Japan’s Well-Oiled Moving Machine

Japanese Moving Robots

When Technology & Heavy Things Collide

“Japanese Robot Could Replace Your Moving Company” reads the headline touting the latest droids to come out of the University of Tokyo’s JSK Laboratory.

Wow. Have we finally met our moving industry match? Are we going to have to start calling ourselves HireAHumanoid? A little research tells us…no. Continue reading

 

History of the Moving Industry

History of the Moving Industry

To HireAHelper Move Helpers: Paying Tribute to Our Founding Fathers

Crazy Tuesday (the Tuesday after Memorial Day) ushers in the moving industry’s officially crazy season. With that you’ll likely be way too busy taking care of today and tomorrow to think about yesterday and yesteryear and everything that happened to bring us all to this point in moving history.

That’s okay. We’ve got some historical highlights to make us all appreciate how good we have it now. Seriously. Really. We don’t have to scour the land for fuel. We don’t need a protective convoy. In the grand scheme of things, despite all the paperwork and all the headaches and all the sneaky folks running around, we are living in the Golden Age of Moving.

Now that, my friends, is crazy. Continue reading

 

Challenging the Status Quo

Challenging the Status Quo

While Some Write Letters and Others Fight Regulations, HireAHelper Keeps Rolling

One situation involves corporate movers in New York City, the other involves guys in pickups moving furniture in Austin, Texas. One is a product of the traditional stance of the labor unions, the other is a child of the shared-economy and a smartphone app. One issue is political, the other governmental.

In both cases, the entrenched are losing business to the newcomers. Continue reading

 

Top 10 Moving Customer Complaints

Top Ten Moving Customer Complaints

Giving the People What They Want

HireAHelper has almost 40,000 customer reviews now.

Yup, our customers – your customers – are definitely speaking out. And what’s really cool is that the great majority of them are giving 5-Star feedback. We are proud of what you guys have done out there, and we are excited about what this means as we continue to move forward and grow.

The Good – What Customers Want

So what exactly is it that makes our customers happy? Here are a few quotes from actual reviews: Continue reading