Our moving glossary gives your move greater definition.

Moving jargon? Take the confusion out of industry terms and terminology with this convenient, easy-to-access moving glossary from Molloy Bros./Mayflower.

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Accessorial (additional) services

These are services beyond transportation – such as packing, unpacking, an extra stop or shuttle – that incur extra charges.


Agent

The agent is an affiliated moving company that is authorized to act on behalf of the van line. The agent may handle the booking, origin, hauling and/or destination services. For example, Molloy Bros. is an agent of Mayflower.