Self Service - You Load and They Drive
The people who are planning to move their goods from one state to another or
even inside a state, face the dilemma of choosing between a Full moving service
and Self Service moves. Yes, there are many people moving everyday and they need
to transfer their belongings and goods from one place to another. The
professional moving companies offer the above two services and there are many
things that you need to look at before finalizing the company that would help
you to transfer your goods to their new destination.
Both the Self Service moves as well as the Full moving service have their
respective advantages and disadvantages and the choice of the service depends on
your needs. In the professional form of full moving services, there is the
problem of high budget that often leads people to opt for the other method. In
the latter service there is the problem of taking the pain of packing, loading,
unloading and unpacking of goods.
Let us look into the details of the “you load and they drive” from of self
service moves. This is the service in which it is you who have to take in the
task of managing everything from packing and loading to unloading and unpacking
your belongings. The only task or responsibility of the moving company is to
drive your goods to their said destination.
This is a very simple procedure wherein you are going to save a fortune that you
generally spend on hiring the professionals who will pack your personal
belongings or goods and will also drop them to their destination. Now, if you
are taking up the packaging of your goods on your own hands, then you already
save a few hundred dollars that you would have otherwise handed over to the
Well, the packing of good has been made pretty simple with the companies
offering crates and boxes to pack your goods (of course they charge a little for
the same). The total bill is inclusive of the crates or boxes that you put in
use to pack your goods. There is also the option of getting insurance on the
goods that you are transporting from one place to another.
There are many advantages of the self service moves and some of them are listed
below to tell you why you can opt this as the most viable option on your hands.
a) The first and foremost thing that comes to mind while choosing the self
service moves is that it acts as a savior of your depleting dollars. Yes one can
save a lot of money by doing the packing, loading or unloading yourself. You do
not have to pay to the hired professionals for this.
b) You are saved form the embarrassing situation of strangers handling your
valuables and personal belongings.
c) There is no fear that your goods will be mixed with that of the others by the
workers of the moving companies.
d) You are free from the tension of truck breakdowns or accidents which is one
of the biggest downsides of truck rentals. In case of truck rentals if you drive
then any type of problem with the transport becomes your headache.
e) You get the services of a professional and licensed driver if you choose the
self service moves.