One of the things that we pride ourselves on is that our real movers are real employees. What does that mean?
Some moving companies hire subcontractors to staff their moving crews. That is the cheapest way because then no one has to pay taxes, unemployment insurance or workers compensation. If a mover is getting paid $10/hr and no one is paying his benefits, that makes them cheaper.
Here are the problems with hiring subcontractors to be movers: