lvelte Blog Posts

  • Many useful topics here and searchable
    on Sep 20, 2016
    If you are looking for more infomration on moving, please use the search tool on this blog to look up topics of interest.  Many useful topics have been posted here over the years.
  • CRS Closing early August 17 for our annual associate picnic
    on Aug 17, 2016
    We will be closing at 2 pm eastern time for our annual associate picnic.  Be back on August 18.
  • Phones were out and power was out as well
    on May 25, 2016
    Crazy day.  Our phones went out this morning due to the phone company moving our lines to a new switch and apparently got lost in between.  Just as the phone technician began working on this our power went out due to a brush fire near by wh...
  • Administrative assistant wanted now through September
    on Mar 17, 2016
    We are now looking to add an administrative person to our busy office.  Summer(business volume) has come early at Consumers Relocation, and we are staffing up now in anticipation of it growing even more.Contact us at office@consumersrelocation.c...
  • Consumers Relocation is looking for great customer service people
    on Feb 1, 2016
    2016 has started off with a surge of moves coming into our company.   We are looking to hire for our Move Consultant position.   Move Management ConsultantWeston based company is looking for an enthusiastic individual for a full...
  • Cold Weather Moving; Be Prepared
    on Nov 5, 2015
    Although on the east coast it doesn't seem like winter is coming soon, parts of the west are experiencing colder temperatures, and snow!  Particularly if you plan to move a long distance, you should be aware of colder weather in portions of the...
  • Great time of year to move
    on Oct 5, 2015
    Oh yes, many of us truly like the changing of seasons.  From our headquarters building in Weston, Vermont the colors are beautiful right now. Rt 100 is buzzing with tourists taking pictures of the Fall Foliage.Now is also a great time of year to...
  • Availability for booking dates easing some in 2nd half of July
    on Jul 1, 2015
    Wow. what a June and early July in the moving industry.  Advanced dates for moving filled up very quickly starting in May!  One of our moving partners experienced crazy demand in the Southwest and is till restricted through 8/1!  Anoth...
  • Moving discounts lower with movers to capacity
    on Jun 15, 2015
    This year with capacity stretched, van lines are forcing discounts down during high demand.  In the past discounts have been lowered to small degree, but this year the highest discounted shipments may not be a priority load.  Smaller shipme...
  • Consumers Relocation Box Store
    on Jun 10, 2015
    Shop for your moving boxes online with Consumers Relocation!  We have partnered with a new fulfillment company to supply boxes and moving supplies to our customers at excellent prices.  Your boxes will be shipped anywhere in the US.  J...
  • June booking volume surged dramatically
    on Jun 2, 2015
    Available dates for loading in June are getting fewer and fewer,  In the past 5 days, availability for dates to be packed and loaded have dwindled tremendously, and the first half of June is pretty much booked solid with most van lines. Sec...
  • Trends with smaller household goods shipments
    on May 27, 2015
    During the Great Recession the moving industry contract as did many other industries.  Most van lines and local agents reduced their assets as well as their employees.  Capacity as a result was reduced across the board.  With the rebou...
  • Busy moving season started early
    on May 26, 2015
    The 2015 moving season started early in most parts of the country.  April proved to be a busy month for many van lines.  It looks like its going to continue throughout the summer.Fueled by an improving real estate market, it seems houses we...
  • Winter storm closes CRS early and delayed openning today
    on Dec 10, 2014
    Due to heavy wet snow, we do not have any power, phones, heat or coffee!!!  We will open as soon as all these things are restored.Thank you...
  • Shipping wine with your household goods?
    on Nov 10, 2014
    This morning when I woke up to a deep frost and cold temperatures, couldn't help but think that pretty much anything exposed is going to freeze.  First call this morning was from a person who is moving in January and has a wine collection.Our ad...
  • Packing, loading and unloading day- put valuables away
    on Aug 5, 2014
    During the very hectic days when movers are packing, loading or delivering your household goods, be sure to put your valuables away in a safe place.  Way to often, we hear of customers during these busy days loosing watches, rings, money and the...
  • August much more open for booking moves
    on Jul 31, 2014
    It's Summer and the weather is great but the moving industry is BUSY! In general, we have seen some easing  in the capacity issues of June and July.  For the most part, the companies which we use are available for moves after this week, and...
  • Through June, and well into July- Moving has been hectic
    on Jul 23, 2014
    June was as predicted, particularly the final weeks of the month where many, many families tried to fit in their moves.  While most of our shipments were on time within the delivery spreads, there were some that were late due to the 100% capacit...
  • Moving now through beginning of July?
    on Jun 17, 2014
    Planning a move in the next couple weeks?  Might be better to push your plans into mid July or beginning of August at this point.  Most of the van lines are really booked with moves until the first week of July.  Kind of like trying to...
  • Consumers Relocation webisite and email down 4/30/14
    on Apr 30, 2014
    Due to a massive network crash at an IBM Datacenter where our server is housed, out email for domain and out website are down.  We hope that this situation is corrected soon.  We are sorry...