The Legacy of The Advance Group

From its humble beginnings in the aftermath of World War II to its present-day reputation as a leading logistics, technology, and moving giant, the story of The Advance Group is a testament to innovation, resilience, and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Key Milestones:

  • 1946 – The post-war era: The foundation of Molloy Bros. Moving & Storage.
  • 1957 – An important partnership: Becoming an agent for Allied Van Lines, which sparked the rapid expansion beyond New York.
  • 1976 – An era of change: Molloy brothers’ departure and Jim Molloy’s entry into the corporate world of North American Van Lines.
  • 1979 – Reading market trends: Formation of Advance Relocation and Storage, catering to the commercial business relocation needs.
  • 1987 & 1989 – Crossing borders: Expansion to New Jersey, Connecticut, and taking over New York City operations for North American Van Lines.
  • 1990 – Reunion: The reacquisition of Molloy Bros., enhancing capabilities and expanding the geographical footprint.
  • 1994 – Reinvention: From a moving company to a commercial giant – the birth of Advance Commercial Movers.
  • 1998 – Mayflower Vanlines: The company’s association with the world’s largest moving organization, UniGroup, through Mayflower Transit and the advent of Record Guard, document management.
  • 2001 – Anthony Parziale joins Advance Commercial Movers as VP of Sales
  • 2003 – Broadening horizons: The incorporation of FITCO, enhancing the furniture installation service spectrum.
  • 2007 – 2009 – The age of rebranding: The unification under The Advance Group banner and formation of an all-star sales team.
  • 2011 – Global outreach: The strategic asset purchase of Universal Moving, establishing TAG as a founding member of OMA (Office Moving Alliance), expanding its global reach.
  • 2015 – A new leadership era: Anthony Parziale took the reins as President, infusing the organization with fresh energy and diversifying its service lines.
  • 2022 – Consolidating strength: Anthony Parziale’s acquisition consolidates leadership, strengthening the organization’s foundations and paving the way for new ventures.
  • 2023 – Expanding frontiers: The acquisition of Sorensen Moving & Storage and Sorensen Logistics, marking a significant footprint in Florida.

Over the decades, The Advance Group has evolved from a family-run moving company to a global enterprise. Yet, its core values remain unchanged – dedication to clients, commitment to excellence, and a drive to innovate. As The Advance Group steps into the future, its journey continues to inspire, and the industry watches with bated breath for its next big move.