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Fresno Bekins Moving & Storage

Phone: (559) 233-4274Fax: (559) 445-1727301 Van Ness Ave, FresnoCA 93721-3125

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised Fresno Bekins Moving & Storage's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Billing / Collection Issues1
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Problems with Product / Service0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review Customer Reviews on Fresno Bekins Moving & Storage

Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1 Customer Review

Complaint Breakdown by ResolutionAbout Complaint Details

Complaint Resolution Log (1)
01/22/2016Billing / Collection Issues | Read Complaint Details

they gave me a set price that we agreed and have signed but then they revised all the priced that we never agreed upon..
10/24/2015 the house was estimated for the moving price,and I asked if there are no other charges and was said no, On the 10/27/2015 and 28th the movers came and moved every thing then the invoice was signed for $3,500 plus one month free storage and $190 after that for storage monthly fee, when invoice was sent, it was revised to over $6,000. after talking to them they lowered it to $4,500, but yet again the invoice was revised to $240 a month for storage instead of $190 and was threatened to keep my belongings.,,we signed for 3,500 for the movings and $190 a month for storage nothing more was agreed upon..

Desired Settlement
we would like to settled with them with no more lies and adjustments,,$4,500 plus $190 a month for storage and one month free storage that we talked about.

Business Response
Estimate given was based on son's view of what was going to move and items not being moved. The owner was not there. With garage and shed full of miscellaneous items we were told to figure about half of all item and rest was going to be discarded, as it turned out all the garage and shed was put into storage. Items inside the house were also added that wasn't suppose to be moved. Storage cost is being honored November storage was N/C Dec. and Jan is $190.00 plus Insurance which is $50.00 per mo. Total storage is #240.0 per mo.
We did lower ** ****** moving expenses to $4500.00 adding storage insurance for Nov. $50.00 and Dec.and Jan. storage of $240.00 each mo. Total for everything is $4980.00

Consumer Response
(The consumer indicated he/she DID NOT accept the response from the business.)
The garage was being looked by the mover and estimated , any thing extra was moved by the sone, the inside house was talked about before signing,meaning we had one more dinning table pluse chairs and shelve not sure if we wanted to be moved, and that should have not added another $3000,the problem is they do not disclose the extra costs before agreement.we already paid for insurance,that we agreed on..we were NEVER told $50 will be added for monthly storage insurance..NEVER WAS TOLD...and that is not right.they have just said $190 pee month.and each agreement it was asked " this charge is it right, no other hidden charges ?" And the respond was no other charges...we could have taking the stuff to different storage with no extra charges and could access the stuff without extra charges...

Final Business Response
Feb 01, 2016 Bekins will reduce monthly storage cost to $190.00 per month as stated on Estimated cost. Insurance will be dropped to basic coverage for the remainder of the storage tenure. Sorry for the confusion of the additional cost per mo.

Final Consumer Response
(The consumer indicated he/she ACCEPTED the response from the business.)

Industry Comparison| Chart

Movers, Storage Units - Household & Commercial, Record Storage

Additional Information


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BBB file opened: 01/31/1955Business started: 01/01/1871
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This company is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

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Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
(800) 755-1447

BBB records show a license number of MTR0174293 for this company, issued by Public Utilities Commission. Their web address is

Type: Public Utilities Commission

Type of Entity


Incorporated: April 1992, CA

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Brad Metzner (President)Customer Contact: Mr. Joe Jacobsen (Manager)
Business Category

Movers, Storage Units - Household & Commercial, Record Storage

Alternate Business Names
Metzner, Inc.

Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Address for Fresno Bekins Moving & Storage

301 Van Ness Ave

Fresno, CA 93721-3125

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1 Locations

  • 301 Van Ness Ave 

    Fresno, CA 93721-3125(559) 233-4274
    Fax: (559) 445-1727

Industry Comparison ChartX

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