When moving your home from Point A to Point B, you need
trustworthy experts who can
handle everything from A to Z - with
Swan Moving & Storage specializes in
full household moves of your furniture
across the province, town or street. It's a
company that emphasizes quality
Owner Mike Swan began his first
moving venture in 1972 while taking
English at the University of Guelph.
Business was booming, so he kept it
going after graduation.
Today, Swan can move five complete
houses per day! Their specialized service
includes office, commercial, executive
transfers, antiques and pianos. In fact,
they average 250 piano moves yearly.
Swan's clear vision
Swan distinguishes itself as this area's
quality movers because Mr. Swan and
his team share and are dedicated to a
"My goal is to build a profitable, quality
company with well-paid, professional,
dedicated staff working in a positive
atmosphere to provide a high level of
client satisfaction,” he says.
Mike is well known in the household
moving trade, and he draws on his 34
years of valuable experience. The office
manager, Ms. Nicole Roadknight, has
been helping Mike in the family business
since she was 12 years old, and is an
enthusiastic manager. Both Nicole and
Mike are happy to discuss your
household moving needs with you.
Swan only books jobs the company is
well-suited for and hires experienced
professionals with a good work ethic to
get the job done right.
“Every action taken and every decision
made in this company must promote
client satisfaction, repeat business and
employee morale,” says Mike.
He promotes client satisfaction and
repeat business by excelling at the most
difficult aspect in the moving trade
attracting, training and retaining quality staff.
Preparation is the key
Moving is a co-operative effort, and
preparation is the key to a successful
move. The more the client does to prepare
for the move beforehand, the smoother
the job will go.
Moving companies are paid by the hour.
Clients who want to minimize the price
and maximize the performance can visit
www.swanmoving.com to read a tip sheet
and clip the $25 coupon. The tip sheet
offers great advice on how to save time
and money when you’re moving. It helps
Swan do a better job and gives the client
the best service at a lower cost.
The tip sheet isn’t a “must do” list, but a
list of how the perfect client prepares for
During the move, Swan staff will ask four
|| “Can you please show me everything to be moved?”
|| “Have we loaded everything?”
||“Where does this piece go?”
|| “Are you satisfied that everything is in the correct spot?”
Swan Moving is senior friendly and very
active in Estate Services including
inventory, packing, storage and
distribution as necessary. We offer
mattress bags and shrink wrap of fine
fabrics. Our professional packing service
is very strong. At the Guelph head office we have heated storage, sell moving supplies, rent dollies and equipment. We invite last minute jobs. Please note certain prime dates do sell out quickly,
so it’s smart to book ahead. For a free, no
obligation estimate call 519-821-6683.
Mike and Nicole thank all their staff for
their prompt, courteous service, and their
clients, who have helped make Swan this
area’s quality moving service!
Polite, prompt, professional
Swan pays its staff well, offers a
generous group health benefit
plan to eligible full-time staff,
and rewards prompt, courteous,
quality service with daily and
monthly employee incentive
“The difference between us and
some other moving companies is
we send out full-time
professionals who move quality
furniture every day,” Nicole says.
In his three decades in the household
moving trade, Mike has noticed that it’s
often the lady of the house who is in
charge of the household move, by hiring
the movers and directing the job from
start to finish.
Swan employees are always in uniform,
polite and efficient. Trucks are clean and
on time. There is only courteous,
respectful language on job sites or
company property. Swan treats its
clients, staff, suppliers and the public
Mike regularly receives compliments on
his team’s professional appearance and
conduct. “Great manners,” “agreeable in
nature,” “eager to help,” and “perfect
move, no damage,” are some typical
remarks from clients!
“The atmosphere we create is of the
finest quality,” says Nicole. “There is a
difference with our company, and that
difference is our quality staff and
progressive, positive management.”