The Highest Quality Move at a Fair Price

The highest quality move at a fair price.

1923

old noyes moving truck


Earle W. Noyes Sr. uses his second-hand REO Speed Wagon and $5 in working capital to begin hauling trunks from Portland’s Union Station to homes and summer cottages in southern Maine

1947

Earle W. Noyes & Sons becomes a stockholding member and agent of United Van Lines.

1951

Earle’s son Lester joins the business.

  

1971

The company builds a 50,000 sf. warehouse and office complex on the corner of Portland’s Franklin and Oxford Streets.

1977

 

Lester’s son, Peter, joins the company.

 

 

1987

Peter becomes president of Earle W. Noyes & Sons. Lester becomes Noyes’s chairman and a board member of United Van Lines.

1990

Noyes opens a 200,000 sf. heated self-storage facility in Portland.

1992

old united van line moving truck

 

United Van Lines becomes the moving industry’s revenue leader.

 

2001

Noyes doubles the size of its storage facility, adding 50,000sf.

2005

Peter’s son, William, joins the company.

 

2008

Earle W. Noyes & Sons is voted Greater Portland’s Best Moving & Storage Company for the sixth year running by Market Surveys of America.
William becomes Operations Manager of Earle W. Noyes & Sons and Noyes Self Storage.

2009

Maine Family Business Award winners

Noyes receives the Family Business of the Year Award in the large-business category presented by the Institute for Family-Owned Businesses.
Noyes receives the coveted President’s Quality Award from United Van Lines.

 

2011

Peter Noyes elected to the UniGroup Board of Directors.  UniGroup is the parent company of United Van Lines.
Will Noyes appointed to the Digital Media focus group by Unigroup.

2012

John Black

 

John Backman joins the Noyes Team as Vice President of Commercial Services