Archive for September, 2011

Binding vs. Non-binding estimate

A binding estimate is an agreement made in advance between the shipper and the carrier, outlining the charges for the moving services. A binding estimate guarantees the total cost of the move based upon the quantities and services shown on the binding estimate. A non-binding estimate can be based on either weight or volume (cubic feet) and is a carrier’s reasonable estimate on what the cost will be based upon the estimated weight or volume and any extra services requested. A non-binding ... Read more