Definitions for "Local Move"
Local move is a term that usually refers to moves of less than 100 miles within the same state. This type of move is based usually based on hourly rates and is regulated by the states DOT (Department of Transportation) or other regulatory body. The hourly rate is usually being determined by the crew size required to move your household goods and the number of required trucks.
a move within the city, surrounding suburbs, and neighboring counties
A local move is a move within the same state and less than 100 miles. The Department of Transportation (DOT) regulates local moves and their hourly rates.
A railroad movement in which only one road haul carrier participates. The one carrier serves both the origin and destination station.