Atlas Van Lines awards agents for world-class commitment

October 17, 2006

Media Contacts:
Sara DeWitt, Atlas Van Lines, 800.638.9797, ext. 2951
A.J. Schneider, Hetrick Communications

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Atlas Van Lines will award 30 agents with the World-Class Commitment Award at the 59th annual Atlas Convention, held Nov. 1- 4 in Phoenix.

The award recognizes agents who attain high scores in performance rankings, including Atlas' high quality standards. Award winners must exceed 12 quality standards that include customer service, customer satisfaction, estimating accuracy, claims ratio and compliance with Atlas standards of excellence.

"Although all Atlas Van Lines agents are committed to providing high-quality service to our customers, these agents go above and beyond to exceed expectations," said Jim Stamm, vice chairman, president and COO of Atlas World Group. "Because of this determination, these award winners have helped to position Atlas as a leader in the relocation industry."

The agents who will receive the World-Class Commitment Award are:

  • A-1 Moving & Storage, Jupiter, Fla.
  • Able Moving & Storage, Inc., Manassas, Va.
  • Ace Relocation Systems, Inc., Elgin, Ill.
  • Ace World Wide Moving & Storage, Huntington Beach, Calif.
  • Ace World Wide Moving & Storage Co., Elgin, Ill.
  • Ace World Wide of New York, Inc., Rock Tavern, N.Y.
  • Ace World-Wide Moving & Storage Co., Inc., Cudahy, Wis.
  • All-Star Moving Systems, Inc., Muncie, Ind.
  • Atlantic Relocation Systems, Carollton, Texas
  • Bekins Northwest, Mountlake Terrace, Wash.
  • Bekins Northwest, Spokane, Wash.
  • Bekins Northwest, Yakima, Wash.
  • Bekins Northwest, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Bluff City Transfer & Storage Co., Inc., Memphis, Tenn.
  • California Moving Systems, Inc., Sacramento, Calif.
  • City Transfer & Storage Company, Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Discover Moving & Storage, Inc., Great Falls, Mont.
  • DMS Moving Systems of Alabama, Inc., Bessemer, Ala.
  • Ed's Moving & Storage, Inc., Lakewood, Wash.
  • Imlach Movers of Ohio, LLC, Lorain, Ohio
  • Imlach Movers of Ohio, LLC, Findlay, Ohio
  • Locker Moving & Storage, Inc., Canton, Ohio
  • McCormack-Payton Storage & Moving Co. of Wichita, Inc., Wichita, Kan.
  • Mitchell Moving and Storage Company, Seattle, Wash.
  • Powell Relocation Group, Merrillville, Ind.
  • Ray's Moving and Storage, Burton, Mich.
  • Reads Moving Systems of Carolina, Summerville, S.C.
  • Skipworth Moving Systems, Inc., Batavia, Ill.
  • Thompson Moving & Storage, Inc., Clarksville, Tenn.
  • White's Moving Service, Inc., Florence, Ala.

For a list of all award recipients, visit

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. Nearly 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.