Celebrating the Big 10 – Then and Now

Celebrating the Big 10 – Then and Now 2004 was an action-packed year. In addition to the founding of Relocation Insurance Group, a few other events made headlines! Facebook was launched. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics discovered the universe's largest known diamond, white dwarf star BPM 37093. Janet Jackson flashed America in the infamous wardrobe [...]

By | March 18th, 2014|Blog|

5 Ways to Increase Sales for Your Moving Company

5 Ways to Increase Sales for Your Moving Company Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com One of the biggest questions in running a moving company – or any company for that matter – is how to increase sales. For a small business like a moving company it’s increasingly challenging to break through the clutter of the [...]

By | January 8th, 2014|Blog|

Interview with Kelly Moran, FVP Insurance Program Manager

Interview with Kelly Moran, FVP Insurance Program Manager  Q: Some moving companies are a still a little confused about why they would want or need FVP insurance. Can you shed some light on this for us? A: Yes. Full Value Protection Insurance is a genius, first-of-its-kind insurance program. Here’s how it works: When a moving company offers [...]

By | September 24th, 2013|Blog|

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Five Ways to Defy Negative Industry Stereotypes

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Five Ways to Defy Negative Industry Stereotypes Over the years, a few bad apples have tarnished the reputation of the entire moving company industry. We’ve all heard stories of bait-and-switch pricing, bogus moving scams, and the undercover TV shows that reveal terrible moving services. It’s time to defy the negative stereotypes and [...]

By | August 14th, 2013|Blog|

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Four Productivity and Morale Boosters for your Team

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Four Productivity and Morale Boosters for your Team All entrepreneurs know that business is only as productive and progressive as its employees. Competitive wages and benefits are not the only factors that keep employees inspired and working hard – they are also motivated by the feeling of being valued. Fortunately, it’s easy [...]

By | August 8th, 2013|Blog|

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Five Ways to Build Your Moving Insurance Program

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Five Ways to Build Your Moving Insurance Program Promoting your moving company’s insurance program can add tremendous value to your business, both in revenues and customer satisfaction. Many clients are glad for the opportunity to purchase moving insurance. However, they can’t buy it from you if they don’t know it exists. Build [...]

By | July 31st, 2013|Blog|

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Eight Ways to Hire the Best

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Eight Ways to Hire the Best   Behind every successful moving company, you’ll find a team of smart, motivated “A” players. Everyone knows that great people drive great business. What is less obvious is how to find those great people! In the moving business, high turnover is a common challenge. And [...]

By | July 23rd, 2013|Blog|

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Prevent Liability Claims from ‘Helpful’ Customers

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Prevent Liability Claims from ‘Helpful’ Customers Managing a successful moving company is rewarding but can come with enormous amounts of stress and responsibility. You have to make sure  your employees are professional; keep customers’ personal belongings safe; and ensure no one gets hurt – especially the customer. All moving companies have encountered [...]

By | July 17th, 2013|Blog|

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Protect Employees from Back Injuries

Moving Company Insurance Tip: Protect Employees from Back Injuries The average cost of a low-back associated workers’ compensation claim is nearly $8,500 – double the amount of average injury claims, according to the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA). And the U.S. Bureau of Labor has calculated that almost 20 percent of persons with back injuries miss [...]

By | July 9th, 2013|Blog|