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Move Smart, Not Hard: How Our Zero-Fee Policy Transforms Your Moving Experience

When it comes to moving, one of the most pressing concerns for many is the cost. The moving industry is notorious for its complex pricing structures, with various fees that can add up quickly, leaving customers puzzled and often paying more than they anticipated. At Mile Zero, we understand how frustrating this can be. That's why we've adopted a straightforward, zero-fee approach to our pricing. In this post, we'll dive into how moving companies typically charge and how our policy sets us apart, ensuring a transparent and stress-free moving experience for you.

How Moving Companies Typically Charge

Most moving companies use one of two pricing structures: hourly rates or flat fees. Hourly rates are common for local moves, where the time it takes to complete the move determines the cost. On the other hand, flat fees are usually quoted for long-distance moves, calculated based on distance and the weight or volume of items being moved.

In addition to the base rate, moving companies often charge for packing materials, long carry fees if trucks can't park near the entrance, stair fees for moving items up and down flights of stairs, and sometimes even a fuel surcharge. These additional fees can significantly increase the total cost of the move.

Unique Approach of Our Company

At Mile Zero, we take pride in our transparent pricing model. We charge strictly based on the hourly rate, with zero additional fees. Whether it's basic packing materials, long carries, stairs, or fuel, you won't see any surprise charges on your bill. Our aim is to make your moving experience as straightforward and stress-free as possible.

Factors That Determine the Cost of Your Move with Us

  • Number of Workers: The more workers involved, the faster the move can be completed, but this also affects the hourly rate.

  • Total Hours of Work: We calculate the total cost by multiplying the hours spent by the hourly rate, and after the first hour, you are only charged in 15 minute increments. Efficiency is key, and our team works diligently to ensure a swift move.

  • No Hidden Fees or Additional Charges: Unlike other companies, our commitment to a zero-fee policy means the quote you get is what you pay, nothing more.

Benefits of Our Pricing Model

Our pricing model offers transparency, allowing you to understand exactly what you're paying for. This predictability makes budgeting for your move easier, with no fear of unexpected costs. Additionally, our efficiency and no-nonsense approach mean you often pay less for a high-quality moving service, regardless of the move's complexity or distance.


  • How can I get an accurate quote? You can get a quote today by visiting our website (, or calling us at 480-253-9383.

  • Are packing and unpacking included in the hourly rate? Yes, but if you need packing services, you will need to let us know ahead of time so we can come prepared! General packing and wrapping materials such as tape, plastic wrap, and moving blankets are provided free of charge, but the customer must cover the cost of boxes and other specialty packing supplies.

  • What can I do to reduce the cost of my move? The best way to reduce the cost of your move is to make sure your items are packed in sturdy boxes prior to the start of the move, and clearly marking all items to be moved with a sticky note or other simple identifier.

At Mile Zero, we're committed to making your move as smooth and affordable as possible. Our zero-fee policy isn't just a gimmick; it's a reflection of our dedication to transparency and customer satisfaction. Ready to experience a hassle-free move? Contact us today for a quote or more information on our services.

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