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U-Pack Christmas Holiday Hours

December 21st, 2012 - 11:39 AM
In celebration of the Christmas holiday, the U-Pack Call Center will close at 8 p.m. CST Friday, December 21, and re-open at 7 a.m. CST, Wednesday, December 26. In the case of an emergency during this time, you can contact the ABF Safety hotline at 800-755-6486.

Happy Holidays from your friends at U-Pack!
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Current World Population | World Population Growth Trends

December 20th, 2012 - 10:24 AM

I think this is the most interesting infographic I’ve seen in a while—it’s titled World Population Growth—and is a great picture of how many people live in the world and what that population is likely to look like in 40 years.

I have to admit that being from a smallish city in the United States, it’s easy to live in a bubble and not think about things in terms of the entire world. Even more difficult to imagine is what it will look like in 40 years when I’m at retirement age (hopefully) and my future children are at the phase of life that I’m in now.

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Apps for Weight Loss: Nutrition, Calorie Counting, Fitness, Yoga, Running

December 18th, 2012 - 2:23 PM

As you can imagine, some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions include those surrounding weight loss and fitness. Technology can really help you in reaching your goals in these areas. We have compiled a list of the best apps for weight loss including apps for nutrition, calorie counting, fitness, yoga, and running to help you reach your health and fitness goals. I have linked to these apps in the iTunes store, but many of these apps for weight loss are also available for Android and Blackberry.

Best Apps for Nutrition

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Cheapest Options for Moving

December 17th, 2012 - 1:00 PM

Moving and cheap are two words that normally don’t go together. Moving is a big process, and it often comes with a hefty price tag. However, there are some affordable options available if you know where to look. In order to get the cheapest options for moving, you have to consider your move date, the amount of space you use, and your method of moving. Let’s take a closer look.

Getting the Cheapest Moving Option – Choosing the Right Move Date

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Shipping Container for Homes

December 17th, 2012 - 9:34 AM

The Best Shipping container for homes
There used to be only two kinds of ways to move…using a rental truck or full-service. Today, a new way of moving is gaining extreme popularity for its ease, convenience, and price. What is it? The shipping container! A home’s contents can fit into these containers to be moved across the country. Let’s take look at some details.

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How much does a self-move cost?

December 13th, 2012 - 12:47 PM

A self-move is the affordable way to move. Naturally, because you do some of the work, you get big savings. When planning your move, it can be difficult to budget because it seems that no one will tell you how much a self-move costs. Are you ready for the answer? Drumroll please.

How much does a self-move cost?

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Moving Estimate

December 12th, 2012 - 2:18 PM

What’s included in a U-Pack moving estimate?

U-Pack is a “you pack, we drive” moving service with rates comparable to truck rental. You load and unload your belongings, and U-Pack does the driving! While some call that a win-win for long-distance moving, others still have questions about what all you get with a U-Pack move. Let’s look at what’s included in a U-Pack estimate and how it stacks up to estimates from other moving options.

U-Pack Moving Estimates – Three Facts You Should Know