Category: Awards

A Healthy Workplace is a Fun Workplace

When Larry O'Toole and his teammates from the Northeastern University rowing team started Gentle Giant in the early 80s, they treated moving like a team sport. Word of the Giants running during moving jobs spread around Boston, and other like-minded athletes looking for a… Read More

Giant Alum: Dan Walsh, Olympian and Former Mover

Gentle Giant is happy to recognize 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist and Master Mover Dan Walsh. Dan's accomplishments make everyone at GG so proud, and we are privileged to have worked with Dan during his world-class rowing career. Dan started working at Gentle… Read More

Gentle Giant Named One Of DC’s Healthiest Employers

Gentle Giant is pleased to announce that the Washington Business Journal has named us as one of DC’s Healthiest Employers of 2012. In its second year, the Greater Washington’s Healthiest Employers Awards shine a light on local businesses that have… Read More

Former Giant Will Miller Becomes a 2012 Olympian

Since opening for business in 1980, Gentle Giant has employed its fair share of incredible athletes. When our CEO Larry O'Toole founded Gentle Giant, he did so with friends that he had met through rowing because they were strong, dedicated, and… Read More

GG Earns Coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award

The following is a press release on behalf of our recent recognition from Angie's List and their Super Service Award program. The award represents a wonderful accomplishment for all of our branches, given our dedication to customer service. "Gentle Giant Moving Company,… Read More

Gentle Giant Truly is a “Green” Moving Company

In several ways, Gentle Giant is just the Incredible Hulk: incredibly strong and very green! PRWeb recently wrote a press release about our Green Business Certification from the Sustainable Business Leader Program. Check it out below: "Moving and Storage Company… Read More

Gentle Giant Featured in Blue Cross Blue Shield Commercials

If you are in New England and love watching Wheel Of Fortune, you've probably seen one of four Blue Cross Blue Shield commercials featuring Gentle Giant Moving Company. For the past several years, Blue Cross Blue Shield has run a campaign… Read More

The Gentle Giant Family: A Brief History

Here is a guest post about the family culture at GG from our founder, Larry O'Toole. "I am very proud to report that Gentle Giant is a finalist for the Family Business Awards. This whole process has been about reflecting… Read More

Larry O’Toole Honored at Irish Echo Entrepreneur Event

On April 15th, GG founder Larry O'Toole was selected as an "Emerald Entrepreneur" honoree at the Irish Echo's inaugural Top 50 Small Business Awards. He was absolutely honored to be among such prestigious members of the Irish business community. Larry… Read More

Why Your Movers Should Have Fun on the Job

For companies where the employees are responsible for the care of customers, it's a wise decision to invest in employee satisfaction. When you treat your employees with respect, they are more likely to pass respect on to their customers. This… Read More