EVANSVILLE (Ind.) -- Atlas Van Lines' Chris Compton has been named Director of Safety for the company's Relocation Services (household goods) division and Specialized Transportation Group (STG). In this position Compton oversees compliance of Atlas drivers and agents with federal safety regulations.
An Atlas employee since January, 2000, Compton previously held the position of Manager, Transportation Services for the STG, where he was a part of the development team that implemented TMW®, a patented dispatch and communications networking program.
Compton is a native of Madisonville, Ky., and a graduate of Murray State University where he earned a bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health. He is active in the Big Brother/Big Sister organization and other church and community activities.
Headquartered in Evansville, Ind., Atlas Van Lines is North America's second-largest carrier of household goods with some 600 agents in the U.S. and Canada and more than 800 worldwide. Atlas specializes in corporate relocation and in the transport of high-value goods such as electronics, new fixtures, tradeshow exhibits and fine arts.