Moving Insurance Update: New Trucking Legislation

Regulatory reform is in the air where trucking is concerned. Earlier this month, the United States House and Senate passed a five-year FAST Act bill of over $3 billion in surface transportation funding, which President Obama is preparing to sign. Ready for the highlights? Most importantly, the bill called for inaccurate carrier scores to be [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:38+00:00December 18th, 2015|Blog|

Moving Insurance Basics: Lump Sum vs. Valued Inventory

No matter how thoroughly you plan, moving can be a risky time for the property you take with you. Of course, you need moving insurance, but how much and what kind? Read on to learn the basics! Step 1: Itemize what you plan to insure and take photos. As a rule of thumb, make sure [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:39+00:00May 27th, 2015|Blog|

Moving companies: Take Control of Insurance Claims by Addressing Driver Fatigue

As a moving company owner or executive, you know that safety is a top priority. That’s why it’s important that your entire team understands the negative impact of driver fatigue. For example, did you know that driver fatigue costs an estimated $12.5 billion in monetary damage on a yearly basis and that being awake for [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:39+00:00January 21st, 2015|Blog|

How to Grow Your Moving Business Despite Declining Moving Activity

While short distance moves remain consistent, long distance relocations have declined significantly during the past decade. According to Jed Kolko, Chief Economist of Trulia, Americans are no longer moving every five years but in fact are keeping their homes for an average of eight and a half years. Kolko quoted the most recent US Census [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:39+00:00January 14th, 2015|Blog|

Moving Companies: Two Ways to Move Millennials

When it comes to moving, millennials just may be the next big thing. Not only do millennials represent 25% of the U.S., they also wield more than $200 billion in buying power (source). And to think... many of them haven’t even graduated yet. So how can you reach the millennials in your neighborhood? How does [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:39+00:00October 3rd, 2014|Blog|

Moving Company Risk Management: “Restart” Rule Update

According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatal truck crashes have been on the rise, with 3,912 deaths recorded in 2012. And according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a leading cause of those accidents is driver fatigue. Those statistics have prompted federal action that could impact your moving company [...]

By |2019-03-13T17:09:40+00:00September 24th, 2014|Blog|