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Ernie's Van & Storage Expands Into Placer County With Rocklin-Based Branch

Jun 23, 2014
June 23, 2014 

Media Contacts:
Katie Gross, Atlas Van Lines
800.424.2222, ext. 2636 or 

Michelle Bower, Dittoe PR for Atlas Van Lines 
317.202.2280, ext. 11 or 

ROCKLIN, Calif. (June 23, 2014) — Since 1935, the Sowell family has operated Ernie's Van & Storage out of Northern California. Today, the moving company and trusted Atlas Van Lines agent is expanding for the first time since 1976 by opening a new full-service location in Rocklin, California.

"The majority of our business since the mid-1970s has been focused on residential moves," said Matthew Sowell, general manager of Ernie's Van & Storage. "Opening our new facility in Rocklin gives us the ability to achieve one of our primary goals of breaking back into specialized transportation and national accounts business."

Ernie's Van & Storage is one of Northern California's most trusted movers for local, long distance, and international moving and storage. Servicing Nevada County, Placer County and all of the Northern California Gold Country, the company specializes in full service residential, commercial, industrial and corporate moving and storage.

"Ernie's Van & Storage has been a reputable agent of ours for more than 16 years," said Steve Hermann, vice president of agency development at Atlas Van Lines. "The company's outstanding team and commitment to bring the absolute best services to their customers will be two of the driving factors in their success in this new market. We are proud to be a part of Ernie's exceptional moving services."

Consisting of nearly 500 interstate agents across the U.S. and Canada, the Atlas Van Lines agency network facilitates approximately 80,000 moves worldwide each year. For more information on Ernie's Van & Storage, visit To learn more about Atlas Van Lines, its agency network or its moving services, visit

About Ernie's Van & Storage
Ernie's Van & Storage has been family owned & operated since 1935 and is committed to the quality and integrity of the relocation industry as a whole. Ernie's Van & Storage was recently awarded with Atlas Van Lines 2013 World-Class Commitment Award. Ernie's has been an Atlas Van Lines agent since 1998. For more information, visit

About Atlas Van Lines
Atlas Van Lines, a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 700 people throughout North America. Nearly 500 Atlas interstate moving agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate relocationhousehold moving services and in the transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, store fixtures and furniture. For more information, visit


Media Contacts:
Katie ​Gross,
Atlas Van Lines, Inc.
800.638.9797, ext. 2636


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