 more since. The pace of companies moving partly or completely out of California has accelerated in 2011, according to Irvine business relocation expert Joe Vranich.
House Movers Take Away Wrong Dental Clinic
Hawke's Bay Today – June 13, 2011
House movers almost moved off-site a school dental clinic this past weekend. Movers were supposed to be shifting a disused dental clinic at Heretaunga Intermediate, but went to Camberley school instead.
Groupon IPO Filing Moving The Company Public
TechieInsider – June 3, 2011
Online group coupon startup Groupon finalized on June 2 that they would go public. The company has filed their IPO while analysts guess that their valuation is at $30 billion.
Applebee's Move Will Generate $300K in New Revenue Annually for KC
Kansas City The Star – June 1, 2011
Applebee International’s relocation to an office building on Ward Parkway is expected to net the city treasury an additional $300,000 annually in earnings taxes, a Kansas City Council committee was told today.
Protect Your Goods From Moving Scams
WPRI Eyewitness News – May 24, 2011
Imagine, you hire a moving company, pay them big bucks. and then, your belongings and the mover are no shows! Call 12 for action has uncovered important information to protect your goods and your wallet.
Sacrament Kings: Maloofs Pitching Move to Anaheim
Bleacher Report – April 14, 2011
As soon as Monday, the Sacramento Kings owners could apply for a move to Anaheim. Still located in Sacramento, a move to Anaheim could happen in the very near future.
Unglamorous Self-Storage Industry Dazzling Investors With 30% Returns
World Property Channel – April 12, 2011
Self-storage business in the U.S. posted total returns of 29.3% in 2010, while year-to-date returns for the first two months of 2011 have already topped 10%. Large players in the self-storage industry are forecasting a 2% to 3% increase in same-store sales growth in 2011, and an even better increase in net operating income in the coming year.
Fla. House passes bill to deregulate 19 industries
Naples News – April 7, 2011
The Household Goods Transportation Act of 1980 opened up the moving business nationwide, throwing open the doors to smaller moving companies like his Fort Myers-based Vernay Van Lines, while reducing prices for consumers.
California Gas Prices Putting the Squeeze on Auto Transport Brokers, Reports Universal Auto Transport
PRNewswire – March 14, 2011
Auto transportation companies are seeing their margins evaporate and are struggling to find ways to preserve their business while protecting the customers from the impact of the price increases.
Stay Mindful on Moving Day
The Huffington Post – August 31, 2010
So what's so special about the kind of moving that happens around the first of any given month, and especially just before or after the summer?
Will the Vikings Move to Los Angeles?
Yahoo! Sports – August 26, 2010
If the team doesn't get an agreement on a new stadium, the Minnesota Vikings will be moving the team out of Minnesota, according to Forbes.com. The most likely destination, the site says, is Los Angeles, where two different groups of investors are trying to build stadiums...
Pet-Friendly Dorms Take Bite out of Moving
The Seattle Times – August 24, 2010
About 20 students and their pets — dogs, cats and a few caged gerbils and rats — are taking up residence at Nemec Hall, an established dorm, as the fall semester begins this week...
Healthy Hoboken: Moving Day
Patch – August 11, 2010
I usually think of moving day as a huge headache. This year, though, I approached it with a new attitude. I'm considering it the best workout I'll get all summer...
Divorcee Must Pay for Skype so Ex-Husband Can Chat with Kids
NY Daily News – August 11, 2010
A Suffolk County judge ruled a mom who wants to move with her two kids to Florida can only relocate after arranging for video conferencing between the children and her ex-husband.
For College Freshmen, Leaving Home May Bring Mixed Emotions
Bloomberg Business Week – August 8, 2010
Moving from home to attend college or university can be exciting for students but also somewhat overwhelming and intimidating...
Man Looking for Roommate won’t live with iPhone or iPad Fan
The New York Observer – August 5, 2010
Vince Thomas is moving to NYC and is seeking a roommate. The catch? His new roommate cannot have an iPhone or iPad!
Identity Theft More Likely When Moving
AOL Housing Watch – August 5, 2010
If you're planning to buy a house, rent a different apartment or relocate your family anytime soon, chances are you didn't think that moving could make you the victim of identity theft...
Bachelorette Couple Ali and Roberto Moving to San Diego
The Deadbolt – August 5, 2010
Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez are heading to San Diego to be closer to each other, which also includes a new post Bachelorette apartment for the happy couple...
Not Everyone Quick to Welcome Homeless Residents
Dallas News – August 4, 2010
The new tenants at Cliff Manor will be greeted with warmth – and a chill. Many north Oak Cliff residents have unsuccessfully fought the housing, which includes counseling and treatment...
As Leases End, Moving Day Scatters Students & Staff
The Alligator – August 3, 2010
From late July through the month of August, the pressure of moving can be felt all over Gainesville, as many renters find themselves with expiring leases...
How to Stay Healthy when Moving
Chicago Now – July 27, 2010
Yesterday my "tidal wave" of boxes arrived from Georgia...stressful to say the least; I managed to stay mentally fit throughout my moving day. Here are my top ten tips on how to do it right...
Camp Helps Girl Adjust After Moving from Dallas
Los Angeles Times – July 21, 2010
Camp will be particularly meaningful as a marker of Symone Watson’s first summer in California after relocating from Texas almost a year ago...
Moving Companies Taking Advantage of Vulnerable Customers?
ABC 15 – July 20, 2010
Expect one price and then in the end you get charged double to move. That's what's happening all over Arizona...
Bill of Rights Proposed with List of Demands for Canadian Moving Companies
News 1130 – July 19, 2010
According to the Canadian Association of Movers, nearly one-in-four professional moves last year resulted in a complaint. Now, a customer's Bill of Rights has been proposed to prevent future problems...
The Homeward Bound American
The Wall Street Journal – July 16, 2010
56% of us never move from our birth state—even as the myth of the mobile American persists. Now the myth has an addendum: Mobile Americans are damaging our kids...
Shaq is Not Moving to Atlanta
Yahoo! Sports – July 16, 2010
According to AOL FanHouse, the Atlanta Hawks don’t have enough money to get Shaq ...
Quebec Moving Day Yields Scrapyard Gold
CBC News – July 12, 2010
Scrap metal peddlers are cashing in on Quebec's annual July 1 moving day ritual. Thousands of people across the province move on July 1, because it is the official end date for...
Clintons Looking to Move to Westchester
New York Post – July 10, 2010
Looks like Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are moving on up -- to a deluxe mansion away from prying eyes...
Elle Macpherson Moves in Style
Zimbio – July 9, 2010
Supermodel Elle Macpherson moved into her new London apartment with the help of a local moving company all while maintaining her impeccable style ...
Brian Austin Greene Moving to Wisteria Lane
Zap2It – July 8, 2010
There's been buzz throughout the week that Brian Austin Green was in the running for a role on "Desperate Housewives." Now, Access Hollywood confirms that the 36-year-old actor will indeed be on a the series for a multi-episode arc in the upcoming ...
Move Businesses Moving to Downtown Las Vegas
8 News Now – July 8, 2010
The economy is tough, but some businesses are bucking the trend by expanding and relocating. And Downtown Las Vegas is getting a lot of attention...
House Fire on Moving Day Does $50K in Damage
Abbotsford Times – July 8, 2010
An Abbotsford house fire caused an estimated $50,000 damage to a home in the 2630 block of James Street on Thursday night. The residents were in the process of moving out when one of them smelled burning plastic and investigated...
Moving on a Budget: How to Plan Ahead and Save
Mint.com – July 8, 2010
Whether it’s down the street or across state lines, no one likes moving. The piles of brown boxes and the hours upon hours of packing can wring a high cost to your wallet — not to mention your sanity...
Joe Montana Moves to San Francisco
SF Weekly – July 6, 2010
In almost every respect, Joe Montana is not typical. But, in moving back to the city with a wad of cash and an empty nest, Montana is, in many ways, just another typical San Franciscan now...
Ashley Greene Moving to New York
Lazybuzz – July 5, 2010
Ashley Greene is shifting from Los Angeles to New York in a bid to escape the Hollywood limelight. Greene gained fame and a large number of fans after her role in the 2008 romantic ‘Twilight’. But she has now decided to move to Manhattan to live a more peaceful life....
5 Things You Should Know about Moving 1,300 Employees
Des Moines Register – July 4, 2010
Aviva USA employees are moving from three downtown Des Moines locations to newly built headquarters in West Des Moines. President Chris Littlefield says the process is on time, on budget and running smoothly...
Moving Day Disasters and How to Avoid Them
Housing Watch – July 2, 2010
Thanks to the homebuyer tax credit, the long holiday weekend will likely be one of the busiest times to move, in the busiest moving season of the year. And what better way to celebrate July Fourth than by fulfilling the American Dream of moving into...
Quebec Sees 91,000 Moves
Montreal Gazette – July 2, 2010
It's Moving Day in Montreal, and the McGill Ghetto has turned into a furniture graveyard. Jean-Pierre Le Blanc, spokesperson for the Regie du Logement, estimated 91,000 people in Quebec took part in the tradition this year. And it showed...
Man Uses Subway to Move, Annoys Friends
The Wall Street Journal – June 10, 2010
Presumably in an effort to save money, one New Yorker last week decided to find the cheapest possible way of moving from Queens to Manhattan: the subway...
A Moving Day at the Dorm
Los Angeles Times - May 25, 2010
Helping her freshman daughter pack
up at San Francisco State, a mother knows she'll do just fine sharing a tiny
one-bedroom flat with three roommates...
for Avoiding Moving Day Surprises
Consumer Reports – May 17,
With warmer months comes the household moving season, a time when consumers
are more frequently victimized by dishonest and unlicensed moving
O’Brien Moves to Warner Bros. Lot for New Late Night Show
News – May 16, 2010
Conan O'Brien isn't just moving to a new network, he's
moving to a new office...
Finds Inspiration on Craigslist
NY Daily News – May 15, 2010
While looking for local movers in New York on Craigslist, artist Sophie Blackall became inspired to...
Flight: Affluent Leaving Suburbs, Moving to Cities
Street Journal Blog – May 11, 2010
In a historic first, many young,
prosperous Americans are moving from the suburbs to the city...
Yourself from Unscrupulous Moving Companies
TampaBay.com – May
The American Moving & Storage Association offers consumers tips on how
to choose the perfect moving company...
Moving Scams this Summer
Better Business Bureau – May 3, 2010
Tips on how to find a
great moving company this summer from the Better Business Bureau...
Bullock Moving to New Orleans with Baby Louis
FOX News – May
Hollywood actress Bullock plans on moving to New Orleans with her
newly adopted son...
Suit Filed Against Chandler Moving Company
AZ Central – May
Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has filed a consumer fraud
suit against a rogue moving company in Chandler, AZ for...
is Oprah Moving to Cable?
The Wall Street Journal Blog – April
Oprah opens up about why she is moving her popular talk show from network
television to her own cable network...
Company Owner Charged in Statewide Sweep
NFW Daily News – April
Rogue movers in Florida busted for not having proper licensing and insurance
Day at Sandra and Jesse’s?
E! Online – April 3,
A moving truck was photographed Friday at the Seal Beach, CA home that
James and Bullock had shared until mid-March, when news of his...
the Yankees or Red Sox Moving to AL Central?
Bleacher Report - March 29, 2010
MLB commissioner Bud Selig is considering
moving the New York Yankees or Boston Red Sox to the AL Central to increase competition.
Ballparks Can Mean New Hope for Teams
MLB.com - March 24, 2010
Here's a glance at how some professional
baseball teams have fared since moving to their new home stadiums...
Lynn Spears Moving to LA
The Cleveland Leader - March 16, 2010
The younger Spears daughter is moving
to Los Angeles from Louisiana to live with sister Britney
Is “24” Moving
Jack Bauer may have just moved to New York, but he and the
popular series “24” may now be moving to a new network if FOX doesn’t
renew the series.
Can Be A Stressful Time
BC Local News - March 11, 2010
Psychologists tell us that moving is one of the top three most stressful
things we will do in our lifetime. It’s right up there with divorce,
marriage or getting fired.
to Move to DC
We Love DC - March 1, 2010
This short post is a series of lessons that we’ve learned as part of
the moving process to Washington DC. Trust us when we say: learn from
Moving Simple for Your Pets
The Reno-Gazette Journal - February 27, 2010
Moving, and its associated travel, can be tough on pets, as well as their
owners. The hustle and bustle leading up to moving day and settling into
a new home creates...
Johansson and Ryan Renolds Moving to NYC
I'm Not Obsessed - February 26, 2010
Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds are moving
to New York. The married couple put their four-bedroom Spanish
style Los Angeles property up for sale to move into a $2 million penthouse
on the Upper East Side.
Today: Moving out of the Family Home
St. Louis Globe-Democrat - February 17, 2010
Many seniors and their family members agonize about when the right time
to sell a home and move is.
Older Parents to Smaller Places is Emotional, Important Task
The Grand Rapids Press - February 14, 2010
For most families, moving an older parent or loved one is never easy — especially
if it’s a move from a home the person has lived in for years.
Movers Ordered to Obtain Valid Permits
Washington UTC – February 9, 2010
companies making claims that they were licensed and insured
movers are ordered to pay hefty fines for violating Washington’s state
Shore" Moving to South Beach
PopEater/AOL - February 9, 2010
The cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” is moving
to Miami for another season of debauchery.
Are Galapagos Sea Lions Moving to Peru?
Christina Science Monitor - February 8, 2010
A colony of sea lions from the Galapagos Islands recently migrated 1,000
miles southeast to Peru, says a Lima-based ocean group. Why did the sea
Goodbye: D.C. Pandas Moving Back to China
ABC News - February 4, 2010
It's a sad goodbye this morning for the many, many admirers of four-year-old
Tai Shan and three-year-old Mei Lan, two pandas born at zoos in the United
States. The pandas are leaving on a charter plane for a roughly 14-hour
flight back home to China.
Seyfried Moving to New York
Showbiz Spy - January 27, 2010
The star of “Dear John” and “Mamma Mia!” is moving
to New York City in April to be closer to her boyfriend,
British actor Dominic Cooper.
Helps Shelter Serve More People
KPTM - January 25, 2010
Hundreds of women and families are moving to Omaha into a new state-of-the-art
Lance Black Moving to New York City
New York Magazine - January 20, 2010
Academy Award–winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black is planning on moving
to New York but is in need of some great moving tips since
searching for an apartment in NYC is much different from looking for
a place in LA..."
Poor are Moving to the Suburbs at Higher Rates, Study Finds
Medill Reports: Chicago - January 20, 2010
In the decades after World War II, the middle class moved to the suburbs
for its version of the American dream: bigger houses, better schools
and homogenized lifestyles. The people they left behind have...
Ray Joel: Moving Day
Celebrity Gossip.net - January 15, 2010
The musician daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley looked to be
in high spirits as she toted a few light items while movers tended
to the heavier items in the...
Abroad for the Next Opportunity
The Wall Street Journal Online - January 12, 2010
Some brave individuals are moving
to another country for work. Read about a woman’s struggle
to find work overseas and what steps she has to take for a successful
Ways to Save on Moving Costs
Bankrate - January 12, 2010
There are many ways to trim moving
costs. Some are pretty straightforward, and others are less
obvious. Following are six that may benefit you.
Grow in Housing Market's Top Tiers
The Wall Street Journal - October 13, 2009
New data suggest that foreclosures are rising in more expensive housing
markets. About 30% of foreclosures in June involved homes in the top
third of local housing values, up from 16% when the foreclosure crisis
began three years ago, according to new data from real-estate Web site
Ways to Evaluate Prospective Moving Companies
Financial Web - January 11, 2010
companies is something that almost everyone has to do at
some point. You get to a certain point in life where it just makes more
Homeless People Moving to the Springs
KKTV - January 10, 2010
There are now at least 500 homeless people living in Colorado Springs
according to the Colorado Springs Police Department. A big chunk of them,
police say, have...
Companies Seeing Increase in Trips to Texas
Temple Daily Telegram - January 9, 2010
Back in the 1840s, folks pulling up stakes in the South and Midwest often
left a simple message scrawled on their front doors that said it all...
Companies Seeing Increase in Trips to Texas
Milford Daily News - January 6, 2010
A 22-year-old Milford man was arrested Monday after police say he repeatedly
punched his uncle in the face and then...
Population Shrinking or Expanding? Not Even Movers or Demographers
Agree on Stats
Bradenton - January 5, 2010
Are more people moving out of Florida than moving in from other states?
Yes, one national moving company said
in a report released Monday. No, said another national mover that also
released a similar report...
Year’s Puts Many in the Mood for a Fresh Start
Sacramento Bee - December 21, 2009
Out with the old, in with the new. With Jan. 1 looming, it's time to
clear away what's not working and celebrate reinvention...
Aren’t The Wealthy Moving to Scandinavia?
Wall Street Journal - November 27, 2009
Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland invariably top prosperity surveys,
their cities lead quality of life surveys and their citizens live long
lives. So why isn’t anybody moving there?
Moving Home in Recession; Delaying Marriage, Kids
Wall Street Journal - November 24, 2009
The recession has caused many adults to move home, shack up with roommates
and delay having kids according to a study to be released today by the...
to Ask Before Moving In
ShelterPop via AOL - November 23, 2009
Finding a new home is a tricky business, and it's hard to know what you're
truly getting into until after the movers unload
Vikings Moving to LA?
Yahoo! Sports - November 20, 2009
The Minnesota Vikings are apparently starting to use the threat of moving
the team to Los Angeles a little more often these days, according to
the St. Paul Pioneer Press, and one wonders if there is a growing truth
to the threat...
Sting Targets Moving Companies
FOX 12 - November 17, 2009
Oregon police said nine moving
companies were fined Tuesday during a crackdown on movers
who operate without proper permits and insurance...
Heigl: Moving Day Mama
Gossip Center - November 17, 2009
The “Ugly Truth” actress wasn’t afraid to break a sweat as she helped
her hired moving company load
up the moving truck, proving that she’s not a prima donna...
Carriers Project Growth Problems
The Journal of Commerce - November 16, 2009
Shippers and carriers expect there will be sufficient capacity in the
domestic transportation system to handle the modest growth in traffic
that will occur in the coming year, but eventually there will be a day
of reckoning marked by driver shortages, higher fuel prices and...
Hero to get New House before Holidays
KGET via NBC - November 12, 2009
Saturday is moving
day for Evan Morgan and his family of three. The disabled
Marine Corporal will...
Plans Announced for Czech Museum
The Chicago Tribune - November 12, 2009
The Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will be moving from
the banks of the Cedar River to an area in Cedar Rapids that is...
Embraces a Whole New Dating Pool
The Washington Post - November 12, 2009
For Happy the hippo, moving from
Washington to Milwaukee has been a pleasure!
Movers without Maxing-Out Your Credit Card
Personal Money Store - November 10, 2009
No one wants to max out their credit cards when moving. But that’s what
happened to John Winston of Salem, Massachusetts...
More About Cross Country Movers
Cheap Mommy - November 9, 2009
The global society in today’s times has become very mobile in nature. Moving or
shifting from one’s current residence to a new one is a common phenomenon.
The reasons for such moving...
Craig Moving into Dream House
Atomic Popcorn - November 7, 2009
Daniel Craig is stepping off of the Broadway stage and moving from Pinewood
Shepperton’s studio in Britain...
Women have final say when it
comes to moving home
Telegraph - November 3, 2009
Women have the final say when it comes to couples moving house, research
Tricky life for “boomerang kids”
The Collegian Online - November 2, 2009
I remember the glorious day I turned 18. The transforming age to adulthood
meant the end of curfews, groundings and asking for permission. It was
an insurgence of freedom that seemed almost too good to be true and,
in my case, was short lived...
They want it all, and they want
Tulsa World - October 26, 2009
Pack the toys last and have Nana on standby when moving with children
younger than 5...
In One Day, an Entire Hospital
Fox Tampa Bay - October 22, 2009
All Children's Hospital's new $400 facility opens December 12 with an
unprecedented parade of gurneys, wheelchairs and wagons. "We must move
all of the patients in less than 24 hours," explains Vice President of
Operations Jean Francis. "We can only have one license, one hospital
operating under that license..."
See Jayne Move. Move, Jayne Move:
How do You Move 90 Tons of House?
Muscatine Journal - October 17, 2009
One day next spring a piece of Muscatine’s history will find a new home.
Along the way, a whole new chapter will be added to the story of the
110-year-old Henry Jayne house. It may even star in a reality television
Three Organizations to Green Your
Urban Turf - October 16, 2009
Moving day is about to arrive, and you have an apartment filled to the
brim with all kinds of stuff you need to decide to either take or trash.
As you run around town looking for packing boxes...
Moving Old People Out of Care Homes
Kills Them - and I've Got the Proof
Daily Mail - October 16, 2009
Any day now, Mrs. Louisa Watts will be uprooted from the home she loves
and dispatched, like a parcel, to an unfamiliar new address...
Missouri's Movers Begin Demanding
Honolulu Advertiser - October 14, 2009
It won't be a long move in terms of distance — a journey of just about
two miles — but the USS Missouri's trip this morning from historic Battleship
Row to Pearl Harbor's Naval Shipyard for drydock repairs has been more
than two years in the planning...
Foreclosures Grow in Housing Market's Top Tiers
The Wall Street Journal - October 13, 2009
New data suggest that foreclosures are rising in more expensive housing
markets. About 30% of foreclosures in June involved homes in the top
third of local housing values, up from 16% when the foreclosure crisis
began three years ago, according to new data from real-estate Web site
Lindsay Lohan Considering Moving
Holly Scoop - October 9, 2009
Lindsay Lohan is reportedly "bored" of life here in Hollywood and is
considering moving to Paris...
Moving? Keep in Touch with Your Social Security
The Paramus Post - October 8, 2009
Social Security Administration's Regional Public Affairs Office in the
New York Region If you’ve recently moved to a new address, chances are
some of your former neighbors and friends from the community asked you
to be sure to keep in touch...
Grant to Help First Time Homebuyers as Federal Tax Credit Deadline
WENY-TV - October 5, 2009
The first time homebuyer federal tax credit deadline is right around
the corner. First time homebuyers have until November 30th to close on
a house. That means they have less than two weeks to make an offer, and
have it accepted...
Signs of a movers scam
Hometown Annapolis - September 29, 2009
Experts: Know consumer rights, get three estimates before signing...
You needn’t break the bank when
decorating new digs
Boston Herald - September 24, 2009
Early fall means “moving day” for many Bostonians. For the under-22 set,
it signals the annual back-to-the-dorm migration. For the rest of us,
it’s the last leg of the infamous apartment shuffle....
News Channel 7 - September 1, 2009
Nearly 60,000 people left the state of Florida last year. Preliminary
numbers from the University of Florida show growth came to a screeching
halt in Okaloosa, Walton and Bay counties, which have historically seen
From Home, Helping Others Relocate
The New York Times- August 24, 2009
A native of Uzice, Serbia, Vladimir Cvijovic, 27, is one of many Serbian
students who come to the city for temporary jobs, many of them in moving.
This summer, he is a foreman at FlatRate Moving, a national company with
350 movers in New York City....
Moving? Pack Frugality in Advance
The News Tribune - August 2, 2009
About 13 percent of Americans move in any given year. With the average
full-service interstate move at about $4,200, according to the American
Moving and Storage Association, here are some ways to save...
Finding the Right Overseas Shipping
and Moving Company
Life into Zone - August 2, 2009
We all know that moving overseais not an easy task. You can’t really
expect to be able to do it all by yourself, do you? By getting help from
an overseas shipping and moving company, you can make the trip easier
Medicare When Moving Overseas
The Wall Street Journal - August 1, 2009
How do I handle getting medical coverage in the U.K. without giving up
my access to Medicare and supplements when we return to the U.S...
Real Estate News: Home Sales are
Moving on Up
West Seattle Herald - July 31, 2009
Pending home sales show a sustained and continuous uptrend, rising for
four consecutive months with very favorable housing affordability and
a first-time buyer tax credit boosting activity, according to the National
Association of Realtors...
Homeless to Move to Florida?
ABC-7 - July 29, 2009
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration is footing the
bill to send hundreds of homeless people on a one-way flight to our state.
It comes at a time when local agencies are already struggling to help
those in need...
Moving Day Disaster
Gainesville.com - June 30, 2009
What the resident didn't know was a stove burner apparently had been
switched on at some point. That didn't matter when there was no power
to the residence. But, when the power came on, so did the burner. The
hot burner ignited some items that had been placed on top of it, causing
the blaze, firefighters reported...
Cleaning Up After Moving Day
CTC.ca - June 29, 2009
Every year more than 115,000 Montrealers move to a new home, most of
those moves take place around July 1, and almost 50,000 tonnes of junk
is dumped. So city officials Alan DeSousa and Luis Miranda are asking
Montrealers to have some civic pride and clean up after themselves. They're
urging people to bring heavy junk to their local Eco-Centre, or contact
city workers and ask them to collect that beat-up bookshelf...
City Encourages Montreal Movers
CBC.ca - June 29, 2009
Montreal has dozens of eco-centres across the city that accept items
to be recycled. Alan DeSousa, Montreal's executive committee member responsible
for sustainable development, said each year about 50,000 tonnes of junk
that are not properly disposed of become eyesores and potential fire
hazards on the streets of Montreal. DeSousa said many boroughs are adding
extra heavy-waste collection days this week and said some eco-centres
will be open longer hours so people can drop things off...
Moving Out of Florida
Bradenton.com - June 29, 2009
Data from moving companies and the Florida Department of Motor
Vehicles suggest that fewer people are moving to the state and, at the
very least, an equal number of residents are moving out. Atlas Van Lines
moved a total of 5,277 households into the state in 2008, but moved out
6,367 households, according to the moving company’s migration study...
Have Home, Will Travel
TimesRecordNews.com - June 27, 2009
The couple consulted with a local house
moving company and were told the house would have to be
cut into three pieces before it could be moved. “That scared us to death,” she
said. A short time later, they called a moving company from Hollis, Okla.
The owner said his company could lift the whole house at one time using
equipment on a new hydraulic truck. “We paid a total of $3,000 to buy
the house, and to get it moved,” Laura said...
Shady Movers Beware
BizJournals.com - June 26, 2009
Georgia lawmakers should consider making it a crime for movers to
hold customers’ household goods until they pay additional charges not
in the contract, several members of a House committee said Friday. Criminalizing “hostage
loads” would help the state Public Service Commission, which regulates
in-state moving companies, overcome a staffing shortage that contributed
to a critical audit, said Rep. Calvin Hill, a member of the Budget and
Fiscal Affairs Oversight Committee...
Targets Unlicensed Movers
KTVZ.com - June 25, 2009
But people who choose an unlicensed mover, whether intentionally
or by mistake, may have little or no recourse for losses or damage to
their property, could be charged higher than normal fees, and could be
at higher risk for property or identity theft, officials warn. In Thursday's
sting, there were 18 vehicle-related violations issued and one was placed
out of service for safety violations....
Hiring An Illegal Mover is Risky
UTC.WA.GOV - June 24, 2009
Looking to hire a moving company? Check with the state, before
it’s too late! The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
(UTC) warns that just because a moving company advertises that it is “licensed
and insured” does not mean it is. Only moving companies permitted
by the UTC are allowed to perform residential moves within the State
of Washington. Consumers who hire companies operating without a UTC permit
may have little or no recourse if their belongings are damaged, lost
Moving Companies Are Getting Hit
PublicRadio.org - June 24, 2009
Traditional moving companies are getting hit pretty hard. Americans
who are moving are doing more of the work themselves or using
online alternatives. And based on some of the stories I’ve heard over
the years, I’m guessing there isn’t a whole lot of sympathy for the traditional moving
Movers Are Struggling
SfGate.com - June 24, 2009
Sinking home prices and a weak job market have forced normally restless
Americans to stay put in an uncharacteristic shift that has, among other
things, clobbered the moving industry. "Property values have dropped
so much, people can't pick up and move the way they used to," said Michael
Hicks, a demographer at Ball State University in Indiana who has tracked
the nationwide slowdown using data from several sources, including moving
My Sons Offers Pro Bono Services
Ca.Sys-Con.com - June 23, 2009
All My Sons Moving is committed to serving the communities in
which they do business. One of the ways they help is by offering pro
services to select organizations in need. In order to identify
these opportunities to help their communities, All My Sons Moving has
announced, today, the launch of the All My Sons Moving Charity Initiative
Moving To The Greek Islands
QuestGreekIslands.com - June 17, 2009
There are numerous moving
companies who have much experience in international transit
and moving items from your home country to your new home on the Greek
Islands. Be aware that you are likely to get a wide range of quotes.
A cheap removals firm may ask for less money but you might find there
are more damages...
Tarentum Firms Mark 100 in Business
Pittsburgh.com - June 13, 2009
After Weleski Transfer began moving
furniture instead of milk, it began to expand. The company
became an affiliate of Atlas Van Lines in 1963, and it added locations
in Johnstown and Cleveland during the 1990s. The business now moves goods
locally, nationally and internationally. Weleski said the company's all-around
work ethic helped it grow into what it is now. "We do strive to do good
work," he said. "We don't take what we do for granted. "A good job will
spread for future business," Weleski added. "Word of mouth...
MeridianBooster.com - June 10, 2009
Work is underway on the Signs ‘n More Eco 6 project. Earlier this month
the existing home where business owner Mick Classen lived was moved to
its new resting place at acreage near Paradise Hill. The Classens will
be living in a nearby apartment until the new living space above the
business is ready. “It’s going very well … we’re going to start putting
in some concrete and you’ll be able to see some stuff happen,” said Classen. “The
plans are finalized we just have to get the stamp from the city.....
Canadians Urged Not To Abandon
Pets on Moving Day
Montreal.Ctv.Ca - June 7, 2009
Moving day is
fast approaching in Montreal. And with it comes the age-old problem of
abandoned pets. Many Montrealers leave more than just trash and old furniture
behind when they move to a new apartment on July 1. They abandon unwanted
pets, or pets that are not allowed in their new building. Those pets
often end up having to fend for themselves, before being taken care of
by animal welfare agencies. Patricia Tulasne of the Societe Quebecoise
pour la defense des animaux finds the situation deplorable. "Montreal
is one of the cities in North America with the highest number of stray
cats," said Tulasne.....
School Year Ends Marks Busy Time
TheNational.ae - June 5, 2009
As the school year draws to a close Dubai is bracing itself for a significant
fall in population. Within weeks thousands of expatriate families are
expected to pack their bags and leave the country, waving goodbye to
their life in the sun thanks to the global recession. Redundancies, soaring
school fees and the rising cost of living in the UAE are behind the exodus...
All My Sons Continues to Build
Marketwire.com - June 2, 2009
Clients across the United States are offering praise and recognition
My Sons Moving and Storage relocation services. Since the
company's launch of their newly enhanced relocation and claims management
services and interactive websites, clients are able to feel comfortable
that their move will be handled with care as they learn quick and easy
tips to move safely and securely.....
Smooth Moves Require Planning
TulsaWorld.com - May 24, 2009
Bummer! The American Moving
and Storage Association offers tips on "moving and movers" in an e-mailed
press release. It says half of all moves take place in the second third
of the year (May through August). Moving is the third-most stressful
event in life, behind death of a loved one and divorce. " Moving
to Texas" should be fourth. The real fee: We've all heard
the "furniture-nappers" horror stories: A mover gives you a lowball estimate
to win your moving job, takes your belongings and holds them hostage
at an unknown location until you pay ridiculous, extra fees. The police
won't get involved as, "It's a civil matter." You signed a contract,
etc. When dealing with a moving company, insist the original estimate
is its final fee — before you sign its contract......
Chase Utley's Wife Sues Moving
Company for $13,000
Philly.com - May 19, 2009
Jennifer Utley, wife of Phillies slugger Chase
Utley, has filed suit against Sanford Alderfer Transport, Inc.
of Hatfield, PA seeking $13,000 to replace “various personal items,” allegedly
lost by the company while Jen, Pennsylvania SPCA board vice president,
and her World Champion Chase moved from one Center City condo to another
PUC Fines Two Pittsburgh Businesses
BizJournals.com - May 14, 2009
In other business, the PUC also issued a $5,750 fine against Don Farr
Moving Co. in West Mifflin, which the commission said repeatedly failed
to charge its customers the mandated fuel surcharge, failed to give some
clients an estimate and operated outside its approved jurisdiction. To
add an extra punch, the PUC asserted that Don Farr was “incapable of
operating a business in a responsible manner,” which the company flatly
My Sons Launches Mover's Advantage Program
Sys-con.com - May 13, 2009
moving company, All
My Sons Moving and Storage, is well prepared for moving
season to kick off this year. The dallas movers announced a new
program that makes All My Sons Moving and Storage a one-stop-shop for
consumers planning and executing a move from one residence to another.
More than 42 million Americans will move this year, and more than half
will do so between the months of May and September. As summer moving
season fast approaches, many families will begin the process of moving
across town or across the country......
Sirva Relocation Renews at Plymouth
Costar.com - May 12, 2009
Sirva Relocation signed a 27,657-square-foot renewal at Plymouth Woods
I in Plymouth, MN. The three-story, 85,322-square-foot office building
at 3300 Fernbrook Lane was built in 1998 in the I-394 Corridor. It is
part of the Plymouth Woods Office Center. Sirva Relocation is a leading
relocation and moving services firm, operating in over 175 countries
Have Moving Experience Too
ReporterHerald.com - May 10, 2009
Boxes? Check. Ropes? Check. Moving van?
No way. After all, who needs a truck when you have a dozen people on
bikes? "I've always kind of wanted to do one of these," said Aaron Lowenkron
as he helpd load Nickie and Anthony Stout's possessions onto a cargo
bike Saturday morning. "On a day like this, you could do worse than spending
the day outside, you know?" The Stouts have been car-free for about two
years now. Even so, when it came time to move to a new home five miles
Americans Aren't Moving
CBC.CA - May 6, 2009
Late last month, the U.S. Census Bureau released a moving statistic:
Americans aren't. In the 12 months leading up to March 2008, 12 per cent
of all Americans, or 35.2 million people, moved dwellings, the bureau
reported. That is 11 per cent fewer than the previous year. For this
country, according to Statistics Canada, the numbers are even lower.
In 2007, a mere 7.8 per cent of Canadians changed residence. Five years
before that, it was 8 per cent. People, it seems, are staying put. Neither
agency has figures for the current year, when the impact of the recession
would really show. But a surge of relocation seems very unlikely......
Ryan Gosling Prepares For His Role
As a Mover
WoodTV.com - May 4th, 2009
Oscar-nominated actor Ryan Gosling takes researching a role seriously.
To help prepare for his role as a mover in the upcoming movie "Blue Valentine," Gosling
spent Friday in New York City's East Village working with a moving
company helping New Yorkers move.....
County Evictions On The Rise
WCIV.com - May 4, 2009
It’s moving day for
Natasha Davis, but today she’s not moving into her dream home, she’s
leaving it behind. “I got so used to living in the house. It was a good
feeling I had,”
she said. “The end of March, the Deputy Sheriff’s office came here and
said here’s your eviction papers, letting you know you have 14 days to
find something and you have to move out,” Davis said. Evicted out of
the home she moved into just a few months ago, what’s even worse, Davis
says it’s not her fault- that’s because Davis doesn’t own this North
Charleston home, she rents it.....
Man Charged For Failing To Yield
JCFloridian.com - May 3, 2009
A Marianna man is facing a long list of criminal
charges and civil citations after he allegedly drove recklessly through
a house-moving convoy, authorities stated Friday. The Marianna Police
Department was assisting a house moving company in the transportation
of a large home Thursday when Larry Travis Jeter, 30, of 2674 Choctaw
Trail, drove through, the police department reported Friday. “During
the move, two officers were positioned at the front and rear ends of
the convoy, blocking traffic from passing in both directions due to safety
concerns,” a news release from the Marianna police department said.
As the house slowly passed over Chipola Bridge heading west.........
KJCT8.com - May 1, 2009
A shortage in supply of moving trucks is keeping people stuck
on the Western Slope. Thousands of people are leaving because of the
deflating oil and gas industry, and moving to other cities to pursue
other careers. The shortage of moving trucks is giving movers and moving
companies headaches. Moving trucks are in such high demand, the companies
are having to import them to the Western Slope. It's something that isn't
Gentle Giant is Working With It's Employees
Msnbc.Com - April 29, 2009
“If anyone were to report feeling sick from the Swine Flu, I know they’d
be encouraged to stay home, especially since most employees here have
a very physically demanding job,” said Stephen Coady, a spokesman for
Giant Moving Company that has 200 workers. Gentle Giant,
he added, “tries to balance sick, vacation [and] personal time policies
to benefit employees as much as possible, so god forbid we were hit with
an epidemic here. I feel confident there would be some flexibility with
policies so hourly people could skip working without worrying about their
income too much.........
Moving Tips For Moving Your Pets
Times-Herald.com - April 25, 2009
The city of Newnan Animal Control Officer, Cyndi Hoffman, gives moving
tips for you and your pet. Plan ahead. Advance planning will make your
move less stressful on you and your pet. Pack over a period of time,
and try to maintain your pet's normal routine. Invest in a high-quality,
sturdy pet carrier. If you have a dog or cat whom you want to keep safely
confined on moving day, get a carrier ahead of time and gradually accustom
your pet to spending time in it. Keep your pet secure. On moving
day, place your pet.......
Rid of The Stress During Your Move
Gulfnews.com - April 25, 2009
Does the thought of moving home give you a migraine attack? Stress can
do that. Gulf News business reports say there is a nearly 15 per cent
increase in people moving homes this year within the UAE. The Wipe Out
Waste (WoW) campaign looks at how to achieve this change of residence
in an efficient, planned and stress-free manner. Save time and money — enjoy
your new home. Moving residence, irrespective of whether it is a few
floors up or down or across the country can be a harrowing experience......
Gulfnews.com - April 25, 2009
Fernandes had paid Dh 1,200 to employ the services of a reputed removals
company. At the end of the move from a studip to a two-bedroom apartment,
he wished there had been a better communication. He said: "I was assured
that everything would be done according to my needs, but the movers were
very non-cooperative. I had an option of.........
Tips On Shopping For a Moving Company
Spokesman.com - April 24, 2009
companies will offer a few options for insurance to cover
items that are broken, damaged or lost. You pay a certain amount, usually
$4 to $9 for every $1,000 of your items’ value. Movers aren’t
perfect so insurance is probably a good way to go. But check with your
own insurance policies to see if you already have coverage for moving
damages. Don’t plan your move for a holiday weekend like Memorial Day
or Labor Day. The rates go up....
Movers Return $1,200
TurnToTen.com - April 23, 2009
Brothers Movers found a surprise when they were moving a
dresser out of a Warwick apartment. Two envelopes full of cash. But it
wasn’t finder’s keepers for the moving
company. When we leaned it back, two envelopes fell down,
said mover Ken Tanner. There was a bunch of money and I brought it to
my boss. Said owner Bob Romano: We opened it up and there was a significant
amount of money in the envelope. Romano said there was about $1,200 in
the envelopes. The movers then called the woman who hired them, Barbara
Donerly.I was just shocked, she said in a phone interview. That much
money and they turned it in. Incredible." Donerly, who lives in Florida,
was having her late mother’s furniture in Rhode Island shipped to her
by Coutu Brothers......
Americans Are Moving
NyTimes.com - April 22, 2009
The American Moving and Storage Association said the number
of people changing residences had been dropping for four years and fell
17.7 percent from 2007 to 2008. The first quarter of 2009 is likely to
be even worse, the trade group said.......
2008 Saw Fewest Moves Since 1962
blog.Cleveland.com - April 22, 2009
The housing crisis probably played a role in dampening people's enthusiasm
for moving - or their ability to leave one home for another. In a report
released today, the Census Bureau doesn't provide much explanation for
the low moving rate. But the bureau did find that renters were five times
more likely to move last year than homeowners. The moving rate for renters
was 27.7 percent, compared to 5.4 percent for people living in owner-occupied
homes. The nation's overall moving rate was 11.9 percent last year -
down from 13.2 percent in 2007. About 35.2 million people ages one and
older moved within the United States last year - down from 38.7 last
year, and the smallest number.......
Two Men and a Truck Encourages
mlive.com - April 20, 2009
The Movers for Moms program — a partnership between National Heritage
Academies and Two Men and a Truck — encourages students to collect items,
which are then delivered to shelters by the moving company. Locally,
students at Paragon Charter Academy are partnering with the Jackson franchise
of Two Men and a Truck to support the AWARE Shelter. During a school
assembly recently, AWARE Executive Director Rebecca Filip told students
that moms sometimes have to leave their home and go to the shelter for
safety. "It's a very dangerous time for them," Filip said......
VDOT Says Turns Ok at U.S. 1 Intersection
Fredericksburg.com - April 6, 2009
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration asks consumers to be
wary before you send your belongings off with a mover. Just in time for
the spring and summer moving season, it has identified a few "red flags" that
indicate a moving
company could be "rogue." (Their words, not mine). A company
will give you a suspiciously low price for the move over the phone or
via e-mail, without visiting your home or offering to do an in-person
estimate. A company demands cash, or a large deposit....
Movers Throw Away Courtney Love's
Monstersandcritics.com - April 5, 2009
The movers apparently were not aware of the value
of the sought-after dead animal piece. The London-based
artist, Morgan, a trained taxidermist, churns them out for the rich and
famous clients who spend tens of thousands on these items. The
movers got rid of the animal carcass, thinking they were cleaning up
a mess. T he Mail Online reports that the "embryonic
chick was an £8,000 artwork, and the widow of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain
is said to be ‘blazing mad’ at its loss.".....
Tips and Tricks Make Moving Go
JournalStar.com - April 5, 2009
Like any sane person, I hate the process of moving into a new place.
It’s expensive, back-breaking and time-slaying — and in all the times
I’ve hauled my stuff to the next place, I don’t feel like I’ve ever taken
with me any great nuggets of stress-reducing wisdom. I just continue
to fester in my own worthless anxiety each and every time. But during
my latest move (just across town), I was determined to get an education,
to make this move my easiest, most serene ever. The end result was neither
easy nor serene, but I do feel that I learned a few things.......
Online Moving Program Coordinates Moving
Stripes.com - March 27, 2009
An online tracking system intended to ease the moving
process will launch Monday at Kadena Air Base. The Defense
Personal Property System will allow servicemembers to work directly with
their moving company to
coordinate the move and track their belongings, Senior Master Sgt. Colleen
Curl, element chief for the 18th Logistic Readiness Squadron, said in
an e-mail to Stars and........
No Mass Exodus: Moving Company
Movers For Moms
NNSL.com - March 25, 2009
With nearly 100 known job cuts in Yellowknife since Canada's economy
took a dive last fall, the question on some peoples mind might be this:
are people fleeing the city? Leon Johnson doesn't think so. Johnson is
the corporate and international sales manager for Matco Transportation
Systems in Yellowknife. Of the four major moving
companies in Canada - United Van Lines, North American Van
Lines, Atlas Van Lines and Allied Van Lines............
WLAJ.com - March 24, 2009
Mid-Michigan moms struggling to make ends meet are getting some help. Two
Men and a Truck are teaming up with Windemere Park Charter
Academy for their Movers for Moms program, collecting donated items
to be delivered on Mother's Day. "Basic needs, basic necessities, some
special things; scented shampoos so that we can encourage moms and give
them something that perhaps they wouldn't get on Mother's Day," said Deb
Major, a teacher at Windemere Park Charter Academy........
How To Avoid Rogue Movers
Moving Firm Filling Its Own Empty
QuestBG.com - March 24, 2009
For those considering buying property in Bulgaria and moving to the country, Quest
Bulgaria together with Stefan Dimitrov, Managing Director of Allied
Pickfords Bulgaria, advise on the steps to take in order to ensure
a trouble free house move - and we also take a look at a real life moving
disaster. It is really exciting having bought your Bulgarian property
and looking forward to moving there. At the time you are facing a move
you’ll be busy with lots of other things....
WFAA.com - March 24, 2009
Two young entrepreneurs, Justin Cartwright and
Rod Dias, had a dream of running their own business. They started Simple
Movers in Hurst 18 months ago as a moving company aimed
at providing better service for less money. What they lacked in experience,
they made up for in energy and passion. Life was full of possibilities.
Then tragedy struck. Cartwright, 27, was killed in a car crash on Feb.
Football Players and Moving Companies
SIRVA To Make Layoffs
Cantonrep.com - March 21, 2009
The annual “Muscle Move” is a collaboration with area moving companies who
donated vans and drivers for the day. Several crews are making
scheduled pick-ups at Canton-area houses where everything from sectional
couches to beds and mattresses will be used for the YMCA’s transitional
housing. The annual service project is Gardner’s third since arriving
News-Sentinel.com - March 21, 2009
Rea Magnet Wire plans to close its Pontiac Street site, affecting 85 employees
working there, the company announced Friday. And our media partner, WANE,
Channel 15, is reporting it has confirmed “definite layoffs” at the moving
company SIRVA. Rea plans to sell some assets of its Rea Diversified
Products Division to Elektrisola of Boscawen, N.H. Rea said in a statement
announcing that, “it is no longer economically feasible to continue manufacturing
operations at the Pontiac Street plant.” The site is at 3600 E. Pontiac
Moving and Storage Company Closing for good
Abclocal.go.com - March 19, 2009
After three generations in the business, the Harris Moving and Storage
Company is closing for good. Everything is being sold at auction
starting Friday. With almost 70 years in the moving and storage business,
it's no surprise that after time, many items that were stored were forgotten.
Harris took us on a tour to show us some of the things that'll be up
for auction like an antique table from the 1940s. "You have had some
customers that have had stuff in our warehouse since 1957," Harris said. "To
put a value on some of the things is very difficult to do," said David
Runte with the Worstell Auction Company......
Moving Company Faces Fines and Suspensions
ABClocal.go.com - March 17, 2009
The Public Utiltiies Commission is looking into a Bay
Area moving company with a long list of complaints on its
record. It was just before their wedding. Roxanne and Doug Franco were
moving from San Francisco to San Mateo. So, they were thrilled when "Better
Way to Move" quoted them a price of just $440 for the entire move. "I
thought great, we're going to do this move for like 500 bucks. That's
amazing," Doug recalled. "For me, I've always moved with a U-Haul and
a bunch of friends. So, to think wow I can finally not do all of that
and have someone else take on all of the work" said Roxanne. The company
emailed a rate quote saying it would take three men four hours to complete
the job, and it would cost $440. But, on moving day the Francos
were shocked with a bill that was four times higher..........
What to Know Before You Hire Movers
WECT.com - March 16, 2009
Last summer Trish Torkildsen needed a place to store her things until
her new house was ready. She quickly found a moving
company online, JYS Movers out of Florida. They promised
to keep her furniture and boxes at a Wilmington storage unit, so she
signed the moving contract and handed over her things. The movers signed
a contract too, but for a storage rental. The unit was in JYS' name,
not Trish's, at Carolina Storage in Wilmington. Trish never knew the
location of the storage unit, she just knew her things were somewhere
Great Packing Solutions for Moving Day
ABClocal.go.com - March 13, 2009
It is moving day for Lyndsay Foat but the cardboard boxes are missing. "It
is hard to find boxes in the city, so you use what you can," said Foat.
She's right. There used to be boxes outside her home, but now they are
sent to recyclers. They are too valuable to be given away. You can buy
new boxes, but they run you anywhere from a couple bucks to $10 and more
each. That's a lot of money for a self move, so that's why Lyndsay is
bagging her belongings. "It is hard to, bags are uneven and you can't
fit a lot of stuff, where as boxes are square and you can get more into
them and stack things," said Foat. It was exactly that kind of dilemma
that got Marty Metro thinking about boxes. "They are expensive when you
have to go to a retail store to buy them. So I figured let's build a
website sort of online dating service for boxes," said Metro...........
Moving Presidents - Celebrating
LoudonTimes.com - March 3, 2009
A Sterling-based moving
company is tooting its own horn after it recently helped
two former presidents – and political rivals -- relocate. The company
also said it transferred items from the home (it didn't say which home)
of former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
into storage. Included in the items, the company said, was the former
president's desk, which followed him from Little Rock, Ark., to the Oval
Office. During that time, the company has moved a slew of senators, congressman,
cabinet members and several other presidential administrations without,
the company said in a statement, “a political preference......
Hiring Professional Movers Can
Prevent Accidents & Mitigate Costs
Processor.com - January 30, 2009
Data center managers can avoid similar relocation-related risks by talking
with the equipment vendor, using the vendor when necessary, and seeking
out a qualified mover in other instances. The following tips and information
are designed to help data center managers find qualified
movers and inform themselves of the risks and complexities
of performing the move themselves. The farther the move, the greater
the risks. ..............Moving equipment across town adds fire, theft,
and data loss risks. If the data center orchestrates its own move, it
should ensure that hardware and data backups do not travel in the same
vehicle. “If anything happens to that truck, you have lost both equipment
and data,” says Combs................
From mover to long snapper in the Super Bowl
TampaBay.com - January 29, 2009
Twelve weeks ago, Retkofsky was loading furniture into the back of a
truck for a Moving Company in Fort Worth,
Texas, making $12 an hour. "The last week I was there, I got a raise
to $15," Retkofsky said. The Texas Christian grad, who had been cut by
the Steelers twice in 15 months, was paying bills and trying to figure
out what to do with his life when, on Oct. 26, Steelers long-snapper
Greg Warren had his leg mangled while covering a punt against the Giants.
A day later, Steelers personnel boss Kevin Colbert brought in Retkofsky
and three other long snappers. Retkofsky won the job.
"Honestly, I was at the point in my life where I didn't know what I was
going to do or what would happen next," Retkofsky said. "I told myself
Moving Company Owner Arrested
NyDailyNews.com - January 29, 2009
State police and FBI Agents found the 27 glittering but unfinished gold
mementos - worth at least $250,000 - and an array of gems and jewelry
in a safe-deposit box whose key was discovered in the home of moving
company owner Sean Murphy, 44. Authorities allege Murphy
was the mastermind of the June 6 heist at the E.A. Dion factory in Attleboro,
Mass., where daring thieves disabled the company's alarm system and cut
a hole in the roof. Murphy was arrested Friday on charges of larceny,
breaking and entering and possession of burglar's tools, according to
Storage Units Take On Heavy Load
WBGJ7.com - January 28, 2009
You've heard of foreclosed homes, but how about foreclosed storage units?
It's a similar concept and one that's happening more often. Renting out
storage space hasn't ever been much of a problem. Though lately some
local businesses have noticed more people leaving their stuff behind
because they can't pay rent. "They are having financial difficulties
or someone may have lost a job or afraid they're going to lose a job," says
Bill Thompson of a Self-Storage facility. "I
try to work with people as much as possibile...........
Moving Company Employee Beaten
WashingtonPost.com - January 6, 2009
Three of four teenagers were charged with fatally beating a 56-year-old
man over a cigarette in Bladensburg last May pleaded guilty yesterday
to second-degree murder, State's Attorney Glenn F. Ivey said. The three,
who were charged as adults, entered their pleas before Circuit Court
Judge Beverly Woodard, authorities said. Marcus L. Williams, Regina R.
Young-Bey and Calaisha L. Vaughn, all 15, admitted to fatally beating
Aboubacar Camara. At the time of his death, Camara was a moving
Fewer Americans Move Out of State
USAToday.com - Dec. 30, 2008
companies are delivering fresh evidence that Americans'
wanderlust is waning. Interstate moves dropped substantially this year
over the previous year, according to two large shippers -- United Van
Lines and Atlas Van Lines. Shipments were down more than 10% the first
11 months of this year, says Greg Joover, president and chief operating
office of Atlas World Group. United expects to end the year down about
16% or 35,000 fewer shipments, spokeswoman Jennifer Bonham says.........
From Mover to Pro-Bowler
Projo.com - Dec. 21, 2008
The alarm rang at 5 a.m. and, as Sean Morey dragged himself out of bed
to head off to work moving
furniture, he thought: "Wow -- this is it. It's over." It
was the fall of 2001, the NFL season was just beginning, and Morey wasn't
playing, having been cut by the Eagles a few days earlier, at the end
of training camp. He'd been a standout wide receiver at Brown, the best
in school history. He'd been drafted in the seventh round by the Patripts
in 1999, but spent most of his two years with New England on the practice
squad. In the spring of '01 he'd gone to Spain, to play for the Barcelona
Dragons in NFL Europe.....
Standing Out in An Industry With
A Bad Reputation
WSJ.com - November 20, 2008
I recently tried to find movers for an upcoming move,
and the experience left a bad taste in my mouth. Some threw out so much
moving industry jargon (like "binding estimates" and "released value"),
I felt helpless trying to compare. Others seemed impatient with my questions.
It didn't help that when I went online guidance, I mostly just read horror
stories of people with bad moving experience, such as damaged belongings,
movers didn't arrive on the day they were suppose to, or prices doubling
the original estimate.......
Do-It-Yourself Moving Tips
NorthFloridaNewsDaily.com - November 17, 2008
If you're one of the approximately 50 million American moving this year,
you probably don't want to spend a fortune to get from point A to point
B. With a little planning ahead, it's possible to execute a do-it-yourself
move without breaking the bank. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,
about 16 percent of all moves are work-related -- moving to find a new
job or to be closer to a current job. Whatever your reason for moving,
you don't have to pay a company to pack your belongings and transport
them to your new home......
Company Owners Killed in West Palm
WPBF.com - November 6, 2008
The owners of a West
Palm Beach moving company were shot and killed Thursday
Night in an apparent home invasion. Linda and Aaron Sampson were fatally
shot at their home in the 3700 block of Australian Court at about 8:30
p.m. Police responding to a robbery call arrived at the home and found
Linda Sampson shot dead and her husband, Aaron Sampson, suffering from
gunshot wounds. Aaron Sampson was transport to St. Mary's Medical Center,
where he later died. The victims owned Sampson's Moving & Storage Inc...........
Day For Hawaiian Families
KHNL.com - October 26, 2008
Some have called Kahana Valley "home" for decades, but a dispute with
the state means six families can no longer live there. They have until
Monday to move out and while time is running out, frustration for those
families is running high. The mood in Kahana Valley is as gloomy as the
weather for families that grew up there. "There are our homes, this is
what we've lived for all our lives," said longtime resident, Ervin Kahala.
Families spend this weekend packing up and preparing to move out.............
Boxes Bring Awareness to Breastcancer
NC - October 14, 2008
Two Men and a Truck of Wilmington plans to raise awareness for breast
cancer this month by coloring its standard moving boxes with a pink hue.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the pink boxes will benefit
the Pink Ribbon Project of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation.
It's the first time the local
movers has offered the pink boxes which are available for
$2 and $2.50 at the Wilmington Location........
Flood Benefits Run out for Indiana Families
abclocal.go.com - October 13, 2008
The families were forced from their homes by September floods and have
been living in temporary shelters. Monday is moving day for the Schmidt
family, who has been living at Merrillville's Comfort Suites since they
had to leave their flooded home. "We knew this was the last day but we
were trying to figure out where we were going. No one told us," said
William Schmidt, the flood victim. The Schmidts are headed to a shelter
in Gary that the state of Indiana and FEMA have set up for displaced
Movers in Connecticut Are Shutting
Courant.com, Hartford,CT -
October 12, 2008
Diesel still costs about 76 cents a gallon more than regular gas in Connecticut,
according to AAA, averaging about $4.14 a gallon in the state on Friday.
Federal energy officials expect diesel to cost significantly more than
regualr gas well into 2009, especially as residents clamor for heating
oil for the coming winter. This is affecting the moving industry. Amodo
Moving Inc., a New Britain moving company, is auctioning its equipment
in two weeks. Another moving company, Salka & Sons in Meriden, shut its
doors this year, and a Canaan tanker-truck company, Hitchcock Bros.,
went out of business last year, said Mike Riley........
Pets did much better with Hurricane
Walletpop.com - September 9, 2008
New Orleans residents all did better this hurricane, including the dogs
and cats. What happened last time around during Katrina to animals and
their owners inspired some great changes. During Katrina, animals weren't
allowed in shelters or buses leaving town. That gave pet owners two awful
options: abandon their animals or wait out the storm with them. After
Katrina, emergency workers owned up to the idea that since pets have
become part of people's families, they better come up with plan than
just leaving pets behind........
Making the mover right
Azcentral.com - Sept 6, 2008
When it's time to chose a mover, make sure you get the estimates in writing
from the carries who have assessed, in person, everything that you'll
be moving, says John Bisney, a spokesman for the non-profit American
Moving and Storage Association. Don't rush, talk through the fine print
and ask questions about anything you do not comprehend. If you receive
a low bid on your move, make sure you analyze it to an even stronger
degree. The web site, ProtectYour Move.gov, offers extensive information
about your rights and moving company's responsibilities, especially for
Warn Students While Moving In
WCCO.com - August 18, 2008
There is a warning be spread to students planning to move into homes
and apartments around the University of Minnesota campus in the next
few weeks. Labor Day weekend is moving day for most of them and police
are saying for the following few weeks, crime in those neighborhoods
could rise. All the leases are up on the 31 so everyone is basically
moving all their stuff out and then getting ready to move into the houses
according to Univeristy of Minnesota Junior Kirsten Fosse. Crooks see
the students as easy targets and take advantage of their trusting nature.........
Moving company's estimator saves
money and lives!
Canada.com - August 15, 2008
While a pot was lying a stove, buring, an elderly couple was fast asleep.
Trevor Kennell arrived to the home expecting to do a moving
quote for them for the moving companythat employs him. He
knocked on the door and an elderly man opened with a cloud of smoke bursting
through the door from behind him. Kennell was able to locate the stove
and take the burning pan away from the heat. It wasn't before long that
the West Vancouver Fire and Rescue team arrived to evaluate the home
and ventillate it........
your move - what kind will it be?
Outandaboutnewspaper.com - August 14, 2008
There's a good chance you'll move several times in your life, and with
each move, you'll find yourself in completely different circumstances.
If you've never moved
with moving companies the amount of information you encounter can be
overwhelming. When two households combine, whether it's a young couple
moving in together, second marriages, or any other situation, -- essentially
means two moves, increasing the complexity and cost. If you're using
the same moving company for both moves, be sure to inform your mover.
The extra pick-up charge is usually small, depending on the distance
between the two locations..........
asks his landlord to clean up the mess
Kbtx.com - August 11, 2008
Moving day turned into one big headache after another for Kevin Ford
and John Wright. John said when he walked into the two bedroom apartment
he found food in the refrigerator, inside the cabinets, and the stove
was black and gross. There were dishes and dry food still in the dishwasher
according to Ford. Ford and Wright took their problems to management.
Although Ford said they agreed to send someone out to clean up the dirty
apartment, he said management didn't think the mess was that bad.........
Avoid rip-offs when you move
CBS5.com - August 1, 2008
There's no limit to what a mover can charge for packing materials. So
before you pack, make sure to ask not just how much it costs for the
move, but about the cost of packing materials. Take these comparisons:
a small cardboard box would cost about $3 retail, but a moving company
could charge as much as $32 for the box, along with pacing. Bubble wrap
may be charged for $40 instead of $4. If you don't ask, be prepared for
Local musician found dead in his
moving company's office
AJC.com - July 31, 2008
Atlant police are investigating the murder of a local musician who was
found beaten to death inside his Grant Park moving company's office.
The victim was Danny Kahn, 59, he was singer and songwriter who got into
the moving business in the 1970s. He used to do a lot of the moves by
himself. As he got older though, he left the heavy lifting to workers
as he got older. Kahn's body was found near his desk at his business..........
Moving Companies Sting
Kohd.com - July 23, 2008
An undercover operation in Bend has found several unlicensed and uninsured
moving companies. Several movers were called to arrive to a home Wednesday
morning looking to move someone and ended up being greeted by the Oregon
State Police. They were movers who placed ads on Craigslist and the Yellowpages.
There have been complaints made of movers actually having their property
moved and not arriving at the location that it was destined for. Most
of the time it ends up being sold to someone else or stolen........
Shooting at moving company
Local12.com - July 23, 2008
An armed robbery suspect ended up witha little more than expected today,
two gunshots wounds, and a couple of broken arms. The suspect's wounds
came from his own gun. The shooting occurred at a business on Elberon
Avenue in East Price Hill. Shortly after 9:00 a.m., police say man identified
as 21 year-old Ahmad Parker came into the business, pointed a gun and
demanded money. The person he was pointing the gun at ended up being
Raymond Palma, who seized the opportunity to take the gunman down once
he turned his head to keep an eye on the other people in the office........
Cracks Down on Movers
eTrucker.com - July 15, 2008
On July 9, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration promised that
it will continue to target interstate moving companies that violate federal
consumer protection and safety regulations. The FMCSA announced the results
of a recent strike force investigation involving nearly 350 moving companies
in over 13 states. The FMCSA said fraudlent interstate movers will face
serious legal and financial consequences.........
A few tips to cut moving costs
sfgate.com - July 12, 2008
Declutter before the move, not afterward, so you're not paying to move
things you won't use. Another good tip is to procrasinate if you can.
It is less expensive to use a big moving company between October and
April. If you are trying to to use alternative moving resources such
as Craigslist, make sure to check references. Another clever tip is to
try and use your own packing supplies and materials, moving companies
will charge you extra to use theirs and the price of the total move will
Minister bilked the IRS out of
Dayton Daily News.com - July 9, 2008
A former Dayton resident who was accused of embezzeling from his employers
was indicted on Wednesday, July 9, on 24 counts of tax evasion and failure
to account for the money that was withheld from employees paychecks.
The indictment alleges that John D. Bray, 48, a minister at a Trotwood
church, withheld money from the paychecks of the moving companies' employess
deposited the money into an account for himself rather than pay the money
to the IRS. Bray was in charge of payroll for four moving companies........
rules in place for movers
Kval.com - June 4, 2008
In-state movers must no follow some new rules designed to reduce confusion
and eliminate problems. For one, they are required to provide a written
estimate for every move, not just when the customer requests one. Along
with that receipt, the mover must give you a moving guide. English and
Spanish versions are available. Another important change: To get an operation
permit, a moving company must have insurance for the household goods
Moving company documents found left in dumpster
CBS12.com - June 3, 2008
They say to always shred your documents when its time to dispose of them,
that's something Charles Wheeler forgot to do. Building Owner Charles
Wheeler explains he was cleaning out the moving company operation he
used to own, he didn't think there any sensitive documents that were
still inside. Meanwhile, CBS 12 crews found dumpsters full of files and
paperwork with names, addresses, drivers licenses and even social security
Attorney General's Office looking into moving scams
WFAB.com - June 2, 2008
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwall says his office has found some
scams by unscrupulous moving companies. 9NEWS broke the story with customers
claiming a moving company was holding their furniture hostage. Attorney
General Caldwall says because of the way the law is written, it's sometimes
difficult to get proper jurisdictions involved, but he ads that there
will be a full investigation........
trial caused over a moving contract
Dailyherald.com - May 22, 2008
Gaven Elementary District 37 Board President Barbara Mende is on trial
for official misconduct for allegedly splitting a $13,000 moving contract
into two parts to avoid competitive bidding. She may have tried to save
the school some money, but she might have bought herself some jail time
instead. The district needed movers to take desks and other school furniture
from a Lake Zurich school building where Gavin Central students were
sent after Central was condemned back to the repaired Central. Mende
faces up to five years in prison if convicted........
Airmen can now report damages
AirForceTimes.com - May 16, 2008
Airmen may now use an online form rather than paper to report household
goods that are lost, damaged or destroyed in an official move. The moving
company airmen deal with should also give you information telling you
how to file damage claims with the company. Under a new Defense Department
policy, airmen will receive full replacement value rather than a depreciated
value for damaged or lost goods, but they must file with the moving company
rather than the Air Force.........
Moving Company Turns to Vegetable
News14.com - May 14, 2008
In an effort to help save the world, CMTR Moving
Services is converting its trucks to to vegetable oil. One truck has
been converted and another moving truck will be changed in June. The
economic difference between using diesel fuel and vegetable oil is huge.
George Moore, operations manager of CMTR Moving Services says a 50-gallon
tank would cost $250 on diesel and only $80 on waste vegetable oil. Waste
vegetable oil that can easily be found in your local deep fryers throughout
the obese United States........
Feds failing on consumer complaints
about household movers
Citizen.org - April 24, 2008
The pending issue is a proposed rule for interstate household movers
to report quarterly on the complaints consumers lodge with them about
their performance. This rule was brought to the table by Congress which
required the FMCSA to create in the 2005 highway bill, which was aptly
titled, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity
Act: A Legacy for Users. The Public Citizen filed comments against the
quarterly reports stating their is insufficient detail in the report,
ineffective enforcement as well as inadequate promotion........
Former Moving Company employee
charged with thefts
Washington Post - April 9, 2008
Laureen E. Cooke, 24, former marketer for a moving company, was charged
with 34 counts, including grand larceny, burglary, possession of a controlled
substance and credit card fraud in the theft of items totaling nearly
$200,000. According to an affidavit, Cooke was seen loading a plastic
container into a moving truck near her apartment. Authorites say Cooke
was employed by Move-It! Relocation Specialists in Leesbrug. The co-owner
and manager of the company, Josh Devaughn said Cooke was not a staff
member but had done some contractor work.
Unlicensed Movers Feel The Sting
KGW.com - April 4, 2008
The reputation of Unlicensed Movers continues to grow and has been noted
by Oregon Police Authorities. Oregon Police issued over 60 citations.
Fuel Costs Continue To Rise
Business Report - April 3, 2008
Small-scale tranports firms, who manage from job to job, continue to
fight to survive and stay in business as the price of fuel continues
to escalate, they now must take in to account the distance of each job
Helpful Clues to Pinpoint Bad
Baltimoresun.com - March 21, 2008
The urge to move into your new home may stray you away from moving companies
who may be trying to scam you. Here some helpful moving tips to avoid
those movers who want to take advantage of you.
Weighing the Costs, Financial
and Otherwise, of Staying vs. Moving
Washington Post - March 15, 2008
Hiring movers is expensive, but if you're moving locally, you can usually
find individuals or small moving companies that would gladly move you
for a fair ...
Company Center Of State, Federal Investigation
KPTV.com - Portland, OR - March 15, 2008
State and federal agents are investigating the moving company Morton
Van Lines, authorities from the Oregon Attorney General's
Office said Thursday. ...
Warns Of Moving Company Trouble
KPTV.com - Portland, OR - March 7, 2008
A woman who hired a moving
company said they have failed to deliver her furniture,
leaving her with an empty apartment in Beaverton on Thursday. ...
Signs Definitive Agreement with TEAM Group to Sell Moving ...
PR Newswire UK (press release) - London,UK - March 3, 2008
... managed by The TEAM Group ("TEAM"), Europe's leading corporate international
moving company and a member of the Allied International moving network.
Auto Transport Truck Hits Railroad Trestle
Tyler Morning Telegraph - Tyler, TX - March 4, 2008
A vehicle fell from an auto
transport truck passing on a bridge overhead after a crash
on Texas Highway 31 this morning. An automobile transport truck ...
AUDIO: Mover warns about scams
Central Valley Business Times - Stockton, CA - February 27, 2008
Watch your local TV consumer reporter enough and you’ll see story after
story about people who feel they were fleeced by moving companies. ...
Companies Flaunting State Laws
WFtv.com - Orlando, FL - February 26, 2008
companies must have a state registration that's listed on
their ads. Action 9 couldn't find that in the company's ad or on the
final bill, ...
Snowbirds Wanted: For Housing
Recovery, Does Florida Need Out-of-Towners?
The Wall Street Journal -- Miami,
FL - February 26, 2008
The Times-Union also cites statistics from United Van Lines, a national
moving company, which said that in 2006, for the first time in three
decades of record-keeping, the company moved more people out of the state
than in. Although in 2007 the balance tipped back, the article says that
those figures showed Florida had a big drop in “people moving.”
California Fiscal Foolishness
Intellectual Conservative - Phoenix,
AZ - February 25, 2008
After all, according to impartial statistics from moving companies, (see
first link above) California is already driving people away....
Scammed Victims, Stole Belongings
TheWBALChannel.com - Baltimore,
MD -- February 14, 2008
Several victims of theft asked the WBAL TV 11 News I-Team to help them
track down their belongings after the owner of a moving company stole
the items they paid him to store.
Should you have roommates?
University Daily Kansan - Lawrence, KS -- January 17, 2008
Have roommates or not to have roommates? That's the question many students
are asking. With a wide range of benefits including cheaper rent, cheaper
utilities, less housework...
Moving day for 26 Guadalupe families
Arizona Republic - Phoenix,
AZ -- January 16, 2008
In one of the most economically challenged neighborhoods in Guadalupe,
needy families are moving into brand new homes sponsored by the First
Helping the homeless find a home.
Boston Globe - United States -- January 6, 2008
Stephanie Cotton-Snell did not give them a place to live, she gave them
a sense of purpose. Since realizing the number of homeless woman in her
community, Cotton-Snell has been teaching acting classes twice a week
to the homeless...
New South Wales floods moving in, many moving
New Zealand Herald - New Zealand -- January 6, 2008
As flood waters peaked, many moved out. The area, now declared a natural
disaster zone, recorded an 18.1 flood peak, the second highest...
Moving Stress on Pets
By: Pat McCray -- January 6, 2008
You have moving stress, your kids have moving stress, and even your pets
have moving stress. To help your pets along with this grueling process,
make sure that...
Transportation Business in 2008: What to Expect
By Eric J. Joiner, Jr. -- December 30, 2007
The biggest issue is obviously the cost of fuel. You should also take
into account security, technology, and the ever growing advancement of