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?
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.
January 10th, 2011 - 3:47 PM
Movable Storage Containers
January 3rd, 2011 - 2:13 PM
I heard a terrible story a few days ago
one that made me want to remind everyone to be very careful about the moving company you choose. I won't name any names – since I believe everyone is innocent until proven guilty and I only got one side of the story – and it was the Reader's Digest version. But, still, I've heard these stories before – and if you look at message boards online, you'll probably read similar stories. Really, it's just heart-breaking.
December 31st, 2010 - 10:51 AM
Need local information?
It's pretty easy to find the general city data for an area (such as the population, zip codes, etc). However, it's not so easy to find out the useful local information that affects your day to day life.
December 22nd, 2010 - 11:14 AM
ABF U-Pack Sponsors Toys For Tots Christmas Charity Event
ABF U-Pack Moving service centers in Pennsylvania participated in two local Toys for Tots Christmas charity parades. ABF U-Pack donated the use of ReloCubes for collection and transportation of donations accepted during each parade, benefitting the regional Toys for Tots program.
December 17th, 2010 - 2:03 PM
Compare Penske truck rental rates to a U-Pack quote
Practically everyone has heard moving horror stories where someone ends up "broken down on the side of the highway". I'm not going to re-tell one of those stories because in truth, they don't happen to every single person that drives a rental truck. What I will tell you has to do with one very important aspect of moving— the cost. Penske truck rentals are known for seeming fairly inexpensive, but what many people may not consider are the 'extras'; things like fuel, meals on the road, extra hotel stays, etc.
December 13th, 2010 - 2:31 PM
Mobile mini storage— oh, the possibilities!
December 8th, 2010 - 3:28 PM
We often get questions about how U-Pack equipment compares to Budget truck rental equipment. When you're comparing prices and services, it's good to know how the sizes convert so you can make sure you're comparing apples with apples.
To help you get a good picture of what an ABF moving trailer looks like, they're 28 feet in length, 8 feet wide, and 9 feet tall. So they're longer, wider and taller than even the largest Budget rental truck.
The chart below converts Budget truck rental sizes to ABF trailer linear footage.