The process of relocating your family is stressful enough without having to comprehend moving and storage vernacular. At Bekins, we recognize this and strive to make your moving experience as simple and stress-free as possible. One term you will hear from the beginning of the moving process is “interstate moving… Continue reading.
It is important to know what you own, whether you’re preparing to move with Bekins Van Lines or in case of a flood, fire or burglary. A simple, but effective, home inventory is easy to prepare with only a notebook. Consider Bekins’ room-to-room home inventory checklist for a fast and easy… Continue reading.
Packing can seem like a daunting process. According to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau statistics, more than 37 million Americans – or about 13 percent – move to a different home every year. Whether you are one of those people or if you move every five-to-seven years, you still… Continue reading.
This April, Bekins Van Lines celebrates its one-year anniversary of its partnership with renowned Wheaton World Wide Moving. The new strategic partnership brought together two of the best known and valued brands in the household goods moving and storage industry. The finalizing of the acquisition last year created the fourth largest… Continue reading.
When using professional relocation services you will not only have to choose relocation services, you’ll also need to select one of Bekins’ payment plans to help determine the price of moving. At Bekins, we understand that you are working with a budget and that is why we have provided several payment options to… Continue reading.
What the most dreaded part of the moving process? Packing up all of your belongings. Here are some packing tips that might help you prepare for this daunting moving task. During your move, it is important to use the correct packing materials needed to protect your possessions. This will alleviate any… Continue reading.
If you’re looking for resources that will help you when preparing to move, you’ve come to the right place. Learn tips, tricks, and smart advice about every aspect of relocation, from packing to pricing. Bekins Van Lines would like to present our new series entitled: “49 Days to Summer –… Continue reading.
According to a recent article in Forbes, relocation trends statistics show an uptick in relocation in 2013. Americans are on the move., but where are they moving? It seems this year more Americans are moving from the Northeast and Midwest to the West and South. A new 2012 census survey… Continue reading.
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.