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GoShare On-Demand Delivery & Moving App Launches in Washington, DC

Individuals and businesses in the Washington DC area now have a friend with a truck. GoShare is now serving the Southern Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia areas.

  • Jun 18, 2019

How Small Businesses Can Compete With Amazon

Several small business owners and consultants recently shared with GoShare how they use customer service and experience to set themselves apart and compete with Amazon, Walmart, and other retail giants.

  • Jun 17, 2019

How Much to Tip for Furniture Delivery

While when and how much to tip your furniture delivery is up to you, it can be helpful to have some guidelines. Included are recommendations from various etiquette guides for common tipping practices and how much to tip movers or delivery professionals.

  • Jun 05, 2019

Top 5 Reasons To Choose GoShare for Your Courier Service

Whether you have important documents that need to go across town, or forgot your laptop cord at home… GoShare’s on-demand courier service is here to help. Our couriers are available on-demand and can arrive to pick up your item or items in less than an hour. Track the status of your courier delivery and pay in our convenient app.

  • May 31, 2019

Press Release: Salvation Army and GoShare Partner for On-Demand Delivery

The Salvation Army has selected GoShare as their moving and delivery partner for donation pickup and last mile delivery services in the western region. This partnership will allow The Salvation Army’s western region to consolidate their previously fragmented delivery services coverage under one preferred partner.

  • May 30, 2019

How to Rent a Truck for Moving and Delivery

If you are considering a do-it-yourself move or looking for a way to bring home a large, bulky purchase, you might consider renting a truck to move your stuff. But, researching moving truck rental options may quickly give you such a headache you might rethink whether or not you really need that new patio set. But, don’t worry. We’ve done the first step and gathered together the research you need to get started. No headaches.

  • May 23, 2019

Best Memorial Day Truck Sales of 2019

Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to look for deals on a new pickup truck. While holiday sales are an ideal time to maximize dealer and manufacturer discounts on trucks, Memorial Day truck sales historically feature some of the strongest savings of the year. And, 2019 looks to be no different with great savings to be realized with this year’s fresh crop of Memorial Day sales on trucks.

  • May 21, 2019

The Best Gig Economy Jobs and What to Avoid

While opportunities to work in the gig economy are plentiful, anyone looking for gig-work as their side hustle for extra money or full-time job should consider their options carefully. The best gig economy jobs will provide a strong value for your time, while others may actually lose you money. Prior to engaging in gig work, it’s important to understand the pros and cons as well as any potential expenses that may be the responsibility of the gig worker.

  • May 20, 2019

Can UBER® Pick up Furniture?

If you’ve got a large item to move, and not a lot of time to move it, you may have wondered, can Uber pick up furniture? Could I use Uber XL for moving? Rideshare apps like Uber are intended for arranging the transportation of passengers, not cargo. And, while some may have used them to carry small items in a pinch, the vehicles are generally not large enough for large items like furniture.

  • May 16, 2019

What is White Glove Delivery?

What is white glove delivery, and how is it different from other types of delivery services? A typical delivery service may offer curbside delivery, in which an item is unloaded on or next to the curb at the end of your driveway. You are responsible for moving the item into your home. This service does not include the removal of packing materials or any item assembly. White glove delivery services offer a better customer experience. A typical white glove service provider will carry the item into your home. This includes carrying the item up stairs or through tight hallways to get to its final destination. Once the item is inside, the delivery professional will assemble it and remove any packing materials. For appliances, white glove delivery often involves installation as well as the removal of old appliances.

  • May 14, 2019
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