Moving and Storage Leader and Innovator

Bekins celebrates 120 years in the moving and storage business.  We began operating with a few covered wagons in 1891 and have grown into one of the most recognized names in the van line industry. Did you know Bekins is the innovator of many of the standard moving programs being… Continue reading.

Spooky Cities Make Great Places to Live

Just in time for Halloween, Relocation.com’s Lexie Puckett has some spooky cities where you just might want to live.  When you decide to move, make sure you call Bekins so that you don’t get frightened by rogue movers.  Click here to read their recommendations on where to move.

Bekins Honors Top Drivers

Congratulations to Bekins “Drivers of the Month” for the months of January to August 2011.  These drivers are selected each month in three fleets: Household Goods (HHG), Agent Household Goods (Agent HHG) and High Value Products (HVP).  Criteria determining selection includes: superior professionalism, timeliness, communications and customer service skills.  As “Drivers of… Continue reading.

Important Moving Task

You  have closed on your new home and are ready to move in.  What’s the first thing you should do?  Change the locks!  You never know who might have keys to your home.  Give yourself peace of mind and ease your worries. Realtor® Jon Klein of Parkland, FL wrote an eye opening… Continue reading.

What Types of Moving Boxes Do You Need?

Most of us dread moving.  We all have accumulated so much stuff, especially if your family has expanded from just you, to you and your significant other to children.  You wonder to yourself “where did all of this come from?” You’ve sold your current home –  now some decisions need… Continue reading.

Finding Your New Home

With our economy currently in a “buyer’s” market, we found this article by Jorja Baumgarten of The Robinson team in Prosper, TX regarding what you should look for when house-hunting and moving to your dream home.  Realtor.com re-published it in their blog, but if you didn’t see it, here it is again.  Keep a clear… Continue reading.

Bekins Wins Quest for Quality Award

Bekins Sr. Vice President Jim Mazzuca stated, we were very pleased to have received this prestigious award from Logistics Management Magazine and we are honored to be included among the winners”. Bekins Van Lines was founded in 1891, and provides quality relocation and transportation services to both corporate and private customers… Continue reading.

Things to Consider When Moving for a Job

It’s a huge decision.  You’ve been offered a terrific new position.  Is it worth all the stress that will upset your household?  Be sure to do your homework.  There are so many changes that you need to consider before you decide to accept a position and relocate. Here are some good ideas from RelocationAlly…. Continue reading.

Why Do People Move?

Moving is a big deal.  There are various reasons why people move – job change, divorce, financial changes, retirement, downsizing or outgrowing your current home.  Whatever the reason, our experts can help you in every step of the process.  Bekins offers full service moving.  Our website can be a resource for… Continue reading.

Helping to Celebrate More Birthdays

The American Cancer Society surprised Bekins corporate headquarters in Hillside, IL with a thank-you party celebrating Bekins “Jade” level fundraising efforts for the Relay for Life Countryside, IL event.  Bekins raised more than $10,000 for the organization and were recognized a during an awards ceremony at the American Cancer Society’s Leadership Summit held recently in Chicago. Relay for… Continue reading.