Alameda Office
1551 Buena Vista Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
510-748-8729 Fax
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We provide moving and storage for the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose metro area.

Warehouse Size and Description/Scale Info

The warehouse is 138,000 square feet, and has scale, and docks.

Manager Bio

John Chipman, Jr. has helped people with their moving and storage needs since the early 1980s. Starting as a warehouse janitor during high school, John has worked as positions, including helper, packer, driver, sales representative and general manager. . He currently serves on the board of directors for the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA), the largest mover trade organization in the U.S., and is the Chairman of the International Committee. John is an AMSA Certified Moving Consult. John is also a Certified Relocation Professional by the Economic Relocation Council. A graduate of the University of the Pacific (BA & JD), John has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1991. In his leisure time, he enjoys running and bicycle riding in the Oakland-Berkeley Hills. John makes his home in Alameda with his wife, daughter and two young sons. John can be reached at jchipmanjr@chipmancorp.com and 510-748-8796.

Customer Manager Service Bio

Vera Spears joined Chipman in 1990 as a customer service coordinator. Vera specializes in helping families and business transferees with each step of the move process. For example, Vera can make arrangements for an in-home survey of the goods to be packed and moved. She can also make arrangements for packing, loading and delivery dates. Vera can be reached at vspears@chipmancorp.com and 510-748-8727.

Service Capabilities/Focus on Branch Operational Strengths

Chipman United Van Lines in Alameda helps Bay Area families and businesses with their moving and storage needs, including local and long distance residential moves, expert packing of houses and offices, office and commercial moving, workstation reconfiguration, and record storage.

Pricing Specials/Discounts

Chipman in Alameda is able to extend special pricing incentives to short and long term storage customers.