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About Ralph Moyle, Inc.

 

Our Culture

At Ralph Moyle, Inc. (RMI), we believe that our culture and background say a lot about how we do business. Since 1966, we’ve provided customer satisfaction and created a wholesome environment for our team.

Our mission: Unwavering pursuit of superior services through a family atmosphere and a fierce commitment to our core values.

Our niche: Simplifying logistics for our customers.

 
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Our History

RMI began with its namesake and founder, Ralph Moyle, hauling produce as a 13-year-old in Mattawan, Michigan, during World War II. Officially incorporated in 1966, RMI has grown from a local transportation company for agricultural producers to serving a variety of industries in 38 states east of the Rockies.

From humble roots, RMI has grown to include more than 160 employees, 80 tractors, a 320,000-square-foot dry goods warehouse, and services ranging from local transportation to distribution management and light repackaging for clients including: Coca-Cola, Stryker, Welch’s, Knouse Foods, and Gordon Food Service.

 

Ralph Moyle, Inc. Timeline

1945

In 1945, during WWII, the idea of RMI began. Ralph was only 13 years old at this time and began hauling grapes for local farms for Welch’s.

  • After serving two years in the U.S. Army, Ralph returned to Mattawan and pursued a degree in business from Western Michigan University (WMU).
  • During his time at WMU, Ralph wrote a paper outlining his ambition to own a small trucking company and predicted that one day he would turn it over to his sons.

1952

Ralph purchased the first tractor, a Ford F-8, for the Ralph Moyle Semi Fleet.

1979

Ralph’s record of superior customer service landed the Coca-Cola contract and we continue to do business with them today!

Late 1980s

Ralph’s fleet grew to include more than 30 tractors and expanded business services such as refrigerated transportation and food-grade liquid bulk transportation.

1991

Under the direction of Mike Moyle, RMI began operating the building as a public warehouse.

Ralph’s youngest son, Jon Moyle, joined the company full-time as a dispatcher.

1998

RMI conducted our first value-added project for Coca-Cola. This was the beginnings of what we know as our co-packing division.

2013

RMI’s co-packing division was moving at full steam with daily production of in-store display pallets, club packs, and dog bone projects.

2017

RMI’s Driver Apprenticeship Program was validated by the U.S. Department of Labor as a Registered Apprenticeship Program.

 
 

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Learn more about our services to discover how Ralph Moyle, Inc. can solve your logistics and distribution challenges.

 
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