Understanding your roles and responsibilities when selecting a transporter is crucial. While uShip collects and provides information necessary for making a wise decision about a transporter, customers must do their own research and use their common sense when engaging in this type of transaction. This will protect you, your family and your possessions. For example, wiring $15,000 to a transporter in advance for a shipment defies common sense, yet, unfortunately, people unwittingly do so. The bottom line – if something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t.
ProtectYourMove.gov, a government website created to inform people of their rights and responsibilities when moving goods, has provided this important “to do” list to help you select the right mover for you: