Wheaton World Wide Moving

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Wheaton World Wide Moving
Industry Moving & Storage
Founded 1945; 73 years ago (1945)
Headquarters Indianapolis, IN, US
Website wheatonworldwide.com

Wheaton World Wide Moving is a moving and storage company based in Indianapolis, Indiana with more than 250 authorized agents. It handles household moving, corporate relocation, international shipping, military and government relocation and special commodity shipments.


  • 1945: Clipper Van Lines founded by Earnest S. Wheaton
  • 1951: Changed name to Wheaton Van Lines, Inc., following lawsuit with Pan Am[1]
  • Late 1950s: Expanded domestic and international services
  • 1973: First carrier in the nation to hold complete 50-state authority from the Interstate Commerce Commission
  • 1986: Named one of the top 101 service companies in America
  • 1987: Changes name to Wheaton World Wide Moving
  • 1989: Named one of the top 101 service companies in America
  • 2000: Becomes a corporate sponsor of Give Kids the World, a non-profit for children with life-threatening diseases
  • 2012: Acquires Bekins Van Lines, Inc.

Awards and highlights[edit]

Wheaton Moving supports the Give Kids the World program, which helps children with life-threatening illnesses visit attractions in central Florida by providing transportation, meals and attraction tickets.[2]

Wheaton’s chairman, Stephen Burns, was named 2006 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Lake Michigan Area Program.[3]


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