Same-day delivery service Pickup launches in Austin

Same-day delivery service Pickup launches in Austin

Same-day delivery service Pickup launches in Austin

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After a soft launch in December, same-day delivery company Pickup officially began offering service April 3 in the Austin area. Pickup, which also operates in Houston and the Dallas-Fort Worth area, offers transport and delivery of anything that can fit in the back of a pickup truck.

The logistics company has flat-rate pricing starting at $49 and customers can schedule service through a mobile app. Pickup’s delivery staff, known as “Good Guys,” is made up of military veterans, off-duty firefighters and public safety officials.

The company also offers assembly, installation and either in-home or on-site labor services. 800-560-2168. www.pickupnow.com
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