Bit By The Travel Bug Grab your camera, get some snacks, fill up your gas tank and check your oil because starting this month, Bekins Van Lines is embarking on a trek across the United States during This Is Moving: America to find out more about the country we call… Continue reading.
Google produces a plethora of tools that enable a person’s life to be organized to the max. Since we’re always trying to make moves easier and less stressful, we decided to investigate and test many of Google’s tools to determine which would be most helpful during an interstate move. If… Continue reading.
SHRM 2013 Having recently returned from the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference in Chicago, our Sales team was abuzz with new and exciting ideas. This annual conference, the largest of its kind in the world, brings together HR professionals as well as Insurance, Professional Development, Talent Management… Continue reading.
What is a moving broker? Moving brokers are often described as the middlemen between the customer and the moving company. The theory behind the broker model is that you, the customer, will have access to multiple, competitive moving quotes through a single source, the broker. While there are moving brokers… Continue reading.
How do I start? Bekins Van Lines knows that the moving process can be intimidating and overwhelming, especially if this is a first-time move. It’s hard to know where to begin when it seems like there’s a whole mountain of tasks to accomplish. Take a deep breath though. If you’re… Continue reading.
It’s almost as if our smart phones have become another extension of our bodies – wherever we go, our iPhone, Android or other communication device is sure to follow. There’s a good reason: these gadgets are handy and can help us out with almost every facet of our lives –… Continue reading.
On June 16th, Bekins Van Lines will be heading to the Windy City for a 4-day conference presented by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). What is it? The SHRM 2013 Annual Conference & Exposition is the world’s largest HR marketplace featuring information about all sorts of human resource… Continue reading.
It’s been one month since National Moving Month began. That means we’re one month in to the busiest time in the moving industry season. To celebrate this month, Bekins produced a series of moving tips to help ensure a smooth and successful move. Now that we’re at the end of… Continue reading.
15. Prepare to move your appliances. Many of your kitchen and laundry appliances – refrigerators, dishwasher, washing machines and others – require a bit of preparation to move. It will make your moving experience much easier if you prepare to move these appliances several days before your actual move. Bekins… Continue reading.
14. Use towels to stuff boxes. Packing is an art, and just like any art, it can take a lot of practice. It can be a challenge to fit items perfectly in to moving boxes and sometimes it can be nearly impossible! Bekins recommends though to not have any empty… Continue reading.