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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Announces Top 10 Cities with the Most Moves Booked Ahead of the Brand’s Busiest Move Weekend, June 28 - June 30

The nation's largest franchised moving company, which recently celebrated its 10 millionth move, is gearing up for its busiest period during the last weekend of June.

By Erica InmanStaff Writer
SPONSORED 2:14PM 06/26/24

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, the nation’s largest franchised moving company, is preparing for what is anticipated to be its busiest move weekend of the year, June 28-30. This year, the company is gearing up to complete more than 4,000 moves across the U.S.

Leveraging nearly 40 years of industry experience and fresh off celebrating its 10 millionth move, the company has analyzed its data to identify the top 10 cities with the most moves booked for this pivotal weekend:

  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Denton, Texas
  • Erlanger, Kentucky
  • Omaha, Nebraska

With an impressive 4,486 moves scheduled during the busiest move weekend, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK will drive a total of 546,493.76 miles, utilizing 4,754 trucks and 11,951 crew members to move 14,383,866 pounds of belongings. These staggering figures highlight the company’s extensive reach and operational efficiency.

Reflecting on this milestone, Randy Shacka, president of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, expressed the brand’s focus on providing its customers with the highest quality moving experience possible.

“We know it is an honor to move so many people during both exciting and challenging times, and we take that responsibility seriously,” Shacka said. “We’re proud to have completed 10 million moves throughout our 35 years in the moving industry while continuing to franchise our brand into new markets and attain a 97% customer referral rate. We have been doing this for a long time and are focused on consistency, providing our customers with a great moving experience during a stressful time.”

This commitment to excellence is evident in the company’s impressive statistics. Over the course of its operations, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK has traveled a total of 459,192,862.59 miles — equivalent to 961 round trips to the moon. They've dedicated 27,894,204.55 hours to moving — which is equivalent to 3,184 years — and have moved 110,148,361 boxes. In addition, 107,037,711 non-box items have been transported, with chairs topping the list at 12,459,325 moved. The total weight moved amounts to an astounding 18,825,307,999.66 pounds, or 1,448,191 elephants.

With more than 430 locations nationwide, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK has honed its systems and procedures to manage the summer moving surge effectively. In addition to meticulous planning, the company emphasizes customer service and convenience. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s quoting and scheduling system is designed for efficiency, allowing customers to secure their moving teams well in advance. 

As the busy weekend approaches, the company’s teams are ready nationwide to support the thousands of families and individuals preparing to move. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s efforts extend beyond logistics, ensuring the well-being of its crews and the satisfaction of its customers while underscoring its reputation as the Movers Who Care®. 

For more information on moving with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, please visit TWO MEN AND A TRUCK | The Movers Who Care.


Headquartered in Michigan, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is a national, full-service franchised moving company with more than 430 locations and 3,000 trucks operating in 48 U.S. states, Canada, Ireland, and the UK. Each location is independently owned and operated and together, the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK network has performed more than 10 million moves since its inception in 1985. In 2024, Franchise Business Review named TWO MEN AND A TRUCK a top franchise and a top 100 franchise for women. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK also ranked on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list and was named #1 in the Moving/Junk Removal Services category. The moving company also ranked No. 12 on Entrepreneur's top franchise under $150k. In 2021, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK was acquired by ServiceMaster® Brands which is a leading franchise provider of needs-based residential and commercial services in the restoration, cleaning, moving, and bioremediation industries. ServiceMaster was founded as one of America’s first franchise businesses and does business under seven brands today across 50 states and nine countries that generate more than $3.5B in system-wide sales. For franchising opportunities, visit

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