Over 20 million Americans are moving this summer. Many reserve a DIY truck, believing this will save time and money. However, data shows it can actually be cheaper to hire a professional mover.
Take Jeff and Nicole MacDonald. After trying every DIY method available (4 moves in 5 years), they discovered uShip and tried it for their recent relocation from Austin to Bend, Ore.
Jeff calculated renting a truck would run $2400. But on uShip, they accepted an $1800 bid from JP Transport, a fully-insured uShip Power Provider who was headed west with extra space. The couple was thrilled: huge savings, no back pain, and limited time off work.
The graphic below shows those who rent a truck to save a buck, usually don’t:
Check out footage and pictures from the Jeff and Nicole MacDonald’s Move
(Includes footage and interviews with MacDonalds and JP Transport, 3:31, 1080p)