According to Deloitte research, “Purpose Is Everything:
When companies and brands lead with purpose, they are changing the nature of business today”.
“Purpose-driven companies witness higher market share gains and grow three times faster on average than their competitors, all while achieving higher workforce and customer satisfaction”.
Our purpose of providing the Best Shires Moving Experience
We’ve been going strong for nearly fifty years! We have a strong sense of purpose in providing the best moving experience for our customers – from A to Z, the whole package – from planning, packing, storage, transporting, to destination. This could be moving you around the corner, or around the world.
So, customer satisfaction is a top priority – especially through the past few years. The global pandemic and lockdowns brought huge challenges to most businesses, more specifically those who had to shut down operations for a while. We kept on track during strict lockdown, and opened as soon as we were able.
And we have been moving you again – enthusiastically and busily – ever since!
Trustpilot reviews attest to Shires’ commitment to customer satisfaction, with a recent one being:
Just wanted to say a huge massive thank you to Shires Removal Group and your entire team. The service we have received over the past six months has been fantastic.
The two colleagues who came to help pack up our house in back in September 2021 were brilliant – they worked so hard to get everything done in the very short time frame we had. They were professional, courteous and above all super-efficient. It was a pleasure dealing with Shires each month when it came to paying the storage fees.
The entire team who came earlier this month to return our belonging to us were absolutely brilliant – I can’t believe they worked so hard and got everything safe up to our flat (on the third floor) for us in such a short time. They were all very polite, courteous, helpful and as with the other team – super efficient. Shires have some excellent people working for them. We have been truly impressed with this company and the service we have received.
We can’t praise this firm enough – if you want an excellent, headache and hassle free move then make sure you engage this firm. You won’t be sorry”.
Where we began
The Shires Removal Group was born in 1989 from the parent company of P. Sweeting Removals and Storage, a family run business, which was established in 1974. Our philosophy has always been to offer a top quality service using trained, friendly staff who care about getting the job done properly.
Whether you are moving house or office, nationally or internationally, our friendly and helpful staff aim to make the move as easy and stress free as possible.
Our head office is located in Kinsley, near Pontefract and Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK, but we cater for moves all over the country and around the world – whether you are moving a few miles or a few thousand miles.
Right from the start, our sense of purpose has been written in our foundations, philosophy and culture. Clear purpose is everything to an organisation: why the company exists, what problems it is here to solve, who it wants to be to every customer and team member.
Over the years we have remained consistent and on top of our industry
Deloitte says: “What separates purpose-driven businesses from the rest are longevity and authenticity. Companies that lead with purpose and build around it can achieve continued loyalty, consistency, and relevance in the lives of consumers”.
“Future-ready companies share three characteristics: they know who they are and what they stand for; they operate with a fixation on speed and simplicity; and they grow by scaling up their ability to learn, innovate, and seek good ideas regardless of their origin”.
Some things that keep companies adapting to each era of its growth, presence, and activity:
Reinvention: to keep a company agile, responsive to current trends, ways of communicating, embracing technology, conditions, demands; and human interaction that include customer and team expectations, hopes and potential.
Sharpen your value agenda – where value is created in the company, and how you will achieve this.
Prioritise speed – be fast, nimble, and frictionless to create ways that foster agility and simplicity.
Radically flatten structure – not to eradicate hierarchy, but to make it less important as an organising mechanism. The end result is making an organisation fitter, flatter, faster, and far better at unlocking considerable value.
Turbocharge decision-making – A recent McKinsey survey found that organisations that make decisions quickly are twice as likely as slow decision-makers to make high-quality decisions. Organisations that consistently decide fast and well are more likely to outperform their peers.
Into the future
For most organisations, the pandemic and its aftermath have upended life as we knew it. As Albert Einstein said, “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity”.
In our own business, Shires Removals, we have moved many, many customers over the past two years in response to lifestyle changes brought about by the pandemic. Many have moved to the countryside, to larger homes for accommodating remote working from home, sometimes commuting to the office as hybrid working. And with access to gardens and nature, and a community hub.
Everything about your move matters to us.
Trusted Moving Professionals with more than four decades of experience and moving our customers.
“We would recommend Shires Removals for their outstanding service. They moved us out of our 4 storey house and put our contents in storage. Nothing was too much trouble for Danny and his team. We expected to use their storage facility for 2-3 months, but due to our original house purchase falling through, this became 15 months.
Luckily, the cost of their storage was cheaper than their competitors’ quotes. All of our possessions arrived safely, without a single item damaged. Towels & bedding etc were fresh and dry and didn’t even need washing on arrival.
They only charged a small & very reasonable extra amount for the extra mileage to our different house purchase.
Danny was also on the lorry that delivered to us (this time with Dave) and again they were really friendly, hardworking & helpful. They were very professional, covering all our new carpets before entering the house. Overall 5 star service”.
“So glad we used Shires for our move from York to Albox, Almeria, Spain. Lesley was fantastic with the required paperwork for customs and friendly and professional throughout. Dave and Danny packed up in York and Brent and Dave delivered to Spain. Not one breakage whatsoever. Such care and attention taken with our personal possessions was so appreciated and took the stress out of such a huge move for us. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them and thanks again for a fabulous service”. Debbie & Kevin Pepper
Home Moves. Office Moves. Business Moves.
We provide Local, National and International Removals, Packing, and Storage services to Domestic and Commercial customers.
You find a place, and we’ll take you there!