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You're Moving Overseas! - Are your personal belongings truly protected?

Thinking about moving your personal belongings overseas?

Many clients, regardless of their origin country, who are relocating to another foreign location for work or personal reasons do not realize the potential threats to their belongings. They often think that any damage or loss created is solely due to the crews handling their goods during the packing and loading process or destination delivery.

Did you know… Real Estate Expertise that pays you* is just around the corner?

Struggling with closing costs and hoping to have little left over in your pocket after that real estate transaction? We can help! We are proud to present our My Move Benefits® program that rewards you with cash at closing.  Everyone knows that selling, purchasing, financing and moving into a new home can be one of the most stressful, costly, and agonizing processes. My Move Benefits, makes the entire process easier–so you can focus on the next step: getting to know and enjoy your new home, your new neighborhood, and your new surroundings. This program allows you to choose a trusted real estate professional in our network of 10,000+ market-leading national Sales Associates. Get rewarded $2000* or more when you buy or sell a home through our My Move Benefits Program and enjoy unparalleled service- all for free!

Interstate Employees Encouraged to Take-a-Stand

Did you know that there are great potential health benefits linked to standing at your desk as opposed to sitting eight hours per day? According to the American Medical Association, studies show that individuals in an office environment who performed tasks while standing during the workday versus sitting, experienced greater health benefits such as a reduced risk of obesity. Consistently sitting at work for eight hours, sometimes longer, may possibly take a toll on the body’s physical state.

Packing Tips from the Pro:

Moving is one of the most stressful times for any family. Although you might feel that you have more than enough time, moving day will be here before you know it. Make moving easier on you and your family by following these simple tips:
 

Packing 101: Materials and More

When it comes to moving long distances, the two most expensive factors are the weight of your shipment and the packing performed by your moving company. If you’re looking to save some money, you can opt to pack yourself – or do a partial pack where you pack some, and the moving company packs the rest.

Here are some helpful tips for a DIY Pack: 

Avoid a Storage War: How to Find the Right Long-Term Storage

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A Norman Rockwell painting worth $1 million was recently stolen from a storage unit in New York City. Before you pack away your most treasured keepsakes and family items, take a look at our Frequently Asked Storage Questions to help you choose the right storage company:

Interstate Moving: Safety Comes First

#safety #AMSA

We just celebrated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week here at Interstate, where we thanked our drivers for their year-round hard work and dedication. Their commitment to our moving company and our customers is exemplary. But there is something even more important that our drivers are passionate about: safety. No matter what our drivers are doing, or where they are going, safety is a priority. It’s no wonder Interstate has won AMSA’s (The American Moving and Storage Association)  Fleet Safety Award 11 years in a row.

Avoid a Scam: How to Choose the Right Mover.

ABC News recently reported on a family that moved across country and had to fight a moving company to get their belongings back. If you missed the two-part broadcast, take a look.   With moving scams on the rise, and all your earthly possessions on the line, not to mention your sanity, how can you be sure to choose the right mover? Check out these easy steps:  

Interstate Moving Services to Sponsor the No. 40 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Driver Landon Cassill and the No. 40 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

The Interstate Family of Companies is proud to announce its sponsorship of driver Landon Cassill and the No. 40 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 20th running of the Brickyard 400. Cassill, who has competed in 16 of the 19 Sprint Cup events this season for Circle Sport Racing in the No. 33 Chevrolet SS, will switch to the No. 40 with Austin Dillon scheduled to drive the No. 33 in this Sunday’s race.  

Happy birthday Interstate!

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We officially turn 70 tomorrow, and as we celebrate 70 years of Top Hat® Service this year, we want to express our sincere appreciation to all of our customers who over the years have given us the opportunity to serve them.  And, our deepest gratitude to our dedicated employees for making 70 years of moving forward possible.

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