February 18th, 2011 - 3:39 PM
Moving Industry Insider Tips
If you or someone you know has an upcoming move, there are several things about the moving industry that you should know.
February 14th, 2011 - 2:23 PM
26 Ft Truck vs. an ABF U-Pack Moving Trailer
When compared to a 28 ft moving trailer from U-Pack, a 26 ft truck doesn't sound much different. But did you know that a U-Pack moving trailer has almost 500 more cubic feet of space than a 26 ft truck? It's important to note that when choosing between a rental truck and a moving trailer, the amount of usable space for loading can make a big difference in your moving budget's bottom line.
February 10th, 2011 - 12:45 PM
What to Know When Moving from Florida
If you are about to make a move, and you happen to be moving from Florida, there are a few things that you should know.
February 4th, 2011 - 11:42 AM
In her last post, Adria gave several tips on how to find a reliable contractor. Here are a few questions to ask when checking references on a contractor you're thinking of hiring.
Questions to Ask References
After you've collected the four different kinds of references recommended above, it's time to start picking their brain about the contractors in question.
February 4th, 2011 - 11:15 AM
Adria Saracino from eLocal visits the U-Pack blog with advice on finding a reliable contractor for home repairs and installations.
How to Hire the Right Contractor: What to Look for and Questions to Ask
The decision has been made: you're moving.
January 31st, 2011 - 3:45 PM
ABF Freight℠ + U-Pack® = 1 successful move
Moving day is quickly approaching, and it's time to get down to business. You've already researched moving companies and gotten a quote from U-Pack. The rate is reasonable and you've just reserved two ReloCubes® when the question hits you: 'How does U-Pack actually get my stuff from Point A to Point B?' The answer is almost always ABF Freight.
January 26th, 2011 - 4:10 PM
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The Best Tweets in Life are Free
If we haven't said it lately, it's definitely worth mentioning again: U-Pack customers are the best! Through participating in popular social media websites like Facebook and Twitter, U-Pack is able to gather valuable feedback from past, present, and future customers. To show our thanks, we're featuring some of the best tweets about U-Pack from Twitter. Check them out:
January 24th, 2011 - 2:12 PM
Advice for a Move to New York
Whether it's your little town blues melting away, or just that you want to make a new start of it in old New York
a move to New York can be exciting and stressful. Your new life will likely be more hectic and demanding, but you're up for the challenge or you would never consider a move to New York. In the midst of planning your new life, you might want to think about what type of equipment will work best in your new neighborhood.
January 17th, 2011 - 1:24 PM
Choosing a Relocation Company
For one reason or another, most of us will eventually need the services of a moving or relocation company. How do you make sure that you choose the right one?
Grab a Phone Book
It may seem "old-school" but a great place to start looking for a relocation company is to grab your local phone book. It's a good way to make sure that you can find a company that has a local presence. The last thing you want is to hire a relocation company that doesn't have an employee within 1,000 miles. Also, the phone book can be a good source of moving discounts or coupons.
January 14th, 2011 - 9:11 AM
How to Compare Move Rates
As we've said here many times before, moving requires some planning. Part of that planning includes forming a budget to keep your moving expenses at a minimum. Unfortunately, most moving companies are not created equal; that's why it's important to compare move rates when trying to decide which is best for your situation.