Gone to Texas: Lone Star State Was the Top Corporate Move Destination Again

Gone to Texas: Lone Star State Was the Top Corporate Move Destination Again

More of those big moving trucks you see on the highway are headed to Texas. Texas was the top inbound destination for corporate moves handled in 2020 by Allied Van Lines.

“It’s no surprise that Texas, with its business-friendly climate, continues to rank as the top move destination for Allied corporate relocation services customers,” the big Chicago-based moving and hauling company says in a just-released report.

California, Illinois, Florida and North Carolina are also top destinations where the Allied trucks are headed. Houston and Austin were the two most popular cities for moves by the company’s customers in 2020. Allied said most of its inbound moves to the Dallas area were from Chicago, Southern California, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Most of the inbound Austin moves were from California markets.

Texas has been a top destination for the major moving firms in recent years. And in 2020, several major California-based firms announced plans to move workers to the Lone Star State.

“This year was challenging for everyone and we are proud of our teams for helping people move safely during this pandemic,” Allied Van Lines general manager and vice president Lesli Bertoli said in the report. “Movers are an essential business and have responded swiftly to the pandemic with thorough planning, effective safety measures and thoughtful policies on handling scheduling...”

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