Smith Dray Line & Storage

2830 Ashley Phosphate Rd
North Charleston, SC 29418
North Charleston
South Carolina
Contact Phone: (843) 572-0421
Additional Phone: (843) 572-0421
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Our residential movers perform local, interstate, intrastate, long distance and military relocations for clients across our service area.

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When I conveyed the issue recently entry to the services consideration, he was inconsiderate and he didn't acknowledge the way that his staff arrived late! He additionally let me know he'll charge me for the time that I was on telephone and talking about this issue with him and his laborers were staying there. When I let him know I'm going to share my experience online he undermined to sue me on the off chance that I compose an awful survey for him! Later he messaged me and said he won't charge me for our telephone discussion , yet when I messaged him back, he didn't react! They are great when they are offering their item to you, however when an issue emerges, you shouldn't expect anything benevolent from them!

Thank GOD these people are in the moving business. Start to finish excellent and professional service. I've had the fortune as it would be to move 32 times. They are the best by far. Seems they were agents for United Van Lines but now Atlas Van Lines. Good catch Atlas!

Above all else, I need to begin off by saying that the greater part of the agents of the moving company were extremely amiable and agreeable via telephone as I set up my in-home appraisal for my up and coming move later this late spring, however lamentably, they submitted the cardinal sin for any business that has auspiciousness as one of it's key components....

Yes, they appeared 15mins LATE for the appraisal (in the wake of calling me a hour prior to the arrangement time to let me know they were running 15mins in front of timetable and might I be able to conceivably arrive sooner!).

When they at last arrived, I took a full breath and let myself know I would sit tight for the clarification before composing them off, yet once they rep disclosed to me that she was sitting in a medication store parking garage chatting on the telephone and forgot about time, it's just as simple as that, as I sitting tight for "there was terrible activity" or "my child was debilitated" or something anything besides "I was on the telephone and forgot about time". Perhaps it's fair me, however that doesn't fly in my book, as in what manner would I be able to believe your moving company to be on time moving day or to be capable and tried and true with my things. Apologies, yet delay is a BIG particular annoyance of mine as to me it demonstrates an aggregate absence of appreciation, and I detected she understood this as the assessment was to a great degree clumsy after that.

It never stops to flabbergast me how individuals will indifferently appear late for assessments and after that some way or another think I will in any case procure them for an occupation such as moving, which is situated in substantial part around opportuneness and constancy.

Goodness well, I had high trusts in this moving company as they began off so well, however hey, at any rate they spoke the truth concerning why they were late, I figure that means something???

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