History of Lile International Companies

Barbara Lile and Diane DeAutremont of Lile International CompaniesLile International Companies has been a leader of the transportation business in the Pacific Northwest for over 55 years. Currently owned and managed by sisters, Barbara Lile and Diane DeAutremont, Lile International Companies is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women-Owned Business with 8 branch locations in Seattle (Kent), Tacoma, Vancouver, Washington and Portland (Tualatin), Salem, Eugene, Tigard, and Medford, Oregon. Lile-founder Lile was founded in 1959 when Wendell B. Lile purchased the assets of a small household goods moving and storage company in Tacoma, Washington. Since establishment, Lile has grown significantly in operating locations, revenue and markets served, yet remains committed to providing claim-free, reliable, customer-focused moving and storage services to our customers. Lile is ranked as a top 10 North American Van Lines Agent, has received numerous awards for safety, and is an Accredited Member of the Better Business Bureau. We specialize in the transportation of household goods including local, long distance, and corporate moves as well as government and military relocations. Lile also has a strong presence in commercial relocation which includes office moving, warehousing and distribution, and specialized business logistics solutions.

Mission Statement

Lile provides innovative and creative moving, storage, commercial warehousing and transportation solutions to individuals and companies locally and worldwide. Our focus is to build lasting relationships with our customers through teamwork, integrity, continuous improvement and above all, our commitment to quality service.