Moving companies are legally required to obtain and maintain required certifications which allow them to transport household goods on interstate and intrastate moves. These license numbers are used to identify the status of a moving company’s operating authority as well as their insurance coverage. Each state has their own guidelines and license requirements.
A billing method for long-distance services that is calculated by mileage and weight.
A flat surface provided to bridge a gap between the truck and the edge of the loading area. The loading ramp is used as a walkway on which you can walk or roll a hand cart or small appliance dolly.
A move that is usually 40 miles or less and within a state’s border.
A move of less than 100 miles within the same state that is based on hourly rates and is regulated by the individual state’s Department of Transportation (DOT) or another regulatory body.
Long Carry Charge
An additional fee charged when items require carrying them an excessive distance during loading or unloading.