July 31, 2006

Hittin' The Road

Detroit News -
Mich. exodus strains movers
The gap between the large number of people moving out of Michigan and the much smaller number moving in is creating challenges for the professional moving industry, as they take extra and sometimes costly steps to replenish the supply of vehicles needed to support the exodus.

Professional movers are sending their vans out of Michigan packed to the brim, and finding them near-empty upon return. And van rental companies such as U-Haul are offering huge discounts to customers who bring their trucks back to Metro Detroit instead of dropping them off in their destination city.
(read about this sad state of affairs...)


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