Mike the Mover, a moving company in Guelph, was established in 1972 with a single small pickup truck working part time to help with university tuition. Now, 30 some years later, it has become one of Ontario’s top ten moving companies.

1972

Mike the Mover was established.

1984

We won the license to operate outside the city of Guelph into Wellington County and the Region of Waterloo. After many successful years in Guelph, we expanded into Kitchener and opened up our moving wear house on Victoria Street.

1987

We added our first 28-foot straight truck and our fleet continued to grow in the bright orange colour that you see today

1991

Mike the Mover received the Professional Driver Award.

1992

Happy 20th Anniversary Mike the Mover!

1995

Monty Cardonna and George Anastasakas who were working for Mike the Mover for a combined 15 years decided to purchase the business from its previous owner.

2000s

From purchase in 1997 to today, the fleet has steadily grown to accommodate our customers needs, we have also expanded our warehouse from 10,000 to 30,000 square feet.

2003

Mike the Mover participates in Guelph Christmas Parade.

2008 –

Diamond level winner of the Kitchener Record Reader Select Award in the category of Favourite Moving Company.

Mike the Mover was one of the many companies that got hit hard during the recession in mid 2008. They were forced to make many tough decisions, but in the end they restructured and kept on trucking. View the whole story written by the Globe and Mail here: How Mike the Mover restructured and kept on truckin.

2009 –

Best Moving Company in the Waterloo Chronicle Reader’s Choice Awards. We also left Allied to become a member of the Mayflower moving group.

2011 –

Diamond level winner of the Kitchener Readers Select Award in the category of Favourite Moving Company

2011 –

Mike the Mover gets recognized by the Guelph Police Service

2012 –

Diamond level winner of the Readers’ Select Awards in the category of Favourite Moving Company

2013 –

Gold level winner of the Guelph Mercury Readers’ Choice Awards in the category of Favourite Moving Company