DeVries Moving & Storage (1223) Under New Ownership

July 1, 2004

WASHINGTON, Auburn -- According to Robert and Jann Perez, Owners and Michael L. Shaffer, Atlas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DeVries Moving-Packing-Storage located at 2302 West Valley Highway, Ste. 500, Auburn, Washington has been purchased by Robert and Jann Perez.  The agency is now part of a network of over 400 agencies representing Atlas nationwide.

"We want DeVries' customers to receive the best service possible," explains Perez.  "Atlas gives us the opportunity to achieve this world-class service all across the U.S."

DeVries offers complete facilities, including a 55,000 s.f. warehouse.  The moving and storage company provides packing, protected storage and local, long distance and international transportation services. 

Headquartered in Evansville, IN, Atlas is the nation's second-largest carrier of household goods with some 600 agents in the United States and Canada. Atlas specializes in corporate employee relocation and in the transport of high-value goods such as electronics, fine arts, and new fixtures and furniture.