Moving Help in Chicago

Save money by hiring our moving help in Chicago, Illinois and the entire Chicago Metropolitan Area! We specialize in providing insured moving labor for your do-it-yourself move, both locally and long distance. Hire our movers to load, unload or pack your rental truck, POD storage container or freight trailer in the Chicagoland area or anywhere in the country!

  • Load Help: Expertly Load & Maximize Space for Moving Trucks, POD Units, Trailers & More
  • Unload Help: Quickly Unload Furniture from Truck Rentals, Portable Storage Units, Trailers & More
  • Packing Help: Our Movers Pack Your Moving Boxes
  • Apartment Moves: Moving From One Apartment to Another in the Same Complex or Building
  • Furniture Moving: Help Moving Furniture, Moving Within the Home, Moving for Renovations, Decluttering or Organizing

The Chicago Metropolitan Area is the 3rd most populous area in the United States and 27th most populous in the world! In 2012, Chicago hosted 46.37 million international and domestic visitors, an overall visitation record. The city has many nicknames, the best-known include the "Windy City" and "Second City".

Hire Local Moving Labor

Elite Moving Labor is the most recognized and reputable moving labor company in the country. We know do-it-yourself moving, and we know that planning and managing your upcoming DIY move is stressful. That's why we've made it easy to request a personalized moving labor quote and scheduling your moving help.

  • Reliability: Once you're scheduled, you're scheduled. We show up for every move, you depend on us and our brand name depends on your satisfaction.
  • Flexibility: Last minute changes happen, we provide no cost rescheduling.
  • Pricing: Up front, simple pricing with no hidden or add-on fees.
  • Coverage: Moving services are available in all major metropolitan areas and most secondary cities. We also provide coverage for many rural areas as well.

Base Pricing for Moving Labor

  • Prices include taxes & fees*
  • Billing begins when we arrive at your location, not when we dispatch
  • We have no hidden charges. You won't be surprised when you receive your bill
  • Not sure which package is best for you? Request a free moving labor quote
# of MoversMinimum HoursMinimum PriceEach Addt'l Hour
2 Movers 2 $199 $80
2 Movers 3 $269 $70
3 Movers 2 $295 $95
3 Movers 3 $369 $95
4 Movers 2 $360 $130
4 Movers 3 $444 $120
Need more than 4 movers? Contact Customer Support at (888) 354-8303 for additional package options.

*Some regions require an additional surcharge. View the current list of locations requiring a surcharge.
**Some locations will be subject to a travel fee. A travel fee may be required due to distance or likelihood of tolls, parking expenses or traffic. If a travel charge is required you will be notified during the quoting process or, for online reservations, before we process your order. See Topic FAQ

Next Steps

  • Get A Quote

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    Request your free, personalized moving labor quote online.

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  • Call Us

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  • Learn More

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  • Schedule Online

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    Schedule your moving services online through our innovative and secure reservation process.

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Scheduling Moving Help in Chicago

Reserving moving help in Chicago is a simple process that can be done online or by contacting Customer Support. While we recommend 5-7 days notice for all moves we can generally accommodate short notice moves.

To schedule your moving help contact Customer Support at (773) 966-2816 or schedule movers online.

Employee Relocation to/from Chicago

These days far fewer companies are paying employee relocation expenses than ever before. However, because Chicago is a major business center many new hires may be required to relocate regardless of who will be paying for the move. The upside is that today there are more self move options available than ever before and with a little research you can save 60-70% when compared to a traditional full service move.

By combining our moving labor services with a transportation method (think PODS, freight trucks or truck rentals) you can save big on your relocation expenses. We will help you determine which moving method is best for your relocation and provide you with discounts and special offers from our partners.

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Top Employers in Chicago

Walgreens Boeing Kraft Foods Sears Holdings United Continental
McDonald's Exelon Navistar Sara Lee Motorola Mobility
Hyatt Hotels United Airlines Tribune Company TransUnion Orbitz

College Moving Help in Chicago

College move-in and move-out services are available at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Loyola University Chicago, DePaul University and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Discounts on Moving Services in Chicago

See the most current moving services discounts available, including big savings on rented moving trucks!

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Parking Permits

A parking permit is required for moving trucks, PODS and trailers in Chicago and can be obtained for $25 per day. To request a permit in Chicago you should contact the Chicago Department of Transportation. NOTE: After clicking the link scroll to page two.

Because local jurisdictions and laws have a tendency to change it is recommended that you contact your local police department or transportation authority to check on parking permit requirements.

Reusable Plastic Boxes for Local Moves in Chicago

Are you moving locally in the Chicagoland area? If so, you may want to consider renting plastic moving boxes as opposed to buying traditional cardboard moving boxes. Redi-Box rents plastic bins specifically for local moves in the Chicago area. Use discount code "EML" for $15 off your Redi-Box purchase!

Chicago, IL Major Service Areas

Chicago Oak Park Elmhurst Naperville Downers Grove La Grange Oak Lawn
Westmont Aurora Bolingbrook Woodridge Elgin Schaumburg Evanston
Dekalb Oswego Orland Park Arlington Heights Buffalo Grove Glenview Cicero
Des Plaines Park Ridge Joliet Lincolnwood Geneva Batavia Wheaton

Why Should I Hire Elite Moving Labor?

Licensed & Insured

Our movers are licensed and insured to provide moving help services.

Nationwide Coverage

Our moving services are available nationwide. We cover 97% of the US population.

Live Support

We are a brick and mortar company with real employees ready to answer your questions.


We've been providing moving labor services since 2004, and we service 23,000 customers each year. We are AMLPA Certified and BBB Accredited.

Guaranteed Scheduling

We utilize proprietary software that has been built to eliminate human error. We always arrive as scheduled!

Moving Equipment

We provide moving dollies and standard tools on every move.