Boston: Here’s The Secret To Stress Free Copier Returns

"Running a small business is a constant balancing act," Meredith said. "There are a million things to keep track of, and everything's important."  The busy insurance professional was taken by surprise recently when the lease for the copier her agency was using came to an end. "I'd just assumed that they'd send somebody to come pick it up, but they said, "Oh, no. That's your responsibility. Read … [Read more...]

That $100 Shipping Hack You’ve Heard Doesn’t Always Work

Lots of people have been talking about Melia Robinson's success in shipping her stuff from NYC to San Francisco for just $100. It's certainly a creative cost-containment strategy, but it doesn't work for everyone and every long distance move, and we'd like to take a moment to explain why. First: Melia gave away a lot of her stuff before she moved - namely her furniture. Sometimes this is a … [Read more...]

Boston College Students: The Time To Set Up Your End of Semester Move is Now!

Classes are winding down and before you know it, colleges and universities all over Boston will be hosting their graduation ceremonies. Underclassmen who are moving back in with their parents or further afield for summer jobs or internships, as well as graduating seniors, are all facing the need to get out of dorm rooms, apartments and condos quickly. The easiest and most efficient way to make … [Read more...]

If the Olympics Do Come to Boston I’m Moving!

Some people are thrilled beyond belief that the Olympics may be held in Boston in 2024. I am not one of those people. Having already lived in one Olympics-occupied city (Atlanta, 1996) I've absolutely no intention of going through that experience again - especially now that we live in a post-9/11, post Boston marathon bombing world. The increased traffic, construction and security measures will … [Read more...]

Student Moves Secrets Every Parent Needs To Know

Hey, are you the parent of a college student? Getting your kid set up in their new living situation, whether that's a dorm, fraternity or sorority house, or off-campus apartment, can be quite a production - especially when you're surrounded by what seems like thousands of other kids and their families trying to do the same thing at the same time. Here's a nifty secret: you don't have to do it. … [Read more...]

School’s Out: What’s the Fastest, Best Student Moving Service?

Another graduating class has proudly accepted their diplomas, tossed their caps in the air, and now finds themselves facing the challenge of navigating into whatever life holds next for them. For many South Shore area students, that next step definitely involves moving out of their student housing. What's the best, fastest way for a student to move their stuff in Boston? The answer is Boston … [Read more...]

South Shore Small Business Moves

Whether you are a small company growing your clientele and in need of a larger space or just starting up, moving your business can be intimidating. Where are the client reports? Did you put all the computers in watertight moving boxes? Did you use enough bubble wrap on them? Did you put the moving boxes you need right away in last? Or first? Where are the office phones? These questions can plague … [Read more...]

South Shore Shipping: Get A Free Quote for Your Small, Local, or International Move

One of the hardest things about planning a move - whether you're moving across town, across country, or all the way to the other side of the world - is figuring out the costs.  Moving companies are notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to providing accurate, reliable information about what they're going to charge their customers. Hidden fees, add-on charges, and other surprise costs can make your … [Read more...]

The South Shore Small Move: Save Money, Less Stress

"When I was younger, I tried to look at each move as a new adventure. The places we'd go! The people we'd meet!" Lolly M. laughed. "But after you've relocated 3 or 4 times, some of the shiny wears off. Now, I want the moves to be quick, simple, and stress free." Lolly and her husband, a surgeon, have kept their lifestyle 'purposefully minimalistic' due to their frequent moves. "We have what we … [Read more...]

South Shore: Moving Your Small Business

"I'm excited that we've found such a great location!" Maria M. runs a small bridal shop outside of Worcester, and has recently decided to move closer to her core client base in Boston. "What I'm not excited about is moving my small business." In addition to her retail fixtures, Maria has at least 2,500 gowns and several cases full of accessories and shoes.  "It's not necessarily a lot of stuff," … [Read more...]