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Top Interstate Moving Companies in Dothan, AL

When every moving company in Dothan, AL claims they're the best, how do you really know? Can the company even legally offer interstate moving services? We analyzed 4 moving companies in Dothan and more than 15,000 movers nationwide using our constantly updated ranking calculation to help you determine the best interstate movers.
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based on 516+ data points

Dothan, AL

License Info

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    Authorized for Interstate Moves
    (last checked 9/15/2021)
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    State License: 507202 Verify
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    USDOT License: 1357693 Verify
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Trading Post Moving & Storage Logo

based on 13+ data points

119 S Industrial Blvd, Enterprise, AL, 36330
Nationwide moving services, City-to-city moving services, Storage services See More
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U-Pack Logo

based on 38+ data points

206 Speigner St, Dothan, AL, 36303
Long Distance Moving, Cross Country Moving, Senior Moving See More
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Coleman American Moving Services Logo

based on 62+ data points

6165 Andrews Ave, Ozark, AL, 36360

License Info

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    Authorized for Interstate Moves
    (last checked 5/24/2024)
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    USDOT License: 148986 Verify
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Our Reviews of the Best Long Distance Movers in Dothan

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How do we review a moving company?

Imagine the challenge of sifting through and reading every single review a moving company has ever received. Could you spot the fake reviews? Could you formulate a well-rounded analyses, or would you be left relying on a gut feeling?

Our rigorous evaluation process addresses this by meticulously vetting each moving company based on 11 crucial aspects of the moving experience:

  • 1. Quality

    Overall quality of the service provided on moving day.

  • 2. Punctuality

    Did the crew show up on-time with the required equipment?

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Dependable Rankings You Can Count On!

Our rankings are data-driven — movers cannot purchase a spot on our list. Here's why you can have confidence in our recommendations:

  • No Paid Placements: Every company earns its spot through merit, not payment.
  • Extensive Analysis: Evaluated over 24,000 movers across the country for our rankings.
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What makes a move long distance?

There’s no official definition of what qualifies as a “long distance” move, but it’s generally moving outside of your city to another.

Long Distance vs Interstate vs Intrastate


If you’re moving across state lines (interstate), you likely need to hire a moving company with a valid USDOT license. This licensing information comes from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and applies to a moving company's ability to perform a long distance Interstate Move (for example: from California to Texas).

If your move crosses state lines within the same commercial zone, or metropolitan area (for example: DC to Alexandria, VA), it is generally not considered an interstate move and a moving company may not need an "Active" license from FMCSA to perform this type of move.

Long Distance

There is no official designation regarding what constitutes a "long distance" move. But, one thing is clear. A "long-distance" move that does NOT cross state lines is not considered an interstate move and would not require a valid USDOT license (unless the state regulations additionally require it). For example, the 800 mile move from El Paso, TX to Texarkana, TX may be "long distance", but it is still an intrastate move and only regulated by local statewide authority (in this case, the TXDMV).


Intrastate moves (within the same state) are regulated by state and local jurisdictions and licensing requirements vary according to locale.

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