• Bekins Moving & Storage Kelowna

Bekins: One of the Few Kelowna Moving Companies with a Century-old Tradition of Professional, All-inclusive Moving Services

Bekins Moving History

It’s hard to imagine now—a horse-drawn carriage plodding on dirt streets, hauling pianos and chests to new homes, but this is exactly how one of BC’s most trusted moving companies got its start, way back in 1891 in Sioux City, Iowa.

Indeed the Bekins brothers were ahead of their time, as they grew across the United States and became the first company to specialize in household moving and even introduced covered moving vans to the West Coast. In 1924, Bekins opened its first Canadian branch in Vancouver, BC, with a warehouse on Pender and Beatty.

Nearly a century later, thousands of families in BC trusts their possessions with the professionals at Bekins Moving & Storage, which now has branches and franchises across the provinces. 

Today, five generations of Canadians have benefitted from Bekins’ policy of maintaining and operating an updated, clean and properly equipped fleet as well as providing skilled and professional moving and packing crews.

 

Bekins Kelowna Moving & Storage


Bekins Kelowna OwnerIn 2015, with nearly 20 years in the moving industry, working his way up from swamper to foreman to a trainer and then an independent contractor for Kelowna moving companies, Nathan Miller shifted his company from Nathan’s Moving to Bekins Kelowna.

Today, Bekins has 50 plus pieces of moving equipment, a 25,000 square-foot warehouse in Kelowna and nearly 35 staff. Nathan and his team take pride in bringing the Bekins commitment to all-inclusive, high-quality service to the Okanagan and beyond, even at the last minute!

Bekins offers a complete range of moving and storage services for both residential and commercial customers. We’re also one of the few Kelowna moving companies that specializes in moving specialty items such as pianos, hot tubs, safes, industrial equipment and more. Nathan and his team of moving consultants are also sought-after experts in overseas moving.

As a member of Bekins and United Van Lines, we’re proud to offer an outstanding moving experience to destinations across North America and around the world. Wherever you’re headed, you’ll be glad you chose one of the most recognized names in the moving business.           

We constantly strive to provide secure and trusted solutions to our customers – no matter the object, we've got you covered.

Nathan Miller | Bekins Kelowna, Owner

Happy Clients


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Associations


Member of United Van Lines
Canadian Association of Movers
Better Business Bureau
Earn Air Miles with Bekins Kelowna Movers
Chamber of Commerce

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