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What to do on the day of the move?

The list of steps that one must follow on the day of the move include:

  • Give directions and answer questions of the movers.

  • Validate the condition of your items.

  • Read the documents, Order for Service, Bill of lading, etc. carefully before you sign it.

  • Keep the documents carefully with you until the process is completed.

  • Ensure that all the items have been successfully loaded.

  • Verify the address where the items need to be moved.

Q26 - What are things to be done at the day of delivery?

At the day of delivery, customers are requested to complete the following tasks:

  • Present at the destination for the delivery.

  • Complete the payment in accordance with the terms of payment.

  • Unload the items and ensure that they are not damaged.

  • Ensure that all items are present in the delivery.

Q27 - What forms/list of documents needed in the moving process?

The list of forms/documents that you would be getting from the company are:

  • Bill of lading (Moving form)

  • Tariff sheet

  • Rights and Responsibilities booklet

  • Inventory checklist

  • Arbitration information packet

  • Insurance document

  • Day-by-day moving checklist

Q28 - What is AMSA Certified mover?

AMSA stands for American Moving and Storage Association. An AMSA Certified mover can be defined as an interstate carrier that transports your household shipment under its own operating authority. The certification is granted by the Federal Highway Administration. It ensures that the members have gone through the professional training session before they deliver the service.

The AMSA certified movers are subscribed to the AMSA Code of Conduct which ensures that they conduct their business in a professional and efficient manner. Its membership is open for all the industry associates, individuals, trade associations, and other related industry professional organizations.

Q29 - What kind of items the movers can’t move?

There are certain non-allowable which the movers cannot move. These items include ammunition, gasoline, and other hazardous items. The following list of items gives you some of the items that you cannot move via movers:

  • Plants

  • Hazardous Materials

  • Perishable food

  • Explosives

  • Pets

  • Corrosives

  • Flammable items

  • Valuables

  • Power Equipment with fuel

  • Other heavy items like pool tables, hot tubs, etc.

These items are not allowed to be moved by the movers. Therefore, before you make your actual moving plan, it is recommended to consult the same with your movers whether your items are allowed or not. Click here for the other list of items that cannot be moved.

In 2017, Des Plaines, IL had a population of 58.8k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $67,415. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Des Plaines, IL grew from 58,755 to 58,805, a 0.0851% increase and its median household income grew from $64,582 to $67,415, a 4.39% increase.

The population of Des Plaines, IL is 63.8% White Alone, 18.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.4% Asian Alone. 43.5% of the people in Des Plaines, IL speak a non-English language, and 87.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Des Plaines, IL are Oakton Community College (1,458 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Des Plaines, IL is $242,600, and the homeownership rate is 76.9%. Most people in Des Plaines, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Des Plaines, IL is 2 cars per household.


The economy of Des Plaines, IL employs 30.6k people. The largest industries in Des Plaines, IL are Manufacturing (4,428 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,151 people), and Retail Trade (3,259 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,143), Finance & Insurance ($61,672), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,891).

Median household income in Des Plaines, IL is $67,415. Males in Des Plaines, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Des Plaines, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

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