The original two men and a truck…

Check out Kenosha’s original two men and a truck! Taken at some point in the 1930s, this photo features Tom Nelson’s Grandpa Otto (right). It was taken in front of the old office on Roosevelt Road and 22nd Avenue in Kenosha, where the fire station is now. Our family has been moving yours for over […]

An Unexpected Change of Events

George was recently at a family’s home on a revisit for a move from Union Grove to Indiana. A woman, who was planning a move near her daughter, fell down a few steps as she, her son, and George were both walking downstairs. George held her leg to immobilize as she thought it was broken. […]

Welcome to Our New Website!

It is with great excitement that we introduce you to the new and improved ottonelsonmoving.com! Responsive Website When we set out on this endeavor, our main goal was to create a site that was easily accessible on all devices from a smart phone to a large desktop computer, and everything in between. We know you, our […]

Van Operator of the Month

We’re proud to announce that our very own Davie Loeffler was recognized as United Van Line’s Operator of the Month for February 2019. United Van Lines recognizes its most outstanding van operators each month during the year. Davie won their Household Goods Miles Great Lakes/SE Region award. As a monthly award winner, he will be […]

2019 Heart of Quality Award Winner

Brag Alert! We are incredibly proud of our very own Mikki Rodriguez, recipient of the 2019 Heart of Quality Award. Presented by Unigroup, our parent company, the award is given to moving coordinators with excellent customer service. This award is based on the feedback of the most important critics – our customers. Mikki has earned […]

A Friday Night Blowout

Some Friday nights bring more excitement than others! We were recently requested to assist a local manufacturing company in Pleasant Prairie transport product from their facility to a local warehouse for storage and shipping. We were handling up to 250,000 pounds per day as most loads were over 40,000 pounds each! Flat Tires Happen to […]

Reviews Can Be Powerful

Have you ever tried your very best, while being honest and forthright, and you still get burned? Unfortunately, that has happened to us over here at Otto Nelson recently. Anyone who knows us knows customer service is ALWAYS at the forefront of what we do. But as in life, sometimes circumstances can veer outside of […]

Happy Customer = Happy Otto Crew

In a recent move we like to call “The Big Hoist” we moved some items out of a farmhouse with a narrow staircase by going through a second-floor window and carefully lowering to the ground with a large crew and a ladder. Happy Customers Are the Lifeblood of Our Moving Company Why do we do […]

The Big Hoist

We did one of our first relocations for the Foxconn project on Hwy KR for a nice couple that was in an older farmhouse with barn, pole building, and detached garage. They really did not intend on moving…ever. George had filled in on the moving crews this day as we had one of our local […]

Customer Service is Key

Recently, George flew out to Arizona to pick up Tom and Donna Nelson and drive them back… No motorhome this time though! On their way up, they ate dinner at an Olive Garden in Joplin, Missouri. Their server was Julia and she knew we were traveling through. Their server, Julia, was a very pleasant young […]