Planning to hire a moving company but you are just not sure what to expect price-wise?

Procompare has been tracking trends in moving company prices in years and here is the latest moving company cost guide for year 2021.

What is cost data based on? Cost data is based on actual project costs as reported by our Pros and on cost data retrieved from various specialized publications and websites, governmental reports, occupational associations or guilds, and related websites in South Africa.

Truck and driver — half-day hire
Average cost R3500
Cost range R2500R4500

This is the price for a truck and driver hire for a half a day. The price includes only the truck hire with appointed driver. You do the lifting yourself. The total cost will depend on the truck site, the distance, and location. The average cost of half-a-day truck-and-driver hire is R3500, or typically between R2500 and R4500.

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Truck and driver — full-day hire
Average cost R6000
Cost range R4000R8000

This is the price for a truck and driver hire for the entire day. The price includes only the truck hire with appointed driver. You do the lifting yourself. The total cost will depend on the truck site, the distance, and location. The average cost is usually R6000.

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Additional cost for the movers
Average cost R650
Cost range R550R750

This is the cost for hiring two movers if you need additional muscle to do the heavy lifting for you. Price depends on the day (weekday or weekend/public holiday), location, and any special requirements. On average, expect to be charged between R550 and R750 for a cost for two movers.

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Recent jobs for moving companies

Johannesburg
City or suburb are you moving from: Mutorashanga, Mashonaland West (Zimbabwe)
City or suburb are you moving to: City Deep (Johannesburg)
How far are you moving?: International
Will movers need to use staircases?: No
Estimated moving date: Within a month
Good Morning I have been urgently tasked by my client to look for side tippers to ferry Chrome Ore from a mine in Mutorashanga, Mashonaland West (Zimbabwe) across the border to City Deep (Johannesburg). The contract will be for a year, and approximately 20 tippers are needed per each given month to move about tonnes. Please can you advice on your rates coupled with your terms and conditions. Best Regards