AMERICAN MOVING AND STORAGE ASSOCIATION
Based in the Washington, DC, area, AMSA's mission is to represent the interest of the domestic and international moving and storage industry and to help the customers it serves.
The AMSA represents more than 3,500 members, including interstate moving and storage companies, local movers, international movers plus industry suppliers and state association members. The AMSA's chief goals include strong support for effective government regulations and policies that protect consumers while allowing members to provide quality service at compensatory prices, and ensuring that consumers understand the value of professional moving and storage services.
AMSA ProMover Program Info
Recently, the AMSA launched a new consumer protection and certification program called ProMover. This initiative is designed to fight imposters, known within the industry as "rogue operators," like never before by giving consumers an easy way to separate reputable, professional movers from con artists out to make a quick buck at their expense.
The ProMover program takes the worry and the hassle out of moving by helping consumers identify quality professional movers who subscribe to our goals and by providing them with information and assistance with everything from finding a mover, to getting an estimate and packing tips, to understanding valuation and insurance.
Under the new requirements, standards for AMSA membership have been expanded to include a review of any felony convictions of the company's owners, officers or majority stockholders regarding matters over which the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB) or any state consumer protection agency has jurisdiction; verification of company ownership with the appropriate state corporation commission; and a review of each applicant's Web site for improper advertising. Each new applicant must also complete a signatory agreement attesting it will comply with FMCSA and STB regulations and uphold the AMSA Code of Ethics.
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