Business, Equipment

Florida Is Top U-Haul Destination in Sign of Surging Migration

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Florida topped the nation in net arrivals of U-Haul trucks in 2019, providing more evidence of the rapid migration that’s fueling economic gains there.

Jonathan Levin | Bloomberg News
January 8, 2020
Government, Business

JK Moving Services Expands Support for Military

JK Moving Services announced it signed a statement of support with the District of Columbia National Guard, and is the first moving company to do so.

August 26, 2019
Business, Logistics

Atlas Introduces Program to Simplify Moving

Atlas Van Lines Inc. announced SimpliCity, a moving program designed to simplify the traditional moving process while delivering the service for which the company is known.

August 26, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

How a Business-Savvy Mother and Her Sons Built Two Men and a Truck

Two Men and a Truck Brig Sorber stands next to the box truck that his mother bought to haul antiques and furniture she found at estate sales. It was later used as the first enclosed moving truck for Two Men and a Truck. (Photo courtesy of Brig Sorber)

All of Brig Sorber’s family played a part in the creation story of Two Men and a Truck, which has grown from humble origins into one of the largest moving companies in North America.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
June 24, 2019
Business, Logistics

Allied Van Lines Introduces Relocation Service

Allied Van Lines David B./Flickr

Allied Van Lines Inc. launched Corporate Express, a service designed to handle small corporate relocations for long-distance moves by newly graduated professionals, interns and temporary employees, among others.

May 28, 2019
Business, Logistics

Wheaton Van Lines Acquires Stevens Worldwide

Wheaton Van Lines

Wheaton Van Lines is acquiring Stevens Worldwide Van Lines, adding a fourth household goods moving company to its corporate holdings.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
February 20, 2019

Able Moving & Storage Acquires My Truck Buddy Assets

Able Moving A shot from Able Moving & Storage's promotional video. (Andy Lopez via YouTube)

Able Moving & Storage has acquired assets of My Truck Buddy in a transaction between Virginia moving companies.

January 30, 2019

Sirva Acquires Amsterdam-Based Team Relocations

Sirva Inc.’s first move since being acquired by the private equity investment firm Madison Dearborn Partners is to expand its moving and storage business in Europe with the purchase of Team Relocations, a relocation and move management company based in Amsterdam.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 3, 2018

Longhaul Trucker Chronicles Life on the Road in Book

Finn Murphy Finn Murphy via

Finn Murphy, 59, was groomed to be a college graduate. But when Murphy should have been a senior, he quit college to become a truck driver. Murphy is called a “bedbugger” for being a long-distance mover. He has chronicled his moving tales in a book, “The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road.”

Imade Borha | The Frederick (Md.) News-Post
October 30, 2017
Government, Business

Group Devises Recommendations to Protect Consumers Against Mover Fraud

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A federally appointed working group on household goods tackled recommendations for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that aim to better inform consumers of moving fraud and streamline paperwork for brokerage and moving companies.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
June 29, 2017