North Carolina

5 of the Best Raleigh Moving Companies

by Paul Joseph  |  Published June 9, 2022

Anyone who’s attempted a home move without any help is likely to have – let’s just say – some regrets. Happily, there are plenty of removal companies around to help ease the burden.

(Photo: Athens Moving Experts)

Whether you’re moving to another part of the country or taking residence just a few miles away, moving all your possessions to a fresh location is a big old task – and one that’s notoriously stressful. In cities around the US there are reputable moving companies that specialise in home moves of all types. If you live in the North Carolina capital of Raleigh, we’ve picked out 5 of the best local companies, based on their range of services, value for money, and customer reviews.

Athens Moving Experts

A full-service moving company offering both local needs within the community and surrounding areas as well as long-distance moves across North Carolina and the rest of the United States, Athens Moving Experts are well renowned for their customer oriented approach. Their dedicated team is up for every job, managing projects with skill, expertise and care. They handle all aspects of the service, including disassembly and assembly, packing, handling of large equipment and speciality items ranging from pianos to large aquariums, and rearranging in your new home. providing an end-to-end residential moving service. They also have moving trucks with ample space and height to transport your items in one trip.


Bellhop are renowned nationwide for their service, transparency and affordability. Their online booking platform makes it simple to get an estimate (guaranteed in no more than 15 minutes) and secure their services from the comfort of your couch, with last-minute bookings also available. Their state-of-the-art technology matches you with professional movers and drivers best suited to your job. You can also manage every part of your move  via a dedicated online dashboard, including scheduling, communication with your move crew, and even tipping. Another bonus is that you only pay for the time your move takes.

Little Guys Movers

Originally a Texas-based company, Little Guys have since expanded their operations across the nation, opening their Raleigh outlet in 2013. Today the company pride themselves on treating home moves as a type of hospitality, emphasising professionalism, transparency, and comfort. They offer local and long-distance moving services, as well as storage, packing, loading, piano moving, in-home furniture “shuffling,” and furniture disassembly and assembly. Other USPs include a specialised moving process to help with downsizing and home moving transitions in retirement.

Ken’s Pack and Move

Ken’s were established in 2010 and have become the go-to guys for many people needing either local or long-distance moving services across the Raleigh and Durham area. Among their services, they can coordinate rental and moving in and out of self-storage facilities. Other popular perks include Ken’s use of a flat-rate hourly fee system, which includes furniture disassembly and assembly, or for an additional fee, packing and unpacking services and/or supplies are also available. Perhaps most notable, however, is their same-day moving services for local customers.


Branch Out Moving and Delivery

This family-run, full-service moving company have gained a strong reputation in the local area since their foundation more than twenty years ago. They offer both local and long- distance moving services of any size or scale, with an efficient and experienced crew on hand to help you every step of the way during your big transition. Their trucks are clean and well-equipped and they use state-of-the-art equipment to ensure your move is both speedy and safe. Flexible scheduling, competitive rates and a sharp focus on customer care combine to make them one of Raleigh’s most reputable movers.