Atlas Van Lines announces new assistant vice president of government business

July 18, 2006

Media Contacts:
Barbara Cox, Atlas Van Lines, 800.638.9797, ext. 2275
A.J. Schneider, Hetrick Communications

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Rick Phillips, a 24-year employee of Atlas Van Lines, has been promoted to assistant vice president of government business.

Phillips will oversee all government related activities — including military and General Services Administration — and will be responsible for developing and promoting new business.

Phillips, an Evansville native, previously was assistant vice president of agency recruitment and was responsible for recruiting new agents for the Atlas network.

Atlas Van Lines is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company that posted record revenues of $949 million in 2005. Atlas World Group companies employ more than 700 people throughout North America. More than 600 Atlas agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate employee relocation and in the transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art and new fixtures and furniture. Visit for more information on the company and Atlas agents.