If you run a business, third-party logistics plays a key role in your operations. You may need to outsource some of all of your freight brokerage, supply chain management, storage and delivery needs, and transportation.
Sometimes the deal seems too good to be true, but we want a bargain. Then after our money is in the other guy’s pocket, we discover it’s an elaborate scam. Unfortunately, the moving industry has its share of scammers, although the vast majority of professional movers are legitimate and honest.
You know that knowledge is power, especially for consumers. Signing a moving contract takes a little advanced knowledge about the various moving industry definitions that show up frequently in moving documents. Here is our last installment of our four part series on moving industry terminology definitions: Full service mover. This is the professional to hire […]
This is part 3 in our series about understanding moving contracts and the terminology that is specific to the moving industry. We continue with definitions here: Bill of lading. The Bill of Lading is your receipt that shows the moving company is now in possession of your household goods. It will also contain the contract […]
If you are relocating and using professional movers, you have some understanding of the documents the moving company will have and what each document addresses. If you’re not an attorney, contracts can be intimidating.
Selecting a moving company can be a difficult decision, and Global Van Lines understands that. We have come up with a list of information to gather from the companies you research to help you pick the right choice. You can also contact your Global Van Lines Moving Concierge to assist at no charge to you.
One way to find a top-rated moving company is to read their online reviews to check their reputation. You can find them on Google, Yelp, the BBB, and other sites. But, how do you know the reviews are real and not fake? Unfortunately, fake reviews do happen. Global Van Lines suggests you look for these clues to tell if reviews are genuine or not.