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What is Backloading?


Whichever type of removal you need, be it house removals or commercial removal services, we understand that you always want to minimise expenses as much as you can. For this reason, we explore multiple possibilities and options concerning the actual move.

Backloading is an option that moving companies usually provide so as their clients could cut costs. But what is backloading, really? Here at Removals and Storage Newcastle, we try to enlighten our customers and provide more options that might be convenient to you.

Read along to get a brief background of what backloading is.

Backloading services provided by Removals and Storage Newcastle

Backloading is known to furniture removal and other moving companies as a less expensive option for their customers. This happens by maximising the moving companies’ down time. This downtime is actually happening whenever removalists come back empty from a moving trip and service. In order for the removal firms to increase profit, they will give you the option of having your stuff transported by a moving truck on its way to the home base. Instead of driving empty, customers’ boxes and furniture may take up these spaces. This is backloading.

Now, keep in mind that with backloading, it means that your boxes and furniture will be loaded into a moving truck with other customers’ possessions. If the idea of your items sharing precious truck spaces with others is not an issue, then backloading might just be the perfect option for you.

Is backloading for you?

So how would you know if backloading is the right choice for the move that you are planning to make? If you are on a tight budget and you cannot afford to pay or rent a truck and the full service of interstate and cross-country moving companies, backloading is your least expensive option.

With backloading moving, the cost of a moving truck is being shared by multiple customers. If you are moving big furniture sets but are financially limited, then backloading is also the best choice. In addition, backloading is always available as moving trucks are constantly traveling back and forth. It is not necessary to book ahead of time to get a hold of backloading moving services, thus taking advantage of backloading truck spaces can be arranged even on short notice. The process of booking a full-service move oftentimes take a longer time.

Once you have decided to proceed with a backload moving service, just keep in mind to appropriately label your belongings to make sure that it will be easier for the movers to locate them and to avoid accidentally mixing them up with other people’s items.

What you need to know before getting backloading services

Note, however, that backloading becomes less ideal when your move involves two outskirt locations. Remember that moving trucks are constantly traveling to and from their home base. As such, it makes suburb to suburb trips logistically difficult. Backloading is also not an ideal move if you are to transport small or single items.

Backloading is environment-friendly!

By taking advantage of backloading, you are limiting the number of daily truck trips which in turn reduces environmental waste. This gives you a less hazardous option regarding the move that you are about to make.

Here at Removals and Storage Newcastle, our goal is to make it easier for you to conduct your planned move. From booking and arranging to the actual carrying and transport of your items, we provide you with a variety of options that you can take advantage of. We are constantly finding ways and exploring possible options to make your move as convenient as possible. With our backloading services, you can save time and effort from all the organising and arrange of schedules. You can get our backload moving services on the day itself!

If you want to know more about our backloading and storage services in Newcastle, call our office today or get in touch with us via our contact page.