Get to Know Lawrence Companies

Our Mission

We bring together the best people, technologies, and resources to make our customers’ jobs easier and help them succeed through smart solutions that are straightforward, efficient, cost-effective, and delivered with superior service. We are a business where people want to work, and customers want to do business.

Our Core Values: People, Passion, Integrity, Courage, Community, Innovation, and Sustainability

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Employee-Owned

In 1998, Lawrence Companies established an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and later became 100% employee-owned in 2004. We are committed to providing a customer-oriented business by developing professional and loyal employees through challenge and opportunity.

Employee ownership holds each employee accountable for providing the highest level of customer satisfaction to ensure we exceed our customer's expectations. Our employees tackle each job with passion, integrity, and pride. We are in a relentless pursuit to continue to improve our customers' experiences.

Working at Lawrence

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United Affiliate

In 1942 Lawrence Companies became a founding member of United Van Lines. We are still a United Agent today because of their reputation for excellence in the industry. Our partnership with United allows us to utilize their fleet so we can efficiently service our customers anywhere in the world. Sharing fleet assets allows us to offer more economical moves at the same high standard of quality and service Lawrence Moving is known for. We are regularly honored as one of United's Top Producers and Top Hauling agents.

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Exceptional Service

The secret to our success lies in our ability to deliver a full range of high-quality services to our customers while keeping the moving process convenient and simple. We accomplish this by using the latest technology available in the industry.

Our employees are equipped with tablets to conduct move surveys remotely and to provide you with an estimate immediately. We also utilize industry-leading operating software to provide a seamless experience making your move as stress-free as possible.

Curious where your shipment is? You can track, in real-time, where your shipment is at any time, day or night.

A History of Professional Transportation

Headquartered in Roanoke, VA, Lawrence Companies is a 100% employee-owned business with four primary divisions: Household Goods Moving and Storage, Truckload and Flatbed Freight, CASE Equipment, and Truck Service Bodies. In addition to our Roanoke location, we have additional locations in Ashland, Bridgewater, Lynchburg, and Waynesboro, Virginia as well as Greensboro, North Carolina.