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HHG/RSG Van Operators: Handling and Transporting Safes/Gun Safes

Often a customer includes a locked safe/gun safe as part of a household goods shipment with the contents unknown to the carrier. The purpose of a safe is for the secure storage of its contents. The customer should be educated that the safe is not intended to be used as a "shipping container" and that the contents of the safe must be properly packed and/or packed and secured within the unit to protect against damage during...

Atlas Household/RSG Claims Prevention: Mattresses

Some of the most challenging items we handle in every household goods relocation are mattresses and box springs. As the designers and innovators of the furniture industry create new types of mattresses, they also create new challenges for relocation companies. Early identification (which starts with the estimate) of the types of mattresses and box springs in any shipment is key to ensuring that proper steps are taken to protect them from damage during transit....

Atlas RSG/HHG Van Operators ONLY: Top 5 Claimed Items (Claims Prevention Reminder)

Claims Services continues to advise you of the costliest items being claimed by our customers. Packed Items, Dining Tables, O/S furniture, Electronics and Recreational vehicles such as Motorcycles and ATV’S are currently our top 5 claimed items. Help us reduce claims by...