Moving Services (Mover and Packers) Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Moving Services (Mover and Packers) Market Report is Segmented by Type (Full-Service Moving and Partial-Service Moving), by Application (Residential, Commercial, and Other Applications), and by Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, South America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa). The Report Offers the Market Sizing and Forecasts for the Moving Services (mover and Packers) Market in Value (USD) for all the Above Segments.

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Size

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Summary
Study Period 2020 - 2029
Market Size (2024) USD 105.45 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 136.06 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 5.23 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market North America

Major Players

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Analysis

The Moving Services Market size is estimated at USD 105.45 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 136.06 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 5.23% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

The moving services sector is crucial in assisting both individuals and businesses with their relocation requirements worldwide. It has undergone significant growth and change due to shifting demographics, urbanization, and evolving consumer desires. There is a noticeable shift in relocation preferences, with suburban and rural areas gaining traction due to the enduring appeal of spacious homes and outdoor settings. On the other hand, major cities remain attractive to young professionals pursuing career prospects and diverse cultural experiences.

During the COVID-19 lockdowns, mandatory stay-at-home orders led to an increased demand for spacious living areas. This prompted many individuals and families to seek larger homes with outdoor spaces and dedicated home offices. Consequently, there was a marked trend toward purchasing homes in less crowded areas, causing a surge in real estate demand outside major urban centers. Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic's economic repercussions led people to adopt more careful strategies regarding relocations, with individuals and families re-evaluating their financial security and considering the uncertainties associated with moving during such times.

Real estate patterns and job-related moves play a pivotal role in shaping the moving services market. This industry continues to be substantial, providing employment to many individuals across different roles. Evaluating the market's resilience and its ability to adjust to economic changes remains a crucial area of focus for analysis and future projections.

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Trends

Residential Moves Lead the Moving Services Industry

Moving services are utilized in diverse scenarios, including residential, commercial, and international transfers, specialized moves, and packing and unpacking situations. Residential moves significantly lead the moving services market, driven by increased relocations. The reasons for moving remain varied, emphasizing finding larger and more comfortable homes, especially with the continuation of remote work setups. Moreover, lifestyle shifts, the quest for enhanced amenities, and the pursuit of more affordable living expenses have emerged as key driving factors for relocation.

The growing presence of technology is seen in the incorporation of inventive digital instruments that improve customer satisfaction and simplify the relocation process. For example, moving quote calculators have transformed how customers obtain estimates, offering transparency and convenience, thereby driving the demand in the moving services market.

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market: Residential Real Estate Revenue, In USD Trillion, 2018-2022

North America is the Largest Region in the Moving Services Market

The moving industry is one of the largest industries in the United States, employing over 6 million individuals as hand laborers and material movers. It is set to grow by around 6% in the coming six years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the previous year, approximately 27.3 million Americans (8.6% of the population) moved, while the homeownership rate increased to 66% in November, according to the US Census Bureau notes. Despite higher costs, economic recessions might not deter relocations, especially with moving truck options available.

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market: Moving Services Market size, By Region, 2023

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Industry Overview

The moving services (movers and packers) market is fragmented, with the presence of many players. The market strategy for the key players is to leverage technology to streamline operations and enhance customer experiences. This includes implementing online booking platforms, shipment tracking systems, and digital payment options. The key players include Wheaton World Wide Moving, Armstrong Relocation and Companies, UniGroup Inc., AGS Worldwide Movers, and Arpin Van Lines.

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Leaders

  1. Wheaton World Wide Moving

  2. Armstrong Relocation and Companies

  3. UniGroup Inc

  4. AGS Worldwide Movers

  5. Arpin Van Lines

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Concentration
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Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market News

  • January 2023: The Beltmann Relocation Group announced its acquisition of Ward North American, the second-largest North American van lines agent based in San Antonio, Texas. This acquisition will expand Beltmann's national footprint with five additional Texas locations and significantly increase the size of its interstate driver fleets.
  • January 2023: Armstrong Relocation and Companies, a moving and relocation firm, acquired Humboldt Storage & Moving, based in Boston. Following its recent purchase of MacDonald’s Moving Services in greater Boston, this acquisition solidifies Armstrong's position as one of the largest movers in Boston and the northeastern United States.

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Demand for Relocation Services Surging due to Shifting Lifestyles and Career Opportunities

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Economic Downturns Reduce Demand for Moving Services

    4. 4.4 Market Opportunities

      1. 4.4.1 Enhanced Customer Experience and Operational Efficiency Through Technology Integration

    5. 4.5 Value Chain Analysis

    6. 4.6 Industry Attractiveness: Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.6.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.6.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.6.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.6.4 Threat of Substitutes

      5. 4.6.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    7. 4.7 Insights into Technological Advancements in the Industry

    8. 4.8 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market


    1. 5.1 By Type

      1. 5.1.1 Full-service Moving

      2. 5.1.2 Partial-service Moving

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Residential

      2. 5.2.2 Commercial

      3. 5.2.3 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 By Geography

    4. 5.4 North America

      1. 5.4.1 United States

      2. 5.4.2 Canada

      3. 5.4.3 Rest of North America

    5. 5.5 Europe

      1. 5.5.1 United Kingdom

      2. 5.5.2 Germany

      3. 5.5.3 France

      4. 5.5.4 Russia

      5. 5.5.5 Italy

      6. 5.5.6 Spain

      7. 5.5.7 Rest of Europe

    6. 5.6 Asia-Pacific

      1. 5.6.1 India

      2. 5.6.2 China

      3. 5.6.3 Japan

      4. 5.6.4 Australia

      5. 5.6.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific

    7. 5.7 South America

      1. 5.7.1 Brazil

      2. 5.7.2 Argentina

      3. 5.7.3 Rest of South America

    8. 5.8 Middle East and Africa

      1. 5.8.1 United Arab Emirates

      2. 5.8.2 South Africa

      3. 5.8.3 Rest of Middle East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Market Concentration Overview

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

    3. *List Not Exhaustive
    4. 6.3 Wheaton World Wide Moving

    5. 6.4 Armstrong Relocation and Companies

    6. 6.5 UniGroup Inc.

    7. 6.6 AGS Worldwide Movers

    8. 6.7 Arpin Van Lines

    9. 6.8 U-Pack

    10. 6.9 Beltmann Relocation Group

    11. 6.10 Sirva Inc.

    12. 6.11 Atlas World Group Inc.

    13. 6.12 ArcBest Corp.

    14. 6.13 Coleman World Group*



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Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Industry Segmentation

Moving services encompass any assistance associated with relocating, transporting, arranging, physically moving, or storing household items. The moving services market is segmented by type, application, and geography. By type, the market is segmented into full-service moving and partial-service moving. By application, the market is segmented into commercial, residential, and other applications (military and government). By geography, the market is segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America, Middle East & Africa, and the Rest of the World. The report offers the market sizing and forecasts for the moving services market in value (USD) for all the above segments.

By Type
Full-service Moving
Partial-service Moving
By Application
Other Applications
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
United Arab Emirates
South Africa
Rest of Middle East and Africa
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Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Market Research FAQs

The Moving Services Market size is expected to reach USD 105.45 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 5.23% to reach USD 136.06 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Moving Services Market size is expected to reach USD 105.45 billion.

Wheaton World Wide Moving, Armstrong Relocation and Companies, UniGroup Inc, AGS Worldwide Movers and Arpin Van Lines are the major companies operating in the Moving Services Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the North America accounts for the largest market share in Moving Services Market.

In 2023, the Moving Services Market size was estimated at USD 99.93 billion. The report covers the Moving Services Market historical market size for years: 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Moving Services Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

Moving Services (Mover And Packers) Industry Report

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Moving Services (Mover and Packers) Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)