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Greater Bay Relocation Services, Inc. specializes in Residential, Commercial & Corporate relocation services. It was established in 1961, and has been family owned and operated since 1992. We are a full service moving & storage company. We have been a North American Van Lines agent for over 50 years of dedicated service.
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Reason for Rating
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Factors that raised the rating for Greater Bay Relocation Services, Inc. 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 Summary Read complaint details
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|Problems with Product/Service||1|
|Total Closed Complaints||1|
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Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
These agencies may include:
California Public Utilities Commission- CPUC
505 Van Ness Ave Rm 4300, San Francisco CA 94102
Phone Number: (800) 649-7570
The number is 0189827.
Department of Transportation
C75 Room 4107, Washington DC 20590
Phone Number: (888) 368-7238
The number is 1390921.
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Norm Mangskau, Owner Mrs. Julie Mangskau, Management
Moving & Storage Company Moving Services - Labor & Materials Moving Assistance - Packing, Unpacking, Organizing Moving Supplies Piano & Organ Moving Relocation Service
Products & Services
Greater Bay Relocation Services, Inc. sells the following brand(s): North American Van Lines
Greater Bay Relocation Services, Inc. offers the following product(s): Packing Materials
Method(s) of PaymentAll major credit cards, cashier's checks or certified funds, cash, business checks - no Personal Checks unless cleared with management
Refund and Exchange Policy100% Guaranteed, Binding, Not-To-Exceed Moving Estimates
Service AreaUnited States
Alternate Business NamesNorth American Van Lines Agent
Products & Services
Packing, unpacking, loading, unloading, storage & SIT (Storage In Transit), office & industrial, housing project relocations, residential, inter & intra state services, International Agent for North American Van Lines for over 25 years
1000 E Grant Line Rd Ste 300
Tracy, CA 95304 (877) 858-9534 Directions
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Additional Phone Numbers
- (209) 830-4435(Phone)
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|Neutral Review||3 points per review|
|Negative Review||1 point per review|
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Problems with Product/Service
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Complaint: I hired Greater Bay Relocation Services to move me from a two bedroom apartment in Fremont, CA., to a house in Tracy, CA., on January 11, 2014. I paid for a full service move which means Greater Bay Relocation Services would pack, ship, and unpack my items. A lot of items where moved and overall the move went well. However, there are two issues.First, I had a number of items that were lost/went missing during the move. I had a brand new Leatherman Knife set, still in the original package, go missing during the move. I had two cases of brand new golf balls go missing during the move. There are some miscellaneous items (golf tees, ball towel, tennis balls) that went missing during the move.Second, I have a stereo system that worked prior to the move, but does not work now after the move. The stereo system has power but there is no audio output. I've checked and rechecked the connections and all is in order. I promplty called Greater Bay Relocation Services, ****** *******, to report the missing knife set and the the broken stereo. Without looking into the matter, ****** immediately started making stamenents why they could not have broken the stereo. I requested to file an insurance claim. I personally delivered the completed form to Greater Bay Relocation Services on January 17, 2014, along with receipts for thes items.The Insurance Company, *******, informed me on January 24, 2014, that my claim was denied. ******* said one of the reasons it was denied is because I packed the stereo equipment. I told ******* that that was not true because as I stated above, this was a full service move. In all, my claim was denied by stements made by Greater Bay Relocation Services. I had no say in the matter.In summary, I had items that were missing and a stereo broken during the move. Greater Bay Relocation Services failed to accept responsibility for their negligent actions and reimburse me for the missing items and to restore my stereo to its original working condition.
Desired Settlement: I would like reimbursement for the Leatherman Knife set, valued at $70.00, and the two cases of golf balls, valued together at $60.00.I would like to see the stereo system get repaired. If not, then a cash settlement. I paid a $1000.00 for that stereo system and understand it is now not new. I would accept anywhere from $300.00 to $400.00 for the stereo system.
This customer filed a claim for the following two items: