You might think that Americans today move more frequently than they did in the past. However, according to the US Census Bureau, only 11.2% of Americans moved in 2016. This percentage is considered an all-time low. Why did 11.2% of the population choose to move in 2016? Where did they… Continue reading.
The following drivers have been selected as the March 2017 Drivers of the Month: Direct Lease Driver of the Month, John Hoffler, Sanford, N.C., has more than 22 years of experience as a professional household goods mover, 17 of which are with the van line. John has a great driver… Continue reading.
Are you considering a move to Houston, Texas? Maybe you’ve already landed a job there and you’re trying to sort out details like finding a house and moving. Before you move, take some time to learn about your new city. Houston is a fun, unique city, and this blog can… Continue reading.
EUGENE, Ore. – Cross Town Movers, Inc. is Bekins Van Lines’ Agent of the Month for February 2017. The award is given to the interstate agent for Bekins Van Lines that exemplifies founders John and Martin Bekins’ philosophy of putting customers first and the characteristics of quality, professionalism, empathy for… Continue reading.
You recently discovered that you’ll need to move soon. Whether you need to relocate for a new job or you want to raise your family in a different part of the country, you know that your pending move will bring its share of drama, stress, and discomfort. You love your… Continue reading.
Bekins Van Lines recently hired April Milner as its Central Regional Sales Director. Milner will help Bekins agents located in the Central United States improve sales through consultation of organizational structure and by providing sales training. Milner grew up around the moving and storage industry with her family owning Morse… Continue reading.
Wintertime moves come with a host of unique challenges. Along with all the tasks and stresses of relocating your family, you must also deal with unpredictable and potentially hazardous weather. Our previous blog Moving in Bad Weather: How to Stay Safe in the Rain and Snow provided guidelines to help you… Continue reading.
Most people assume local moves are much easier than long-distance moves. After all, you arrive at your new home much faster, making the moving experience less of a hassle. If you forget something, you could even return to your old home to collect it. However, local moves do pose a… Continue reading.
The following drivers have been selected as the February 2017 Drivers of the Month: Direct Lease Driver of the Month, Clifford Bowe, Laurelville, Ohio, has more than 25 years of experience as a professional household goods mover. Cliff has a great driver rating and this is his second Driver of… Continue reading.
In art, minimalism celebrates the basic essentials of an element. A simple, stripped-down design is valued over the complex and the complicated. Minimalism has also become a lifestyle practice. Minimalists seek to reduce material possessions and other excesses in life. They believe this helps them focus on what’s most important…. Continue reading.