Fixed Rate Quotes Pay Double

A fixed rate quote paired with an in home visit is an obfuscation designed to oversell a service while simultaneously playing upon a customers fear that movers are slow and unskilled.

Local Vancouver movers typically charge one of two ways; by the hour or a fixed rate quote (FRQ). If you were to hire a moving company by the hour the clock starts when they arrive at your door and stops upon completion of the job, plus travel time. With a fixed rate quote a salesperson visits your home, has a look around, and gives you a firm price in …
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How Long Will My Move Take?

Citymove.ca

When quizzed about how much time a move might take, my former boss liked to say “It takes what it takes.” And while there is nothing like a Bertuzzi-esque circular tautology to bring a smile to a customers’ face, these days we like to be less obtuse. There is a variety of factors that contribute to the amount of time a job takes. They include, though are not limited to, number of items to be moved, distance from apartment to truck, stairs v. elevator, packing efficiency and more.

The quickest moves we see are people on the ground floor of …
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