Besides hiring a full service moving company and helpers there are two other options: PODS units and moving trucks. Here are a few tips that will help you make a decision between moving containers and moving trucks.
PODS Units and Rental Trucks
Moving trucks come in different sizes. If you're looking to rent one, the following guide will help you to decide the type of truck and size you will need for your move.
Different Types of Moving Trucks
Local movers usually charge by the hour or offer flat rate price for their services. This guide describes advantages and disadvantages of using flat rate service.
Flat Rate Movers
State agencies are responsible for enforcement and making sure that moving companies are properly certified and follow the regulations. Regulations may vary from state to state and some states' regulations are more strict than others.
Moving Company Regulators
Renting a truck or storage container and hiring a moving labor service is another way to save money. It is a little more complicated since it involves hiring movers or a couple of strong men to load and unload your belongings. But often it is less expensive than hiring a full service moving company.
Moving Labor Services