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4.3(20) Reviews
Accuracy of Estimate 4.2
Moving Services 4.5
Packing Services 4.4
Professionalism 4.3

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Membership(s) & License Info.

Member of AMSA: Yes
Member of BBB: Yes
Is a ProMover ?: Yes
License Info: US DOT # 1637689
ICC MC # 633243
DPU #31320
Insurance: On file: $750,000
Required: $750,000
Year of Estd: 12/1/2006

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Oscars Moving Company Location

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Oscars Moving Company
127 Smith Pl.
CambridgeMA 02138 USA


Contact Info

Phone: 617-202-9566
Fax: 617-600-4631



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Reviews

No Photo Richard
March 24, 2017

3.0

They were very careful.

They were wonderful. They were wonderful. They were very careful. They were very polite. They absolutely didn't bump into anything with the furniture, and they had to get it up some pretty narrow areas. The stairways are very narrow at my son's new apartment.

Origin : Needham, MA
Destination : Newton, MA

No Photo Anonymous
January 26, 2017

4.5

Very good

They came on time. They helped me. They took it where it needed to go. So it was good. Price was better than some of the other companies. In the middle range.

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : Boston, MA

No Photo Anonymous
November 8, 2016

4.0

Took good care of me.

It was very good. They took good care of me. Average price. Expensive though. There was nothing spectacular about them. There was nothing bad about them. They're all the same.

Origin : Quincy, MA
Destination : Abington, MA

No Photo Janice
June 7, 2016

5.0

They actually got done in less time ...

They were on time, professional and very efficient.

Origin : Northboro, MA
Destination : Holden, MA

No Photo Kiran
May 3, 2016

4.7

The experience was good, I'd recommend ...

The experience is good. I felt very happy after having the move from Oscar Movers. It was pretty good. I'd recommend to have Oscar Movers in the future.

Origin : Needham, MA
Destination : Norwood, MA

No Photo Anonymous
March 31, 2016

I wouldn't recommend them.

Initially on the phone they were very nice, the workers were nice. But then, they were very sneaky when they got to the house, they said that everything would be wrapped of no charge and then I got a big bill at the end because they ended up --- they made a blanket statement and I thought the wrapping materials were included. I had my own boxed and tissue provided and they didn't even use them. I had a really bad experience with the woman in the office. I wouldn't recommend them.

Origin : MA
Destination : MA

No Photo Siva
November 30, 2015

5.0

Perfect!

It was wonderful. They did a great job. I would definitely recommend them.

Origin : Lexington, MA
Destination : Lexington, MA

No Photo Krystle
October 30, 2015

3.5

Everything was great!

It was great. Everything was fast and they took good care of my furniture, it was good.

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : Boston, MA

No Photo Sam
June 5, 2015

3.2

The customer service was terrible, ...

The crew actually did a good job, it was mostly the issues with the management. They charged my card without asking me ... When I agreed with them to just put a hold on the card and pay in cash. ...They screwed me up and they were very very difficult to work with and then when I called them and tried to work it out with them they were pretty nasty. So the customer service part of it was terrible, the actual movers, the workers ... They were fine.

Origin : Sharon, MA
Destination : Sharon, MA

No Photo Anonymous
May 6, 2015

5.0

They did a great job.

They were affordable and on-time. They were very professional and didn't break anything, I would recommend them.

Origin : South Quincy, MA
Destination : E Boston, MA

No Photo Cristina
May 1, 2015

5.0

I would use them again to move.

It was a really good company. I would use them anytime. I was very happy with the price.

Origin : Holbrook, MA
Destination : Randolph, MA

No Photo Anonymous
March 18, 2015

5.0

Pleased with everything throughout the ...

They were on time, polite, careful with what they were moving. Just all around very pleased with everything over the course of the day.

Origin : North Chelmsford, MA
Destination : West Harwich, MA

No Photo Darris
November 12, 2014

4.0

The movers did a fine job.

The quality was fine. They were efficient. [The pricing] was competitive.

Origin : Marlboro, MA
Destination : Marlboro, MA

No Photo James
August 26, 2014

5.0

Fast and did a good job!

They were fast, and they had enough people and enough trucks to do the job. They did a good estimate, so that was their best qualities.

Origin : Newton, MA
Destination : Swampscott, MA

No Photo Deb
April 22, 2014

1.0

Horrible company to deal with

Called company gave them my info and credit card. They stated that they are available 2 hours later than when the pod was going to be picked up. They said this happens all the time and just call the pod company back and. Chhange time. I called the pod company and they said they could not change time of pick up. I immediately called oscars moving back and told them that it would not work for the time. Oscars told me to call back the pod and change it for a day earlier. I called pod company and they saidit could not be changed. I called back oscars movers and they said they have not one spare person available to help load the pod but they could see what they could do. After witing for over 3 hours i booked another mover snd emailed oscars and informed them of this. The next morning i got an email from oscars informing me they were charging my credit card $89 for their inconvience now i have to fight the charges with my credit card company. What a nightmare!

Origin : Waltham, MA
Destination : Watertown, MA

Quoted Price : $425.00
Actual Price : $89.00

No Photo Enrique
February 27, 2014

4.0

Smooth and satisfactory moving ...

Everything went fine, there were no problems at all. We didn't have any issues, and they helped out with any problems we had. They kept my furniture in their warehouse at no cost, and in general it was just fine. I received all the services that I requested and the price was spot-on, a little bit cheaper than other movers. They have a good price and good service.

Origin : Hopkinton, MA
Destination : Grafton, MA

No Photo Pat
December 26, 2013

5.0

Great crew, awesome service

They worked very well as far as the time went, they were very careful about the furniture and I just can't say enough about them, they were very good. Their price was lower than other companies and they really did well for the money. They were also on-time and very professional. I would recommend them to friends and family.

Origin : North Weymouth, MA
Destination : Worcester, MA

No Photo Mary
December 16, 2013

5.0

Great crew, awesome service

The movers were great, and they did a great job. They didn't damage any furniture, it was all wrapped nicely, the movers themselves were very respectful and they were on-time and delivered all of our items on time as well. I would recommend them to my friends and family and their price was very reasonable -- I've used them twice within a year.

Origin : Peabody, MA
Destination : Peabody, MA

No Photo Mario
January 15, 2013

5.0

I would recommend them

I thought that they were professional and very efficient. They got everything done in four hours, so it was very good. The pricing estimate was reasonable. The staff was fine. Yes I would recommend them. Just be very clear with what you want and how much work can do and be prepared for when they arrive on the scene.

Origin : Norfolk, MA
Destination : Maynard, MA

No Photo Lucy
October 10, 2012

4.8

The movers were polite and it was an ...

To begin with this is my first move, and I don't have any experiences to compare it with. The guys were helpful and guided me in every aspect of the move. They were very cautious with my items at both the ends of the move. The price was less than the other companies, when compared to the other quotes I received. They were very attentive and answered my every question in a polite way. The best quality of them is that they communicated with me efficiently. It was very, very good customer service, the best that I have ever received.

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : Boston, MA

No Photo David
October 5, 2012

5.0

A courteous and an efficient move

I had a perfect moving experience. Their communication was good. They let me know when they were coming. They arrived on time and were extremely courteous as well as efficient. We just used them for moving and our move was relatively small but a difficult move because the packages had to be carried five stories up. I would say pricing was reasonable and the movers didn't complain at all.

Origin : Boston, MA
Destination : Boston, MA


Oscars Moving Company is a privately owned local business specialized in local, long distance, residential, and commercial moves. At Oscars we strive to work hard in proving that your decision to hire us for your moving needs was the right one. Located in Cambridge, MA, we serve the entire Greater Boston Area, all of Massachusetts, as well as the entire United States of America. We are a BBB accredited business earning an A rating. Our "award-winning service" has earned us the prestigious Angies List Super Service Award for the past 2 years in a row. We are licensed, insured, and bonded. All of this clearly goes to show how careful, secure, and hard working we all are. You can easily get a quick free quote by simply giving us a call or sending us an email. We also have a quote request form on our website. We are experts in handling all types of residential and commercial moves. We provide full service for local and long distance moving, including full service packing, and short or long term storage.

Local Move:
Relocating seems to be an ordeal task. We at Oscars Moving Company understand this very well and as a team, we take all your problems upon us making your move a hassle-free one. We help you in packing/unpacking, wrapping your things carefully, loading and unloading and we offer free local delivery on materials. We charge in 15-minute increments and offer low hourly rates that are inclusive of the men, truck, fuels and tolls.

Commercial Move:
Relocating your whole business successfully is possible only at Oscars Moving Company. We:
  • Pack/unpack your things
  • Wrap your furniture with moving pads at no extra charge
  • Disassembly/assembly your furniture
  • Ensure that your belongings reach unharmed
  • Our drivers are insured and trained
Storage:
You can trust us to ensure the safety of your belongings because:
  • Our storage facility is climate controlled
  • Our units are kept clean and tidy
  • Individually secured units
  • Monitored by electronic surveillance
  • We offer one month of free storage for storing your belongings for more than six months.
We are efficient, proficient and productive in our work, which has made us a leader, and you will be impressed with the kind of work we do.

Entity Type: Carrier
Operating Status: Authorized For HHG
Out of Service Date: None
DUNS Number: -
Power Units: 4
Drivers: 6
MCS-150 Form Date: 11/5/2013
MCS-150 Mileage (Year): 36,000 (2012)
Operation Classification: Auth. For Hire
Carrier Operation: Interstate
Cargo Carried: Household Goods

Business Address:
127 Smith Pl Cambridge, MA, 02138-1059
Phone: 617-202-9566
Fax: 617-600-4631

Mailing Address:
127 Smith Pl Cambridge, MA, 02138-1059

Last Updated Date: November 29, 2013

Property Passenger Household Goods Private Enterprise
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Authority

Type Common Contract Broker
Status Active None 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.05/27/2009
Disposition
Disposition Dt.

Revocation

Auth TypeCommon
1st Served Date04/16/2009
Effective Date05/19/2009
ReasonInvoluntary Revocation

Active/Pending Insurance

Form91X
TypeBIPD/Primary
Insurance CarrierThe Commerce Insurance Company
Policy/SuretyBBZX05
Posted Date02/29/2012
Converage From and To$0 - $750,000
Effective Date04/20/2012
Cancellation Date

Insurance History

Form91X
TypeBIPD/Primary
Insurance CarrierHanover Insurance Co.
Policy/SuretyAFN2940398
Converage From and To$0 - $750,000
Effective Dt. From and To 04/20/2008 - 04/20/2012 Replaced

Insurance Address

CarrierAcadia Insurance Company
AuthJane Gordon
AddressONE ACADIA COMMONS, P. O. BOX 9010 WESTBROOK, ME USA 04098
Telephone800-870-1170
Fax207-771-8091

Inspections

Inspection Type Vehicle Driver Hazmat IEP
Inspections 6 9 0 0
Out of Service 4 3 0 0
Out of Service % 66.7 33.3 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
6/16/2009 - - Non-Ratable

Unsafe Driving

MeasurePercentileThreshold
12< 3 insp. w/viol.65%

Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) : 0
VMT Year : -
VMT Source : -
Average Power Units (APU) x Utilization Factor (UF) : 2
Total Inspections with Unsafe Driving Violations : 1
Total Unsafe Driving Violations : 2

Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance

MeasurePercentileThreshold
3.580.5%
65%

Relevant Inspections : 8
Total Inspections with Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance Violations : 4
Total Hours-of-Service (HOS) Compliance Violations : 6

Driver Fitness

MeasurePercentileThreshold
00%
80%

Relevant Inspections : 8
Total Inspections with Driver Fitness Violations : 0
Total Driver Fitness Violations : 0

 

Controlled Substances and Alcohol

MeasurePercentileThreshold
00%
80%

Relevant Inspections : 8
Total Inspections with Controlled Substances and Alcohol Violations : 0
Total Controlled Substances and Alcohol Violations : 0

Vehicle Maintenance

MeasurePercentileThreshold
9.2576.3%
80%

Relevant Inspections : 6
Total Inspections with Vehicle Maintenance Violations : 6
Total Vehicle Maintenance Violations : 12

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) : 0
VMT Year :
VMT Source :
Average Power Units (APU) x Utilization Factor (UF) : 1.7
Number of Crashes : 1
Number Tow-aways : 1
Number with Injuries or Fatalities : 0
Number with HM Release : 0

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