Stevenson Transfer

USDOT # 395084
300 W Stevenson Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
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Moving with Stevenson Transfer

Serving the Midwest and Chicagoland Area for four generations, Stevenson Transfer is a family owned and operated moving, storage and logistics company. We have been an agent for Mayflower Vanlines since 1953.
With offices in Chicago, Ottawa and Central Illinois, we are primely located to service all of Northern Illinois and the surrounding states.

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This moving knowledge was a breeze in light of these folks! They are moderate and in particular think about your stuff. Much obliged to you and I will prescribe them to my companions!

Any out of state move is unpleasant however our own was particularly so since the arranged date climbed 3 weeks without much notice, because of circumstances outside our ability to control. We likewise needed to clean our home that day we moved, so that our inhabitants could move in the following day. Extremely depleting and distressing.

Our team was extraordinary regarding both client administration and the physical logistics and the consideration of our assets and pets. Our group included Joe (driver and team boss), Louis, Pete and Paulie. Our excessively defensive German Shepherd got away repression three times, my deficiency. I was so humiliated yet they took it all in step with awesome comical inclination. They were adaptable keeping in mind the end goal to help us with getting to the cleaning, and in clearing a region where our canines could have more space. Couldn't have requested more obliging and effective individuals. I was at first extremely drained and fearful, yet after these folks arrived for 60 minutes I knew everything would be OK. Likewise starting printed material, correspondence and authoritative tips from Stevenson by and large was extremely useful. The last 50% of the move went well moreover. It's uncommon that I can't think about some change to recommend yet this is one of those times. Their appraisal was exact and the general expense was right in accordance with what we anticipated that would pay, in the wake of doing a considerable measure of examination.

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