About Alero Moving & Storage

About Alero Moving & Storage

In today’s increasingly competitive moving industry, the winners will be those that do not accept the status quo and attempt to improve themselves, their companies and ultimately the services they supply to their final customers. Although the idea of quality is discussed in concept, not many companies have the discipline to commit to the hard work required to deliver quality services. Quality is not just a catch phrase; rather, it is a part of our culture. Here at Alero Moving & Storage, North American Van Lines Agent, we are committed without compromise and we stand above the rest, delivering on all fronts when it comes to quality relocation and distribution services.

Our Vision, Mission and Values

  • Our Vision To become the Best Relocation & Distribution Company worldwide
  • Our Mission Lead our industry by delivering Quality Services to every customer, without exception
  • Our Values Quality, Understanding, Education, Standardization and Training, at a profit

Our History

Alero Moving & Storage began in Winnipeg, with the founding of Two Amigos & Company by our president Larry Calen, in 1991 as a one man, one truck operation. Larry would sell furniture during the day for a local retailer and then complete the deliveries himself after work. In 1992, at the request of our biggest client, the Brick Furniture, Larry purchased additional trucks and assumed a regular delivery contract in and around Winnipeg. From 1992 to 1994, Alero Moving & Storage continued to grow the local delivery business with our anchor client, the Brick, by focusing their full attention on providing quality, timely delivery services at very competitive prices.

In 1994, Doug Creighton, joined Larry and they began to formulate plans to branch out to the rapidly growing Calgary market. In 1995, Doug left Winnipeg with a truck and a delivery contract to establish Alero Moving & Storage in Calgary, Alberta. Over the next three years, Doug would expand the operation to include six straight trucks, matching the growth Larry was experiencing in Winnipeg.

In 1998, Doug turned the Calgary operation over to the present General Manager and returned to Winnipeg to focus his attention on growing the long distance household business. Again, starting with one long distance trailer, Doug quickly grew the long distance business to include coast-to-coast service.

In 2000, Alero Moving & Storage was certified to ship U.S. Military goods back and forth across the border making us the largest independent cross border mover in Canada.

In 2001, there was expansion to a third Alero Moving & Storage franchise in which has grown into a six-truck fleet based on a reputable name in the local household moving business.

In 2003, there was the founding of our freight division, Two Amigos Logistics Solutions, which branched out quickly into all aspects of general commercial freight. An operation that started with one trailer in 2003 has since grown into a substantial fleet.

Alero Moving & Storage recruited by North American Van Lines (NAVL) in 2005 to become an agent and Alero Moving & Storage was founded shortly thereafter.

Since then, we have gone on to add operations in Regina and Toronto. In addition, we have continued to expand our business to include international relocations under the banner brand of Alero International.

In order to represent our diverse business functions, including commercial delivery, local moving and storage, Canadian and U.S. cross border moving, international relocations as well as freight, we adopted the parent company name Alero Worldwide, Relocation & Distribution in 2007. The purpose of founding Alero Worldwide was not only to act as an operating umbrella for our different brands but also to communicate our true worldwide capabilities.

Environmental Issues

We Are Your Environmentally Friendly mover!

 

At Alero Moving & Storage, we are very proud that our fleets are comprised of late model, low emission trucks. Specifically, our Kenworth units have higher standards for emissions control than currently legislated. Unlike other moving companies that are still running old model trucks that release excessive emissions, we have invested in new, more fuel-efficient and emission friendly vehicles.

In addition, we have GPS tracking and other fleet management tools, which allow us to better manage our fleet and control fuel consumption. At Alero Moving & Storage, we are not only trying to use less fuel, but we are also trying to burn the fuel we must more cleanly in order to reduce our emissions and do our part to look after our customers and the environment. At Alero Moving & Storage, we believe it is important to think globally but act locally as every little bit helps.

Quality

At Alero Moving & Storage, we are committed to the spirit of continuous quality improvement via our QUEST initiative.

Our QUEST initiative, quite literally, stands for everything we value:

  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Education
  • Standardization and
  • Training.

Ultimately, quality is about delivering consistent and reliable services to every customer, everyday. This means having people on our team with the passion and expertise to deliver quality services. As part of our QUEST initiative, Alero Moving & Storage has committed to the training and support of its most important asset, our people. At Alero Moving & Storage, delivering Quality services to every customer, without exception is not just talk, it is our mission!

Partners

We are listed at the Biz Calgary directory.

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