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Complaint Review: Atlantic Relocation

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  • Submitted: Sat, February 21, 2009
  • Updated: Tue, May 24, 2011

  • Reported By:Canadian Lakes Michigan
Atlantic Relocation
4300 Bankers Circle, Ste D Atlanta, Georgia U.S.A.

Atlantic Relocation Inc IS A SCAM MOVING COMPANY - DO NOT USE Atlanta Georgia

*General Comment: atlas.....atlantic?

*UPDATE Employee: Atlantic Relocation Inc is NOT the reputable Atlantic Relocation Systems

*UPDATE Employee: Atlantic Relocation Inc. is NOT the same company as the reputable Atlantic Relocation Systems

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MY ADVICE IS TO FIND ANOTHER MOVER. I wish I had done more research before hiring Atlantic Relocation Inc. Dates and times are meaningless, customer service is nonexistent, and you will be charged more than quoted in a most fraudulent manner. We were forced to pay $1,690 MORE than our estimate of $2200. Funds must be in cash or postal money order or your possessions will be held in ransom. You will be forced to sign papers saying your goods arrived without damage prior to unloading - no exceptions.

We were charged for more cubic feet than the space on the truck measured. Our goods were being transported from a storage unit advertised as 800 cubic feet. Atlantic Relocation charged us for 900. Advice from them was to "measure the truck after unloading". We did and it measured 832. The driver agreed and signed our paperwork. However, when charges were disputed, Atlantic Relocation Inc used white-out to remove their driver's signature and shortened the legal size document to a letter-sized paper removing our comments about the incorrect measurement along with a refund promised for an "unpacking" fee.

The company did not unpack anything. When we questioned the charge, while the driver was unloading, Jay told me that is was for hooking up appliances or uncovering mattresses. We had no mattresses and the only appliance we had was placed in the garage. He told me he would send a refund. Eight months later and we are still waiting. We were charged for 26 rolls of tape. Our items were moved from a storage facility that contained mostly boxes already taped.

In addition, we used professional moving boxes that were intended to be stacked with like boxes for strength integrity. However, the amateur drivers just threw everything on the truck. The boxes were crushed and items damaged. However, because you are forced to sign papers before unpacking, trying to get money back from this company will never happen.

We are all tempted by what looks like a "good" price. Don't be mislead. THIS IS A VERY UNPROFESSIONAL COMPANY THAT IS AN INTERNET SCAM.

Leslie
Canadian Lakes, Michigan
U.S.A.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 02/21/2009 02:11 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Atlantic-Relocation/Atlanta-Georgia-303360/Atlantic-Relocation-Inc-IS-A-SCAM-MOVING-COMPANY-DO-NOT-USE-Atlanta-Georgia-426934. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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#1 General Comment

atlas.....atlantic?

AUTHOR: shovelhead - (United States of America)

i was wondering if that was atlas or just a off the wall mover....there is a atlas-atlantic....i worked for them early 80s    it was north american then.anyway they used to be top notch....i know the owner-ted alger...great guy ...i thought anyway.hate to here that happend.i got about 27yrs doing this.....the D.O.T is crackin down on drivers now days...so the companys are hireing about anybody...i tell ya...you can teach a monkey how to drive a truck...try to teach a monkey how to load hhgs-furnature on a truck without messing it up....its crazy...anyway theres my two cts worth {hhg-house hold furnature}

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#2 UPDATE Employee

Atlantic Relocation Inc is NOT the reputable Atlantic Relocation Systems

AUTHOR: Atlantic Relocation Systems - (U.S.A.)

Atlantic Relocation, Inc. is an impostor. We are Atlantic Relocation Systems in Atlanta, Georgia.

We learned that Atlantic Relocation Systems' reputation was being tainted by a company using a similar name and website address. We were extremely concerned to find that the impostor company was causing undue stress in the lives of so many good people.

We successfully sued and have a court order requiring them to stop operating under, and tarnishing, our good company name. For more information regarding this action please got to www.atlanticrelocation.net.

Please rest assured Atlantic Relocation Systems has been an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau since 1971. Atlantic Relocation Systems is dedicated to providing excellent service and customer care as we have been for more than 40 years.

To learn more about Atlantic Relocation Systems you may begin at our Home Page, www.atlanticrelocation.com. We look forward to the opportunity to serve your relocation needs whether you are moving across town, across the country, or around the world.
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#3 UPDATE Employee

Atlantic Relocation Inc. is NOT the same company as the reputable Atlantic Relocation Systems

AUTHOR: Atlantic Relocation Systems - (U.S.A.)

Atlantic Relocation, Inc. is an impostor. We are Atlantic Relocation Systems in Atlanta, Georgia.

We learned that Atlantic Relocation Systems' reputation was being tainted by a company using a similar name and website address. We were extremely concerned to find that the impostor company was causing undue stress in the lives of so many good people.

We successfully sued and have a court order requiring them to stop operating under, and tarnishing, our good company name. For more information regarding this action please got to www.atlanticrelocation.net.

Please rest assured Atlantic Relocation Systems has been an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau since 1971. Atlantic Relocation Systems is dedicated to providing excellent service and customer care as we have been for more than 40 years.

To learn more about Atlantic Relocation Systems you may begin at our Home Page, www.atlanticrelocation.com. We look forward to the opportunity to serve your relocation needs whether you are moving across town, across the country, or around the world.
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