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The Barcode Conundrum

The Barcode Conundrum

Tracking the items for different customers in the moving business is not easy. The concept of using barcoding seems like a great idea in theory, but it has seen its fair share of problems. The question as to the best way to read and identify containers and connecting this to the owner is difficult. The idea of using barcodes is great. However, being able to read the information quickly is the area that suffers the most.

Using Wood As Packing

Using Wood As Packing

In the moving business, there is a need to use wood as a packing material. It is needed in packing crates, animal transportation boxes and even as a brace for holding items steady during a move. What is important for companies who use wood in their business is the controls that are coming into force. The new regulations will restrict imported wood.

Military Moving Terms

Military Moving Terms

If you are considering moving military families or outsized items for military operations, then being familiar with the common terms that are often used is going to save you time and money. It can also help explain who is going to pay the bill, ensuring that your expenses are covered and you are fully aware of the activity expected of you and your moving business.

Fraud in the Moving Business

Fraud in the Moving Business

As with all cases of fraud, the FMCSA has taken action against those movers that have failed to provide the service that they charged customers for. It has been found that these companies, which are situated in Florida, South Carolina and Maryland, have failed their customers and have therefore shut down five companies because of their bad practice.

Lineapro: The Latest (and Greatest!) Barcode Scanner

Lineapro: The Latest (and Greatest!) Barcode Scanner

Many of those in the moving industry have long since noted the ease and trust of using a barcode system in their warehouses to keep track of inventory. Well, now that practice is about to become even better with the newest advancement in terms of barcode systems: the Lineapro, by Infinite Peripherals.

Rise in Demand for Containers (Part II of II)

Rise in Demand for Containers (Part II of II)

In the first part of this two-part article we discussed the foundations that have built and strengthened the recent rise of containerization in the moving industry. In the final part of this article we will be discussing how containerization is shaping the moving world, and what the future holds for the world of containers.

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