June 13th, 2015

Moving Company Shipment ‘Lost’

Heather Lucas did not realize that Atlantic Express Moving of Northridge, CA was a broker when she signed a contract for them to move her belongings from Decatur, GA to Bemidji, MN. If she had she might not have lost all her possessions including furniture, clothing, artwork and personal items such as her daughters toys […]

June 3rd, 2015

Speedy Movers

Precision Movers Group, Lucy Van Lines and Speedy Movers are interchangeable names for the same moving company based in Dallas, TX. The Precision Movers Group, Lucy Van Lines (as an alternate business name) and Speedy Movers are all rated “F” (the lowest possible) by the Better Business Bureau. So it is hardly surprising that a […]

May 20th, 2015

Ohio’s Worst Rated Moving Companies

On Monday the Better Business Bureau (BBB) released the names of seven moving companies in the Central Ohio area with an F rating (the lowest possible). The BBB ratings system takes into account a number of factors such as the number of complaints filed and how many were unresolved.

The BBB also checks with […]

April 22nd, 2015

Consumer Protection? Probably Not….

Adam’s Moving and Delivery Service in Shoreline, WA have been fined for violating consumer protection rules following an investigation by compliance staff of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC).

During the course of the investigation of Adam’s Moving by WUTC compliance staff, 579 violations of Washington Administrative Code regulations were documented as follows:

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March 17th, 2015

Moving Company Crew Arrested

Two men were arrested last week during a moving company sting operation organized by Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Nine uncertified moving companies were hired by undercover ODOT officers to move belongings out of a Southeast Portland house, but found representatives from the ODOT, the Better Business Bureau and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office waiting […]

February 28th, 2015

$360,000 Settlement With Moving Company

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has reached a $360,000 Settlement with Moving Max the Fair Lawn Based Moving Company that we highlighted last July.

Under the terms of the Final Consent Judgment that concluded a lawsuit filed in State Superior Court in Bergen County, the owner of Moving Max and the owner’s father, are […]

February 28th, 2015

New Jersey Moving Company Sting

In a recent sting operation New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (NJDCA) undercover investigators posing as consumers booked household moves with unlicensed movers. Typically these were moving companies who had been using online listings to advertise their services. The unlicensed companies sent moving crews to the location the undercover investigators had requested and much to […]

February 1st, 2015

Atlas Van Lines Railroad Crossing Accident

A loaded Atlas Van Lines tractor-trailer was sliced in two by a CSX train in Chester, VA yesterday. The moving company tractor-trailer got stuck and the CSX train loaded with shipping containers rounded a bend and wasn’t able to stop in time. It plowed into the truck and sliced it in two leaving heaps of […]

February 1st, 2015

Bekins Van Lines Reputation Management

Aggrieved moving company users have in the past resorted to publishing their complaints on a website they have built themselves specially for that purpose. Like this ripped off consumer we reported on in October 2013. Now we have another example.

Last November Dianne Langdon hired Bekins to move all her belongings from San Diego to […]

January 28th, 2015

Moving Company Employee or Contractor? Ask!

There was an enlightening moving company complaint on RipoffReport this week.

An anonymous consumer gave a very detailed account of their move in which GPS Moving and Storage contracted out the collection of their belongings to another moving company. The subcontractor arrived late with his wife and two sons one of whom was under 16. […]