Short Distance or Local Movers - Regulations, Registration and Licensing
If you are moving within the state of Alabama, or doing a short distance move from Sumiton AL, that is considered intrastate moving
. Also known as short-distance or in-state or local moving, each state has varying rules and regulations with regard to household goods moving within it's own state. Some states have very rigid regulations for movers, while others have little if any requirements for moving. To get more info for moving from Sumiton AL to any city also in Alabama go to Mover Licensing Requirements in AL.
Long Distance Moving Sumiton AL - Regulations, Rules and Registration
If you are moving your household goods from Sumiton AL
to another state, this is known as "interstate moving
". The US Department of Transportation regulates interstate household goods moving by way of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) Household Goods Program. Interstate movers
, also known as state to state movers
, are required to be registered with the US DOT, and should have either a US DOT # or Motor Carrier # (MC#) or both. To find out a mover's registration status go to - Find Out About Out Of State Movers
How Many Hours For Local Moving - Sumiton, AL
About how long should it take for licensed movers to do a local move in the Sumiton AL area? For 8 to 9 rooms of furniture and items moving from a 3rd floor apartment with elevator and a long hallway to a upper floor apartment or condo with elevator it should take 2 trucks and 5 men about 6 to 8 hours. This is for an averagely furnished home. Adjust hours and time for lightly furnished or more heavily furnished. For total rooms to be moved be sure to include outdoor and patio items in addition to garage items.
Your actual moving cost will depend upon the hourly moving rate of your Sumiton AL mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Sumiton movers.