Peak Moving Season is Here: Make Move Plans Now

Moving season is upon us once again, with more than 200,000 DOD household goods shipments each summer. The peak season is May 15-August 31 when most service members receive order to new assignments in country and overseas. If you are on this list, don’t wait. Get started with the paper work as soon as you know where you are going. Decide if you are going to do a government-arranged move, or a Personally Procured Move (formerly known as a DITY move). It is also helpful to be familiar with the following terms: Household shipment, unaccompanied baggage, professional gear, service members’ professional gear, spouse professional gear, and what is excluded from professional gear. Each of these shipments will be weighed, and it is very costly if you go over limit. Read the full article here: http://www.dodlive.mil/index.php/2013/05/peak-moving-season-is-here-make-move-plans-now/