An amount that reflects what your goods are worth and compensates the mover for assuming a greater degree of liability than that provided for in the base transportation charges. Not to be confused with insurance, a valuation is offered by your moving company as a tariff level of carrier liability based on the weight of your items. Valuation does not cover damage due to “Acts of God”, such as earthquakes, tornadoes, high winds or hurricanes). Likewise, it does not cover damage due to strikes, riots or similar commotion activity. Valuation only covers items that are damaged or lost and only if you can prove negligence on the part of the moving carrier, and all claims are settled by employees of the carrier that damaged your items.
Many different sizes of trucks are referred to as a “van”. The van can be a small truck or a large-sized tractor trailer unit.
A worker from the moving company who oversees loading, hauling and unloading of customer’s household goods.