is a fifth generation family business. Patrick Ryan Mullen
held a Stevedore License and operated out of New Bedford,
Massachusetts Seaport delivering freight from the shipyards
to merchants and homes in the surrounding Bay area.
the early 1900s with the expansion of rail service, Mullen
moved west and settled in North Adams, Massachusetts.
From their location on State Street, freight was prepared
and drayed out of the Heritage Park Rail Yard. The service
was performed with teams of horses within Berkshire County
in western Massachusetts.
of the company was transferred to Patrick's son, Martin
Thomas Mullen, in 1921. With the advent of motorized trucks,
Martin expanded the drayage operation and developed a
freight line informally known as "the loop" - a three-time-a-week
trip beginning in Massachusetts, north into Vermont, east
into New York, south to Albany, the back to N. Adams.
1942 the business was bequeathed to Martin's wife, Gertrude
Craven Mullen. Gert operated the business alone until
her son Jack returned from World War II.
1946 Jack returned from the war and learned and grew the
business. Jack expanded the loop and purchased Senshaw
Moving in Glens Falls, NY; Saratoga Van in Saratoga Springs,
NY; and McCormick & Sons, in Schenectady, NY.
1980 Martin Mullen entered the business full time - the
fourth generation with Mullen Mayflower. 1980 also marked
the deregulation of the moving industry.
meet the demands and opportunities of deregulation, Martin
began diversifying and specializing in related businesses
- transportation, warehousing, and packaging.
specializes in Facility & Industrial Moving, Museum and
Library Relocation, International Household Goods Forwarding,
Climate-Controlled Warehousing and Transportation, Information
Storage & Management, and High Value prototypes and furnishings
moving, packaging, and transportation.
the 1980s Martin created The Archive - Information Storage
& Management, Pack N' Ship, and Mullen's Minis Self-Storage
Mini Warehouses and Trailer Storage.
purchased Mullen Mayflower and the related companies in
1997 Martin purchased Consolidated Freightways terminal
in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and started Mullen Logistics,
LLC, a commercial Warehousing and Distribution Company.
2002 Martin purchased Downing Personal Storage Company
expanding Mullen's Minis, Inc., which now includes four
self-storage facilities and truck rental and leasing companies.
2005 Mullen will complete a state-of-the-art warehouse,
storage and distribution facility in Saratoga County New
remains a family-owned and operated business with Ethan
Oberwager, the fifth generation, working during his summer
break from high school moving furniture.
is licensed by: the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department
of Telecommunications and Energy, the Federal Highway
Administration, The United States Department of Transportation,
Public Service Commission of the State of New York, and
the Military Traffic Management Command.
is a member of multiple trade organization, including
but not limited to the Massachusetts Movers Association
of which Martin Mullen is a former director, the New York
State Movers Association, the American Moving & Storage
Association, the Self Service Storage Association and
the Employee Relocation Council.
is both bonded and insured for Workers' Compensation,
Automobile, and Property, Liability with Umbrella, and
Loss & Damage to Cargo (Inland Marine) coverage.