Are you moving house and thinking about how you will move your furniture and other belongings to your new home? If you are looking for a cheaper option for your removal making use of backloads may be the answer you are looking for. Backloads or return loads make use of a removal company's return journey. For example if a company has a delivery in one direction rather than returning with an empty van they can fill it with return loads picked up near the drop off point and bring these back with them. You can either hire the whole vehicle on its return journey or if your furniture and other belongings are not going to completely fill the space available, it can be shared with others making similar moves. There are two main advantages to using backloads for your removal 1. Reduced Costs As it is a one way trip it will be cheaper than normal removal costs. Backloads can also be shared with others who are moving in the same direction reducing the costs still further.
You split the cost of the journey with the others making your removal fairly inexpensive. Savings are particularly noticeable if you are moving long distance. 2. Environmentally friendly If a removal company has return loads then it means its whole trip is much more efficient and a lot less fuel is used than if a separate journey was made to move your belongings. By making use of backloads you are helping companies be much more fuel efficient , reducing fuel consumption and hence reducing polluting emissions. Return loads are a much more environmentally friendly answer to removals. So how do you go about finding a companies looking for return loads? Most haulage and removal companies offer this service now.
Just Google return loads or backloads and you will find websites, and online bidding sites, that will help you find removal companies making the journey you are looking for. You can then compare quotes and pick the one that suits you. Things to remember when booking and using a backloads service When picking a company remember to choose a reputable company that has been around for a while and make sure you read the terms and conditions before making any arrangements. When it is time for the actual move make sure you supervise the loading process and be certain that you have an inventory of everything that is being moved.