One of the things first timer movers may not realize that the industry takes for a given is that there will often need to be more than one customer’s household goods on a truck in order to put together a driver’s trip. The average 53-foot trailer can hold around 20,000-25,000… Continue reading.
A delivery spread is an agreed upon window of days that you will reach with your Bekins agent when drawing up your Bill of Lading. You will be expected to be available to accept delivery during those days or have someone available on your behalf. What Makes Up Moving Delivery… Continue reading.
It’s finally here! All week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. To show your appreciation for these unsung heroes, here are some suggestions on how to celebrate: Drive across the country in one week. Spend $1100 to fill up on gas. Get together with your neighbors and practice the lost… Continue reading.
In just four short days, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week will be upon us. Did you know that if US truck drivers continued hauling the same total weight that they did in 2011, they would move the entire weight of the moon in just over 11 years? Get ready for… Continue reading.
A question I often like to imagine receiving is, “Bekins makes moving such a painless and enjoyable experience. Because of this, I desperately want to be moved again but have nowhere to go. What are the best places to move to?” Of course, the answer often depends on what you… Continue reading.
Chances are if you moved with us this year, it was sometime between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Aside from being the unofficial beginning and end of summer, it is also known as the busy season within the household goods moving industry. Now that the dust has cleared, we want… Continue reading.
Imagine you just finished waving at the Bekins driver as he pulls out of your driveway, leaving you to settle in your new home. You start to unpack your things and set everything up just right. This is your first home, after all, and you are determined to make it… Continue reading.
Now is about the time when the young academics of our nation start heading back to college. Let’s say you are helping Johnny Jr. move into his new apartment. You were able to find the perfect place in a quiet neighborhood close to campus and at the perfect rate. Not… Continue reading.
Moving can be a hectic process for anyone. It’s times like these that a checklist would help bring things into perspective. But who has the time to make a checklist that encompasses nearly every aspect of a household move from beginning to end? It certainly would be great if someone… Continue reading.