Our domestic container service is available on long distance moves travelling over 700 miles within Canada.


Local Move and Long-Distance/Cross-Border

We offer an entire list of tips and tricks to help with moving, whether local, cross-country or long distance.


Guarantee & Liability

We are committed to providing well trained, professional moving staff and state of the art equipment.


Burgess Transfer: Your Local & Long Distance Moving Company in Halifax

Family owned and operated, Burgess Transfer’s team is made up of qualified Halifax based movers. Our company has been in business for over 60 years and is proud to be your local and long distance moving company in Halifax. We’re trained and equipped to handle moves within Halifax, Canada and international transport. Thanks to a state-of-the art communication and dispatching system, we’re able to track the progress of your move every step of the way, no matter where you’re going. You can always trust that our team is taking care of your possessions, but this will give you additional peace of mind during their transportation.

The Moving Company Dartmouth & Halifax Companies Call for Cost-Effective Moves

As your full-service moving company in Dartmouth, we can move you, your family or your entire office across the harbour, across the country or even across the border. Need expedited or delayed delivery? We can deliver your items to you exactly when you’re ready for them, offering secure short-term storage as well as professional moving services through our domestic container service. Our staff is also experienced with customs requirements and can help make sure your paperwork is in order for international moves.

Choosing Your Halifax Moving Company

When you’re looking for a Dartmouth or Halifax moving company, you have a dizzying number of choices. Here’s how you should make your choice:

  1. Talk to real estate agents or those who have made a move recently. Would they recommend their movers?
  2. Assess what you want to move and present the same list to all the movers you contact for an estimate so you can accurately compare prices.
  3. Make sure that any large, fragile or difficult to access items are noted to make sure you get accurate estimates.

Burgess Transfer & Storage has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau because our staff is dedicated to total total customer satisfaction. Our clear communication from the scheduling process to the delivery of the final bill means that your move will be as near stress-free as any move can be, with your belongings safely delivered and no surprises on the final bill.

Proudly Affiliated with United Van Lines (Canada) Ltd.

Burgess Transfer’s moving staff is skilled in securing and transporting your valuables and thanks to our affiliation with United Van Lines, we’re able to provide a range of guaranteed moving services, including the following types:

  • Corporate
  • International
  • Local
  • Long distance
  • USA

For your convenience, we also offer a domestic container service, which is a great solution if you need short-term storage during your move.

Professional Full-Service Movers with Competitive Rates

Your Halifax moving consultant from Burgess Transfer will provide you with a competitive quotes, regardless of your type of move. A staff member will review the quote with you and also explain in detail what to expect on your moving day.

We know you need a mover who understands the stress involved in the moving process; one that has the experience and the knowledge to get you through it. We offer a range of services to help you manage this hectic time, from our many moving supplies available for purchase to our packing service to our partnership with Merry Maids, a company that can clean your new home before you arrive or make your old one move-in ready. Please ask your representative how to schedule our excellent services!

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