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by blue
Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Moving from Indiana to Alabama - Need Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1930

Re: Moving from Indiana to Alabama - Need Help

Two local companies that would be happy to quote are Geiger (United) and Shetler (Atlas). Probably others, but we have worked with these two, and both are good.
by blue
Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: New member of the moving industry, lots to LEARN
Replies: 42
Views: 13236

Re: New member, in the moving industry, lots to discuss

Archie, I'll add a 2(b)......LTL freight companies.

Of course, no one has yet explained how they get around regulations that govern household carriers.
by blue
Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: ABF (a moving company?) and MovingStaffers
Replies: 19
Views: 5223

Re: ABF (a moving company?) and MovingStaffers

When I was speaking to the MoveBuilders folks the woman told me that ABF + MoveBuilders IS the same as a full service moving company. Am I missing something? Did she state that ABF and MoveBuilders are a full service moving company, thus subject to the same rules and regs as the rest of us? I'm ver...
by blue
Mon Nov 22, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Money Matters!
Replies: 12
Views: 3428

Re: Money Matters!

The Moe, Curly and Larry story should be required reading for every potential household customer.
by blue
Sun Aug 15, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Avoid Mini Moves!
Replies: 8
Views: 2722

Re: Avoid Mini Moves!

.........and he's gone.
by blue
Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:13 am
Forum: Open Community
Topic: rental truck - questions
Replies: 14
Views: 5759

Re: rental truck - questions

Hey, didn't we have this same conversation about five years ago?


Have I been lurking here that long? Wow. And by the way, you're up awfully early this morning.
by blue
Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:36 am
Forum: Open Community
Topic: rental truck - questions
Replies: 14
Views: 5759

Re: rental truck - questions

you can't get insurance covering possible damage to your goods, since you and your mom are the ones who are going to be packing and loading. Diane, Penske offers customers opportunity to purchase cargo insurance. Not sure of limitations or restrictions. Cargo Insurance Cargo Insurance protects your...
by blue
Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: For the Pros, how's DP3 working for you?
Replies: 46
Views: 14494

Re: For the Pros, how's DP3 working for you?

Drivers are running away from DP3 shipments. Rates are really bad. As an OA, you can't afford to service anything that's not right in your back yard.
by blue
Tue May 18, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Using UHaul/Penske for packing and loading/unloading?????
Replies: 18
Views: 5471

Re: Using UHaul/Penske for packing and loading/unloading?????

Who will you talk to if your fine china gets broken? Would it be the people who YOU hired to pack, the people YOU hired to load, the truck the YOU hired to transport the shipment, the people that YOU hired to unload. What if one of the laborers is injured? Do you, as the "employer" have the necessa...
by blue
Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:55 am
Forum: Open Community
Topic: ABF: movebuilder.com?
Replies: 23
Views: 17020

Re: ABF: movebuilder.com?

Depends on how much risk you're willing to assume.
by blue
Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:47 am
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Credit Card Authorization Question
Replies: 16
Views: 5161

Re: Credit Card Authorization Question

And maybe you pay 50% up front and get a reciept...


Consumer should run away; find new mover. Reputable companies have no need for deposit of any kind.
by blue
Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Atlas SmartMove
Replies: 13
Views: 9411

Re: Atlas SmartMove

Even people who have posted here for six or seven years are sometimes unable to influence which companies are endorsed.

Yeah, bummer.
by blue
Mon Oct 05, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Penske's Unlimited Mileage
Replies: 9
Views: 4524

Re: Penske's Unlimited Mileage

Well, the site is titled 'movingscam'. Good to know they don't discriminate. Obviously, in addition to rogue movers, there are rogue shippers as well.
by blue
Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: FINDING NEW CUSTOMERS
Replies: 6
Views: 2834

Re: FINDING NEW CUSTOMERS

Yet another example of what this site has 'morphed' into. Interesting.......

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