A local move, in most cases, is a move done from city to city within a state or in a 50-mile radius from your current location. All local moves are regulated by your state’s Department of Transportation (DOT) or the Public Utilities Conference (PUC). The industry standard is to charge by the hour. The rate depends on the number of movers and the number of trucks that are required for the job. Your estimator will make the proper determination. If packing is needed, that too is charged by the hour. Materials are charged based on actual usage. Your standard moving insurance is included in the price. Additional insurance can be secured on the day of the move.
Usually local moves are completed within 1-3 days depending on the circumstances. Six-Week Checklist For A Smooth Move. So you’ve decided to make a move. Are you ready to box up everything you own –all the possessions that mean “home” to you and your family – and ship them to another part of the country? It’s no wonder that moving is ranked among life’s most stressful events. However, with the proper planning and preparation, you can make your next move a smooth one. This calendar will serve as your “countdown” to moving day.