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Last updated on Thursday, April 21, 2016, 2:14 pm

App-Enabled Moving Service Sees Potential in Fayetteville Market

A tech-enabled moving company is planning to more than double its presence in Fayetteville this year. Bellhops, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, contracts college students for small- to medium-sized moving and lifting jobs. The jobs are booked via the company’s mobile app or through Bellhops’ website. To date, 80 students from the University of Arkansas have claimed jobs on the Bellhops platform, with a few jobs dating back to 2013, Bellhops’ communications director David Martin said in an email. The service intends to add another 100 UA contractors in 2016, after growing the number of completed Bellhops jobs 170 percent from 2014 to 2015 in Fayetteville, Martin said. Last year, the service was also available in Little Rock, Conway and Jonesboro, but the company has pulled... [ MORE ]

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