We Are a Premier
Moving Services Company
We've earned that reputation over the past 125 years. We've earned it by taking good care of folks like you. As a business service "moving provider" in the Milwaukee and Madison regions, we've seen it all, and done just about anything needed in residential moving, commercial relocation, facilities management, office moves, installation services, office furniture, and warehousing.

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2 Locations To Serve You

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Coakley Brothers Milwaukee
400 S. 5th Street
Milwaukee WI, 53204
Phone: 414-278-7060

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Coakley Brothers Madison
2918 Agriculture Drive
Madison WI, 53718
Phone: 608-421-5000

Residential Relocations

Why Coakley Brothers is Your Premier Moving Choice
We have the equipment, expertise and people to handle all of your residential moving needs. Whether its a house, condo or an apartment, we provide full service local, national and international moving services in the Milwaukee and Madison metro areas. Our mission is to provide you with seamlessly integrated planning, scheduling, transport and delivery at an affordable price. We are the experts at protectively packaging and carefully transporting your valuable property.
Unmatched Coakley Brothers Expertise and Customer Satisfaction
Why is Coakley Brothers better? Our people are amazing! Our satisfied customers can tell you about our performance and reliability. Our studied staff will fine-tune a Personal Moving Plan that integrates your needs, schedule and budget.
As an Allied Van Lines agent, we can help you take the stress out of moving. By utilizing the latest in technology, we schedule, inventory, track, communicate, navigate, assemble, disassemble and package your fragile items with care.
Integrated Local, National & International Moving
Allied Van Lines is a central point-of-contact, full-service location and logistics powerhouse, from online tracking to multiple shipping, storage and moving options, we cover your complex moving needs. Our experts know how to move your residence with minimum downtime.
We coordinate and move it all; tables, chairs, sofas, pictures, kitchen ware, beds, mattresses, art, collectibles, cars, boats RV's, ect. Basically, if you own it, our professional moving experts have the experience and knowledge to move on time and on budget.
A Smooth Transition with Coakley Brothers
Coakley Brothers professional moving experts take the hectic out of your moving transition. From the initial estimate, to best options for transport, we have the experience and resources to take the headache out of your move.
Our dedicated professional moving teams know how to deal with bad weather, alternate routes, heavy and awkward furniture, narrow stairways and complicated inventories and tracking.
Affordably Customized Moving with Coakley Brothers
Coakley Brothers and Allied Van Lines are your affordable moving partners! Our customer oriented staff will provide you with moving expertise targeted to your personal needs and budget. Our staff are standing by to tailor a Personal Moving Plan to meet your unique needs.
Coakley Brothers strives to provide you accurate and timely quotes. Nobody likes to see a surprise on the bill. Our relocation experts will work strategically to maximize the value you receive. We provide multiple options to best meet your needs from full-service packing, fragile item packing, loading, transport and self-service packing materials.
Working over-time while organizing the kids, the toys, the pets, family transportation, temporary accommodations and acclimating to your new nest? Use the services of your choice to help take the stress out of your move. We provide premium moving value to support your move.

Commercial Relocations

You already know moving companies and relocation service providers like us are going to tell you (truthfully!) no two commercial moves are the same. Any commercial moving company (like us) "worth its salt) must emphasize the fact that moves involving relocation services (locally or long distance) are all different. It is for that reason we strongly recommend a formal walkthrough of your company's space and it's contents to identify what you want relocated.
Walkthrough... Moving Quotes... Detailed Survey of Your Moving Needs
You become our prime focus. Walking through the areas of your business and the contents to be moved will get our full professional attention.
  • investigation of all details and items
  • education- servicing you so you KNOW exactly what we believe you should have done, and why
  • full analysis of the move ahead of time from our initial meting right down tot the details of the last item to be moved to your new location
  • from our analysis, a careful estimate for the moving quote you've requested will be supplied, with detailed accuracy and shorter moving times that would otherwise be the case
Your personal Coakley Brothers business development manager assigned to your commercial move will be on hand to take care of any questions you have. Without this kind of care and accuracy, longer move times become the norm. A fact with some moving companies and a typical distinctive of others, we have worked hard over our 127 years to carefully avoid such delays.
From our analysis, we strive to perform at the highest level so that your experience with us is pleasant and most importantly memorable. You will find that we have
  • Advised your economic picture accurately
  • Managed your project, cutting excess and waste in cost and time, saving you money
  • Took care of everything so your "worry factor" wasn't a factor at all
Relocation Services
We at Coakley Brothers have seen it all and moved it all in over 125 years of moving...well, almost everything imaginable. Certainly we have seen our share of warehouses, manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, and businesses of all kinds. So, we have become the "go-to" moving company for relocation services for Milwaukee and Madison in particular, and throughout Wisconsin.
Remember, with our relocation services, areas such as asset management, project management, and systems furniture installations are all services we provide. It is our job to help you plan for minimal downtime with all of the services we provide.
Moving Company and Relocation Logistics
The Coakley Brothers' Commercial Relocation logistics management team will help you choose the correct service options for your moving needs. rest assured, we will map out a plan for moving your shipment from city to city, or coast to coast, as the case may be.
We will supply logistical expertise to support your present best business practices while creating solutions that reduce or eliminate cost. Our objectives are to enhance your quality of service with efficiency, improved inventory management and amplify you time to market.

Employee Relocations

Coakley Brothers is an agent of Allied Van Lines, and as such, we have one of the most efficient, largest, and experienced van lines working for you. Your employee relocation package can be tied to a move that is across the country or oven overseas. In any case, we'll coordinate employee moves from beginning to end, making it hassle-free for your employees, for their families and for your company.
Most businesses have unique ideas on what they want included in tier employee relocation packages. Call us and we will custom design a program that seamlessly suits your company's needs.
Of course, any authorized services can range from simple transportation necessities for your employees to full service relocation, which can include purchasing the employee's residence.
Coakley Brothers will assign a dedicated professional relocation consultant to help each of your employees with their relocations. That can be very important in log distance relocating projects due to the fact they can be quite a complicated process usually made so by poor communication as a primary source of service failures.
We assign the dedicated professional relocation consultant so as to provide a single point of contact for your employees and they can, in turn, just relax, knowing that all the details of their move are being closely supervised by their customer service representative.
Coakley Brothers has been successfully relocation employees for Wisconsin businesses since 1938. Please contact us to find out how we can be of service to you in helpiong you solve your company's employee relocation requirements.
Questions? Give us a call: 414-278-7060

Coakley Brothers Standard

"We're more than just a mover."
Peggy Coakley
President & CEO
Coakley Brothers, Wisconsin’s premier moving company has been serving the households and businesses of Milwaukee and Madison areas for over 125 years. It is over this time that we have developed the processes and procedures that carry our business far into the future.
We understand the individual needs of both homeowners and business owners, and we do what it takes to make your residential move or commercial relocation as worry free as possible.
Over the years we have transformed from not only a moving and storage company, but to also offering services such as office furniture Installation Services, Facilities Management, Warehousing, and other specialty services servicing fields such as Hospitality, Library, Medical, Bio-Technology, and Education to name a few.
We approach every household move, business relocation, installation project and every other service we offer with our "Diamond Class" approach. What is "Diamond Class" you ask.
It is going the extra mile for not only our clients but our co-workers as well. Doing whatever it takes to get the job done right, or to help our co-worker do their job better or easier.
We have found that employing this approach to all that we do builds a cohesive team that not only enjoys their job, but enjoys the people around them.
We embrace and celebrate diversity within the Coakley Brothers teams. All our employees are continuously encouraged to share and learn new ideas and share them amongst the ranks. We reward the hunger to learn and accept those jobs that challenge our employees to think "outside the box".

Coakley Brothers FAQ's

What methods can I use to pay for my move?
Coakley Brothers accepts all major credit/debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. We also accept certified cashiers check or money order. We only accept personal checks for local moves.
Do your movers accept cash on the day of my move?
Our professional movers do not accept cash on the day of your move. We ask that you call us at 414-278-7060 and pay with a credit or debit card. If you are paying by certified check or money order our movers will accept that payment on the day of your move.
What does it mean when you say your an Allied Agent?
Most interstate moving companies are affiliated with a national van line to share resources, provide affordable relocation solutions and maintain consistent performance standards. Allied Van Lines is one of the nation’s largest household goods carriers with over 400 agents nationwide, allowing for consistent high quality service in virtually anywhere in the United States.
Do you offer storage services?
Yes, we offer storage services if you need some extra time before you can accept your household goods at your residence. We also have a state of the art, climate controlled self storage facility to meet all your storage needs after you are settled into your new residence.
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