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Category: Massachusetts Moving Company

Gentle Giant To Sponsor 53rd Annual Head Of The Charles Regatta

SOMERVILLE, MA (August 2017) – Gentle Giant is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the Head Of The Charles Regatta, an annual rowing competition that draws in athletes and spectators from all over the world. Our company has been… Read More

Merry “Allston Christmas” – September 1st Weekend in Boston

Christmas in September? While most people think Labor Day is the first holiday in September, we beg to differ. It seems unlikely, but in Boston, the moving industry celebrates our own unofficial holiday on the days before and after  September… Read More

A Day in the Life of a Gentle Giant Mover

It's July, the temperature is pushing 90 degrees, and summer is in full swing; Gentle Giant is knee deep in the busy season. We have hired nearly 200 seasonal staff to account for the increase in demand. Our summer employees… Read More

Meet the Giants: Current Employees Share Advice for New Hires

At Gentle Giant, May marks the start of our favorite time of year: we trade snow shovels for sunscreen and our summer employees begin pouring through the doors. As the busy season in the moving industry begins, we double our… Read More

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

Simple Stretches for Staying Healthy in the Office

Gentle Giant Moving Company knows a thing or two about staying healthy and keeping fit. We have gyms in all of our warehouses and have won multiple Healthiest Workplace Awards. Our movers run boxes all day long, and some lift 500-pound… Read More

Gentle Giant Proudly Supports LGBT Pride Events

Gentle Giant will proudly participate in four LGBT Pride events across New England, all the way to California, in continued support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. At Gentle Giant, Pride events are valued and acknowledged. For… Read More

Giant Alum: Kris Walker, Former Master Crew Chief

As a growing regional business, we are very thankful for the initiatives our regional managers have executed. We are especially grateful to GG alum Kris Walker, Master Crew Chief extraordinaire and our first New York regional manager. Kris first heard… Read More

Gentle Giant Participates in 2014 Fight for Air Climb

Gentle Giant recently participated in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb. These events take place in cities across the country and are unique fundraising events for the American Lung Association. This unique "vertical road race" challenges teams of… Read More

Giant Alum: Hillary Saeger, Rowing Champion and Former Packing Specialist

This month, we are featuring multi-medal winning rower and former pack and prep specialist, Hillary Saeger. She is the niece of our founder, Larry O'Toole and worked out of our Boston warehouse in 2007 and 2008. Like many of our… Read More