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Welcome, Jim Potter & Sons!

November 30, 2023 | Wheaton News & Events


Jim Potter & Sons, Inc., recently joined Wheaton World Wide Moving’s agency network as an interstate agent. Previously an agent for National Van Lines, the Muscle Shoals moving and storage company joins more than 350 Wheaton agents across the country.  

“Our network includes many family-owned business, which is great for our customers,” said A.J. Schneider, President of Wheaton World Wide Moving. “Family members are devoted to their business’ quality and reputation, so they have an even higher investment in providing a quality service.” 


Owner James Potter, Jr. represents the second generation of his family in the company, since his parents founded the moving service and he took over in 1984. The Potter family’s third generation is also involved in the business, with two of James Potter, Sr.’s grandchildren driving for Jim Potter & Sons, Inc. 

The people at the Muscle Shoals moving service have handled just about every challenge successfully

“We have moved a baby grand piano used by Aretha Franklin to record her 1967 hit “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)” around the Shoals ten different times,James Potter, Jr. said. “Back in 2017, we helped move and pack items out of General Joe Wheler’s house so it could have renovations done. We then moved the items back in a year later. 

The Jim Potter & Sons, Inc., team gets involved in their community by donating to schools in the area, offering a large discount to all assisted living moves, supporting the local food bank, and moving large items free for St Jude auctions in the area.  


Jim Potter & Sons, Inc., is located at PO Box 216, Sheffield, AL, 35660. They can be reached by phone at (256) 383-7836 or online at 

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