Decide on the type of moving services you want to offer. You may stick to local moving or include across the country. You may also offer small moves that consists of couple pieces of furniture and appliances.
Make a business plan that includes information about your start-up costs, vehicle you have or purchase, for your business and on finding costumers. You may also finding plans for hiring a people to work for your moving company and handling expenses.
Contact your local department of licenses or business registration to learn which types of licensing you will need to run your business. Most states will require you to have a business license, but you may also need special permits and licensing to run a moving company.
Secure a location from which to run your business. You may need an office and place to park your moving trucks. Depending on how many purchase and their size, some town and cities do not allow to park them in residential area, or many require you to park them in a screened area.
Purchase the equipment you will need to run a moving company. You may need vans for small moves and larger trucks for moving the contents of homes, business and apartments you may also consider purchasing at least large truck for move across the country. Additionally you many need hand trucks, moving dollies, and furniture pads to keep your clients secure and make moving them easier.
Set hours for your moving business. Having hours both during the week and on weekend may help you to secure more clients.
Set competitive prices for your moving services. You may get pricing ideas by comparing the prices other moving company charge. Many charge by the hour and set a minimum number of hours for each moving job.
Prepare a contract to use in your moving business. It should include blank for your customer’s information. Moving rates and schedule moving dates and time. In addition, your contract should include information about any insurance, you have the extra insurance that the client may purchase.
Hire the workers help you with your moving service. You can take on more clients and earn more money with hired helpers. Ideally, the workers you hire should be strong and have driver’s licenses. They should also have clean criminal histories and reasonable good driving records. A worker with Criminal histories and reasonably good driving records. A worker with criminal history may make you more loss