Our Story

Providing Honest, Quality Customer Service

Providing honest, quality customer service has been our mission since opening our doors in 1992. Serving our military personnel at Ft. Lewis and McChord AFB, WA, Ed Zielinski wanted to take a personalized approach to moving each military family’s household goods as if they were his own. This personal approach has not changed in the years since.

In the beginning, the company was a single warehouse, small office and only a few moving trucks. As the vision to build a foundation based on integrity and personal care became a reality, Golden Services has grown to become the largest moving, storage and port services, company in Washington.

Today, with 4 branch warehouse locations and 126 Golden team members, serving over 7000+ household and office relocations per year, Golden continues to strive to provide excellent service for their customers, community and team members.

Our Pathway to Growth & Success

  • 2016: Golden Port Services moves into a new warehouse location in Fife, WA to handle our growing customer base.
  • 2012: Golden Port Services moves into a new warehouse location in Lakewood, WA.
  • 2010: Viking Moving Service, Inc., (Anacortes, WA) joins Golden Services to assist us in serving the needs of military, residential and commercial customers in the North Sound.
  • 2007: Expanded our Lakewood Warehouse space to handle our growing customer base.
  • 2005: The Long Haul Fleet was put on the road.
  • 2002: Golden Services signed with Arpin Van Lines to become an agent affiliate.
  • 1999: Formed Golden Port Services to begin servicing International customers and their Port of Seattle, Port of Tacoma import/export needs.
  • 1997: Expert Moving and Storage, Inc. acquires Golden Services, LLC, expanding the moving and storage solutions offered to our customers.
  • 1996: Signed with National Van Lines to become an agent affiliate.
  • 1994: Grew into a larger warehouse facility.
  • 1992: Expert Moving & Storage, Inc. of Lakewood, WA was established to serve the needs of military families at Ft. Lewis and McChord AFB, Tacoma, WA.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Golden Services, LLC received the 2015 Suddath Government Services Excellence Award for proving great customer service
  • Golden Services, LLC received the 2015 Affiliate of the Year from the Tacoma-Pierce County Association of Realtors.
  • Golden Services, LLC received the 2015 Arpin International Group Silver Quality Award for providing excellent service.
  • Golden Services, LLC received the 2015 Arpin Best Military Agent Award for the Western Region.
  • Golden Services, LLC received the Arpin Prime Agent of the Month of July, 2013.
  • Golden Services, LLC received the 2012 Paul Arpin Award, presented to an agent who upholds Mr. Paul Arpin’s values and respect regarding our drivers.
  • Golden Services, LLC received the 2012 Arpin More than 10 Years of Faithful Service Award.
  • Golden Services, LLC received the Arpin Prime Agent of the Month of September, 2011.
  • Golden Services, LLC received the 2010 Arpin Silver Quality Agent Award for excellent service provided to all of its customers.