MSS Wins AMSA’s 2019 Summit Award

February 25, 2020

ALEXANDRIA, VA — MSS, Inc. of Philadelphia, Pa., has been named the winner of the 2019 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.

Tim Hughes founded MSS, Inc. out of his one-bedroom apartment in 1978. Fast forward 40-plus years and MSS now employs over 200 team members and has proudly served 2.7 million relocating families. The company is comprised of three distinct divisions: Relocation Support Services, Precision Crating Services, and Pure Install Solutions. This recognition marks their third Summit Award win; they were the inaugural recipients in 2009 and were honored again in 2014.

“MSS is extremely proud to have been selected for the AMSA Summit Award in every year of eligibility since the introduction of this category of supplier recognition,” said Tim Hughes, President and CEO.  “We take nothing for granted and want all our customers to know that this means the world to us.  MSS has extraordinary people working for us, and this is true validation of their sincere efforts to bring the best they have, every day, to support this wonderful industry.  Thank you.”

“Congratulations to MSS for receiving well-deserved recognition for an unprecedented third time as a top supplier in the moving and storage industry.” said John Becker, interim president of the American Moving & Storage Association. “MSS has a long history, not only as a company, but as a committed supporter of the moving and storage industry. They are an excellent partner with AMSA, the industry, and provide customer-driven aid in relocation support, crating and other complimentary services for movers throughout the U.S.”

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.

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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. AMSA has approximately 4,000 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