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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Carrier

The moving company providing interstate transportation of household goods under whose Department of Transportation registration the shipment is moved.


Claim

When a household item is lost, damaged or delayed while in the care, custody or control of the carrier or its affiliated agent.


COD (cash on delivery)

Shipments where the customer pays the moving charges at the time of delivery. Payment for these shipments must be made in cash or by traveler’s check, money order or cashier’s check. A credit card may be used with prior authorization; personal checks are not accepted.