Bekins of Atlanta

USDOT # 1414900
100 Piedmont CT Suite G
Atlanta, GA 30340
Atlanta
Georgia
Contact Phone: (770) 209-9300
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Company Site: www.bekins.com

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Awful, DON'T USE SYKES MOVING AND STORAGE - BEKINS. Moved from CA to GA. Our van was 10 days late, an entire 17 days after get. Their head office couldn't find our van for 10 more days after the 7 day crosscountry trip, and couldn't let us know where our effects were. They would not repay us for 10 days in a lodging with 2 children and 2 felines. We were frightened that our whole van was taken to Mexico and we would never see our effects again. Their corporate office including the workplace of the president would NOT give back our calls. We at long last followed our van ourselves to SYKES MOVING AND STORAGE, a Bekins holding parcel on Vivian Sykes St. in Atlanta. It had been staying there for 10 days and Tom, the Bekins operators at Sykes Moving and Storage simply couldn't have cared less in the event that it ever got conveyed. He said it was dropped off there by mix-up and wasn't their issue. It took 3 more days of shouting and debilitating to call the police to get Tom at Sykes Moving and Storage - Bekins to convey the van. When they did, the "team" appeared as though they had quite recently been grabbed from a road corner. None of them could barely communicate in English. Despite the fact that the cases were clearly stamped, they actually tossed everything into the primary floor as opposed to putting every case in their particular rooms in this three-story home. Heaps of harm. Tom is totally uncouth and a liar, so be careful with this moving company.

We profoundly compliment the Burlingame Bekins associate for their complete conference preceding our turn. We observed the assessments to be amazingly exact. We likewise observed the packers to be extremely effective and persevering. The moving staff were just as proficient, educated and amicable. Our interstate move happened easily. The movers/packers touched base on time and approached our prized belonging with deference and consideration both on the stacking and emptying closes. We couldn't have been more content with our choice to run with Bekins/Wheaton Moving and Storage. We profoundly suggest them for all you're moving requirements!!

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