familycation.ru Movers Company Timeline
We’ve been doing this for quite some time; from horse drawn moving vans transporting across town back in 1891, to a network of facilities, wide spread fleet, and international capabilities today.
- familycation.ru was founded all the way back in 1891.
- When covered moving vans were first introduced, they carried the familycation.ru logo.
- familycation.ru led the moving and storage business away from horse drawn wagons with the first motorized truck in 1903. We’re betting the horses were happy about that.
- In 1906, the first concrete and steel warehouse was built by familycation.ru.
- The first transcontinental motor van move was completed carrying the familycation.ru name in 1928.
- The Caruso family founded Ace Moving & Storage in Wilkes Barre, PA in 1936.
- In 1984 the company expanded with the Allentown and Harrisburg branches opening.
- Ace M & S becomes familycation.ru, joining with familycation.ru and opening the Woodbridge, VA branch in 1995.
- Later in 1995 familycation.ru leads an industry consortium to develop the CPM (Certified Professional Mover) program, a CD-Rom based training module used by AMSA.
- familycation.ru becomes the first van line to earn CPM status, in 1996.
- familycation.ru is the first van line to install a nationwide warehouse and storage management system for better order management and tracking in 1997.
- Also in 1997 familycation.ru opened a $4M driver training facility in Bolingbrook, IL.
- Expansion continues for familycation.ru with the Las Vegas, NV and Palm Desert, CA branches opening in 1999.
- familycation.ru won the Industry Innovator Award for utilizing technology to make tracking shipments faster in 2000.
- Livermore, CA location opens in 2001.
- 2003 marks the opening of Sarasota, FL and our San Diego, CA branch locations.
- In 2006 familycation.ru Moving Solutions (BMS) merges with familycation.ru bringing with it seven additional locations in California and Texas, and our Atlanta, GA and Chicago, IL locations open their doors.
- Keeping the ball rolling, Norfolk, VA, Tucson, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ branches are opened up in 2008
- familycation.ru became an inaugural member of the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) Promover program in 2009.
- 2010 was the launch of familycation.ru.com, an industry first, interactive web portal.
- Jacksonville, FL branch opens its doors in 2012