Moving your Fridge? Purchased a cot on OLX? Shifting houses? Stressed out just thinking about transport? We’ve all been there. I set aside 1 day to shift 3 suitcases, a TV and a mattress. Getting hold of reliable, convenient transportation in Bangalore is an obstacle course.
Hurdle # 1: Finding a mini truck.
There are a gazillion easier things to do.
Hurdle #2: The ‘Stand’ Fight.
Every driver in the mini truck stand wants your business. But only one Driver can emerge winner.
Hurdle #3: Crazy Pricing!
You probably have to break the bank to pay them
Hurdle #4 : Empty run on return
They consider it good ethics to bill you for the return journey that you never asked for.
Hurdle #5: Bargaining
The most stressful bit of hiring a mini truck.
Hurdle #6: Drivers get lost all the time
You explain the addresses repeatedly. Eventually, you give up and accompany them.
Hurdle #7: All pain, no gain
They quietly watch while you struggle to load the vehicle.
Hurdle #8: Coordination
Co-ordinating is a pain. Don’t cry please.
Hurdle #9: Reliability
There’s a very good chance of something being stolen, right?
Hurdle #10: Invoices
“What is this invoice?”