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Long Distance Moving with Pets - Top 5 Tips

November 22nd, 2010 - 3:55 PM

Long distance moving with pets: it's not as scary as it sounds
Most folks want to make their move as simple as possible.  If you have kids, it may take a bit more work to get the whole crew organized when moving cross country, but it's still an attainable goal.  However, long distance moving with pets is different.  After all, they can't tell you when they're hungry, scared, or when they need a potty break.  But don't worry— people move with their pets all the time; and if they can do it, so can you! That's why U-Pack has compiled 5 easy tips to help you and your pets prepare for moving day.  

World Population Growth Infographic

November 10th, 2010 - 9:33 AM

The infographic referred to in the press release below was released just last week and has gotten an impressive response.  It tells an interesting pictoral story of how the population explosion has affected the earth, and what to expect over the next 40 years. Make sure you check it out and tell us what you think!

World Population Infographic Tells a Shocking Story

An infographic by U-Pack Moving tells the intriguing story of how the world's population explosion is impacting the world we live in.

ABF Freight System Takes Legal Actions

November 3rd, 2010 - 3:05 PM

Early this week, ABF Freight System, Inc.®, the primary transportation service for U-Pack Moving®, announced the filing of legal actions against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and YRC Worldwide.  ABF® filed the lawsuit for violations of the National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA), which is the collective bargaining agreement that covers most unionized trucking employees in the nation.

ABF Files Legal Actions Against Teamsters, YRC Companies

Pennsylvania history - a few quick facts

October 29th, 2010 - 4:06 PM

Pennsylvania history— because it's always good to know where you're going

If you're moving to Pennsylvania, you probably already know that the Keystone State played a large role in the shaping of our country.  With so many monuments and attractions commemorating America's past, you'll be able to immerse yourself in the rich Pennsylvania history that's found in every corner of the state.  It's just a quick starter course, but here are some of the most intriguing details about Pennsylvania history:

Facts about Oregon

October 22nd, 2010 - 3:38 PM

Facts about Oregon: did you know…

Oregon is a state that has it all— the western coastline, beautiful mountains, and thriving cities.  If you're moving to Oregon, you have lots to look forward to!  Since we know you'll want to fit right in with the locals, U-Pack has gathered a few little-known facts about Oregon to help you out.

Facts about Oregon:

Things to do in Arkansas

October 13th, 2010 - 12:30 PM

Things to do in Arkansas— welcome to your new home!

If you're moving to Arkansas, you'll have a lot of new places to explore!  Once you're settled into your new home, you can plan a few outings to discover your new state.  But first things first— did you know that ABF U-Pack is actually headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas? (That means you can definitely take my word for it when I suggest a few must-see places in The Natural State!)  Here's a short list of things to do in Arkansas:

Cross Country Moving Services

By Jeremy
October 5th, 2010 - 11:36 AM

What are the different types of cross country moving services?

Like we've said before, moving isn't an easy task.  However, finding the right moving company that fits your needs can make it a lot less stressful.  So how do you sort through the many cross country moving services out there?  Refer to this post as a quick breakdown of the options you'll find when planning your move cross country.

Mobile Self Storage Options from U-Pack

October 1st, 2010 - 2:43 PM

Mobile self storage— moving the easy way

Most people think of self storage in two ways— either the image of a musty attic comes to mind, or they have visions of dragging their items to a questionable rental space across town.  Mobile self storage, however, is a horse of a different color!

With mobile self storage, the storage solution comes to you.  And when you're moving with U-Pack, you'll have lots of options to choose from. You can load or unload a U-Pack portable storage container:

New City Reviews Forum Launched

September 22nd, 2010 - 3:13 PM

U-Pack Unveils City Reviews Forum

U-Pack announces a new City Reviews Forum featuring comments from local residents who share first-hand experience about great places to live, eat, shop and explore in their city. Consumer surveys report that more people are relying on user generated content to make big money decisions. The U-Pack City Reviews Form was designed in response, to help users learn more about an area before moving cross country.

Celebrity Moving Recap

September 17th, 2010 - 9:38 AM

Jesse James Among Celebrity Moving List for 2010
 
If there's a celebrity moving to a new home, chances are it's going to make headlines.  Just ask Jesse James— thanks to his public split with Sandra Bullock, it was big news when the media found out he was moving to Texas.  While moving isn't that high-profile for most of us, it's still stressful.  Take a look at the following celebrity moving examples so far in 2010: