East Coast Moving & Storage began operations in Saint John in 1954, under the guidance of a local businessman. It has always endeavored to maintain the ethic, hard work and dedication of its business founder. Shortly after it began operations, East Coast Moving & Storage became an agent for Allied Van Lines, and over the intervening years has won many outstanding achievement awards for exemplary service. Its consistent performance and dedication to customer needs is well recognized. With superior levels of service in a demanding industry, it became known for high quality and good value.
Always an active part of the community, East Coast Moving & Storage has shown strong support for a number of civic organizations including the Board of Trade and Saint John Rotary Club, as well as industry groups like the Saint John Transportation Club. It is also a participant in developmental ventures such as the Youth Apprenticeship Program in New Brunswick and the Let’s Get Connected Community Access Centre. In 1996 the company was nominated for the Saint John Board of Trade outstanding business achievement award.
East Coast Moving & Storage is the anchor company for the East Coast Moving Group of Companies which also includes East Coast Moving and Warehousing in Fredericton and East Coast Wallace Moving in Moncton. East Coast Moving & Storage has over 50 employees in Saint John and another 50 in its affiliated companies. As a member of Allied Van Lines, the company has a network of agents around the world.
Over its lifetime, East Coast Moving & Storage has earned a high level of trust, and has learned the essence of customer satisfaction. For an individual faced with a move, the pressures of relocation – getting to know a new boss or a new company, looking after the needs of the children, finding a new home or selling an old one – can be enormous. With family and job on the line, your personal property may not get the attention it needs. At East Coast Moving & Storage, we recognize this as a massive responsibility. You can count us.
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Raised and educated in Nova Scotia, Wayne Marshall entered the moving industry in 1966. He bought his first truck when he was 26, and has held every position in the business. Success has come through hard work, his ability to attract and keep the best people in the industry, and a commitment to quality. In 1995 he was nominated by a senior Canadian bank as entrepreneur of the year.
Wayne took over management of East Coast Moving & Storage in 1991, and purchased the business in 1995. He steered the company through the transportation industry’s deregulation, and found ways to make it work even better. He applied the sound principles learned through thirty years of service to build a moving team to deal with the challenges of the nineties and beyond.
Today, under Wayne Marshall’s command, the company is forging new alliances to make it the most progressive moving company in the region. It foresees new opportunities and exciting growth in the next century.
Gary, I just wanted to send a thank you for your crew’s hard work and professionalism! I apologize for the continued problems; they were out of my hand, but on me none the less. I wanted to complement your workers they were fast, efficient and understanding. I don’t think I could have had the calm they had. Please thank them again for their work. I will definitely tell everyone to call you guys when they need movers!See the full testimonial
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