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Amplifier 2014 Articles

  • Convention Brings Together Atlas 'Ohana

    ​Agents and HQ Staff Travel to Kauai, HI to Celebrate the Year's Achievements.  Convention kicked off with a di...
  • A Blast from the Past

    What do you do with the shattered remains of the greatest race boat ever built? "The last time this boat was in th...
  • The Club Checks in at Cabo

    The President’s Club will enjoy the sweeping mountainside and oceanfront views of Cabo San Lucas during their ...
  • DMS Wins Cartus Masters Cup

    Highest Honor Bestowed by Cartus Global Network Recognizes DMS for Outstanding Service and Performance ​Pictured fr...
  • Your 2014 Quality Award Winners

    Each year, Atlas honors the agents whose performance exemplifies this dedication. They embody the heart of Atlas q...
  • WWII Veterans See the Memorial Built for Them

    ​Atlas Helps Fly 70 Veterans to Washington D.C. on Evansville's First Honor Flight A WWII Veteran is greeted by hi...
  • Big Rig, Big Costs

    The Cost of Running a Big Rig Atlas released its latest infographic, which focuses on the costs of keeping a big rig...
  • Referral Refresh

    AAA Introduces Discounts and Rewards Every good idea deserves an occasional refresher. In July, AAA announced a new...
  • Atlas Hauls in Honors at Cartus Event

    Atlas Van Lines received Commitment to Excellence Gold Award at Cartus Global Network Conference. Atla...
  • Three Agents Join Atlas

    As our community continues to grow, Atlas is proud to welcome three new agency locations on board. Bay Shore Brings ...
  • Forum Preview

    The 48th Annual Atlas Forum will be held in San Diego, CA from April 23-24, 2015 at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Qua...
  • Rememberances

    Walter Kupka, 70, of  Puyallup, WA passed away May 16. He was the former President of Ed’s Moving...
  • DMS Goes the Distance

    Agency Completes Race for Hunger Team Move For Hunger (from left to right): Debbie Miodek, Accounting, DM...
  • DMS and Alexander's Win Big at Brookfield

    Agents Take Platinum and Gold Close to 500 relocation industry specialists, real estate professionals and service ...
  • BRAVO Recap: PVO’s have the Golden Touch

    Food, gifts, games and more. Over 1,300 events took place at Atlas agencies across the U.S. and Canada during BRAVO...
  • Vision 2018

    Atlas teams develop a platform to Go New Places.® In the previous issue of the Amplifier, we introduced Vision 2018,...
  • Two Join Atlas Subsidiaries

    Avail Resource Management and Cornerstone Relocation Group are proud to announce that Mary Beth Johnson and Mark Rab...
  • Paxton Cares

    As the official moving partner of the Charlotte Bobcats, Paxton Van Lines (1614) was happy to help when the Bobcats...
  • Ace Gets Going

    In April, Ace Moving & Storage of Oklahoma City (1406) completed Run for Lungs, a 5k benefitting the American Lun...
  • Challenge Accepted

    Drumroll, please. Here are your winners of the Move For Hunger Challenge In the heart of their busiest season, Atla...
  • Pursuing the Vision

    Atlas Logistics Brand and Website a “Go.” In the U.S. alone, the third-party logistics industry (3PL) g...
  • Going Global

    Expanding the Footprint to the Large Global Mobility Market For almost 15 years, Cornerstone has established itself...
  • Global Network of Licensed Agents

    Shortening the Supply Chain to Manage International Details International moves entail a lot—country-specific...
  • A Connection to Helping Families

    Atlas Canada Holds Fast to Traditional Values Princess Diana said: “Family is the most important thing in the w...
  • Gaining Momentum

    With strategic direction flowing from Vision 2018, Avail Move Management prepares for a bigger and more dynamic role ...
  • Amplifier Evolving a Little Further: Online

    “This gives us the opportunity to bring corporate-level information into a real-time environment, which will...
  • ¿Habla español?

    Spanish-Language Site Serves Growing U.S. Hispanic Population Atlas Van Lines continues to go global with the intr...
  • Community Garden Feeds Knowledge

    One lot over from Walker Transfer (2114) in Kenova, WV, grows a garden full of corn, green beans, turnips, peas, oni...
  • Atlas Wins ESGR Honored Employer Award

    Employees of Atlas Van Lines accept the ESGR Honored Employer Award. Serving the men and women who serve this great...
  • Operation: Vet Van Restoration

    Atlas Chairman & CEO Glen Dunkerson and President & COO Jack Griffin pose in front of the refurbished van wi...
  • Titan Project Snapshot

    Partnership for Final Mile Sm;)es Staybridge Inn Bowling Green, Kentucky Outdoor Patio Titan Global Distribution ...
  • Getting it there.

    Atlas Logistics Aligns for Enhanced Service Atlas Logistics aligned into one department at Atlas headquarters in Fe...
  • International Reassurance

    Atlas Professionalism Overcomes “Fear Factor.” After moving to South America with Atlas International, R...
  • Latin America: Open for Business

    If a poll were taken to identify regions ripe for global growth, Latin America would likely be voted “Most Like...
  • Assignee Housing in Europe: Who Does What?

    It’s said that “all roads lead to Rome.” But when finding housing for assignees in Europe, the ro...
  • Lifting Scores for Military Customers

    New Approach Elevates Service, Opportunities A new day is dawning for Atlas’ military business. And it brings...
  • The word that best describes it may simply be “Wow.”

    Information has never been more powerful. With an AtlasNet system as its engine, Order Management is the single mos...
  • NAV CANADA Awards Atlas Canada

    NAV CANADA provides air traffic control across Canada. It employs about 4,600 employees in 130 locations, and it reli...
  • Lifetime of Achievement

    Mike Shaffer received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Moving & Storage Institute in February at the...
  • Lighter Waits

    Timing, pricing, capacity – the logistical variables put lighter moves in a class all their own. Although they...
  • Perfect Storm, Perfect Opportunity

    Throughout the Atlas organization, three questions are top of mind and constantly under discussion.  How d...
  • Banner Year for Cooperation - 2010 Remodels Record Year for Business

    What goes into a banner year? For Atlas STG and Gap Inc., the answer can be summarized in one word: partnership. D...

Amplifier 2013 Articles

  • Entrepreneurial Insights

    Since the 2012 Atlas Convention, several new agents have joined the company, while others have expanded operations wi...
  • Partnership Solves Complex Logistics Equation

    In January, Ace World-Wide Moving & Storage Co. (39) and AWG Logistics answered this scenario for Ascena Retail G...
  • One More Makes Nine

    New Places.  Multiple corporate moves are often a natural part of having a career. As you'll read in this stor...
  • New Synergy in Atlas Logistics

    One year ago, Atlas introduced AWG Logistics, a full-service, third-party logistics provider. Following its solid fir...
  • Atlas. Better Than Ever. Right Now.

    "The Atlas brand is special, " says Jack Griffin, President and COO, Atlas World Group. "It represents serv...
  • Moving With Atlas Can Make a Difference

    A dozen cans of vegetables. A few jars of applesauce. Some coffee, pasta, and cereal. Did you know your pantry disca...
  • Undercover Boss

    Tougher. Grimier. Riskier. Are you game?  Kirsten Flynn, Vice President, Premiere Van Lines (8060 Corporate He...

Amplifier 2012 Articles

  • Excellence

    Take a good look at the 51 names below. They represent a professionalism to which all aspire, but few can claim. The...

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Amplifier 2007 Articles

  • Bob Clark to Lead Atlas Canada

    You might say Bob Clark, incoming President of Atlas Van Lines Canada, learned the business "from the road up." Bob ...
  • Quality Unleashed

    You might think of it as "Best of Show." It's Atlas' most rigorous and demanding evaluation of an agent's quality pe...
  • Getting On Board with a New Tariff

    On May 7 of this year, the Surface Transportation Board terminated its approval of the agreements of motor carrier b...
  • Mike Shaffer Hits the Road

    Mike Shaffer's story has gone just the way things are supposed to happen in America. A young man, on vacation from t...
  • TSA Enacts New Requirements for Air Cargo.

    Following the attacks on 9/11/2001, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued emergency security ...
  • Lights. Camera. Atlas.

    As public showcases for the world's biggest durable goods industry, auto shows differ immensely from trade shows. ...
  • Bringing New Luster to Boston Harbor

    There's a new jewel on the Boston waterfront, a luxury development with two 22-story towers gemmed in mirrored gla...
  • Acceleration

    Atlas Amplifier PDF(5.3 MB) You might call it an idea whose time has come...or, as Frank Webers aptly terms it, "th...
  • Light the Candles

    If your memory stretches back 40 years, you may recall that mid-twentieth century U.S. society inhabited a turbulent...

Amplifier 2006 Articles

  • The Forum Turns 40

    Windy City to Host Anniversary Event Come April, Chicago is in for a big celebration when Atlas convenes the 40th Fo...
  • Leaders of the Pack

    The standards get tougher every year. Which is why the Milton M. Hill Quality Award is undeniable proof of an Atlas ...
  • Enter the Titan

    There's a new name coming to Atlas World Group. It's a name that evokes the kind of strength you would associate wit...
  • Atlas Accel: New and Faster

    An executive based in Los Angeles takes an assignment in New York City. She needs to relocate immediately to fill a...
  • Atlas Springs Into Action for Major League Baseball

    Forget Ground Hog Day. Everyone knows that the real harbinger of spring isn't the shadow of Punxsutawney Phil. It's ...
  • Atlas Revenue Approaches Historic Milestone

    "We're certainly nearing an incredible financial milestone. But Atlas' success is no mystery. With the support and h...
  • Labor Certification

    Whether moving irreplaceable family photos or a valuable vintage car, Atlas believes customers deserve to know that ...
  • What's New?

    As every student of history knows, the city of brotherly love is famous for its role in the founding of the U.S. rep...

Amplifier 2005 Articles

  • Milton M. Hill Quality Award

    The entire Atlas family is proud to honor this year's Milton M. Hill Quality Award winners. Their uncompromising com...
  • Atlas Exhibits Flair for Fun at SHRM, ERC

    June 19 to 22... Surf’s Up! More than a thousand corporate relocation professionals visited the Atlas booth ...
  • Five-Star Solution

    BDS crews unload containers from the barge that travels weekly from Honolulu. Finding your way to paradise is one...
  • A Recognized Force

    In 2005 Atlas will generate more than $900 million in revenue. These numbers include an estimated 27 percent share...
  • It's that time of year... Girl Scout Cookies.

    Some crave the peanut butter sandwich. Some hanker for thin mints. Still others are partial to shortbread. Of course...
  • The Reality of Culture (International)

    By Gary M. Wederspahn, Grovewell LLC Cross-cultural training and coaching should be a component of every internatio...
  • Culture of Reality

    The realities of relocation are sometimes not as they first appear to be. And, certainly, some perspectives of real...

Amplifier 2004 Articles

  • Taking Baseball Hall of Fame on the Road

    If you're a baseball fan (and who isn't!) you may want to take in Baseball as America, the National Baseball Hall of...
  • Qualcomm®

    Atlas is investing $1 million to equip its trailers with an advanced tracking system by QUALCOMM®, the industr...
  • Avail: Satisfaction in Action

    It's a little after nine o'clock on a Wednesday morning. Jack is about to go into a staff meeting when a pang of an...
  • STG: On the Road to the Sky

    Many specialized transportation projects involve unique requirements for the handling of store fixtures, exhibits o...
  • The Habitat House That Atlas Built

    This summer, a group of Atlas employees in Evansville will be getting up early on Saturdays to enjoy some invigorati...
  • Atlas Agents Celebrate Longevity

    In 1904, Swedish immigrants Fred Nelson and Oscar Westerberg went into business together, "with willing hands and s...
  • Human Resourcefulness

    Atlas Amplifier — Summer 2004 You've heard the saying, "If you don't like the weather, just wait, it's going ...

Amplifier 2003 Articles

FEATURE

  • Vision 2018

    Atlas teams develop a platform to Go New Places.® In the previous issue of the Amplifier, we introduced Vision 2018,...
  • Amplifier Evolving a Little Further: Online

    “This gives us the opportunity to bring corporate-level information into a real-time environment, which will...
  • ¿Habla español?

    Spanish-Language Site Serves Growing U.S. Hispanic Population Atlas Van Lines continues to go global with the intr...

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  • Rememberances

    Walter Kupka, 70, of  Puyallup, WA passed away May 16. He was the former President of Ed’s Moving...
  • Two Join Atlas Subsidiaries

    Avail Resource Management and Cornerstone Relocation Group are proud to announce that Mary Beth Johnson and Mark Rab...
  • Lifetime of Achievement

    Mike Shaffer received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Moving & Storage Institute in February at the...

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