Top 10 Moving Companies in Jo’burg

Dec 12, 2019 | 0 comments

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Choosing a moving company takes some careful consideration. Your movers will be responsible for safely delivering an entire household of furniture and belongings to your new home. Using a disreputable moving company might result in damaged furniture or missing items.

We look at feedback and reviews from previous clients to find the top ten moving companies in Jo’burg*.

Britz Couriers & Removals

Britz Couriers & Removals can boast an impressive 103 5-star reviews on Hello Peter where they are ranked the number one removals company. They handle both local moves and national moves between major cities and also offer packing services and storage.

“Britz arrived when they said they would, were professional, polite, and answered my myriad questions patiently! […] Will def recommend Britz in future.”

Two Men and a Truck

Two Men and a Truck is based in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. They handle local moves within the two areas. They have 50 5-star reviews on Hello Peter. Along with furniture removals they can also handle hoisting, dismantling, reassembly and packing.

“They take great care to ensure the move goes as smoothly as possible and they are very helpful and friendly. Definitely a top-class service.”

123 Logistics

123 Logistics is a Randburg based moving company with a 5-star rating on Google. They offer moving service in most major cities as well as storage and office moves. They also offer packing and wrapping services for both removals and long-term storage.

“Great experience with 123 Logistics. On time and professional. Would definitely recommend them.”

Execu Move

Execu Move shares the top spot on Hello Peter with Britz. They have 510 5-star reviews. Execu Move does removals all over the country and can also handle international relocations and office moves. They offer packing and storage services if needed.

“What an amazing company to deal with. In this day and age one seldom expects much in the line of service but they went out their way to make our move as pleasant as possible.”

Swiss Movers

Swiss Movers is based in Bryanston and they can boast a 4.9-star rating on Google based on 44 reviews. They offer the usual moving services including packing, wrapping and storage. They also have a cleaning service for on the day cleaning, including carpets.

“What a friendly, efficient and professional team that you have at Swiss Movers! They were on time, worked carefully and finished the job in less time than they said they’d need. Highly recommended.”


Moving and relocation services based in Chartwell. They cover both national and international moves. They have a 4.9 rating on Google and a 5-star rating on Sirelo. They can also handle vehicle, pet, piano and art transport.

“I can highly recommend Sterdts, they are professional, excellent feedback all the times. I can definitely recommend them to do your move. […] Fantastic all the way.”

Legend Removals

Legend Removals have a score of 8.8 and 83 5-star reviews on Hello Peter. They do removals in also major cities around South Africa and along the routes between them. They also cover Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Mozambique.

“[…] Everything reached the destination intact and mint condition and all items were accounted for. We were very impressed with the services offered to us and will highly recommend them.”

Alpha Movers

Alpha Movers has 198 5-stars reviews on Hello Peter placing them comfortably in the top ten. They are based in Roodepoort and handle home and office removals. They can also assist with computer relocations, safe moving, hoisting, packaging and storage.

“Thank you for such a great service, excellent communication and professionalism. Your team was absolutely fantastic. […] highly recommending you to others.”

Movit Mobility

Movit Mobility scored 9.2 out of 10 on Sirelo and have 4.8 stars on Google. They are based in Midrand but they handle both local and long-distance moves in South Africa. They can also do international relocations and office moves.

“Thanks to the guys at Movit International for your assistance in making my move so easy. […] they took care of all the packing, labelling of boxes and unpacking at my new house.”

Hames Movers

Hames Movers has a 5-star rating on Hello Peter. They handle local moves and relocations within Gauteng and long-distance moves to PE, Durban, Cape Town and more. Hames also offer packing services and secure storage.

“Give credit where it’s due: you exceeded my expectations. It was just awesome how your team handled the whole move. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience.”

Ecobox’s online store has a full range of moving supplies, including rentable Ecoboxes, cardboard boxes, protective wrappings, packing tape and more. Order your moving supplies online today or get in touch on 0861 745 269 for more information. You can also find our moving supplies at your nearest XtraSpace Self-Storage branch.

*This list is based on feedback from multiple review websites and is not presented in any particular order. Companies are listed based on client reviews only and the above list does not necessarily reflect the preferences of Ecobox or its employees.

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