Long Distance – Moving Companies
Long Distance Moving Companies are full service movers who normally transport household goods and commercial items and objects from State to State within the United States. Long Distance Moving Companies provide the moving truck and driver, who hires there own moving helpers called Lumpers in teams of two. Some additional services include; packing and unpacking, packing paper, boxes, tape, shrink wrap, moving pads, dollies, and tool kits used to disassemble and reassemble items and furniture. The bigger moving companies are normally called Moving Van Lines.
Statewide – Local Movers
Local Moving Companies known as the Local Movers provide a full service move, and are mostly made up of smaller moving companies that normally transport household and commercial goods from City to City within the same State. These local moving companies provide a driver with a team of two or three movers used as moving helpers nicknamed the gofers. Some additional services which maybe included are; packing, packing supplies, boxes, tape, shrink wrap, moving pads, dollies, and tool kits used to disassemble or reassemble items and furniture. Ask about additional fees and charges.
Specialty Services – Pickup And Delivery
Specialty Moving Companies are movers that provide a moving vehicle to transport items, objects and appliances from one location to another normally within a specified radius (30, 40, 50) in miles. These specialty moving companies are hired to transport a few items, objects and appliances (Pool Table, Piano, Washer, Dryer, Sofa and Etc.) Keep in mind that this is piece work, and you are normally charged by the piece plus mileage. Some Pickup and Delivery services will offer you a flat rate to seal the deal. Almost anything you need picked up and or delivered to your home may reqire a Pickup and Delivery service.
Moving Helpers – Moving Labor Services
Moving Labor Services are the hired help for the Do-It-Your-Mover who has leased or rented a moving truck for a self-service move. Moving Helpers and Moving Labor services are normally professional movers for hire that receive work throw Moving Brokers and Marketplace Networks, which are one of the same. In short, they are moving companies that specialize in labor only services and do not provide a moving truck or vehicle. Moving labor services provide professional movers as moving helpers to load and unload Moving Rental Trucks, Mobile Storage Containers, Tractor Trailers, Over-Seas Crates and Self Storage Units. These moving companies may also offer additional services like; box packing and unpacking, furniture dis-assembly and reassembly, appliance disconnection and re-connection. Some moving labor and moving help services have no travel fees and no fuel charges. These moving companies are considered to be the “Alternative Moving Solution” for people relocating on a budget, and would rather use professional movers instead of family and friends for moving labor. Here are some nicknames for moving helpers; hired muscle, back savers, and lumpers.