James B Studdard Transfer and Storage

USDOT # 99388
782 Seneca Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
Leavenworth
Kansas
Contact Phone:
Additional Phone: (913) 682-4563
Company Site: www.studdardmoving.com

Moving with James B Studdard Transfer and Storage

Welcome to Studdard Relocation Services. Whether you’re seeking a long-distance moving company or preparing to move across town, our service, experience and value put us at the top of your short list of moving companies.
We’ve been in the moving business since 1931, when James B. Studdard started delivering ice and coal as a one-man, one-truck operation.
Today, we are a full-service, fully-licensed moving company for local, long-distance, and international home moves, corporate employee relocations and office/industrial moves.
We have grown, yet we strive to offer the same personal attention and service that Mr. Studdard did 80-plus years ago.



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