Browning Moving and Storage / United Van Lines

Preferred Contract Supplier for Relocation Services provided by Browning Moving and Storage / United Van Lines

Browning Moving and Storage is a full-service moving company that specializes in the transportation and storage of household goods, office and industrial equipment, special products and product distribution. They are movers who provide local, long distance and international moving services for residential customers, businesses and government agencies.

How To Order

Please see the FSU Household Move Information link at the end of the page.


April Snow: 800-722-6683 ext. 222 or 863-683-6494: E-Mail:

Florida State University Contact: James Johnson (850) 645-2304; Email:

Contract Information

This contract was procured by the University Florida, Contract USF ITN 12SP114

Term: 04/01/2012 through 04/30/2018

Moving and Relocation services (Domestic & International). Includes Packing, Loading, Transportation, Delivery of Interstate Household Goods, Auto, Labs, and Offices, Library, Dormitories and Equipment. Full replacement Value Coverage with NO DEDUCTABLE based on $5.00 x weight of the shipment up to $100,000 at NO COST. Covers the transportation of household goods (personal effects and property) between points in the United States. Covers the pricing of cartons, packing, transportation, and loading. Pricing based on 400n tariff. Covers the transportation of automobiles within the United States. The University cannot pay for unpacking, a valuation charge or the personal travel costs of the employee or family members, and the move is normally limited to 15,000 pounds net weight. Invoices are generated and must be paid based on actual weight moved, not on estimated amount.

Lab Move Information: The household goods movers can handle moving simple labs using the existing household goods contract.

Note:  If you use one of the contract relocation companies, your new faculty/staff should choose one (1) company from the approved contract list and request an estimate. If you DO NOT use one of the relocation companies on contract with FSU, your new faculty/staff needs to obtain at least one (1) quote from our approved contract supplier list. The estimates or price quote(s) should be submitted to your department. After the estimates are received, complete the Approval to Pay Moving Expenses form (Human Resources form) and obtain your Vice President’s signature and the signature of the Director of Human Resources. Then submit a requisition to purchasing.

When the Department enters the requisition for the move, the requisition must include: name of the new hire, where the goods will be moving from and the location moving to, the anticipated date of the move, and the name and full telephone number of the FSU Contract Manager. Depending on the availability of funds, the department may agree to pay the entire amount of the move, or agree to pay a fixed amount with the employee paying the remainder. In this instance, the purchase order will be for that portion of the fixed amount authorized by the department.

If approved by the Department, moving laboratory equipment/professional equipment is allowable. Any liquids or special specimen samples need to have approval from the moving company and FSU Environmental Health & Safety (850-644-6895).

For additional information, please click on the link below.  Taking the time to read the Household Move Information will save you time and provide helpful Move Information.

Household Move - Additional Document.

Special Notes

  1. Payment Terms: Net 40
  2. P-Card cannot be used