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4.9(69) Reviews
Accuracy of Estimate 4.9
Moving Services 4.9
Packing Services 4.9
Professionalism 4.9

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Member of AMSA: Yes
Member of BBB: Yes
Is a ProMover ?: Yes
License Info: US DOT # 709590
ICC MC # 327506
Insurance: On file: $1,000,000
Required: $750,000
Year of Estd: 11/21/1997

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Forward Van Lines
999 NW 10TH Terrace Suite
Fort LauderdaleFL 33311 USA


Contact Info

Toll Free: 1-855-736-7927
Phone: 954-678-4764
Fax: 954-678-4757



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Reviews

No Photo Thomas
October 4, 2019

5.0

Short move in simple way

We were literally moving a few blocks away. I pondered the idea of doing it on my own but came to the conclusion that hiring Forward van lines would actually be cheaper. I was right. They charged me a very small amount and clinically performed the move for us. The whole move was done in 2 hours. Nothing suffered any damage, including my bank account. These guys are amazing.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Jackson, MS

No Photo George
October 3, 2019

5.0

I had fun with this move

This is not the first time I moved. But it's the first time I moved without having to go mad with stress. Forward van lines took on the duties so well that I really had nothing to worry about. Their movers were highly trained and they worked very fast to pack up all my valuables. They delivered on time and all my belongings were safe. They even unpacked for me. They charged the exact amount they estimated. I realized that I actually had a lot of fun with these guys during my last move.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Pittsburgh, PA

No Photo Frank
October 2, 2019

5.0

Quite cheap for this level of service

I would have taken a few broken pieces if that meant I had to pay less for this move. After contacting several moving companies, I settled on Forward van lines because their quote was the lowest. I knew that cheap companies do poor jobs. But luckily this company was not only cheap, but they were also very capable. They must have way too many clients to make up for the price they charge. I was very happy to see how efficiently the four men worked around my house. They took great care while handling my breakables. They managed to deliver all my valuables unharmed and I couldn't be any happier.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Austin, TX

No Photo Matthew
September 25, 2019

5.0

Cost and time efficient

Some companies quote low and the crew takes forever to pack and load your belongings, ultimately costing you a lot of extra bucks. Forward van lines, however, employ a group of very efficient men who are more concerned about getting the job done properly than how much time they can waste. I’m very satisfied with the way they handled my move last month. Their quote was so inexpensive, the movers were punctual and they made the delivery with all my belongings in excellent condition. The movers really managed to work very fast which saved me a lot of money in the end.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Oklahoma City, OK

No Photo Jason
September 24, 2019

5.0

They ensured the best service

The team of Forward van lines was awesome. Everyone was hard workers. It was so reliable and trustworthy company. They did great wrapping and packing. I like their management. All their employees are very much sincere and honest. Last month I used the mover for a big relocation service. I had five rooms’ big apartments and I was moving all my belongings. The crew came with uniform. I want to say that it was so enjoyable move and must low price. There is a brunch of their office on my new place. So I gave my bill to that location. Billing system was perfect. I will recommend them to my friends and office seniors.

Origin : Fresno, CA
Destination : Fort Lauderdale, FL

No Photo Brian
September 22, 2019

5.0

Hardworking and professional movers

I hired Forward van lines to move all my belongings because they were highly recommended by my sister. To be honest, I didn’t really know much about them when I hired them. But they turned out to be just amazing. They quoted quite rationally. The men who came over to my house to packed my valuables very skillfully. They even worked very time efficiently. All my stuff were packed and loaded very fast. When they delivered everything, I found that everything traveled very well. I really think these guys are amazingly professional and very good at their job.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Chicago, IL

No Photo Charles
September 20, 2019

5.0

Everything was perfect

I don't ever want to move again without the help of Forward van lines. This company has treated me with professionalism and attention throughout the whole move. Honestly I couldn't ask for anything more and I’m happy with the outcome. My things arrived when they should and nothing is damaged or messed up. Best of all, they follow a strict delivery schedule and everything came in at the exact date it was supposed to.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Houston, TX

No Photo Donald
September 18, 2019

5.0

They were terrific

I used Forward van lines. I have used a lot of movers and these guys put everyone else to shame. They were so polite and experienced. My furniture was wrapped and then wrapped again. I moved an entire house of furniture and for the first time no damages. My office contact and my driver was did everything possible to help us. Awesome from beginning to end. I would say anyone looking for movers call these guys.

Origin : Roanoke, VA
Destination : Fort Lauderdale, FL

No Photo Ronald
September 16, 2019

5.0

More than perfect

The movers from Forward van lines were supposed to arrive at 10 am to move our valuables. But they actually arrived early. Anyway, the movers came and started packing everything immediately. They took inventory of all my belongings and put labels on each box. The breakables were delicately packed into boxes and they used a lot of tapes to secure them. They carried all the furniture with care. They delivered everything the next day and put everything exactly where they were supposed to go. It was an incredibly easy move.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Chicago, IL

No Photo Martin
September 15, 2019

5.0

Total pros

When it comes to relocation, they are better left on professionals. Forward van lines is a very old company and it has the best movers. I felt completely at ease leaving my things in their hands. They maintained timings and behaved politely throughout my move. All my valuables were packed properly and delivered on time. The best part is that they charge just as much the cheapest moving company out there. But these guys provide a much superior service.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Washington, DC

No Photo Michael
September 12, 2019

5.0

Just amazing

I hired Forward van lines to move my stuff without knowing much about them. It turned out to be a really good decision. The movers arrived right on time fully prepared to my doorsteps. They packed up everything very quickly and loaded everything onto the van. The whole process took such little time that I was just shocked. They were supposed to deliver a week later. They delivered on day 03. I am just so satisfied with their services.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Salt Lake City, UT

No Photo Robert
September 11, 2019

5.0

They were excellent

Forward van lines gave me a cool relocation experience. The movers were very approachable, prompt and I could always reach the moving coordinator who responded very well to my queries and concerns. The entire crew was very dedicated and motivated. It is only due to their hard work, dedication and diligence that we were able to accomplish the move. Many thanks to these guys for the excellent moving services.

Origin : Miami, FL
Destination : Boston, MA

No Photo Chris
September 9, 2019

5.0

Smoothest move

Our move went very smoothly only because we hired Forward van lines. When I called them for a quote, they seemed friendly and I was called back soon with a quote that was more than fair. The movers arrived very much on time and they wasted no time while they were on the clock. All my belongings were safely packed inside boxes. Then along with the furniture, the boxes were systematically carried outside to the van. It was a very successful delivery as nothing got broken or damaged. It was the easiest move of the history.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Albany, NY

No Photo Justin
September 8, 2019

5.0

Such a wonderful company

The team of excellent movers from Forward van lines did everything for me! They were very insightful owing to their experience and training and made my move appear so effortless! They worked without tiring or complaining about anything. They damaged none of my things and the delivery was on schedule. Their care for my things was second to none and I'm already looking forward to collaborating with them again in my future move.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Austin, TX

No Photo Benjamin
September 5, 2019

5.0

I expected perfection and I got it

Every piece of furniture I own means something to me. When I hired Forward van lines, I told them clearly about how most of my furniture was passed down the generations from our forefathers. My family takes a lot of pride in our family heirlooms and I expected nothing less than perfection from this moving company while moving my things. I can sum up the review just by saying that they delivered every piece of furniture in the exact condition they left my old house. But that wouldn’t be fair to this company. I have to write about how efficient their workers were. They worked so carefully and skillfully packing everything. They even wrapped the edges of every piece. I have to give these guys credits for their efficiency. They were quite fast at their job. All that efficiency come a very reasonable price which astonished me the most.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Detroit, MI

No Photo William
September 3, 2019

5.0

I am a repeat customer

Their foreman and crew were excellent. When he knew traffic would delay his pickup, he called on time and let me know when he may be arriving based on traffic. His experience and professionalism was clear, and he didn't waste any time which I really appreciated since the charges are hourly. He took great care to ensure the furniture and house was not damaged. I have used Forward van lines twice and will use them again.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : New Orleans, LA

No Photo Peter
September 2, 2019

5.0

Fabulous moving company

Having Forward van lines conducting my move was really a blessing. It was so easy getting a quote from them in the first place. On top of that, the customer service was very prompt and friendly. And what can I say about the movers? They were just too good. They showed up on time with all the proper tools. They immaculately packed everything. Then the loading process went very smoothly as well. Even they delivered everything on time. It was such an easy move, thanks to Forward van lines.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Portland, OR

No Photo Ernest
August 29, 2019

5.0

Just hire them

My last move was perfect. I hired Forward van lines to move my belongings 3 months ago. The guy on the phone suggested that I prepare everything the night before and book the movers for the morning shift which was at 7:30 am. I took on advice and he really was right. The men were fresh and not tired at all. They worked so efficiently that my 2-bedroom apartment was packed and empty very swiftly. I think the movers get tired as the day progresses and become slow. It really saves you to book the earliest appointment if you want to save some money.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Atlanta, GA

No Photo James
August 28, 2019

5.0

I am impressed

They had an easy job moving my items from one unit to another in the same building. They showed up on time, did a nice job, and were in and out in basically an hour. I would hire them again. Their prices were EXTREMELY REASONABLE. At first I tried to contact that College Hunks hauling junk and they were trying to charge me a minimum of $500 to literally move my valuables down the hallway, from one unit to another. This company also did a nice job because I called them the night before moving and they were available.

Origin : Miami, FL
Destination : Indianapolis, IN

No Photo Eric
July 27, 2019

5.0

Best way to move

If you want a stress-free move, hiring Forward van lines is the way to go. At first, I thought of them like any other moving company- inefficient, lazy and all-talk-nonsense. I wasn’t expecting much from them given the low estimate but they really surprised me. The movers arrived right on time to start moving our belongings. They wasted no time in packing everything neatly. I have rarely seen such efficiency before in my life. The delivery was made on time and all my valuables traveled very well. It was the easiest move of my life and I only have these guys to give the credits to.

Origin : Clifton, NJ
Destination : Fort Lauderdale, FL

No Photo Albert
July 26, 2019

5.0

Best way to move

If you want a stress-free move, hiring Forward van lines is the way to go. At first, I thought of them like any other moving company- inefficient, lazy and all-talk-nonsense. I wasn’t expecting much from them given the low estimate but they really surprised me. The movers arrived right on time to start moving our valuables. They wasted no time in packing everything neatly. I have rarely seen such efficiency before in my life. The delivery was made on time and all my valuables traveled very well. It was the easiest move of my life and I only have these guys to give the credits to.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : New York, NY

No Photo George
July 24, 2019

5.0

Worth hiring again

I recommend Forward van lines to everyone who would want a smooth and spotless move for their personal belongings. For the second time, I have used them to move my things and I can only draw positives from my moves with them. Their service is unmatched by most movers in the both the ends, in general, where I have now moved. I will definitely use them in my future moves.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Charlotte, NC

No Photo Kevin
July 21, 2019

5.0

My valuables travelled well

I pursued my dream and it didn’t work out. So it was time to move back home. I hired Forward van lines because the company was referred to me by a friend. When I called them, they seemed very friendly. It was quite easy to get a quote as I didn’t really own too much. The movers showed up bang on time I even got a call 30 minutes prior to their arrival. This company takes customer care very seriously. The movers were all very efficient. They packed up my studio apartment in no time. My valuables were delivered on the scheduled date and nothing went missing. I received unbelievable services at a really low cost.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Pittsburgh, PA

No Photo Daniel
July 19, 2019

5.0

Better than most other companies

No more shall I look any further for ideal relocation services, I have found them. I have found Forward van lines. Compared to the other service providers, they are far much above them. Their capability is something that I wouldn’t question about. They showed me well enough that they could be trusted with relocation services upon hiring them out. I placed my full belief in them and there were no disappointments.

Origin : FL
Destination : VA

No Photo Cody
July 14, 2019

5.0

Now I know where to call

I found an amazing career opportunity in Dallas, TX. So, I had to move there from Tampa, FL. The movers worked quickly when packing the truck and were very careful with all my more fragile items. I felt like I could truly trust them and it made it so much easier to relax knowing that my stuff was in their hands. I probably wouldn't have been able to make the move if I hadn't found them. I'm not planning on moving across the country again anytime soon, but if I was then I know exactly who I would call.

Origin : Tampa, FL
Destination : Dallas, TX

No Photo William
July 12, 2019

5.0

It was a picture perfect move

Just moved to Denver, CO from Sunrise, FL using Forward van lines and the move went smooth as silk. First of all I got the best possible deal from sales rep, he was very responsive to all my questions and the onsite estimate was very precise. He also mentioned how far they can go and guided me through the entire moving process. From the start to finish, the crew of Forward van lines showed great skills and great presence of mind. It was because of their hard work and dedication I got a picture perfect move. No stress, no broken or damaged belongings, no additional fees, no misshapes, no issues, only great service all around.

Origin : Sunrise, FL
Destination : Denver, CO

No Photo Kenneth
July 10, 2019

5.0

Amazing efforts from the movers

Forward van lines is undoubtedly the most professional moving company. I got a hint about their professionalism when I first called them. They took an inventory thoroughly and then gave me a fair quote. The woman on the phone was so friendly and explained everything very nicely. The four movers arrived right on the clock. They were young and strong men. The foreman had years of experience which was displayed in the way he handled his men and my belongings. They were done loading everything within a very short time. The delivered everything in fantastic condition and then unpacked everything for me. I really commend them for their efforts.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Raleigh, NC

No Photo Phillip
July 9, 2019

5.0

State-of-the-art

It was a dream job I have been working on for so long. So, my wife and I quickly started packing when they confirmed me the position. We hired Forward van lines to help move our furniture and other belongings. This company has quite a reputation for being the best. Not many companies can do what these guys can. They not only did a fantastic job at transporting my goods from one place to another, but their quote was just fantastic too. If there was a standard for moving companies, this company would be it!

Origin : Florida
Destination : Texas

No Photo George
July 8, 2019

5.0

Very accomplished moving company

Forward van lines looked good on paper given how many years they have been in the business. So I hired them to handle my move. Their customer service was so friendly and resourceful and gave me a very reasonable quote. The movers arrived 5 minutes early! They were so efficient and organized. Their packing skills were so practiced and creative. Everything went very smoothly and they set off quickly. I received the delivery right on the date they promised. Everything traveled very well and I was very relieved to see that.

Origin : Miami, FL
Destination : Austin, TX

No Photo Martin
July 6, 2019

5.0

Great memories

I will always remember our last move simply for the men who worked to move my things. I hired Forward van lines without knowing much about them. But they performed superlatively. Everything about them was professional to the T. They arrived on time, took almost no time to box my valuables and loaded everything without any issues. They gave me a 4 days window for the delivery. I received a call on day 02 notifying me that they were already on the way. Not a single piece was damaged. I couldn’t have asked for more.

Origin : Miami, FL
Destination : Grand Rapids, MI

No Photo Michael
July 5, 2019

5.0

Will use them again

I had a blast with Forward van lines. They are quick, courteous, professional and careful. They had a very positive attitude and treated my belongings as if it were their own. That’s the reason nothing was damaged. They were simply great! They moved my belongings in record time, with no problems whatsoever. I will definitely use Forward van lines again and will definitely refer them to all of my friends!

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : New Orleans, LA

No Photo Steven
July 4, 2019

5.0

Relocation doesn’t get any easier

I don’t know how people even attempt to move all on their own. I could never do it. The stress of relocation wears me out. Thanks god for moving companies like Forward van lines which exist to make our lives a lot easier. I hired them to move all my belonging from my old apartment to my new house. I am very pleased to report that they have done an excellent job. Every little detail was taken care of. The crew was very thorough and resourceful when it came to packing my things, especially my glassware. I was quite concerned about they were going to fit all my belongings into two vans but they did manage to do it somehow. Everything traveled very well as only two glasses broke during the journey. I am very happy to recommend this company.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Oklahoma City, OK

No Photo Jeffrey
July 3, 2019

5.0

They were too good

Moving crew from Forward van lines did a great job moving us from our two bedroom home in Pompano Beach, FL to our new home in Phoenix, AZ. The guys wrapped most of our major and fragile furniture with moving blankets and also did a great job packing our home one day before the move. I personally recommend this company because I know what a great job they did.

Origin : Pompano Beach, FL
Destination : Phoenix, AZ

No Photo Neal
July 2, 2019

5.0

No more hidden costs

I have to relocate every few years and by now I have really accustomed myself with the how the process works if you hire a moving company. They always quote you low and then add on extra charges later on. They promise a crew that is so capable and you get men with little to no experience at this job. It is still convenient to hire the moving companies so I keep hiring them. For my last move, I hired Forward van lines expecting more or less the same. However, they really surprised me. They quoted quite low as usual, but no extra costs were added in the final bill. The crew worked very efficiently and it seemed like they were really working fast to save me some bucks. I really appreciate their work. I will definitely hire this company again since they really try to up their game.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Houston, TX

No Photo Anthony
April 2, 2019

5.0

I trust them

Moving around every few years is not fun at all. The moving companies are supposed to lessen my worries but somehow they keep adding to it. After trying several different big shots, I came to the conclusion that there is no better moving company than Forward van lines. Their prices are very competitive and the customer service is unbelievably prompt. The movers are all very experienced and friendly. They showed up on time. They take very short amount of time to finish the job, which is really cost effective. They delivery timely and make sure that the inventory list measures up. I have found my perfect moving company and I am never going back to the other thieves.

Origin : Fort Lauderdale, FL
Destination : Salt Lake City, UT


With more than 35 years of combined professional business experience in the moving industry, we are one of the highly reputed companies. Our competitive prices that customize your budget and importance to your move has been the result of this success. Because of our great comprehensibility and our honest approach, the company has won the best mover award for the year 2011 and a proud member of FMWA (The Florida Movers and Warehouseman Association). We strive hard to provide the best customer service for your satisfaction. We take the entire responsibility in every single move through our expertise and immense knowledge. Ours is a family owned business and operates independently.

Our team is well trained and certified in this moving field to reduce the possibilities of your belongings getting damaged. We not only deliver your goods safely but also the valuable memories along with them. Our line of services include local moves, long distance moves, residential moves, corporate moves, industrial moves, international moves, auto transport and storage. We also provide long and short term storage. Whichever service you pick, it carries ultimate perfection and safety. Approximately 60% of our business comes from repeated customers, as you leave us with exceptionally remarkable service.

You can avail moving tips, packing guide and moving checklists to make your move a smoother one. Our certified consultants would provide you with estimates which are free of cost. We are only a call away from you. Contact us and let the forward family move your family forward!!!

DBA Name: Forward Van Lines
Entity Type: Carrier
Operating Status: Authorized For Property, HHG
Out of Service Date: None
DUNS Number: -
Power Units: 2
Drivers: 2
MCS-150 Form Date: 10/17/2013
MCS-150 Mileage (Year): 85,514 (2012)
Operation Classification: Auth. For Hire
Carrier Operation: Interstate
Cargo Carried: Household Goods

Business Address:
999 Nw 10Th Ter Ste 3 Ft Lauderdale, FL, 33311-7119
Phone: 954-864-6466
Fax: 954-200-6830

Mailing Address:
999 Nw 10Th Ter Ste 3 Ft Lauderdale, FL, 33311-7119

Last Updated Date: November 29, 2013

Property Passenger Household Goods Private Enterprise
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Authority

Type Common Contract Broker
Status Active Active None
App Pending No No No

Insurance

Type BIPD Cargo Bond
Required $750,000 Yes No
On File $750,000 Yes No

Authority History

Subno
Auth TypeHousehold Goods Common Carrier
Original ActionReinstated
Original Action Dt.09/28/2012
Disposition
Disposition Dt.

Revocation

Auth TypeContract
1st Served Date07/20/2012
Effective Date08/22/2012
ReasonInvoluntary Revocation

Active/Pending Insurance

Form91X
TypeBIPD/Primary
Insurance CarrierHanover Insurance Co.
Policy/SuretyAWY A142069
Posted Date11/05/2013
Converage From and To$0 - $750,000
Effective Date11/01/2013
Cancellation Date

Insurance History

Form91X
TypeBIPD/Primary
Insurance CarrierCanal Insurance Co.
Policy/SuretyPIA07371401
Converage From and To$0 - $750,000
Effective Dt. From and To 10/07/2013 - 12/04/2013 Cancelled

Insurance Address

CarrierAdriatic Insurance Company
Auth
Address3501 N. CAUSEWAY BLVD. METAIRIE, LA USA 70002
Telephone800-535-7291
Fax504-832-0605

Inspections

Inspection Type Vehicle Driver Hazmat IEP
Inspections 7 9 0 0
Out of Service 4 2 0 0
Out of Service % 57.1 22.2 0 0
Nat'l Average %
(2009- 2010)
20.72 5.51 4.5 N/A

Crashes

Type Fatal Injury Tow Total
Crashes 0 0 0 0

Review Information

Rating Date Rating Review Date Type
- - - -

Unsafe Driving

MeasurePercentileThreshold
00%
65%

Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) : 85514
VMT Year : 2012
VMT Source : Registration (MCS-150)
Average Power Units (APU) x Utilization Factor (UF) : 2
Total Inspections with Unsafe Driving Violations : 0
Total Unsafe Driving Violations : 0

Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance

MeasurePercentileThreshold
3.2778.6%
65%

Relevant Inspections : 7
Total Inspections with Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance Violations : 3
Total Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance Violations : 4

Driver Fitness

MeasurePercentileThreshold
0.27< 5 insp. w/viol.80%

Relevant Inspections : 7
Total Inspections with Driver Fitness Violations : 1
Total Driver Fitness Violations : 1

 

Controlled Substances and Alcohol

MeasurePercentileThreshold
00%
80%

Relevant Inspections : 7
Total Inspections with Controlled Substances and Alcohol Violations : 0
Total Controlled Substances and Alcohol Violations : 0

Vehicle Maintenance

MeasurePercentileThreshold
4< 5 insp. w/viol.80%

Relevant Inspections : 5
Total Inspections with Vehicle Maintenance Violations : 3
Total Vehicle Maintenance Violations : 6

Hazardous Materials (HM) Compliance

MeasurePercentileThreshold
-Not Public80%

Relevant Inspections : 0
Total Inspections with Hazardous Materials (HM) Compliance Violations : 0
Total Hazardous Materials (HM) Compliance Violations : 0

Crash Indicator

MeasurePercentileThreshold
--65%

Average Power units : 1.7
Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) : 85853
VMT Year : 2011
VMT Source : Registration (MCS-150)
Average Power Units (APU) x Utilization Factor (UF) : 1.7
Number of Crashes : 0
Number Tow-aways : 0
Number with Injuries or Fatalities : 0
Number with HM Release : 0

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