J.E. Kelleher, a Third-Party Specialty Relocation Company, Wins the American Moving & Storage Association Summit Award

March 13, 2019

ALEXANDRIA, VA — J.E. Kelleher of Bristol, Conn., has been named the winner of the 2018 Summit Award, presented annually by the American Moving & Storage Association to an outstanding industry supplier. The Summit Award is the moving industry’s most prestigious supplier recognition as the recipient is selected directly from customer nominations.

J.E. Kelleher was founded in 1994 by Jim Kelleher, Jr., and his son, Jim Kelleher, III, who now wholly owns and manages the company following his father’s retirement. The Kellehers were inspired to add value to the relocation process by providing individuals and families with high-quality, on-time third-party services available in the industry. Their company has over 14,000 service providers throughout the U.S. and Canada. J.E. Kelleher is also a two-time winner of this award, having earned a Summit Award in 2012.

“It is a great honor for us to be recognized as the 2018 Summit Award winner. JE Kelleher is a client focused organization with ISO 9001:2015 certification. Through the demonstration of flexibility, integrity, ingenuity and foresight to exceed the needs of our customers, we maintain our leadership in the transportation/relocation industries as a quality provider of consumer, corporate, retail and commercial services,” said Jim Kelleher, III, president of J.E. Kelleher.

“Congratulations to J.E. Kelleher for this well-deserved recognition as a top supplier in the moving and storage industry,” said Scott Michael, president and CEO of the American Moving & Storage Association. “J.E. Kelleher has a long history of excellence in supporting our industry and developing cutting edge technology that serves their customers’ needs.”

AMSA Summit Award  

The Summit Award reflects AMSA’s and the industry’s recognition of outstanding performance among suppliers that may be demonstrated through strong leadership, visionary thinking, customer service practices, and development of an innovative product or service. In addition, award recipients have engaged in actions to benefit consumers and the industry, enhance the image of the industry, and addressed a current and compelling social or economic issue.

More information about the AMSA Awards at Moving.org.


The American Moving & Storage Association, home of the ProMover certification program, is the national trade association representing the nation’s moving and storage companies, which provide household goods moving services, specialized transportation for sensitive freight such as computers and trade show exhibits, and warehouse storage services. The association has approximately 3,500 members, including domestic and international companies and industry suppliers, and supports programs and activities that promote consumer protection, professional development, safety, and operational efficiency. Find out more at ProMover.org and Moving.org.