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Lynn M.
18:36 03 Mar 24
I give this company 5 stars. The staff who packed my furniture, kitchen, glassware, and collectibles did a fabulous job. Only 1 glass was broken (I... had quite a few). They stored my things until I found my new home. The moving staff was also great. I couldn't believe how quickly the got everything into place. A side note....both the packers and the movers had been with the company a long time. That says volumes about their more
God B.
20:01 04 Feb 24
A great place to store your belongings as well as work for
Karl N
15:03 08 Dec 23
Made my dreams come true!
Marcus V.
15:57 24 Aug 23
Great business with great people!
Ken H.
18:38 27 Jun 23
Our moving team was amazing. They worked hard, had solutions to problems, were personable and saved us both time and money through their knowledge of... efficient and optimal storage solutions. I was very impressed and will certainly use them again in the near more
Jim K.
17:17 24 May 23
I needed some valuable China and antiques packed and loaded into a truck. The packers arrived on time. They were efficient, not rushed, and... carefully packed and loaded the truck. They did an outstanding job packing and loading these very fragile items. The items arrived safely at their destination; the packing and careful loading of the truck was critical to that. Kudos to their professional expertise. I highly more
Jeff K.
08:52 23 May 23
In and out within 20 minutes with a full load and they were as nice as the day is long.
Helen L.
17:17 03 May 23
Great job! Careful and efficient in loading by Lumen, Anderson and Laura - helpful and friendly people
mickey O.
04:34 01 Apr 23
The two gentlemen who brought my “stuff” to me were exceptional. They carefully unwrapped every piece of my “stuff”, place it carefully and were... gracious, respectful & kind to me. We also shared a few laughs, as some of my “stuff” truly is hilarious.Chris & Karl, thank you for being just awesome.Sincerely,Ms Mickeyread more
21:46 27 Mar 23
16:58 16 Mar 23
Always a pleasure to work with the team at O'Neill! They are responsive, fair and take great care of the products we need packed and moved.
Volodymyr K.
15:53 13 Mar 23
Take 2 hours for unloading
Paige C.
02:14 02 Mar 23
After reading enough reviews about horroble moves, one will inevitably become wary and expect the worst. O'Neill totally blew me away with how... professional and kind they were every step of the way. Absolutely awesome team delivered my belongings efficiently and with care up to my third story apartment (with an elevator, but still). Scheduling the delivery was super easy as well despite the delay due to the snow. Truly can't recommend them enough!read more
geana A.
22:05 17 Nov 22
Marty D.
17:08 21 Sep 22
They did a fabulous job of protecting my what I needed moved. Communication with the office & movers was easy, price good & understanding of my... specific need. Thank you for great service!read more
Jacob D.
13:36 06 Jun 22
lawrence F.
21:41 01 May 22
Lyn C.
20:58 07 Mar 22
Complicated move with lots of moving parts and they were great!
Craig H.
06:37 22 Feb 22
Worked for these people and felt like family from day 1! Very inviting and a great place to work
19:00 01 Nov 21
A R.
13:23 14 Oct 21
My mother-in-law‘s house sold in one day. Unfortunately, we were unable to find a long-distance mover with availability before her closing date. We... found one company who had a day available a month after closing, which we were lucky to get, but no availability to pick up her belongings and put them in storage. That left us in the difficult position of having to find a carrier who would be willing to pick up her furniture and hold it in storage for a month. We were very fortunate to find O’Neills. Not only were we able to snag the only day they had availability before the closing date, but the entire experience was positive. Geana and Betsy were very helpful, responding quickly to any of our questions or requests and were great at keeping us informed. The moving crew was very pleasant, careful with my mother-in-law‘s furniture and boxes and had the truck loaded in half the estimated time. All the furniture was carefully padded and we were given use of the pads at no additional cost with the only proviso that all of padding had to be returned at the time of the transfer to the second carrier. The furniture and boxes were in good condition and the transfer to our distance carrier was seamless. I highly recommend O’Neills and want to thank them for their more
Elaine K.
03:01 30 Sep 21
Another great moving experience! On time, professional, hard working and friendly! Thank you!
Timothy B.
08:07 22 Sep 21
Cassie B.
15:11 30 Aug 21
Michael B
09:54 24 May 21
Monica N.
20:22 16 May 21
Really nice people and my property was secure while I stored it there!
Raymond W.
01:06 12 Dec 20
Paul G.
01:29 30 Nov 20
Muddy H.
20:04 04 Nov 20
Karl N.
22:43 10 Sep 20
Really helpful!
Mary O.
16:07 03 Jul 20
Maria B.
00:58 02 Jul 20
Have had these delivery men for quite a few of my deliveries they are always very professional and respectful and do a great job. Their customer... service is phenomenal!read more
Christina C.
19:08 16 Jun 20
The guys were friendly, professional, and were in and out of my house in probably 10 minutes. The only reason I gave this company 4/5 stars is... because I was pretty disappointed to see neither of the guys wearing masks. I understand it’s a choice, however, we are in the middle of a global pandemic and you’re entering my house... of course I completely sanitized everything after they left. But come on, really? Their job is to go in and out of people’s homes. The least they could do is mask up. I’m surprised and again, disappointed that O’Neill doesn’t require them to wear them. Anyway, overall good more
Mark H.
19:45 11 Jun 20
Tarek Z.
18:55 11 Jun 20
Kristi S.
02:45 11 Jun 20
The individuals that delivered our matress set were quick & professional.This would have been perfect during typical times, but during a pandemic I... do wish they were wearing masks/face covering. I think PPE should be provided & used by the delivery crew!read more
Suzanne T.
20:03 10 Jun 20
Darryl N.
00:12 10 Jun 20
Delivered Costco mattress on time and set up. Also hauled away old mattress
Steve B.
18:19 05 Jun 20
Tommy B.
17:42 05 Jun 20
Sally R.
17:06 05 Jun 20
I was nervous ordering a bed online, especially not knowing the details of delivery. It actually came 2 weeks sooner than promised and the... communication setting up the delivery was superb. They kept us informed even calling when on their way even though we were given a window for delivery. The delivery itself was incredibly professional. They were respectful and helpful. Overall it was a great experience and I would definitely recommend this more
Carol g
18:26 04 Jun 20
Vickie A.
00:36 04 Jun 20
Very professional, prompt, polite and followed all directions. Would definitely recommend them to anyone. Great job! Thank you.
Edwin O.
00:06 04 Jun 20
Absolutely satisfied with the delivery and quality of my order, the delivery guys where extremely polite and professional and even dropped off the... mattress up the stairs and into my apartment. Definitely would recommend their services 10/10read more
00:05 04 Jun 20
Alyce H.
23:23 03 Jun 20
The folks coordinating the delivery were very nice and the guys who did the delivery were fantastic.
Steffanie B.
16:22 30 May 20
I have a great experience with the delivery service. The Two men were polite and professional they set up my new bed and took the packaging out with... more
Patty L.
21:08 29 May 20
The two guys who delivered my mattress were so nice. They were great!
Valerie G.
01:06 27 May 20
Scheduling the delivery was easy, they had many delivery times to choose from. Everyone I spoke to on the phone were nice. The delivery guys were on... time, very polite and respectful. Wonderful company!read more
Liana B.
00:41 27 May 20
Very satisfied with the delivery .. crew arrived on time .. were very courteous and helpful.
Don S.
03:20 23 May 20
O'Neill delivered our new mattress. The deliverymen were friendly, quick and efficient. They were in and out in minutes.
Michael W.
17:00 17 May 20
John G.
01:42 15 May 20
Dano 5.
17:24 12 May 20
Quick. Efficient. Worth it.
John J.
16:38 12 May 20
O’Neil delivered a mattress we ordered from Costco. Their office called and scheduled a delivery window between 8:30-10:30 and the truck was at our... home right at 8:30 on the agreed upon delivery day. The delivery men had the mattress off the truck and inside our garage within 5 minutes. They would have brought the mattress inside and set it up but with the virus issues I preferred to do it myself. It wasn’t the 100% contactless experience I would have preferred because I had to sign the delivery receipt so they could work on that aspect of the process. Perhaps a phone call or email where I could confirm the delivery without touching anything. All in all a 100% good delivery experience with just slight room for more
kim G.
14:46 02 May 20
Christina N.
01:38 18 Apr 20
I called to have a mattress delivered from O'Neill Transfer, they arranged a time to deliver the next day, delivery was excellent, punctual &... professional. The old mattress was hauled away as well, thanks for the great more
Steve S.
23:23 03 Apr 20
I have O'Neill Transfer move us from the west side of Portland over to the east side. They were able to get everything in my 5 bedroom house packed... up, moved and delivered to my new house the same day. Everything arrived as good as when it left the old house. Great work and very hard working more
Johnny R.
19:24 02 Apr 20
Brad is honest and hardworking. I have enjoyed working with him in the past.
Roger W.
16:53 07 Mar 20
Remington J.
05:46 03 Mar 20
Update, written 2 MAR 2020My items were delivered last week. I can say I have no problem with this moving company. They communicated with me... promptly and my items were in the best condition I have ever had with movers. I plan on moving again, and I will think of this company first is all I have to say.Written 11 JUL 2019Where do I begin? Well this is a good moving company, most of my communication was done via email. I managed to get an estimator to come out and look at my apartment. I was glad because basing the cost of a move purely on square footage is bad. After the estimator came out I kept in contact and all my questions and concerns were addressed.The day I was going to have my items packed and stored the three gentlemen showed up on time and were very diligent. Very professional and addressed my concerned. I am experienced with other movers and somethings I knew to look out for.I will update this review when I move into a new place and have them deliver my items. As for now they left a great more
Patrick K.
12:52 19 Jul 19
Great service and attentive to needs. We are a very-satisfied long-time customer. Highly recommended.
Xiangxiong K.
05:00 25 Jun 19
Patti W.
19:18 11 Jun 19
We had outdoor furniture delivered that we ordered from Costco. We were given a two hour window. Dean and Todd arrived within a 1/2 hour into that... window.They were prompt, efficient and had the best personality, considering I had to determine placement as they were unloading. They carefully unloaded and made sure all packing materials were picked up and hauled away.They both were a delight in the short time they were here. Our more
Tracy C.
06:55 11 Jun 19
Marty N.
00:05 07 Oct 18
Kathie Q.
16:31 31 Aug 18
The moving guys are workhorses.
Caitlin L.
21:51 19 Mar 18
We cannot say enough good things about O’Neill Transfer and Storage Co Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon – affiliated with National Van Lines. O’Neill’s... President (Bradley Boland Sr.) came to our rescue after we had been bilked by an online Moving Broker (don’t ever make that mistake!). Anyway, it was the day of our scheduled move through the online broker and the price suddenly jumped $2,000. We “fired” them, but then were in a desperate spot as we (family of 3) had our plane tickets to leave the next day. We called O’Neill and spoke with Brad Boland Sr. who immediately came out, gave us the price and made arrangements for the move on the spot. O’Neill is a very professional company with great client communication. Everything was packed and moved to Buffalo NY in perfect condition and right on time. They gave a fair price and more than made up for the terrible experience we had with the online moving broker. We would recommend O’Neill 100%!-Craig Voigt and Caitlin Littlefieldread more
Patrick S.
09:14 12 Feb 18
Organized, very dependable and local(!). Amazing packers; not a single item from a very large home broken or even scratched. Very flexible for... multi-state more
tomas V.
00:03 09 Feb 18
Good work good people
Elizabeth O.
23:29 16 May 17
Justin B.
19:47 14 Dec 16
Amazing communication! Used them to rent 2 Cow (Container on wheel) units and could not be more satisfied. Thank you. Only other suggestion I have is... to fix the link from the cow website that gives an old number in Lake Oswego that when you call hangs up on more
All Ready Moving & S.
22:17 29 Sep 16
Great crew great people!!!Family owned businesses are the best!
Kenny P.
04:20 25 Mar 16
Great place to work. Family owned good people. Awesome crew.
Lisa C.
15:03 02 Feb 16
I was relocated from OR to MN for work and it had to happen fast. I was not going to give up the OR apt. yet as I was not sure how it would all go. ... It was overwhelming trying to figure out which service to use and I was getting calls and emails with quotes from all over the country after I did an online search/inquiry. I liked the idea of using a local company and Bradley, the president, called and emailed and came over with some boxes to give me some advice on what to bring and not bring, etc. He was very hands on and trustworthy and everything went well. I would recommend his service to more
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Emergency Movers

Moving for the First Time?

Relocations can sometimes be sudden and urgent, which can be overwhelming. This is why it’s crucial to collaborate with professional short-notice movers who can help eliminate some of the stress for you. When you request an emergency move estimate, your moving company will pair you with a moving specialist who will draft a cost estimate and a moving timeline to reserve your moving day. Following this, you’ll receive an Order of Service detailing all the required tasks and associated costs. Depending on availability, your moving crew can arrive at your premises promptly, either to begin packing (if you’ve opted for such services) or to start loading your belongings onto the truck. Each item and its condition will be noted on the Bill of Lading for record keeping as they load it onto the air-cushioned truck. Upon reaching your destination, the movers will offload and cross-check each item against the Bill of Lading. After arranging your possessions to your liking, you will survey your belongings to ensure there isn’t any damage. Once you are satisfied with the condition of everything, you will sign off on the Bill of Lading with the team leader of the moving crew.

Last-Minute Movers FAQ

“Pack whatever you can to help streamline the move before the movers get there.”

- BRADLEY BOLAND Owner, O'Neill Transfer and Storage

Our Last-Minute Moving Services

  • ● Residential & Commercial

    O'Neill Transfer commits to work with your timeline, whether it's a swift shift from your residence or workplace.

  • Local & Long-Distance

    Our skilled, professional movers are ready to assist, whether moving next door, across the state, or coast-to-coast.

  • Packing Services

    If timing allows, we will provide packing and unpacking services for your impromptu move with premium packing materials included.

  • Storage Solutions

    If you need moving storage options with short notice, our spacious 40,000 sq ft warehouse is set up for both short-term and extended storage needs.

Can a Moving Company Move My Items in an Emergency with Short Notice?

When emergencies and unforeseen circumstances arise, finding a moving company that can help with such short notice can be difficult. This is because most moving companies require a minimum of one to two weeks’ notice. However, certain companies, especially established ones with ample resources, have provisions to accommodate these sudden requests. Since not all companies offer last-minute or emergency moves, save time by only contacting companies who have last-minute or emergency moving services listed as a service on their website.

As long as our schedule allows, O’Neill Transfer and Storage is happy to move you on your tight timeline. While we can usually fit emergency moves into our schedule, we recommend calling us as soon as you know you need to move in an emergency. This way, we can get started immediately, which sometimes allows time for our moving crew to provide packing services.

What Do Moving Companies Charge for Emergency Moving Services?

When it comes to last-minute or same-day moving services, moving companies often charge a premium due to the increased logistics and staff required to accommodate an unexpected move. When it comes to a short-notice move, it can be difficult to find movers to complete your move at the last minute. The costs can vary widely depending on the distance, volume of items, and the customer’s specific needs. In addition, the time of year and availability of movers can influence the pricing.

According to our research, an average local move in Portland ranges from $500 to $4,500. Factors like the size of your home, the weight and amount of items, and the distance traveled impact the cost of your move. The cost of emergency moves tends to lean towards the higher end of that range. However, each move varies widely as the requirements of each move differ. The best way to gauge the cost of your move is to get a free price estimate.

As a same-day moving company, O’Neill Transfer’s emphasis has always been on quality and trustworthiness. While we offer competitive prices, the value we bring with over a century of experience in the Portland area is unmatched. We encourage customers to request a free moving quote by filling out our online quote form or calling us at (503) 747-3630. This allows us to offer transparent pricing with no hidden fees tailored to your needs, even for emergency moves.

Moving an electric piano

O'Neill Transfer and Storage

Can Moving Companies Move My Items From My Current Location to My Desired Destination?

Most moving companies have specific areas they service, often constrained by their logistics and reach. Most moving companies offer local and long-distance moves, but some only travel to a certain point. It is always a good idea to check with the mover about their area of operation. This way, you can ensure the moving company can accommodate the current and desired locations.

For O’Neill Transfer and Storage, the greater Portland area has been our home for over 100 years. Not only do we cover local and apartment moves, but we also have the capability for long-distance moves, thanks to our partnership with Wheaton World Wide Moving. In addition, we offer international moving services to make your move to another country as seamless as possible.

How Quickly Can Moving Companies Complete Emergency Moves?

Emergency moves, by nature, require quick execution. Typically, moving companies aim to complete these moves as promptly as possible. However, the timeframe of your last minute move heavily depends on different factors. These include the distance to travel, weight and amount of items, size of the home or office, and any specific customer requirements.

At O’Neill, our vast experience in the Portland area ensures a swift response. Our expertise and knowledge of the area allow us to execute moves efficiently without compromising safety. In terms of timing, we will outline the estimated time of pickup, transportation, and delivery in your moving quote. This way, you will know all the information you need to decide before signing on to move with us.

How Will My Moving Company Keep My Belongings Safe and Undamaged During the Move?

The foundation of a trustworthy moving company is its unwavering dedication to keeping its customers’ items safe. Most moving companies follow industry-wide practices, including disassembling and reassembling furniture, using air-cushioned trucks, and wrapping bulkier items with protective blankets. In addition, using equipment such as dollies and leverage straps is vital in ensuring the safety of items during the move. Regardless of the time constraints, these crucial steps cannot be overlooked without compromising the quality of the moving process.

At O’Neill Transfer and Storage, the security of your belongings is our top priority. No matter the deadline of the move, our dedication to excellence and customer service never wavers. We include disassembly and reassembly for furniture and larger items as part of each move.

Our seasoned moving team is trained to keep your belongings safe by using professional techniques like laying out floor protection and wrapping doorframes in moving blankets during the loading and unloading. Throughout the move, your moving specialist is always available to address any questions or concerns you might have, ensuring a seamless moving experience.

Preparing to move a piano

O'neill Transfer and Storage

Can Moving Companies Handle Large Items like Furniture and Appliances at the Last Minute?

Most established moving companies possess the necessary equipment and trained personnel to handle a variety of items. It’s vital, though, for customers to specify their needs before they choose a moving company to ensure their moving needs can be met, especially if they have bulky or specialized items.

At O’Neill, our comprehensive suite of services demonstrates our readiness to handle any moving challenge. From piano moves and estate cleanouts to antiques moving and even moving gun safes, our moving crew has experience in all specialty moves. In addition, we have the equipment and expertise to move gun safes that are hundreds if not thousands of pounds.

Packed household stuff in boxes and packed sofa for moving

If Offered, What Do the Moving Insurance Policies Cover?

Most moving companies refer to ‘insurance’ as ‘moving valuation.’ Federal law requires every moving company to offer Limited Liability Protection without extra charges. However, this protection covers only 60 cents per pound for any item damaged or lost during transit. If you had a 50-pound television that faced damage, you would only receive $30 as a reimbursement.

Limited Liability Protection is not enough coverage for all customers. This is why many moving companies offer increased valuation options for an added fee. One popular option is Full Value Protection, which protects the full-value of your items. If an item is damaged or goes missing during transit under this plan, the mover must either mend, replace, or compensate the customer for the affected item’s fair market value.

Many moving companies also offer a moving valuation option known as the Items of Extraordinary Value Declaration. This declaration is only meant for items valued at over $100 per pound. This declaration keeps a record of these treasures along with their state and estimated worth. However, if there is something priceless you can take with you while moving, we recommend you do so for that extra level of protection.

When you move with O’Neill Transfer and Storage, you’re moving with a team that truly grasps the essence of your valuables. At O’Neill, we offer Limited Liability Protection, Full Value Protection, and the Items of Extraordinary Value moving valuation plans. We guide our customers through various moving valuation options, allowing them to handpick coverage that best suits their unique needs.

If Moving Companies Offer Packing Services for Last-Minute Moves, How Much Do They Cost?

The option of packing services can be a lifesaver for those needing to relocate in an emergency. Based on the urgency and timeframe, many moving companies extend packing services for an added charge. Pricing for packing services can vary based on your specific packing needs.

However, based on our research, the average cost of packing services for a two-bedroom residence ranges between $280 and $1000. Meanwhile, the packing costs usually hover between $1000 and $2500 for larger homes with three or four bedrooms. These figures are not set in stone, as the pricing depends on the amount and weight of items that need to be moved and the overall dimensions of your home or office.

At O’Neill Transfer and Storage, we excel not just in transportation but also in offering meticulous packing and unpacking solutions. Our same day movers employ specialized techniques, ensuring each item receives the protection it deserves. We even include premium packing materials in the price of our packing services. We invite you to explore our dedicated packing services page to learn more.

Why Choose O'Neill Transfer & Storage?

  • Certified Pro Mover
  • Fully-licensed and insured
  • Free moving quotes
  • Family-owned and operated
  • Over 100 years of experience
  • Emergency moving services
  • A+ Rated by the BBB
  • Gun Safe Moves up to 1500lbs
  • Over 50,000 Moves Completed

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