'You Load, We Drive' Freight

Choosing a household freight option is a growing trend among consumers who are moving themselves. There are several primary reasons that people choose freight as their transportation method versus a rental truck or mobile storage, we have outlined them below.

Long distance moving companies that provide transportation only, such as Movex and ABF U-Pack, are commonly referred to as "You Load, We Drive" companies. Compare You Load, We Drive companies.

  • Large Shipment - Customers who need more space than the largest rental truck available (26') have limited options. If you're not interested in using a traditional moving company then you can rent multiple trucks or mobile storage units or simply rent as much space as you need on a freight truck.
  • Very Small Shipment - If you're moving coast to coast and have a small amount of items, renting a truck or a mobile storage unit will probably not be an effective solution for you. After fuel, the cost of the rental, hotels, food, etc. you will likely have spent far too much. The two largest household freight companies, ABF and Movex, allow you to ship as little as 5' linear feet.
  • Less Unknown Costs - With a rental truck you may not know how much fuel will be in two months or how much a driver may cost to drive the truck. With freight, those items are all included in the rate so you have less to worry about.

Movers to Load or Unload your 'You Load, We Drive' Truck

Now that you have your freight truck reserved you may want to hire professional movers to help with the loading and unloading process. Moving household items to/from a rental truck is physically demanding and usually requires expertise, especially when packing and loading. Our movers are licensed and insured and know how to load/unload moving trucks for local and long distance relocation.

Linear FeetLoadUnloadCrew Size
6'
2 Hours
1.5 Hours
2 Movers
10'
2.5 Hours
2 Hours
2 Movers
14'
3.25 Hours
2.5 Hours
2 Movers
18'
4 Hours
3 Hours
2 Movers
24'
3.25 Hours
2.5 Hours
3 Movers
28'
4 Hours
3 Hours
3 Movers
32'
4.5 Hours
3.75 Hours
3 Movers
38'
5 Hours
4 Hours
4 Movers
44'
6 Hours
5 Hours
4 Movers
48'
7 Hours
6 Hours
4 Movers
53'
8 Hours
6.5 Hours
4 Movers

Completion times are based on our average historic data for the specific sizes listed. They are based on ranch homes, single family homes and town homes with good access conditions. Every move is different and your total load or unload time may be more or less.

  • Our expert movers maximize your total space by efficiently loading the truck.
  • We balance the load to ensure it is safe for transportation.
  • Free assembly/dis-assembly of standard household items.
  • We wrap furniture with pads for protection during the move.

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