You’ve got your own long bed pick-up or transit van and have helped out friends with moving or hauling needs many times, so you are wondering if short haul truck driving might be a lucrative side business. The answer is yes! However, there are a few important things to think about before you start offering to transport people’s prized possessions.

  1. Talk to your insurance carrier.

Technically you can be considered a short haul truck driver if you have a non-commercial license and restrict your services to within a 100-150 mile radius. Most automotive insurance carriers can extend this sort of rider to cover the items you are carrying in case of an accident. In some cases, you can activate it only when you need it to reduce the ov. . . . .

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Finding the best movers for your moving service needs is now easier than ever. With a few clicks of a button, you can find people who can orchestrate your entire move. While the internet has increase convenience for consumers, it’s also made it easier for scammers, thieves and dangerous individuals to gain entry to homes and personal information.

It is especially important that you hire high quality packers and unpackers with a solid reputation. These people will have a unique access to your personal belongings for a long period of time. Unpackers and packers are often left alone to organize and pack your personal items. There’s also a smaller chance you will be. . . . .

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People and businesses are moving all the time so unpacking and packing, loading,  hauling and cleaning services are great side businesses to help supplement your full-time income. You can use OjaMove to promote moving related services like packing and unpacking business for free and to attract business. It’s a perfect platform for bootstrapping your business. You can customize your profile and connect with potential customers right away, directly with no cost or middle man.

You have other options for marketing your packing and unpacking business, like posting flyers around your local community, telling your friends and family and connecting with real estate agents and leasing agents. Those all take a lot of time, plus the expense of printing and flyers are easy to ign. . . . .

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