Our Story

A Global Company with Local Values

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What started with a single truck in 1921 in Cincinnati, Ohio has become a third-generation, family-owned business. Our goal is to move our customers to their next big milestone. Whether that’s helping a person move across town or internationally, solving complex supply chain problems, or provide an environment for you to create a career, we’re here to help you move forward with confidence.

Our Core Values

Our organization is guided by the core principles of TEAM, and each team member is committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations.


We’re committed to earning your trust by being top performers, timely communicators, and effective problem solvers.

We work hard to put you in a position to realize your vision and achieve your goals.

We check in with you at every stage in your timeline, collect feedback, and reassess our plan as needed.

Consider all of us at Planes as members of your team, here to answer any questions and support you through each step of the journey.

Our History

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Humble beginnings.

It all started with one man and one truck in Cincinnati, OH.

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The expansion begins.

Planes opens locations in Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Dayton, Ohio.

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The growth continues.

Planes moves into its current corporate headquarters in West Chester, Ohio, and opens an additional location in Chicago, Illinois.

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Planes’ workplace culture.

Planes launches its TEAM culture. Planes is named a Top Workplace in Cincinnati and celebrates 20 years as a Deloitte USA Top 100 company.

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Brand diversification.

Planes Companies continues to diversify by launching the GWS brand with its first client, Microsoft.

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Global capabilities grow.

Planes becomes a member of FIDI, the only international relocation network independently audited by EY against 200+ quality standards.

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Where we are now.

Two brands with one common mission: moving our clients forward to a better tomorrow.

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