April 20th, 2009 - 9:29 AM
Let's face it, we've all been concerned about money since the economy went south in September. (We're all looking forward to Spring in hopes our 401k and investment accounts migrate back up with the birds!) At U-Pack, we get calls daily from folks who are moving because of a company change such as downsizing, consolidation or sadly, a closure.
We're proud to offer a service that's free from worries about hidden fees or extra costs. If you're on a moving budget – ABF U-Pack Moving is the solution.
April 2nd, 2009 - 8:32 AM
Are your moving expenses tax deductible? It's tax time!
If you've determined that your moving expenses are tax deductible, you'll need a copy of your U-Pack delivery receipt. We understand that often in the shuffle of moving, the original gets misplaced. So, if you need a copy of your delivery receipt – with the total moving cost for your U-Pack move - we can help
and it's easy.
March 25th, 2009 - 4:16 PM
Not sure if you need a parking permit in your city?
It's a good idea to check it out – because some cities require that you have obstruction or parking permits.
Why get a parking permit?
March 20th, 2009 - 4:27 PM
If you're considering Alaska moving companies, I'm sure you've already thought about how to move your household goods, your vehicle(s) and your family. ABF U-Pack moves hundreds of people to Alaska each year. It's an easy and affordable option for moving to Alaska.
Like a full-service mover – ABF does all of the driving – but you'll pay MUCH less for a U-Pack move since you do the loading and unloading and you pay only for the space you use.
March 10th, 2009 - 4:26 PM
New Place, Same Old Stuff
a new place, a new job, a new set of friends
you get a brand new start! A new home to live in and to decorate is going to be so much fun!
But, wait. The same old furniture is following you. Before you get too sad, I've got a few good ideas to try to jazz up your new place.
March 6th, 2009 - 9:56 AM
Another reason so many people are using U-Pack Moving
Fortune's Most Admired Trucking Company
Fortune magazine released its annual list of World's Most Admired Companies, and Arkansas Best Corporation – the parent company of U-Pack Moving – is on that list. In fact, Arkansas Best is the highest ranking less-than-truckload motor carrier among the Most Admired Trucking Companies.
March 4th, 2009 - 3:04 PM
Packing for a Long Distance Move
There's a big difference between moving across town and moving across the country. Besides the extra time and expense, you also have to pack differently.
The nice thing about moving locally is that you can pack almost any way you want and not worry about it too much. You're only looking at a few minutes of travel time, so drive slowly and you're home free! When you are moving across the country, the rules change a little bit. Every item needs a secure place in your trailer or ReloCube.
February 19th, 2009 - 9:15 AM
Ask permission first, not forgiveness later...
Although the forgiveness route may work with some things, when a parking violation is on the line I wouldn't suggest it! City governments like to know what is being parked on their streets and if they don't approve, you could end up with a ticket. This is clearly not something you want to deal with when you're trying to move.
Save yourself a headache (and money) by calling your city hall or local police department before you move.
February 4th, 2009 - 4:35 PM
By now if you haven't heard that home sales are down considerably, well, you're probably living under a rock. Selling a house in this market has turned into a daunting task. But the fact remains, some homes are still being sold. So how do you make sure your home is one of the chosen ones?
Great tips for how to sell your house:
January 30th, 2009 - 8:54 AM
If you're moving to Puerto Rico, there are some taxes and customs procedures that you will have to keep in mind.