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License Info: US DOT # 2116284
ICC MC # 737635
IM 1960
Insurance: On file: $750,000
Required: $750,000
Year of Estd: 6/14/1973

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Metro Van Lines, Inc
155 North Beacon St R
BrightonMA 02135 USA


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Toll Free: 855-652-8287
Phone: 617-446-4087



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Alan
October 26, 2018

Experience is everything

I have worked with fairly new moving companies before but they always fell short. When the time came to move again, I decided to hire Metro van lines. They have a great reputation and have been in the business for a long time. It turned out to be a great decision. They worked with absolute precision. The movers were very well aware of any kind of problem that could arise and they came prepared. My belongings were carefully transported and I didn’t have to do a thing! It really is better to hire experienced movers even if it costs a little extra.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Meridian, MS

Frank
October 23, 2018

Answer for all moving issues

I do not expect much from movers given how bad they had been in the past. My last move, however, was different. Metro van lines was nothing like I hoped them to be. They excelled in every aspect of relocation. They quoted inexpensively, the movers arrived on time and none of my valuables suffered any damage while being moved. This kind of performance is so rare in this business. I have to give it to them for being honest. They charged me nothing extra in the end. Safe delivery of all your valuables at a reasonable cost is all you ever ask for from a moving company!

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Memphis, TN

David
October 22, 2018

I hired the right company

I was torn among three moving companies when I was moving. All three of them quoted similarly and promised perfection. My brother in law suggested that I go for Metro van lines. So I went for them. It really was a good choice. They made my move so easy. They had to travel a long way but it wasn’t the distance that bothered me. I am really attached to the things I own. So I didn’t want them to be damaged. The movers, who maintained their timing very well, took amazing care of my possessions.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Chicago, IL

Richard
October 20, 2018

We always hire these guys

I do not like settling down. Moving becomes quite necessary at times and Metro van lines is always my go-to moving company. I do like to take the few things I own with me when I move. This company has worked with me quite a few times so they know how to move my things. The men always arrive right on time and get to work immediately. They pack up everything very carefully. They use enough tapes and newspapers to make sure nothing would break on the way. The furniture receives the same care. Everything is loaded onto the trucks as soon as possible. I always tip the movers well and if you are a frequent mover, I suggest you do it too.

Origin : Norfolk, VA
Destination : Brighton, MA

James
October 19, 2018

Amazing crew

When I did my research, I found that some people gave Metro van lines some really bad reviews. But, on the other hand, they gave me the lowest quote. I’m happy to report that my review is a good one. They handled my move perfectly. Their quote was absolutely unbeatable. That actually made me a little worried at first. But when the movers arrived, on time that is, all my fear went away. They packed everything with great care. They used adequate amount of packing materials to safeguard my breakables. I was given a week long window for delivery but they called me on day 03 to notify me that the van was on the way. Everything was delivered in pristine condition. I seriously don’t understand why anyone would write such lies about this amazing company.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Buffalo, NY

Eric
October 18, 2018

My belongings reached safely

Metro van lines was the moving company that helped us with the move last month. Actually, I should say that they moved us and we didn’t really help. I didn’t even have to give any instructions to the movers. They knew exactly how to do the job and they did it perfectly. Not even a glass was broken on the way. They even unpacked everything and put them in the right rooms. My wife and I just drove ourselves to our new house and found them already waiting in front of our new house. I cannot praise these guys enough.

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : Arlington, VA

Alan
October 16, 2018

They made no mistakes

Mistakes are bound to happen when you are moving across the country with all your belongings. However, if the people in question are the movers from metro van lines - there is no room for mistakes. The movers showed up at my place right on the time they promised. They wasted no time while packing and loading my belongings. Everything went just so smoothly. They delivered right on time as well and all my belongings traveled excellently. Not one single thing was even slightly damaged. These guys are just machines!

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Baltimore, MD

Bennie
October 15, 2018

Low-priced but experienced

Metro van lines was my first choice because my best friend used them before. I was moving for my new job. Having to leave the place you grew up in is emotionally draining, but nothing to do. They provided us with a binding estimate and everything they promised was in fact true. The movers sent from the company were strong, experienced and efficient. They finished the pickup process within such a short time. All in way they did a great job and get 5 stars from us.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Hartford, CT

Mark
October 13, 2018

No fuss moving experience

This review was due four months ago to be honest. I hired Metro van lines to move my stuffs in August last year. They quoted me very fairly and promised to take good care of my stuffs. The crew of four men, led by a very experienced foreman, arrived right on time. Their punctuality really impressed me. The men were so energetic and efficient. They packed up everything so quickly. The whole process was done in such a short amount of time. I promised the foreman that I would write them a review and here it is. They charged me very reasonably and delivered all my goods in pristine condition.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Columbia, SC

Eric
October 11, 2018

Trustworthy reliable professionals

We hired Metro van lines to pack and move our household to our new apartment on the other side of the country. It was a cross-country move and so the risks were way higher. Four movers with impeccable preparations were sent from the company on the moving day. They arrived on time and took care with all our items and asked us if they had any questions. We moved our stuff into storage at my mother in laws house and they were accommodating with that as well since we weren’t actually there to receive them. And overall it was a great experience. I will be hiring them again soon to move the stored items to our new place and wouldn’t worry about giving them the task.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Chicago, IL

Bobby
October 10, 2018

Skillfully relocated

Metro van lines were efficient and skillful during my last move. They arrived 30 minutes ahead of schedule which always a good surprise. They men worked so well together methodically moving everything from my house. The whole process was completed in a record time and I was glad to be out of the house before lunchtime. They delivered on time as well and nothing was missing. These men put on a show of how easily you can possibly move a household to another state in record time with no damage. I was so glad that I hired them and not any other moving company.

Origin : New York, NY
Destination : Dallas, TX

Jonathan
October 9, 2018

Reasonably priced service

Metro van lines didn’t even need my instructions to handle my last move. 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. I just have to recommend them.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Philadelphia, PA

Wayne
October 7, 2018

Awesome as expected

I am a very choosy person. I always look for the best one even when it comes to small things. Recently I decided to move into my new apartment. I searched for many moving companies. At last I made the decision to hire Metro van lines. They were very time efficient. They handled all of my house chores nicely. They wrapped and packed all the things nicely. All my stuffs turned up at my new house right on schedule. I didn’t see such good service till now. There are many movers out there but trust me these guys are undoubtedly the best.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Baltimore, MD

Johnny
October 4, 2018

Respectable moving company

The movers from Metro van lines were remarkable. From the way they worked you can tell that they are highly trained and experienced. After working with them, I knew that courtesy and loyalty isn’t lost in the world from the excellent services rendered by these guys. These boys wrapped up all my things within hours and left with the two vans they brought filled with all my valuables. I was worried for delivery but they made the schedule with time to spare. I am glad to report that all my things survived the trip without a single dent on any of the things. It was an extraordinary effort from these guys!

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : Richmond, VA

Anthony
October 2, 2018

Very efficient

When it comes to moving companies, all you need to know how good the movers are. I just want to tell you how amazing Metro van lines was during my last move. Their movers’ packing skills were amazing and they were very prompt. They followed my every instruction and never complained or asked for a break. None of my valuables suffered any damages. I have to commend them for being so efficient and hardworking. I have to mention how affordable they really were. I was given a low quote to begin with. The final bill was even lower. This company is just amazingly cost, time and energy efficient.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Nashville, TN

Kevin
October 1, 2018

Very reliable

Metro van lines is possibly the most reliable moving company out there. The movers arrived right on time on the moving day. They were very experienced. I requested for four movers because I wanted to get out of my old house as fast as possible. Having four movers meant the packing was done a lot quicker and the whole process were completed very fast. They packed everything so well that none of my things suffered any damages on the way. They maintained their schedules perfectly. I can totally rely on these guys.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Brooklyn, NY

Martin
September 30, 2018

Impressive moving experience

The movers who moved my belongings were excellent. Metro van lines definitely employs the best movers money can hire. They were easy to get a hold of and they returned my calls. I got everything in the boxes, neatly packed and nothing was broken. Working with these guys was such a treat. They were so efficient in every aspect of the move- from the time efficient pickup to the quick delivery. I was very impressed with how quickly they moved and how courteous they were. In days when most companies are out there to rip you off, these guys were breaths of fresh air!

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Richmond, VA

George
September 29, 2018

Nothing like others

It is so difficult to find a reliable moving company. Most companies make it very hard to have any kind of faith on this business. They lie, change their prices after the move and send movers who have no experience in this job. But I found a company that is an exception. It’s Metro van lines - this company has to be the only exception in this market. I can’t describe with my words how efficient they were! I was wrong to think that everyone with completely positive reviews is a cheat. They handled everything with their professionalism. The movers maintained their timings, showed great care while packing my things and made sure each piece was delivered in great condition. They knew what they were doing. They didn’t add any extra charges in the final bill.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Chicago, IL

Thomas
September 27, 2018

No more drama

I hired Metro van lines because they were highly recommended by so many people. They were worth every bit of it and provided me with a drama-free move. They made my move so simple. I just called them, got a quote and provided the details. They took care of everything else. The movers arrived early. They packed everything carefully and loaded them to the truck. They delivered every piece of my belongings in pristine condition. This company is undoubtedly the best in this business.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Newark, NJ

Peter
September 24, 2018

Cheap but reliable

I have relocated on my own before. Trust me, it was a nightmare. This time I decided to hire Metro van lines for the job. They showed me what it means to have professionals helping you with the move. The movers were so efficient. They arrived on time, packed everything, loaded them onto the van and set off. The whole thing happened so fast. They were so friendly while being absolutely professional. My valuables were moved to my new house without any damages. The final bill was shocking. It was just too cheap. I never thought moving companies would be that cheap while being so efficient. I highly recommend them!

Origin : MA
Destination : CT

Fred
September 23, 2018

They were just awesome

First, I couldn't make up my mind about which company to choose, but after speaking to the manager at Metro van lines, he convinced me that these guys know what they are doing. After a small negotiation process I was good to go and everything went really well and gladly easy as pie. Even though I wasn't home during their pick up, everything was really professionally done according to my wife who was in charge. They made the delivery on time and nothing went missing. Their workmanship is really praiseworthy.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Baltimore, MD

Chris
September 21, 2018

Terrific moving company

Metro van lines is the one I hired for my long distance move last month. They did a terrific job! They are an amazing moving company and I highly recommend them to all. They have the best rates in town and also the best crews. They moved me without any damages, dents or scratches. I even paid the exact same quote I was given in the beginning. There were no extra fees on it! All in all, it was as great move and I had no problems at all. I strongly recommend this moving company to everyone!

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Louisville, KY

Bruce
September 19, 2018

They cared for my items like their own

I really liked how the guys from Metro van lines cared for my things. They were very respectful and they moved it very gently and carefully. I am glad to say that they broke nothing! It was a damage free move! I got a good deal from their sales rep too. Their sales rep also explained professionally how to pack my things so that I can avoid damages. He was very kind and helpful. The moving part was done just fine. There were no delays and they completed the task within the given time. I had a pretty good move with them.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : New York, NY

Donald
September 16, 2018

Impressive service

Impressive service indeed! Metro van lines did a magnificent job with my long distance move recently. There were in and out very quickly. They moved my belongings with super care! And they also moved everything in record time! A few things which they did were not expected at all. They repacked a couple of things so that everything was safe. They helped with the unpacking and staging part at the other end. And they also took out the garbage! They did all that free of cost! They did not charge me for any of that! This moving company is amazing! I highly recommend them to all.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Nashville, TN

Aaron
September 15, 2018

They did everything right

This moving company moved me a few weeks ago and they did everything right! They gave me a good deal and also provided price match guarantee. They sent a very caring and efficient crew on the moving day. They moved all my things with care and did not leave a mess behind. They even took the garbage out for me! They were very caring and helpful! They delivered on time as promised and the best part was that there were no damages upon delivery. I had the best time ever! I highly recommend Metro van lines to all.

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : Arlington, VA

Steven
September 14, 2018

Exceptionally professional

This moving company is exceptionally professional! They moved my furniture from unusual tiny places without any issues. They moved me in record time and they did not damage a single thing. Not just items, they saved the walls and the floors! I was so pleased! I was even more pleased about the bill. The price which they quoted me was very low and the price never changed! I was very shocked to see the same price in the end. I had a great moving experience with Metro van lines. I strongly recommend them to all.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Louisville, KY

Jason
September 10, 2018

Affordable moving company

You will get the best rates here at Metro van lines! They have the most cheap and affordable rates in this country. Not only that, but they provide an excellent service too! You can expect absolute punctuality and professionalism from them! They are one of a kind! I hired them a few weeks ago and my move was so great! They were in and out very quickly and they moved me without any kinds of damages. I seriously got everything I wanted from them. I strongly recommend them to all.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Charlotte, NC

Fred.Phillips
September 9, 2018

I do not need anyone else! Only this ...

I don’t need anyone else! This is the moving company for me. They are heroes in my book! They moved me recently and it was superb! I had a polite and attentive relationship with them. They gave me everything I needed and moved me smoothly as possible. They moved my belongings with so much care and respect. They even paid attention to the walls and floors. No damage came to anything! And the price did not change in the end! Metro van lines is simply the best!

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : Newark, NJ

Kevin
September 8, 2018

Perfectly moved!

I was moved so perfectly! This moving company is the best! They helped me with my long distance move recently and they nailed it! The moving men came on time and moved my things nicely. They covered last minute jobs with no issues and did not charge me for a lot of things too! They delivered everything on time and unharmed, they helped at the new place and they also gave me a bill that was accurate! I really love this moving company! I strongly recommend Metro van lines to all.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : New York, NY

Fred
September 7, 2018

Good moving company!

Metro van lines is a very good moving company. They are very nice and caring. They have very low rates and price match guarantee. Their moving men are seriously very experienced and skilled. They will take out your things form the basement, attic, garage and anywhere you can think of! They will do all that so easily and smoothly! I hired them last month for my move and it was so great! There were no damages upon delivery and no extra fees! I strongly recommend this moving company to all.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Nashville, TN

Mark
September 5, 2018

The perfect relocation company

This is the moving company you are looking for! They are perfect for long distance moves. They are incredibly talented, skilled and efficient. They move you like no one else! They move all your belongings with super care and protect your belongings with their lives! They have very competitive rates too! They moved me a few weeks back and the move was just perfect! There were no delays, no extra fees, no damages and no accidents. I had a great time with Metro van lines. I will use them again!

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Chicago, IL

Howard
September 4, 2018

All done on time!

These people are very punctual. They did everything on time. The moving men came on time on the day of the move and moved me out within the allotted time. They packed and moved my belongings with super care and did not damage anything at all. The delivery was also on time and they even helped at the new place. Their prices are very low and they have very flexible payment methods. They are everything you need in a moving company. Metro van lines is worth hiring!

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Atlanta, GA

Kenneth
September 2, 2018

Epic move!!!

My move was epic! No problems at all! Metro van lines moved me so well recently! It was like a breeze. They gave me a quote and sent their best team on the day of the move. The men worked very hard and very seriously all the way. They moved all my belongings with care and made sure nothing was damaged. They delivered in a very short period of time and they also provided unpacking and staging services without any issues. They handed me the bill and I saw that there were no extra fees on it. I had a great move with them. I highly recommend them to all.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Philadelphia, PA

Philip
September 1, 2018

They keep every word!

Metro van lines is very professional and honest! They keep every word they give you! They told me that there will be no delays and there will be no damages. You know what? They said the truth! Not a single item was damaged or dented! They came on time on the moving day and moved me out within the given time. The delivery was also on time too! The men were professional, efficient and caring. I had a very good move with them. I strongly recommend them to all! They are the best in this business.

Origin : Brighton, MA
Destination : Ft Wayne, IN

David
August 30, 2018

Full house move

We are a big family and obviously that means hell lot of stuff. We needed to do a long distance move and chose Metro van lines because they had good reviews and reasonable pricing. I spoke with their sales rep and he was very convincing and generous. A very efficient set of people came on the moving day and they moved everything very nicely. We had many things and many valuables! Every single item was taken care of and nothing was lost during this journey. We were relocated in a very short period of time too. Everything went very well! We did have a good move with this company!

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : New York, NY


Entity Type: Carrier
Operating Status: Authorized For HHG
Out of Service Date: None
DUNS Number: -
Power Units: 2
Drivers: 2
MCS-150 Form Date: 7/17/2013
MCS-150 Mileage (Year): 10,000 (2012)
Operation Classification: Auth. For Hire, Private(Property)
Carrier Operation: Interstate
Cargo Carried: Household Goods

Business Address:
2704 South Park Road Pembroke Park, FL, 33009
Phone: 954-224-4772

Mailing Address:
2704 South Park Road Pembroke Park, FL, 33009

Last Updated Date: November 29, 2013

Property Passenger Household Goods Private Enterprise

Authority

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

Insurance

Type BIPD Cargo Bond
Required $750,000 Yes Yes
On File $0 Yes No

Authority History

Subno
Auth TypeHousehold Goods Common Carrier
Original ActionReinstated
Original Action Dt.04/24/2013
Disposition
Disposition Dt.

Revocation

Auth TypeCommon
1st Served Date03/05/2013
Effective Date04/08/2013
ReasonInvoluntary Revocation

Active/Pending Insurance

Form34
TypeCARGO
Insurance CarrierUnderwriters At Lloyds London
Policy/Surety2001VYP13BC75730027
Posted Date04/16/2013
Converage From and To$0 - $5,000*
Effective Date04/01/2013
Cancellation Date

Insurance History

Form91X
TypeBIPD/Primary
Insurance CarrierCastlepoint Florida Insurance Company
Policy/SuretyBAPBY0136013
Converage From and To$0 - $750,000
Effective Dt. From and To 04/01/2013 - 11/28/2013 Cancelled

Insurance Address

CarrierCastlepoint Florida Insurance Company
AuthThomas Mcnamara
Address3 HUNTINGTON QUADRANGLE STE 201S MELVILLE, NY USA 11747
Telephone631-465-1341
Fax888-291-6262

Inspections

Inspection Type Vehicle Driver Hazmat IEP
Inspections 3 10 0 0
Out of Service 0 2 0 0
Out of Service % 0 20 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
8.38< 3 insp. w/viol.65%

Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) : 10000
VMT Year : 2012
VMT Source : Registration (MCS-150)
Average Power Units (APU) x Utilization Factor (UF) : 1.7
Total Inspections with Unsafe Driving Violations : 1
Total Unsafe Driving Violations : 1

Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance

MeasurePercentileThreshold
1.0635.3%
65%

Relevant Inspections : 10
Total Inspections with Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance Violations : 3
Total Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance Violations : 3

Driver Fitness

MeasurePercentileThreshold
2.31< 5 insp. w/viol.80%

Relevant Inspections : 10
Total Inspections with Driver Fitness Violations : 2
Total Driver Fitness Violations : 4

 

Controlled Substances and Alcohol

MeasurePercentileThreshold
00%
80%

Relevant Inspections : 10
Total Inspections with Controlled Substances and Alcohol Violations : 0
Total Controlled Substances and Alcohol Violations : 0

Vehicle Maintenance

MeasurePercentileThreshold
0< 5 vehicle insp.80%

Relevant Inspections : 3
Total Inspections with Vehicle Maintenance Violations : 0
Total Vehicle Maintenance Violations : 0

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 : 1.3
Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) : 0
VMT Year :
VMT Source :
Average Power Units (APU) x Utilization Factor (UF) : 1.3
Number of Crashes : 0
Number Tow-aways : 0
Number with Injuries or Fatalities : 0
Number with HM Release : 0

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