December 29, 2014 – Big Foot Moving & Storage, Inc. announces its achievement of the American Moving & Storage Association’s Enterprise Award for Small Movers 2014.
The company is recognized for exemplary work in consumer and community benefits, employee benefits, industry contributions through innovation, an enhanced industry image, overcoming challenges by altering operations and practices, developing an unique and successful approach to conducting business, and business practices that address social and economic issues.
New offerings and innovations contribute to the attainment of the Enterprise Award for Small Movers and overall company success. Big Foot Moving & Storage is a Penske Truck Agent so it may offer customers a greater array of services. Additionally Big Foot Moving & Storage secured a GSA schedule, which allows it to perform Federal office relocations and expand its scope as an independent mover.
Technology plays a key role in improving operational efficiency and accessibility for its customers. The sales team is equipped with iPads for all estimates so they may generate specific surveys during site walkthroughs. Also, customers may choose to pay their bills securely via credit card on Big Foot movers’ company issued smartphones.
The leadership at Big Foot Moving & Storage is committed to its people and realizes the importance of work-life balance. It offers a great benefits program including subsidized gym memberships, flexible schedules for students, and awards and recognitions. Big Foot is passionate about fostering a winning team; one that is loyal, respectful, and fun. As such, employees enjoy the passionate sports town of Boston with Celtics tickets throughout the season.
The organization’s environmental commitment includes a fleet of late model trucks using Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) to reduce emissions. Reusable plastic crates are utilized on all office relocations to ensure a seamless transition for the business, as well as a reduction in waste for the environment. Big Foot offers customers gently used moving boxes if they are interested in a more environmentally responsible relocation. Big Foot Moving & Storage will return to the job site, free of charge, after its customers are unpacked to collect boxes for future use.
Big Foot Moving & Storage takes pride in its community and strives to give back whenever possible. It partners with the Arlington MA Food Pantry by donating time and equipment to transport 15,000 lbs of food on a monthly basis. Mike Bavuso, Big Foot President and CEO, and other team members fundraise for the not-for-profit Community Servings, an organization that prepares and delivers meals to individuals and families who are homebound with life threatening illnesses. On a continu
ous basis, Big Foot donates office supplies, furniture, and household goods to local schools, non-profit groups, and others in need in the area. Furthermore, it donates labor, trucking, and storage to local community groups such the Zonta Club, The Children’s Room, Arlington Youth Baseball & Softball Association, and Arthritis Foundation.
The American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) is a nonprofit national association for the full-service, professional moving and storage industry. It has more than 4,000 member companies across the United States and internationally. Its mission is to represent the interest of its members while educating and helping customers understand the value of professional moving services.
Big Foot Moving & Storage will be honored during AMSA’s 96th Annual Education Conference & Expo in Orlando,
Florida February 8 – 11, 2015. Big Foot’s president and CEO, Mike Bavuso, is humbled by this recognition. “It is incredibly exciting to be recognized by my peers across this industry not only for our excellent customer service but our new business strategies, positive and fun work environment for our people, and community involvement.”
About Big Foot Moving & Storage, Inc.
Big Foot Moving & Storage, Inc. is a full service moving and storage company based in metro Boston, providing local and long distance services for residential, commercial, and government customers. Since its inception in 2001, Big Foot Moving & Storage, Inc. has garnered many awards for exceptional service including American Moving & Storage Association’s Enterprise Award for Small Movers 2014, Angie’s List Super Service Award 2009 through 2014, Cambridge Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award 2009, and Arlington Chamber of Commerce People’s Choice Award 2010. The company maintains an A+ rating on the Better Business Bureau with tremendous feedback from its customers. Big Foot Moving & Storage, Inc. is fully licensed and insured as well as a GSA Contract Holder (# GS-33F-035AA) for Schedule 48. In addition to local and long distance moving, Big Foot Moving & Storage, Inc. offers packing and unpacking services, short and long term storage, box pick-up and delivery, employee relocations, move management, antique receivership, and kitchen cabinet distribution. For more information, please call 781-488-3090 or visit www.bigfootmoving.com