Post Tagged with: "Relocation"

“The Big Move” – uShip Logistics Relocation Expert on HuffPost Live

“The Big Move” – uShip Logistics Relocation Expert on HuffPost Live

uShip’s VP of Sales / General Manager of Motors and Relocation, Dean Xeros, appeared on a Huffington Post Live segment about cross-country moves last night. Five panelists, including Dean, shared some valuable advice for the moving process, along with a couple horror stories resulting from moving fraud. Moving fraud can occur…Read more

7 Best Sites For Buying Unique Vintage Furniture (and uShipping it home)

7 Best Sites For Buying Unique Vintage Furniture (and uShipping it home)

If you’ve ever lived on a budget or set up a small office in an urban jungle, then had to assemble some semblance of a “home” in either case–  you’ve likely explored a few of the standard options for cheap furniture: IKEA, Goodwill, garage sales, Craigslist and the like. But…Read more

Organizing for a Move

Organizing for a Move

As we continue on with ourSummer Moving Series we thought it would be a good idea to get back to the basics. Therefore, the second installment will focus on how you can get organized pre-move to help maximize efficiency and minimize your moving costs. Formulate a Plan of Attack Before you…Read more

Relocation Package Trends: Lump Sum vs. Full Service

Relocation Package Trends: Lump Sum vs. Full Service

Lump Sum, Limited Benefit, Partial Reimbursement…whatever you want to call it, the bottom line reads that employee relocations are becoming more of a fixed expense for companies versus the full service, “blank check” moves of just five years ago. With the economic challenges that American businesses have endured, it is…Read more

uShip’s Summer Moving Series

uShip’s Summer Moving Series

Summer’s here and that can only mean three things:  the beach, barbeque and…relocation.  This year, one in 10 Americans will make a move, and let’s face it — moving can be very stressful.  So we here at uShip want to help ease your (back) pain with a “Summer Moving” series…Read more

Finding a Great Moving Company

Finding a Great Moving Company

So you’re done creating a moving checklist, and have taken an inventory of your home. It’s time to start contacting some moving companies. Being prepared and choosing the right moving company can help avoid a lot of stress and headaches later on in the moving process. 1.    Start looking for a…Read more

Preparing Kids for a Move

Preparing Kids for a Move

Letting go of home and embracing a new place can be very stressful for adults, and this is often magnified for children. Of course, moving across town is not as daunting as across the country, but for families with children it is important to take the time to help them…Read more

Packing Tips

Packing Tips

With all the prep finished we are finally getting to the meat and potatoes of the Summer Moving Series. Your junk is all gone and your packing supplies are ready; now it’s time to box everything up. If you have hired a moving company to do the packing, your job…Read more

Finding Packing Materials

Finding Packing Materials

Continuing on with the Summer Moving Series, we now turn our focus to acquiring packing materials. This is important because, well, you can’t pack the boxes if you don’t have any boxes right? Although this step can easily be overlooked, having an adequate supply of packaging when you begin packing…Read more

Summer Moving Tips: Creating a Moving Checklist

Summer Moving Tips: Creating a Moving Checklist

If you know you’ll be moving this summer, you should prepare a checklist of everything you need to do for your move. Checklists are fantastic because they break a big unmanageable task – like moving all of your earthly belongings to a new home – into small, manageable tasks. Our…Read more