Swans Moving and Storage

USDOT # 368177
4350 Pacific Hwy
Bellingham, WA 98226
Contact Phone: (800) 422-0576
Additional Phone: (360) 734-0540
Company Site: www.swansmoving.com

Moving with Swans Moving and Storage

With nearly 90 years of serving Whatcom County, Skagit and the Pacific Northwest, we know how valuable each and every one of your items is to you and how to keep them safe. Remember -- we successfully moved grandma’s china when it still belonged to grandma.

Working with Our Customers
Decade after decade, Swan’s Moving & Storage has set standards for professionalism, service and quality. What does this kind of experience mean to you? We’ve worked with just about every possible situation, and will take the time to understand your particular needs. Call today and explain your situation to our team of trained professionals. They’ll work out a plan to get your possessions to their destination promptly, intact and at an affordable cost.

Value for your Dollar
At Swan’s Moving & Storage, we have our own fleet of trucks, use our own personnel, and store your items at our own 30,000 square foot climate controlled warehouse. By cutting out the middle man, we control our costs -- which translates into the best dollar value for you and your family.

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Moving is a distressing knowledge yet the team at Swan made it as simple as would be prudent for us. We've moved ordinarily and this was the best one yet! We were dealt with exceptionally well starting with Dan who furnished us with boxes and good backing for our fractional pack. The packers did the critical step and were quick, perfect and extremely polite. Eric and his team stacked our 28,000 in record time with cautious consideration. The empty 2000 miles later went as easily. Eric even offered to scoop snow in prep for the empty and dropped by on out of town two or after three days and took the utilized boxes and pressing paper out of our way. We aren't completely unloaded yet however everything looks in place. I would suggest Swan without a second thought!

Swans helped us move a month ago. They made an incredible showing all the way. Exceptionally expert and brief persevering team. We evaluated different movers, they were less costly and we had an incredible ordeal.

From the initial phone call to the move of our growing business, it could not have gone smoother. I was highly impressed with the level of service they provided and you can tell they are pros and have their systems dialed in so you don't have to worry. I highly recommend them!

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