Category: On the Trucks

5 Tips for a Smooth Winter Move

In an ideal world, your moving day would fall on a perfectly sunny day, with no ice or snow to distract you from transporting all your precious belongings into your new home. Unfortunately, the weather can be unpredictable, and you… Read More

Gentle Giant New York Chats With The Bamberger Group

Editor's Note: Gentle Giant training expert Noah Duarte was recently interviewed by The Bamberger Group, a leading real estate brokerage in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. They discussed the unique technical challenges that professional movers confront in New York… Read More

11 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Ask Your Movers

Moving is stressful - there is no denying that! For many people, packing up and relocating their house ranks as one of the most stressful life changes. From the logistical challenge of organizing belongings (without misplacing the car keys, the… Read More

Gentle Giant Participates in Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Over the last few weeks, we have seen and heard updates from many news outlets about Hurricane Harvey in Houston. As a company with a “Giant heart” and locations all over the country, it has been difficult to watch these events… Read More

An Inside Look at the Gentle Giant Hiring Process: Who’s Moving Me?

The Human Resources department at Gentle Giant screens thousands of people during the first half of every year in anticipation of hiring for the busy season. To accommodate the demands of our ever-expanding customer base during the summer moving rush,… 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

Gentle Giant Eliminates Hunger, One Move at a Time

Part of the mission at Gentle Giant Moving Company is to be a positive member of the communities we serve. To assist with this effort, Gentle Giant joined a national partnership last year with Move For Hunger, a non-profit organization… Read More

Avoiding Heat Stroke During the Summer Months

Heat is a serious factor that influences moves during the summer months, both for our movers and our customers. Make sure you are taking the necessary steps to keep yourself safe this summer by staying well-hydrated, long before you even… 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

Giant Alum: Carson Duarte, Former Crew Chief

Shortly after graduating from Boston University in 1999, Carson Converse found herself rowing at Riverside Boat Club and in need of a job. Carson's roommates, who were Gentle Giant employees, encouraged her to apply for a position at the best… Read More