Forward Van Lines Reviews

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 46 customer ratings
(49 customer reviews)

Company Name: Forward Van Lines
License & Registration: USDOT: 709590
Address: 999 NW 10, Terrace Suite 3, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Primary Phone: 855-736-7927
Alternate Phone: 954-678-4757
Hours of Operation: 9.00 AM – 6.00 PM
Services Offered: Residential Moves, Commercial Moves


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Forward Van lines Reviews

We started servicing our clientele in 1994 and we have been during a wonderful job ever since. Our complaint record is spotless and we strive for perfection in every move.

Zip Transport & Services, Inc. our parent company ultimately specializes in commercial and light Industrial moves and has been doing so for over 18 years. Due to the request of our commercial clients Forward Van Lines was established to service our residential moves and corporate moves.

Our family moves your family. We are a family owned and operated business on every level and aspect. What this means is that we have and care about family values. We understand that moving can be a very stressful event, that’s why we work with out customers through the inter process from planning your move, quoting, day of pickup, if going in to storage or directly to your final destination you can trust us to be in constant communication with you.

Communication is key for a successful move.

We are the professionals. That’s what you need in a moving company professionals that can ask the right questions, walk you through the quote process, get all the little details from you that you may not know about. We will be in constant communication with you through your preferred method of content so you always know what’s going on, where your things are, are we on schedule per your requested delivery date. Communication is the best way to avoid problems through the curse of your move.

We know what were doing.

Movers, Foreman, Helpers, Relocation agents, dispatchers, local truck drivers, long distance truck drivers, storage facility, shipments going out, shipments coming inn, storage management, security, customers, state authority, federal authority, insurance certificates and so much more, this is a glimpse of what we deal with on a day to day bases. These many variables have to come together smoothly and efficiently to ensure that our customers have a great experience when they move.

Because we are family owned and operated company our company motto is “let the forward family move your family forward”z”

Moving from state to state can be a stressful experience; you as a consumer can minimize and even eliminate the stress from your upcoming relocation by doing all your homework. It’s important to be upfront with your mover and express what your expectations are. Don’t assume anything about your move. The inns and outs of the moving industry can be very complicated and there are many variables that a professional moving company such as Forward Van Lines must coordinate so that any given move occurs according to plan. Because no moves is the same you must have a dedicated team of professional individuals that can plan, coordinate, assist and adjust according to your needs. So many things come in to play when you are selling, buying or leasing a new home, office or other place of business. A closing may fall through or get postponed; a new lease may not be ready for your occupation; because of all of these possible unforeseen variables you must choose a mover capable of adapting to your needs and communicate with you throughout the moving process from. You would be comforted to know that here at Forward Van Lines we possess all of these important skills and strive for perfection in our service.

Forward Van Lines provides an exceptionally great moving service. We have developed a no hassle flat rate charge for your long distance or interstate moving needs. What we do is take in to account all of the variables concerning your specific move and put together a price based on the amount of belongings such as boxes, furniture and other miscellaneous item; we then take in to account any packing and materials that may be need to protect and prepare your items and the distance from origin to distention. Once we have determined all of these factors we give you an all-inclusive flat rate price, which will cover your move. Its important to remember that there maybe additional charges at your destination that we may not know about. We rely on information from our customers in order to prevent this uncomfortable last minuet charges, but it is important to remember that this can some time happen and you as consumer should be prepared. Remember we are always standing by to answer any questions you may have and address all of you concerns.
With the help of Forward Van Lines we can take the pressure and stress off of your shoulders and on to ours. Our professional staff is standing by to help you with all of you relocation needs no matter how big or small we do it all. Weather you are moving a box across the street or a factory around the world we are your one stop shop for any and every move.

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49 reviews for Forward Van Lines Reviews

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Samuel Nelson

    The guys from Forward van lines reinstated my faith in the need for training. The man on the phone, when I called them, was very well informed and took no time in calling me back with a quote. The movers were very well trained. Their experience showed in the way they worked around my house. It took them just 2.5 hours to finish wrapping up my 3-bedroom house. They charged me for only 2 hours. I have rarely seen such efficient movers before. They made the delivery on the scheduled date and nothing was broken or damaged. I can certainly understand how their training has turned them into moving machines.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nancy Harris

    My husband had to join at his new job urgently and so he left me with the responsibilities of packing and hiring a mover. I talked to my sister and hired Forward van lines for the job. They were very responsible. They arrived on time and showed very good skills at packing and loading. I have read terrible reviews about moving companies. But this company seemed nothing like those reviews. They were actually very professional. All my stuffs turned up right no time. A few pieces did break, but it indeed was a very long way. I am just grateful for being helpful and punctual.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    Forward van lines is undoubtedly the best moving company I have ever come across. Everything about these guys was tip top. Starting from their uniform to the vehicles, no details have been spared. The movers arrived right on time and wasted absolutely no time in packing up everything. Then they carefully loaded everything to the van waiting outside. None of my valuables were broken or damaged during the journey. I didn’t even know such efficiency exists anymore! Thanks a lot guys.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    William Jones

    The stress of having to move was giving me nightmares. Thank god for the good people from Forward van lines which made my move so easy! The movers were very capable and friendly. They packed up my whole apartment so fast. Not only were they fast, but they were thorough too. They finished the job so efficiently. They really were the break I needed while dealing with the stress of relocation. All my stuffs were delivered safely and I just couldn’t be more thankful to these guys. I really trust this moving company.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nathan S.

    We moved from a 2-bedroom apartment into a house, and the movers from Forward van lines were kind, efficient and trustworthy. First they came to do an estimate, and the total price we paid was a hair under said estimate – a relief! We sprung for the packing services and to have them provide all the boxes/supplies, which was a great decision. When the lead mover and his band of merry men arrived in the morning, they immediately set to work, treating each item with care, labeling each box and wrapping each of our furniture pieces and belongings to within an inch of its life. When driving to our new house, their truck broke down temporarily, and they didn’t charge us for a minute of the time it took to get back in action. In fact, they stayed on the job until well after dark, and when they determined there were a couple of items they still had in the truck the next day, the foreman contacted us and dropped them off at our doorstep. We would absolutely recommend these guys for moves – we had other movers that moved us into the apartment, who were not nearly as thoughtful, efficient and detail-oriented as these men.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Frank P.

    I wasn’t even present when the movers from Forward van lines came into my house and finished the job. That is how professional and trustworthy they are. This company is just amazing. Their rates are just top-notch and always reasonable. The men they employ are very experienced and skilled. When I received everything, all my things were intact, not even a new scratch on any of them. I really don’t think another moving company exists that can show this level of reliability.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Dennis Martin

    This was our third time relocating and it hasn’t been without any stresses. The moving companies don’t make it any easier. But, for our last move we hired Forward van lines that changed all that. They quoted very reasonably to start with. Their men arrived right on time on the moving day. All four movers were very efficient and reliable. All our stuffs were packed and loaded onto the vans in just 3 hours. They made the delivery right on the scheduled date. I checked the inventory and everything traveled so well. This company made our move so hassle-free.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Peter Morris

    Hiring forward van lines ensured that my move would go without any issues. These guys are total professional in every possible way. It was so easy getting a quote from them. The number was quite low too! I wondered how the actual move would go. But fortunately the crew I got was very experienced and professional. They were so fast when it came to packing and loading everything. They delivered my belongings on time and in great condition. The final bill matched the quote perfectly. I am just so happy thinking how effortless this move truly was.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Stephen Turner

    I never thought it was possible to enjoy a move. But forward van lines conducted our last move so effortlessly that I couldn’t help it. They gave us a very reasonable quote which they stuck to in the end. The movers were great. They packed up all our belongings in no time and then loaded everything onto the van. They were quite literally in and out of our house on the moving day. My wife said it was like magic! They delivered everything on time and I was glad to see that none of our things suffered any damages. The movers even helped us unpack and assemble the furniture. I am totally a fan of this company.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5


    I was not going to hire movers for my move for I have heard such terrible things about them. But the sales rep of Forward van lines convinced me. They were very experienced and took a very delicate but thorough approach in moving all my pieces. They were very careful while loading them. When I received my furniture, I was absolutely ecstatic. All the pieces traveled without a scratch. I don’t think I would be scared of hiring moving companies again since these guys did such a good job. They didn’t even charge me too highly!

  11. Rated 5 out of 5


    I have hired many moving companies in the past. But the men of Forward van lines were a totally different breed. They quoted reasonably, movers showed up on time and everything went as smoothly as it could. All four movers were very experienced. They took such great care of all my things. It was comforting to know that my valuables were in good hands. They delivered everything on time, unpacked and put them where they belonged. I’m so glad to have found them and will stick to them from now on.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kevin M

    Our scheduled moving company wanted to move our pickup date to 5 days later than scheduled. We had to be out of our home in 2 days. Needless to say we were in a state of panic but Forward van lines saved us. I called them on a Thursday morning and they were there the following day to pick us up and move us. Their staff was great. They contacted us several times to reassure us that they would be there as promised. We are very grateful to this caring company. We do not know what we would have done without them. If you have an upcoming move to schedule, we would highly recommend calling these guys.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Donald Hughes

    Long distance moving can often be very crucial. Some friends suggested me to sell all my stuffs before moving. I would have had to buy everything locally then. Thankfully there is one moving company who specializes in long distance moving. Forward van lines has been in business for long enough to transport your valuables to pretty much any corner within the USA. I hear they even have special arrangement for people moving to whichever state. The men who work there seemed very enthusiastic and they knew their jobs very well. And I also must add that their quote was the lowest!

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Andrew Roberts

    I highly recommend Forward van lines. They offer a much needed service to the elderly, like me who have run into residential and business challenges. My company had to downsize our office so that’s why we inquired them. We had to close an office which was 5000 Sq ft. They provided emotional support in helping us to move the furniture out the two level office building. The price they quoted me was far less than I expected. Finally, the financial challenge hit home to me personally. Thus, I had to sell my luxury condo quickly and your team offered again emotional support to help me move even though the loss of my condo was draining me financially and emotionally. May God bless your business in sound fiscal growth.

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jason Gray

    The sheer harmony and coherence displayed by the movers from Forward van lines during my move is absolutely commendable. I wasn’t expecting much from the company as I didn’t really know much about them. But they were just unbelievable. All four men were very strong and organized. Their foreman always kept the boys in line. The best part was that when one of them would struggle, others would come and help out. I have never seen 4 men working in so much sync. They packed and loaded all my belongings in an organized and systematic way taking minimum time possible. The delivery was made on time and the men assembled all my furniture for me. The company charges very reasonably and for the service you get, it’s totally worth it.

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    Stephen Smith

    Sometimes all it takes is a group of skilled movers to make your life easier. I hired Forward van lines to move my belongings and they provided me the much needed relief during a move. The movers impressed me the most. All three men were very experienced and skilled. They arrived early, packed all my stuffs very efficiently and were done with the whole thing in no time. I have rarely seen men being that swift before. We moved with such ease and it was only because of these 3 guys. They were smiling even when they were lifting my heavy 4-seater couch. I absolutely think everyone should hire this company.

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Adam Gonzales

    We hired Forward van lines last month to move our belongings along with our car and pets. These guys were just fantastic. They didn’t charge too high but their services very much on par with any fancy moving company. The movers were punctual, strong and efficient. They wasted no time sitting around to increase the amount of time they worked. They finished the job quite well. The delivery was made on time. I certainly understand now why this moving company is so reputed in this field.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    Louis Cooper

    Forward van lines probably has the biggest network in the country. I hired them to move my belongings on such a short notice because my landlord literally gave me three days to move out. Even though they came on such short notice, they didn’t rush through packing. They were very thorough and packed everything carefully. I saw them loading our stuffs very systematically onto the vans. Both the vans arrived at my sister’s house together and all our belongings were unharmed. I am very grateful for the prompt response given by these guys in time of need. I can’t thank them enough and will be hiring them again in a few days when I find a new place for me!

  19. Rated 5 out of 5


    I’m so glad and lucky that I hired Forward van lines to conduct my move. Their quote seemed reasonable enough for the current market. The four movers who arrived on time were very capable for the job. They had years of experience and it showed in the way they worked. They wasted no time and worked very efficiently. They delivered all my belongings in great condition. I had to move on such a short notice but the way these movers handled my move I couldn’t help being thankful to them forever.

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Daniel Moody

    Forward van lines handled our move two months ago and the move turned out to be straight out of textbook kind of easy. It was so good to see how brave and energetic these men were. A 2nd floor walkup was no big deal to them. They disassembled our beds and carried everything else to the van waiting outside. In just a few hours, they were off. They delivered everything just on time. All our belongings made it to our new move safely and we had to nothing during this move. I can’t even imagine this move going any smoother than this.

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    David Martin

    I had done lots of research before my last move. I talked to many companies. But there was something about the man on the phone for Forward van lines that I decided to hire them. They were absolutely awesome! They packed with military precisions. They were out of my house before anyone even knew that I was moving out. I am so very grateful to them for delivering on time and saving the trouble of having to beg them to give me my things back. From A to Z, this company is possibly the best option one has to safely transport household goods such long ways. There are so many inefficient moving companies and I got the best one- couldn’t be more thankful for that!

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

    Robert Stewart

    We moved to our in-laws house last week after my father in law was diagnosed with terminal cancer. The weather was less than desirable with the snow and slits. But it didn’t seem to make a difference to the very capable movers from Forward van lines. They went about their job as it is any regular day and packed up everything very quickly. The loading process was eventless and then they set off within a few hours of arrival. The delivery was made on time and it was snowing that day too. The movers unpacked and put everything in place. I tipped them very well simply because I was very grateful.

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    Merle G.

    We moved so easily during our last relocation and we only have Forward van lines to thank for it. This company is just too professional. Every little detail is foreseen by them. The movers were all very capable men who came prepared with all the right tools. They finished the job in such a short amount of time and displayed amazing skills. All my belongings were safely delivered after 2 days and I just couldn’t be any happier. From start to finish they maintained their schedules, were very polite and displayed amazing skills throughout. From their awesome manager to the amazing movers, I thank them all for conducting a stress-free move for me and my family.

  24. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ralph Parker

    I moved last week and had the easiest possible move! I called Forward van lines for a booking which was easy and we hired them to help move our items and us to our new home. They came on time, very respectful, and did an awesome job. They wrapped up my items and assisted us to our new house in no time and I cannot say enough of how quick they were. Try them out you will not be disappointed, they are real professionals, very careful, quick and very good and I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a moving company.

  25. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sean Allen

    As a first time mover, I was drowning with all kinds of worries but Forward van lines made my last relocation plain and simple. First, they were the only one to respond to my online request for a quote. Next, the customer representative answered a lot of our questions, and the paperwork was completed efficiently. Then there were the four young men, who packed up our whole house in a blink of an eye. Lastly, the guys loaded and unloaded everything with such ease on a very hot day. No damage, no breakages were done and we were impressed with it all, and have no hesitation in recommending this company to anyone wanting professional, efficient and friendly service.

  26. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ken Hunt

    I am not a fan of tolerating stress. I’ve had two moves in last four months. I cannot recommend Forward van lines highly enough. The movers showed up on time. They wrapped all of my furniture in plastic so it wouldn’t get scratched. It was comfortable having them in my home and touching my belongings. They provided me a greatest move. There was not a single dent on any of my pieces. I am forever grateful to them. They moved my stress away also.

  27. Rated 5 out of 5

    Matthew R.

    Before my last relocation I made a random call to Forward van lines customer service, after I found their contact number on their website. I spoke with their manager for quite some time, till I decided to go with them. The 3 men that were sent by them were out of the world great, they left no stones unturned to make the move stress free for us and helped us make what has to be one of the more stressful events in life a lot smooth and more pleasant. They are a nice bunch and very happy and friendly in their work, thank you for your wonderful team.

  28. Rated 5 out of 5

    Steve Hale

    We had a very smooth move with Forward van lines last week. They were very nice people to deal with. They unloaded the furniture with the same professionalism it was loaded with. I was also delighted in unpacking as there was nothing broken. I can’t thank you guys enough; it’s a stressful time moving household lots from one place to the other, but our move with these guys turned out to be stress free and went very smoothly.

  29. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jack Bryant

    I hired forward van lines for our move because of their fab reputation- so many people praised them highly to me so there was no option but to hire them. We moved from an enormous house to a house about half the size. We had nearly 600 boxes, five bedrooms of furniture, and much, much more. The movers were professional to handle the situation. They handled some very expensive (and heavy) audio production equipment with care and were pleasant to work with. We will definitely use them again and would recommend others to hire this company for their moving needs as well.

  30. Rated 5 out of 5

    Richard Watson

    Relocation is always hectic and I can only imagine how hard it must be for people who do it every day. I have so much respect for the movers from Forward van lines. They really do the job well. I own a lot of stuffs and I almost felt bad for them when they had to pack everything and carry my heavy pieces of furniture. But they did everything with such ease. I received the delivery on schedule as well. I surely will miss my old place but it was good of the movers to make my move easier.

  31. Rated 5 out of 5


    I have nothing but great things to say about Forward van lines. They handled my family’s long distance move. I hired them based on their level of professionalism. The movers were prompt and really cared about moving my stuff safely. I was really impressed by how professionally they handled each and every aspect of my move. The company was totally dependable. I would highly recommend them and obviously I am going to use them again.

  32. Rated 5 out of 5

    John Park

    I was determined to find the right moving company. After looking through reviews online, we decided to hire Forward van lines. They gave us such a reasonable quote and the customer service was undeniably helpful. Four movers arrived at our apartment right on time on the moving day. They were properly equipped and took no time in packing up everything. I demanded extra care for my furniture and they did just that. All of our breakables were neatly packed into boxes. The whole thing took no time at all! They delivered everything on the same day to our new house. Then they unpacked everything and put them where I asked them to. It was such a smooth move.

  33. Rated 5 out of 5

    Louis Smith

    I have read many people complaining about how their valuables went missing during a move. Luckily, I faced nothing like that while Forward van lines handled my move. The movers they sent were so experienced and extremely reliable. They packed everything efficiently and it came to fruition when they delivered each item unharmed to my new house. They didn’t charge me a cent over the quote and in my book that is professionalism. I am gob smacked by how easy this move was. Or maybe I have very low standards!

  34. Rated 5 out of 5


    I think Forward van lines proved why they are so sorted after in this business during my last move. They were absolutely fabulous in everything. The movers arrived on time. All the packing and loading was done in the shortest possible time. The movers were very delicate while packing my breakables. They moved the furniture out in a very systematic manner. I was quite impressed seeing how sincere and organized they were. When they delivered everything, I took an inventory and all my belongings were safely delivered. There was no issue anywhere during this move and it’s a proof of their capabilities.

  35. Rated 5 out of 5

    Eugene Watson

    I was a first time mover. So I decided to listen to my friends who kept telling me how good Forward van lines is. But this moving company turned out to be so busy at first. After calling them again and again, I finally got a slot with them. I certainly understand now why this company is so popular. They were literally on top of everything the whole time. They were punctual, efficient and reliable. The movers were well synchronized and they finished the job very quickly. I don’t mind waiting for them in the future if that means my move would go this easy!

  36. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tim Adams

    What separates Forward van lines from the others is that these guys were more focused on pleasing me as a client than making profits. Their quote seemed reasonable and the customer service was helpful enough. The four movers arrived right on the clock. They were well equipped and they packed all my valuables very quickly. The loading process was completed really fast as well. They delivered everything on time and our valuables traveled very well. Our research did pay off since these guys performed excellently well. I will definitely hire them again.

  37. Rated 5 out of 5

    Dennis Harris

    They did a great job moving all my out of my old apt into my new house. I was worried they would break something down but they moved me without any damages. I got my things on the day I was told and the price never changed! I was very impressed. Forward van lines has given me the best moving experience ever. I did not feel the pressure of moving. I never moved like this! So smoothly and easily! I highly recommend them for their awesome work.

  38. Rated 5 out of 5

    Abel Simmons

    The moving industry is cutthroat and Forward van lines is surely ruling this game! These guys from the company came 15 minutes before their scheduled arrival time with their game face. The crew was excellent, hardworking and made it so easy. True professionals! I can honestly say this was the smoothest move I have ever had. They made sure all my valuables arrived at the new place with minimal damage done to them. I am so grateful to their foreman and his crew and the whole company and would recommend them to anyone and everyone!

  39. Rated 5 out of 5

    Eric Lee

    Thank you so much Forward van lines for making my last move such a breeze. Moving is extremely stressful, but you guys truly made it a breeze. Everything was handled with care and none of my furniture or glass items were broken within the packaging. Everything was taken care of and done super easy. Thank you guys so much. This has been by far my best experience with movers. I really appreciate it.

  40. Rated 5 out of 5

    Charlie Robinson

    It’s not easy to pack everything and just move to another city. This was my first relocation. When I first saw my apartment here, I thought to myself, this is smaller than my bathroom back home. I felt sorry for the movers who had to fit my couch through that bullshit of an apartment building. Not only did Forward van lines fit my couch but they delivered each and every piece of my belonging to my new place with extreme care. I don’t know if this city would let me leave, but if it does, I know who I’m hiring for taking me back home where the smiles never fade away.

  41. Rated 5 out of 5

    Peter Hill

    We were moving last month and Forward van lines was the moving company we hired. Their performance was much better than average. My main concern during this move was my old pieces of furniture. But the very capable and experienced mover took great care of them. They carried everything very systematically. Their packing skills were great. I haven’t really seen movers who are so professional before. I chatted up with the foreman and he told me that this company only hires the best movers. That must be true given how efficient my crew was. They didn’t damage anything on the way and made the delivery on time. I’m very impressed with them clearly.

  42. Rated 5 out of 5

    Thomas Sanchez

    Forward van lines is the best in business. I hired them for my move and they did an outstanding job. They quoted me a very fair price for today’s market and that is the primary reason why I hired them. They sent over 4 men to wrap up everything from my house. The men were all very capable and skilled. I could tell that they had years and years of moving experiences under their belts. All my belongings were safely packed and loaded onto the vans in only 3 hours. They delivered everything on the second delivery date which is alright. I really think these guys know their job very well and they are very apt at it.

  43. Rated 5 out of 5

    Donald Lee

    I have relocated before but the experience has never been awesome the way it was last week. I was relocated by a team of Forward van lines that knew everything it takes to move someone. Their relocation services were cool and they did everything to ensure that all was perfect. The relocation team was composed and highly diligent. I was amazed by how they treated me. In future, these are the people I would love to relocate me.

  44. Rated 5 out of 5

    Albert Allen

    I hired Forward van lines for the reputation they have among people who have moved with them. I found their customer service to be quite prompt and the quote I got was very reasonable. The movers sent from the company were quite skilled at packing and loading, very punctual as well. They were extra careful while packing my breakables. They delivered everything on time. I was excited when they delivered all my stuffs and everything was intact. I think I got the best crew ever. I am very thankful to these guys.

  45. Rated 5 out of 5

    Victor Morris

    Having to move all the way to the other side of the country isn’t easy. It was also very tough to maintain office work and packing things at the same time. When I hired Forward van lines, they provided me their outstanding service. It became a good helping hand. They took the responsibility with utmost care and the transportation system for my goods was very useful. Within a short time it was a good handy service. Honestly, in their hands, I didn’t have to worry about anything and that is a reason good enough for hiring them.

  46. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nancy Gonzalez

    Forward van lines did such an amazing job moving our belongings. We hired them after a friend gave them a glowing recommendation. My husband is quite fussy about moving companies. He has trust issues clearly! But he felt much more confident after talking to the manager on phone. They seemed friendly and reliable. The real proof came during the move. The movers were all very experienced and they wasted absolutely no time. Their packing skills were amazing and they carried everything with ease. They were literally in and out of our house. We couldn’t believe how fast they finished the job. It must have saved us a fortune. The delivery was made sharp at 9:00 am on the scheduled date. All our valuables traveled excellently and we couldn’t be happier.

  47. Robert Smith

    CONSUMERS BEWARE This company FORWARD VAN LINES is the worse company ever if I can give a negative 5 stars I would but it doesn’t allow me so I can only give a 1 star. STAY AWAY, Guy the owner or whatever he is LIES, and hides behind his desk, he says he will help you but then he is never there when you call him. FORWARD VAN LINES RIPPED ME OFF , had me sign bunch of paperwork with no price, and when I asked why isn’t there any price on the forms they told me it will be filled out later with the estimate price. Once all my stuff was on the truck my price went from $2159 to $6500 for the same items, they added a bunch of nonsense fee’s that weren’t even on their contract, when I spoke with Guy he told me he will give me a discount, when I asked them to unload the truck they wanted to charge me $3000 to unload and put everything back in the house, I had no chose but to move with them, even though guy said he will help me with the move and provide me a discount, HE LIED HE NEVER DID, I had to pay out $6000.00. CONSUMERS BEWARE, THIS COMPANIES LIES AND TRICKS THEIR CUSTOMERS. I AM LAUNCHING A CAMPAIGN SO THIS DOESN’T”T HAPPEN TO ANY OTHER CUSTOMERS.. Unfortunately if I post a review on Yelp this review will be removed because they pay for their reviews on yelp

  48. Joejoseph

    This mid-year we needed to move from our home in Miami to rejoin with the family in New York. We utilized Forward Van Line and their administration was not the same as what i was advised to anticipate from movers… the aggregate cost matched the evaluation, all our trappings arrived securely to the terminus so I never needed to pursue anyone to get replies. At the point when our stuff touched base to New York, Will, the occupation director on location, preformed astounding and expert administration, the fellows were quick and treated our stuff as their claims. We moved as I was expecting another child, and I was overpowered from the move as may be, so not managing inconvenience from the movers was an enormous in addition to. I would completely utilize them again if at any point required, and propose to take in client administration from them!

  49. Jeff

    Forward Van Lines was scheduled to move me on a one day move. They were to arrive by 8:00 am on June 30th. They were expected to load everything by noon and head to the west coast of Florida and arrive by 5:00 PM. Unfortunately, the truck showed up 3 hours late at almost 11:00 AM. This was the beginning of the worst move of my life. The workers told me they were having issues locating a semi truck and I think it’s because the company doesn’t actually own any semi trucks. When they showed up, it appeared to be rented because it had no Moving Compnay name or markings. The delay made my job run two days requiring me to stay overnight in a hotel. After only being on the job for about two hours, all men were taking an hour break. I paid for 5 men and a semi and on day one, 7 men showed up because three of the seven guys didn’t work. I was really down one man so that made day one take even longer.

    The Semi Driver remained in his air-conditioned cab most of the time and the other two worthless workers were his sons. They did virtually nothing but break my belongings and walk around looking confused. One of the boys told me he had just had a wrist operation and wasn’t supposed to lift anything but he needed a paycheck. His younger brother would stand around and do nothing. After catching all the men take excessive breaks and watching them drag/boxes down a set a stairs and literally hearing things break, I called their boss whose name was Roei. He was very nice and attentive and stopped much of the shenanigans with one phone call but that coulnn’t erase what had already transpired.

    On day two when they came to deliver my contents, they arrived over 1 1/2 hours late and with only with 5 men this time (three of which were the same ones from the previous day that didn’t work). Their excuse for being late was that the truck had a governor and could only go 60 mph. Only two men worked the entire day. Those two were Brian & Andrew and they worked their butts off and did a good job. I asked Brian why they didn’t complain to the boss that the others weren’t working and they seemed afraid to make waves. Again, because the other three didn’t work, the delivery took longer than what was quoted because the three men I paid for did nothing; in essence, I only had 2 men doing the job of 5. When they finished they told me my balance was zero and left and when I called the next day to complain to Roei about the whole experience, he tried to say I still owed $900.

    Furthermore, after unpacking, I found dozens of broken items, two broken/non working very expensive TV’s and one very expensive watch mysteriously disappeared from one of my boxes. Within a couple of days I received a call from Ruth at Forward saying she was in quality control and wanted to know if I was pleased with my move. After filling her in with all that happened, she became horrified and said they would do something about it and apologized profusely. She called me the next day and said they would process a claim only if I paid the $900 balance which sounds a lot like extortion to me. This company was the absolute worst that I have ever used and all those great reviews that you see on-line must be manufactured by the Forward Van Lines. There is no way you can screw up a move any worse than mine and it just be a coincidence or one time event. They are not as good as the reviews indicate and I wouldn’t recommend them to anybody. They sound great on the phone and willing to please from Nerva to Roei & Guy but the truth is, my move didn’t go well and they tried to screw me in the end by trying to collect more money and then wouldn’t honor any claims for the breakage, non working TV’s or stolen watch. I have reported them to the police as well

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