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Columbia Movers in Your Neighborhood

For over 70 years, Nilson Van & Storage has provided its moving expertise to individuals, organizations, and businesses in South Carolina. Through the years, we have streamlined our methods to deliver the most efficient methods of packing, moving, and storage to our customers. Our services now cover any national destination as well as those in over 160 countries throughout the world.


233 Plumbers Road
Columbia, SC 29203-3237



Sunday: Closed Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: Closed
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29 Customer reviews for Nilson Van & Storage - Agent for Mayflower

  • Debbie M.
    Camden, SC
    to Parker, CO
    September 08, 2019

    The driver was great. It was nice having the same driver pick up in South Carolina and deliver in Colorado. Nice continuity. Some of the local workers helping him in South Carolina were not as fast moving or careful

  • Alex B.
    Irmo, SC
    to Ft Wayne, IN
    June 27, 2019

    Our coordinator was great and the staff for both packing and unloading were exceptional.

  • June Z.
    Orangeburg, SC
    to Hemphill, TX
    May 11, 2019

    The packers were excellent and efficient. They were prompt. Exceeded our expectations.

  • Mike H.
    W Columbia, SC
    to Palm Bay, FL
    January 18, 2019

    Great packing and moving teams and move coordinators. Appreciated the fact they worked with me when my new home closing date got moved.

  • Louise P.
    Lexington, SC
    to Queen Crk, AZ
    November 28, 2018

    Great experience. No problems at all.

  • Julia R.
    Columbia, SC
    to Murray, UT
    October 27, 2018

    It was flawless. From setting it up with Jim until the delivery everything went very smoothly.

  • Richard H.
    Columbia, SC
    to Greenacres, FL
    October 03, 2018

    Move took place as expected and on time the movers were very nice and helpful

  • Patrick O.
    Irmo, SC
    to Chicago, IL
    September 13, 2018

    Nice guys moved my stuff in, put stuff where I wanted Nice service rep emailed me throughout

  • Katherine E.
    Columbia, SC
    to Palo Alto, CA
    April 20, 2018

    It was great! My moving coordinator was the best!

  • Amy C.
    Lexington, SC
    to St Louis, MO
    March 23, 2018

    I would highly recommend mayflower to anyone. However my box packers, two ladies were awful. They stunk of cigarettes and perfume. I couldn’t even handle being in the same room as them.

  • Alexander C.
    Eastover, SC
    to Fayetteville, NC
    March 20, 2018

    Flawless experience, thanks!

  • Janet R.
    Camden, SC
    to Dunn, NC
    March 11, 2018

    The estimator, move coordinator, van operator and packing team were courteous and helpful. I felt informed throughout the whole process,and most importantly my mother's furniture was handled with care. We are very pleased. Will not hesitate to use your company again.

  • Fitz G.
    Orangeburg, SC
    to San Antonio, TX
    March 01, 2018

    Very personable, and professional people!

  • Ann L.
    Prosperity, SC
    to Fredericksburg, VA
    February 18, 2018

    No review comments provided for this rating.

  • Robert M.
    Winnsboro, SC
    to Niles, MI
    February 13, 2018

    From first contact by salesman Jim, y'all were impressively professional, friendly, personable, and upright. We initially engaged another company, and when they failed us at the 11th hour, Jim stepped in and made our move happen!! Ayla was amzing from there, and subsequently Chris, out driver, who was extremely communicative and thorough.

  • Mike G.
    Columbia, SC
    to Elk Grv Twp, IL
    February 08, 2018

    All my expected needs were met.

  • Patricia C.
    Columbia, SC
    to Seattle, WA
    January 12, 2018

    Exemplary experience! Estimation process (Jim Bright w Nilson Van & storage)went above and beyond my expectations, w a vey high level of professionalism, courtesy and thoroughness. The packing team (wish I remembered names), a mom and her young adult son & daughter, worked w an efficiency the likes of which I have never seen. I had concerns bc we had SO many fragile items...Waterford crystal, pottery, artwork etc. To my knowledge, not ONE item was broken or even scratched. I never saw them even take a break. They were an absolute packing machine! The movers, also a family (2 brothers and they're uncle) could not have been a sweeter group of guys. They explained what/how they were going to do the job and then knocked it out w timely, skillful professionalism. Specialty crate builders(for marble)were great. Movers on the receiving end, were friendly, careful and thorough. From start to finish, this refreshing customer experience could be used as a model (for any business) to follow.

  • Cody F.
    Chapin, SC
    to La Porte, TX
    November 14, 2017

    I was given a 2 hour window (8 am to 10 am) for load out, and the truck arrived at 11:20 with no notice that it would be late. The load group was very professional, and the driver also. I was given an 'unload' window that was about 4 days out; instead, the driver told me at 2:30 pm on Friday that I would be the first unload on Monday, 8 am (1000 miles away) and I still had carpet cleaners, etc., to deal with on Saturday. I left SC at 6 pm, on Saturday, drove all night, and arrived in TX Sunday mid-day. The truck driver called at 8:20 am Monday & advised of 2 flat tires/ruined wheels. At 2 pm Monday, driver advised unload crew "it ain't happening today'. So they driver showed up at 8:15 on Tuesday with only a 2 man unload crew. If my husband to be hadn't been there to help put things back together properly, my bed would have been reassembled incorrectly. There was damage to my most expensive antique piece; otherwise minor dents/scratches. I'm just glad it's over.

  • Connie M.
    W Columbia, SC
    to Charles Cy, VA
    October 13, 2017

    Best phyical moving team we have had. Loved the family dynamic aspect. They work so well together and were extremely professional and polite.

  • Susan B.
    Columbia, SC
    to Franklin, NC
    January 16, 2017

    Everyone who assisted me was most helpful and pleasant! The move went smoothly and efficiently. My moving coordinator, Jim Brightly, was spot on with determining what size storage facility to rent. Awesome job by all!

  • Alex H.
    W Columbia, SC
    to Ansonia, CT
    December 14, 2016

    fast, efficient, helpful and polite

  • Sonjinika M.
    Columbia, SC
    to Concord, NC
    December 07, 2016

    The service representatives and movers were courteous and respectful. The movers verified my articles to be moved and they arrived safely and on time.

  • Amy M.
    Columbia, SC
    to Northfield, VT
    November 28, 2016

    The movers were top knotch and I felt so confident in the move because: I had the 2 same incredible guys at pick up and drop off, They were ahead of the sched date, and the office communicated throughout the whole process to ensure complete satisfaction the whole time. The team completely exceeded all expectations!!!!

  • Vickie H.
    Columbia, SC
    to Covington, GA
    October 17, 2016

    No review comments provided for this rating.

  • Heather Y.
    W Columbia, SC
    to Mesa, AZ
    July 05, 2016

    No review comments provided for this rating.

  • Carla M.
    Chapin, SC
    to Corona Del Mar, CA
    April 21, 2016

    No review comments provided for this rating.

  • Diana S.
    Columbia, SC
    to Jasper, GA
    April 21, 2016

    No review comments provided for this rating.

  • Diane G.
    Columbia, SC
    to Capitola, CA
    February 11, 2016

    No review comments provided for this rating.

  • Jean B.
    Columbia, SC
    to Jacksonville, FL
    February 08, 2016

    No review comments provided for this rating.

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