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February 07, 2019
So let's imagine you've ordered a new bed.
He (it is usually a he) - and perhaps a colleague - will
Why you pay more for event hire delivery fees
Even if you're dealing with the biggest event hire companies in the business, such as Valiant, Exponet or Harry The Hirer, these companies are worth only a fraction of the largest retailers.
Delivery fees are not funded by the hire companies.
Each client pays their own delivery fees because there is no such thing as a standard delivery.
Delivery quotes vary depending on the time of day, distance, number of items hired and the complexity of your location.
Many venues allow a very narrow window of delivery, such as 60-90 minutes which means the pressure is on us to deliver and install for you (and be out) within that time.
Let's imagine that bed again, but this time you want to hire it along with bedlinen for say, a product launch or TV commercial.
Your event hire team has to
But oh ho! We still have to come back...
On our return (remember, it will be more expensive if you need pickup after-hours, and even more so if we have to wait until midnight to collect it from you), we then have to:
And that's why event delivery is expensive. If you want to save money on delivery, look for companies that allow you to do DIY event hire so you can collect items yourself or try these delivery fee-saving ideas.
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