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Boston Moving Company Gentle Giant Moving and Storage Celebrates National Moving Month this May and Provides Moving Tips and Checklists for People Preparing to Move

Gentle Giant Experiences Business Growth as 30th Annual Busy Season Begins


SOMERVILLE, MA - Moving and Storage Company Gentle Giant Moving Company, an award winning local and long distance mover based in Massachusetts, is experiencing surging demand for its services as it marks National Moving Month. The month of May brings an increase in work for the moving industry each year as families and students begin a relocation trend that continues throughout the summertime. As a national, local and long-distance independent mover with 30 years of experience, Gentle Giant also offers free helpful moving tips, moving checklists, and other advice for families and individuals preparing to move.

Drawing on its three decades in the moving and storage industry, Gentle Giant Moving Company includes these and other free resources on its website:

  • Keep track of a move with our Moving Checklist 
  • Find Moving Tips and get answers to Moving Questions 
  • Get great Moving and Packing Tips from our Pack Like a Pro videos 
  • Inform others of a new address with our Moving eCards 
  • Find a list of where to Donate Unwanted Items 
  • Ease the transition for Moving with Kids

In addition to helping people planning to move, Gentle Giant notes that this year National Moving Month is an important opportunity to highlight its unique achievements and level of success among providers in the moving industry. Earlier this year Gentle Giant was named "Independent Mover of the Year" by the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) in recognition of the company's employee retention and development programs, 80% customer repeat and referral rate, and noted philanthropic involvements. 

As a result of its successful practices, which have preserved jobs for its highly trained workers during what continues to be a difficult economy for movers, Gentle Giant Moving Company is able kick off peak moving season this May with its workforce intact and growing. Compared with the first four months of 2009, Gentle Giant has experienced more than 10% growth in revenue and has performed 10% more moves so far this year.

"This recession has been particularly difficult for the moving industry because of its impact on the housing market, but Gentle Giant has managed to maintain its workforce and its quality despite the challenges," said Gentle Giant Founder and President Larry O'Toole. "As a result, Gentle Giant is entered the busy month of May ready to meet and exceed our customers needs for award winning moving service and expert advice on preparing for their moves."

About Gentle Giant Moving Company, Inc.
Founded in 1980, Massachusetts Moving Company Gentle Giant is a premier residential and commercial mover, offering local moving, interstate moving, and international moving service. Named 2009 Independent Mover of the Year by the American Moving in Storage Association, one of the Boston Business Journal's Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in 2004, 2005, and 2006, winner of the 2006 International Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics by the Better Business Bureau, winner of the Better Business Bureau's Torch Award for Excellence in 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2008, nine-time winner of Boston Magazine's "Best of Boston," six-time winner of The Improper Bostonian's "Boston's Best Moving Company" award, seven-time winner of the Angie's List "Super Service" award, and 2007 Top Small Workplaces award from the Wall Street Journal and Winning Workplaces, the company's services include craning, piano moving, complete packing services and unpacking services, and other related services.  Gentle Giant offers storage facilities and dispatches crews from its 17 offices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, DC and Washington State. For more information, please call (617) 661-3333 or visit