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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Insurance-related general increase (IRR surcharge)

The carrier’s tariff provides for a percentage adjustment to the transportation charge (and SIT pickup and delivery) to aid in the recovery of the increased cost of carrier’s and van operator’s liability insurance expenses.


Inventory

A detailed list of the items in your shipment and their condition before the moving vehicle is loaded.