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We are your hometown Philadelphia movers, and when it comes to the perfect, stress-free move, we really do hit it out of the park. Gentle Giant is your trusted team when you’re looking for a local Philadelphia moving company.

Situated conveniently in Grays Ferry, Gentle Giant’s Philadelphia office serves the entire Metro Area of Philadelphia, including Rittenhouse Square, Washington Square, Manayunk, Germantown, University City, Chestnut Hill, Lower Merion, the Main Line, and many other towns. Gentle Giant is also proud to be named one of Philadelphia’s Healthiest Employers!

Our Services

Local Moving

Across the street or across the Bay, we've got you covered.

Get Moving

Long Distance

We know the best routes from sea to shining sea.

Learn how we do it

Storage

We offer full-service, secure, climate-controlled storage.

Store your stuff safely

Packing Services

We can help you pack or unpack any size move.

Pack it up

Commercial

Need to move your office? We can help with that.

Move your office

100% Guarantee

Our moves are carried out by highly trained Giants.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

About Philadelphia

Philadelphia, the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, was founded in 1682 and is one of the oldest municipalities in the United States. Playing a key role in the American Revolution, Philadelphia is where the Declaration of Independence was signed and even served as the US Capital for a brief period. During the industrial revolution many early immigrants to Philadelphia were from Germany and Ireland. Greater Philadelphia is home to numerous universities and colleges that have distinguished it as a major hub for higher education.

The Schuylkill River flows through Philadelphia and you’ll find the famous and historical Boathouse Row on the east bank of the river. The Boathouse Row consists of a row of 15 different boathouses where rowing clubs train and compete. Gentle Giant was founded by college rowers in 1980 and is proud to recruit many of our employees from the college rowing programs in and around Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Museum of Art also lies along the Schuylkill River where you will find the famous “Rocky Steps” and bronze statue of Rocky Balboa. All of this sits within Fairmount Park, which when combined with the Wissahickon Valley Park makes up the largest urban park in America.

100% Crew Guarantee

Gentle Giant promises to deliver exceptional service to every customer, guaranteed (100% Crew Guarantee). Contact us anytime if you believe we have performed otherwise. We are proud to offer a money-back guarantee for every member of your moving crew. Learn more about some of our exceptional employees here!

Local Philadelphia Moving

Gentle Giant knows your neighborhood. Whether you’re moving from a high-rise downtown, or a row house in Fairmount, we’ve been there. Our movers are adept at navigating all types of apartments, condos, and homes on the streets and avenues of Philadelphia. We’ll even move you inside the same building.

With 40 years in the business and thousands of Philadelphia moves under our belt, we know the requirements of local building management companies, as well as the unique needs of customers from the City to the suburbs. We can accommodate any move, big or small. Need boxes and packing? – We’ve got that too. Gentle Giant has been the best mover in Philadelphia since 2016!

Long Distance Moving

With 20 locations nationwide Gentle Giant can move you to anywhere in the lower 48 States. Unlike the van lines we don’t subcontract our services to move your stuff. When you choose Gentle Giant for a long distance move, we have the capacity so that your items are only handled by Gentle Giant employees start to finish. Learn about some of our most popular routes here.

Storage Facilities

With multiple warehouses across our footprint Gentle Giant can meet your long or short term storage needs. When you store your belongings with Gentle Giant, we inventory, label, and store everything ourselves in self-contained crates that can be accessed only by Gentle Giant staff. We also have options for electronic inventories that include itemized photographs of each of your items.

Packing and Moving Boxes

Moving can be stressful, so leave the hard work to us! We’ll come the day before your move and pack everything for you. When you hire Gentle Giant to pack your valuable belongings there is the added guarantee that your items will arrive safe and sound at the other end. We take the necessary care and precision required to pack everything from crystal stemware to your baseball card collection like they were our own. If you want to pack yourself, though, we offer free delivery of moving boxes to your home too!

Meet the Giants – Professional Philadelphia Movers

Gentle Giant prides itself on being a different kind of moving company. We believe that it is the quality of our people – the Giants – which makes us stand apart from the rest. Gentle Giant’s Philadelphia movers are an exceptionally tight-knit team with decades of service between them, showing their true dedication to the company. All Giants embody our core principals of a professional workforce with skill, intellect, and integrity.

Our Reputation

Founded in 1980 by owner Larry O’Toole, Boston has been the national headquarters for Gentle Giant Moving Company for over 40 years. As we have grown outside of New England, Gentle Giant has been recognized by numerous publications as a great place to work and a leader in the moving and storage industry.

Check out some of our reviews on Google or see our own moving company reviews here.

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Gentle Giant Moving Co. - Philadelphia

1450 S Warfield Street

Philadelphia, PA 19146

(267) 606-4210

Featured Philadelphia Movers

Andrew Rozzi

Andrew Rozzi

Philadelphia Regional Manager
Andrew Rozzi has been a Giant leader since 2003, when he began as a mover at Gentle Giant's Boston HQ. Over the years, he has taken on many different roles...
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Andrew Rozzi

Andrew Rozzi

Philadelphia Regional Manager
Andrew Rozzi has been a Giant leader since 2003, when he began as a mover at Gentle Giant's Boston HQ. Over the years, he has taken on many different roles in the company, and has excelled in every one. 'I was working at an insurance company after college and not loving it. A couple of rugby teammates mentioned how great it was working at GG. 19 years and three regions later, I'm still loving it!'

After being a mentor to new Giants in Boston for several years, Andrew was tapped to be the second-in-command of our Washington, DC team. After helping to successfully develop the DC team, he was selected as the top choice to launch the Philadelphia office, which opened in 2015. He has also been a key player in Gentle Giant’s national partnership with Move For Hunger, a non-profit organization that works with moving companies to collect non-perishable food items to be delivered to food banks all across North America.

Andrew is a graduate of Northeastern University where he majored in English Lit. Outside of work, he enjoys playing rugby and attending games with his son, staying in shape through CrossFit, and spending time with his family.
Slaven Simunovic

Slaven Simunovic

Philadelphia Assistant Regional Manager
When Slaven joined Gentle Giant in December of 2007, he was met with heavy furniture and three feet of snow! "It was love at first box run," Slaven recalls of...
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Slaven Simunovic

Slaven Simunovic

Philadelphia Assistant Regional Manager
When Slaven joined Gentle Giant in December of 2007, he was met with heavy furniture and three feet of snow! "It was love at first box run," Slaven recalls of his GG initiation.

Now the Assistant Regional Manager in Philadelphia, Slaven has come a long way since starting with Gentle Giant in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. A Temple University graduate, Slaven’s favorite part of Gentle Giant is working with his fellow colleagues who share in the rewarding experience and lifestyle of a professional mover. "You sweat together, break bread together, and triumph together. There is nothing like it."

Outside of moving, Slaven enjoys football, basketball, wrestling, MMA, track and field, soccer and volleyball. He adores all things super heroes and comic books. Another passion he has is BBQ, cooked over an open flame, with charcoal - not propane!

Google Reviews

Victoria Alexander
Victoria Alexander
20:32 16 Sep 22
Scott, Jon, and Ken from Gentle Giant helped me with my move and they were fantastic! Arrived exactly on time, worked quickly and diligently, and were so nice the whole time. Even prior to the move, the whole company was quick to respond to phone calls/ emails and worked with me on a quote that was fit for me. Really went above and beyond; couldn’t have been happier with the experience.
Rena Pegues
Rena Pegues
19:47 29 Aug 22
These guys were freaking phenomenal!!! Very accommodating, professional... Just all around on point... Definitely using them again ...
Ron Ozio
Ron Ozio
13:00 29 Aug 22
The move went off without a flaw. The men who did the job were skilled, professional and friendly. It was a top-notch experience from start to finish.
Carli Trewin
Carli Trewin
23:09 24 Aug 22
Amazing experience! James and Michael were communicative, efficient, and made my move super easy. They were also able to get a very large dresser down a narrow staircase that seemed almost impossible without experienced movers. I would recommend this company to anyone and will definitely be using them again for future moves!
Maureen Martin
Maureen Martin
14:23 15 Aug 22
My daughter was moving from State College to Philadelphia for school, and there were no available movers in State College for the days we needed. I am SO GLAD because Gentle Giant Movers were the best! They responded quickly to my phone call when others wouldn’t call back. The bid was easy and on moving day they were on time and quite efficient and professional. I will definitely use them again and recommend them highly without reservations. They took down and put things back together and they were careful with all of our possessions. Do not think twice about using them as you will be very happy you called them.
Steven Tiger
Steven Tiger
12:36 15 Aug 22
Everyone involved--the moving crew, the people I dealt with by phone--was very knowledgeable, courteous, and helpful. The move went on schedule and the price was reasonable and squarely within the estimated range I had been given. I consider their service exceptionally good.
Nico Suwardi
Nico Suwardi
19:32 09 Aug 22
James and Ken were very professional and efficient movers. I was pleasantly surprised by how quick they were + they were very cordial and easy going. The move coordinator Dominique was also very accommodating and responsive. Despite arriving into town the same day, Gentle Giant was able to make the stressful day a pleasant and smooth one. Will recommend!
Neil S
Neil S
18:52 02 Aug 22
Had to schedule a tight, difficult move on short notice. Dominic worked with me to make it work, and even made some adjustments to the plan to bring costs down. The crew he sent was A+ all around, and everything went smooth and trust me when I say there were plenty of ways this move could have gone sideways. Highly recommended.
t.l.
t.l.
04:03 22 Jul 22
I had a wonderful experience with the entire GG staff. The office staff (Krystal, Maddie, & Dominique) were very responsive & helpful in coordinating my move from the day I requested a quote. On move day, Joel & Slaven did a fantastic job moving my stuff efficiently from one location to the next. They handled all my items with care & offered to help assemble furniture. Overall, everyone is really kind & patient. I would definitely recommend this business to others. Thanks for a smooth move!
Tzvi Pollock
Tzvi Pollock
21:51 14 Jul 22
The wonderful men at Gentle Giant were the best, most professional movers we could have asked for! Scott L, Mike, and Joel got our two bedroom apartment (third floor walk-up!) moved with no hassle whatsoever! They were also the nicest gentlemen, and made us feel so at ease with a stressful move. When we next have to move, we're using them 100%
Robert Reese
Robert Reese
18:34 10 Jul 22
On June 30th I needed to move my daughter out of one apartment and into another as she was out of town on business. Without much notice, I decided on Gentle Giant and it couldn't have worked out better. Andrew and Mickey arrived on time and did a fantastic job with the move. These 2 guys really hustled which kept my cost down. Everything worked out great. Thanks for your help.
Stephanie Lincoln
Stephanie Lincoln
21:10 06 Jul 22
Just got moved by Gentle Giant and it was hands-down the best moving experience of my life! Scott, Ken, George and Logan were my movers and they were SO incredibly nice and efficient, everything was fast and done perfectly. The price was very fair. I’ll never use anyone else again.
John McGlinn
John McGlinn
23:55 28 Jun 22
Gentle Giant took away the stress of moving. They have great instincts for helping you pack and thinking through the volume and logistics of your move. They are true professionals and I was very happy with their quote and every single person I interacted with from the onset. Would use them again without question.
Lucy zhang
Lucy zhang
18:37 22 Jun 22
Very reliable moving company. Shoutout to Ken, Joe, and Scott, a lovely group of team. They were quick and professional.
Gina Siminsky
Gina Siminsky
23:11 16 Jun 22
Was happy with the service provided. Needed some help moving office furniture, and they were quick to answer and help. Would def recommend to others.