How Moving Companies Can Use Tech to Enhance Service

Summer is coming. While most people will be dreaming of beachside vacations and lazy days by the pool, anyone in the moving industry knows it’s time to get to work. Summer is the industry’s busy season. With a little planning and the right tech options, you can keep things running smoothly for both you and [...]

By |2019-05-16T18:04:32+00:00May 16th, 2019|Blog|

8 Tips to Reduce Moving Insurance Claims

Claims aren’t good for your customers, for you or for us. That’s why it’s important that we all work together to prevent damages. Imagine these two scenarios: The moving insurance policy requires that mattresses be packed in a carton. The customer knows this, but the moving team does not show up with a carton, so [...]

By |2019-03-22T16:11:13+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Blog|

How the Moving Industry Can Hire Smart During the Driver Shortage

The low national unemployment rate – which was only 3.7 percent in September – means that employers in all industries have to work extra hard to compete for talent. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the trucking industry. Demand for freight is high. According to the American Trucking Association, freight volume is expected to [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:37+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Blog|

How to Use Insurance Claims Data to Improve Processes and Service

Insurance claims happen. Even a great moving or shipping company will experience them. This does not, however, mean that the claims should be ignored. When looked at properly, they can provide useful insight into your company. Putting Your Insurance Claims to Use Think of your claims as another source of data. By analyzing the claims, [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:37+00:00August 20th, 2018|Blog|

Tips to Keep Your Crew Safe During Hot Weather Moves

Summer is the most popular time to move – which means moving crews have to work extra hard in the summertime heat. This is more than an inconvenience. It can be a true health hazard. Take steps to protect your crew from dangerous complications like heat stroke. Plan ahead. Don’t let a heat wave catch [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:37+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blog|

Five Ways Technology Is Impacting the Moving Industry

Technological advancements are changing the way the moving industry operates. Although the goal of technology is generally to make things simpler and easier, the road there can be full of bumps and unexpected turns. You need to keep up, though, or you risk being left in the dust. Here are some of the latest technological [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:37+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Blog|

Moving Industry News Roundup

The moving industry keeps moving forward. This roundup of recent news stories will help you stay up to date with the last industry developments. The ELD rule is in effect. The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate went into effect in December, and as Overdrive reports, some people are having trouble adjusting to the rigidity of [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:37+00:00February 27th, 2018|Blog|

Does ELD Apply to Your Moving Company Fleet?

The electronic logging device rule is bringing big changes for the transportation industry. It’s part of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), and it’s supposed to make tracking, managing and sharing records of duty status data to create a safer work environment for drivers. With the compliance date looming, moving [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:37+00:00September 7th, 2017|Blog|

Moving Insurance: Deciphering the Coinsurance Clause

How much of your moving insurance contract do you understand? If it includes a coinsurance clause, do you know what that means? Don’t feel bad if you don’t. When handed an insurance contract, you might be tempted to skim over the dense terms and sign on the dotted line without fully understanding what you’re agreeing [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:37+00:00June 30th, 2017|Blog|