Moving Terms Glossary

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Shuttle Service

Occurs when a smaller vehicle is used to haul goods to a location that is not accessible to large moving trailers.


Stair-Carry Charge

An extra charge for carrying items up or down flights of stairs.


Storage-In-Transit (SIT)

Temporary warehousing of your goods pending further transportation or transportation to your new home if it isn't ready for occupancy. You may not exceed a total of 180 days of storage, and you are responsible for the added SIT charges as well as the warehouse handling and final delivery charges.


The amount your goods are worth. The valuation charge compensates the mover for assuming a greater degree of liability than that provided for in the base transportation charges.

Warehouse Handling

An additional charge applicable each time SIT service is provided. This charge compensates the mover for the physical placement and removal of items within the warehouse.

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