Did you hear about the guy who started walking 20 miles to work and was rewarded with a car? Of course you did!
"The affordability for starting a business here is great, and the cost of living is better," Luke Marklin, CEO of Bellhops, an on-demand start-up for moving that operates in more than 50 cities nationwide, tells CNBC Make It.
Among the thousands of moving companies in the United States, Offerpad chose to align with Bellhops because of its innovative business model and customer-focused strategy. The two companies began working together in Atlanta and Charlotte, and based on that successful collaboration decided to expand their partnership to include all current Offerpad markets.
Walter Carr sent his friends a flurry of increasingly pleading text messages. The college student’s car had broken down, and he was supposed to begin his new job as a mover the next morning—at a home 20 miles from his apartment near Birmingham, Ala.
Beyond offering flexible pricing, Bellhops seeks to differentiate itself by requiring a shorter lead time than traditional moving services. While consumers might need to book a truck and movers anywhere from three days or two weeks ahead of their moves, Bellhops seeks to work in a much shorter time frame.
I have seen few cities sell themselves as effectively as Chattanooga, whose mayor Andy Berke visited TechCrunch’s offices recently. He was accompanied by Luke Marklin, the CEO of tech-enabled moving start-up Bellhops.
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