How You Can Save Money by Backloading

Backloads, Vacant Space in Trucks, Under-utilsed Capacity, And Why These Things can Save You Money!

How You Can Save Money by Backloading

Many people we have spoken to (let's call them the average person) would have no idea what a backload is. And that's ok. What they also didn't know is how many removal trucks travel interstate every single day, and how many of them have spare capacity in their truck, put simply, that's what a backload is (the spare space at the back of a truck that can be filled up).

So what does this mean for you and WHY would you care? Well, if you're planning to move your house, apartment, granny flat, studio apartment, shared accommodation or even a special piece or two of furniture, now is the time to pay attention so that you can save on your next move.

We all know that moving interstate can be an expensive exercise. Now, if you're moving a large 4, 5 or 6 bedroom house (or more), and you need very specific moving requirements, you need a crew to come and pack everything up for you, you need to move on a very specific date and you need to arrive at a certain time, and have the same crew unpack the truck for you, then this may or may not be for you.

However, if you are moving a studio apartment, 1, 2, bedroom apartment, and even a small 3 or 4 bedroom house, or one or two items under 5 cubic metres (5m3)  then having access to vacant space in trucks (backloads), and their underutilised capacity can save you a small fortune.

So here's how it works:

Many removal companies out there who move interstate, often have a challenge of either filling up their truck completely on the move from the original location to the desired destination, and then, coming back from that destination, to the starting location, the truck is often empty, or at best, isn't completely full.

What this means is that the space on these trucks in a perfect world would be full, in order to make the trip as worthwhile as possible, what MUVAL does is find all of that available space and matches it with loads people like you and I require. If MUVAL matches it 'BINGO' you will receive an email letting you know that there is a load available, the price, what you get, and a "Book Now" button which allows you to easily pay a deposit to book in your MUVAL.


No more getting 5 quotes, not having removal companies show up when they say they will, wondering if they are insured, or if they are going to use blankets. All that is covered in a MUVAL, giving you peace of mind, and allowing you to focus on more important things, like what you are going to wear to dinner, or having a beer with the boys.

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