Minority Spotlight

E.E. Ward Builds a Strong Company on the Customer Experience

Moving company cites success on the three "Cs": Concern for the customer, the community and the company.
By Andrew Hale

E. E. Ward Moving & Storage is the longest continuously operating African-American-owned company in the U.S., with roots in services started to assist the Underground Railroad and the hauling of U.S. Army supplies before the Civil War. Now 135 years old, the company that began with two horses and a wagon offers an impeccable customer experience delivered by well-trained drivers, who utilize state-of-the-art technology and equipment.

Though people tend to think of moving companies as simply transferring goods from Point A to Poin....