Many of the multi-story buildings in Italy are without elevators, which poses a problem for movers. This is combined with the fact that many of the buildings were built hundreds of years ago and the stairways can be very narrow and small. The centro storico of Italian cities also present issues with truck access for large moving trucks.
The solution for these problems is with a portable lift that I have seen used many times in the centro storico of
Some more Italian ingenuity at work to solve a common problem in a country full of historic cities.