About the Man
From little things big things grow
From humble beginnings, Man With A Van has become Melbourne’s most trusted removals service.
It was in 2001 that the Man With A Van odyssey began. The first Man, Tim, was knocked back for a courier job because of the state of his banged-up old hippie van. Out of desperation he starting posting flyers around TAFE offering student moves.
His willingness to laugh when the lift was busted and lug stuff upstairs for a pittance earned him more work than he could do by himself.
The Man recognised that he was onto something - Melburnians were tired of knuckle-dragging neanderthals and old-fashioned, inflexible removalists. They wanted a smart alternative that wouldn’t break the bank.
In his suburban backyard Tim hatched a plan with his mate James to modernise moving in Melbourne. They roped in their mates, bid farewell to the beloved hippie van, and got to work.
As Man With A Van grew, so too did the needs of their customers. These days the Man can handle an entire family home with ease in one of his modern behemoths, and he also carbon offsets his entire fleet through Greenfleet.
But one thing hasn’t changed - Man With a Van is still manned by masterly movers you could take home to your mum.
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Check out our three handy vehicle sizes, from the nifty M truck to the XL behemoth. We keep them clean and fully-stocked with all the equipment for a smooth move.
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The most trusted movers in Melbourne
The Man's decade-and-a-half of experience in Melbourne removals means he's got a reputation for reliability. We back this up with a fleet of 30+ vehicles and a comprehensive damage guarantee - so you know you'll be moved on time and be fully covered. That's why we're Melbourne's favourite furniture removalists.
Moved by Jayne
"Jayne and Hamish were fantastic. I moved 5 times in the last 2 years and wish I knew about you sooner. Professional and incredibly quick, on a 40 degree day!"
Christine Docklands January 2021
Moved by Nick
"Nick and Lewis were the BEST. Really good dudes, great chats, timely and strong! I think this was the best move I've done with you guys and I've done plenty over the years. Please send my gratitude to them! Big fan."
Jen Fitzroy February 2021
Moved by Oscar
"They worked together without any fluffing around, like clockwork. Not only did they have the perfect eye for how to stack the van, they did an excellent job of stacking my storage unit, even though space was at capacity. I could not fault their efficiency in any way - really, they were exceptional. it is a tough job, but they totally nail it."
Katrina Canterbury Feb 2021