Moving company

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A moving company,[1] removalist or movers [2] is a business that supports individuals and industries to move their goods from one location to another. It extends services for relocations like packing, filling, transporting, unloading, unpacking, arranging of items to be relocated.

image showing typical moving company

History[change | change source]

The first moving company was started in the colonial period in United States and developed in the mid 19th century with the development of railroad transport.[3]

Crimes[change | change source]

Various crimes has been associated to this business especially in the developing countries like India, when fake "packers and movers" cheated the people.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1955-, Habich, Elizabeth Chamberlain (2010). Moving library collections : a management handbook. Libraries Unlimited. ISBN 978-1-59158-670-8. OCLC 456421164. {{cite book}}: |last= has numeric name (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Stellin, Susan (2007-07-29). "The Movers Are Here. Have You Done Your Homework?". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-08-11.
  3. Green, Joshua; Smith, Pamela; Irwin, Manuela (2014-05-22). Relocating Without Breaking A Sweat: Your Personal Handbook For A Perfect Move. World Media Group. pp. 13, 14.
  4. Aug 5, Arvind Chauhan Updated:; 2020; Ist, 12:29. "3 held for running nationwide packers and movers fraud | Agra News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-08-11.
  5. Narayan Namboodiri Updated:; 2019; Ist, 07:52. "Mumbai: Before vehicle theft arrest, fake packers got bail in mishap case | Mumbai News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-08-11.