Atlas Van Lines awards agents for excellence

November 1, 2006

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

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — With more than 500 agents throughout the U.S. and Canada, Atlas Van Lines — the nation's second largest van line — consistently receives the industry's highest customer service ratings. On Nov. 1, at the 59th Annual Atlas Convention in Phoenix, Ariz., Atlas will recognize 62 of those agents for achieving specific customer satisfaction milestones and maintaining operational excellence that raises the bar even higher. Those agents will receive the company's Hauling Excellence Award.

"At Atlas, we're known for our customer focus and attention to detail," said Jim Stamm, vice chairman, president and COO of Atlas World Group. "Every year, our customers' expectations of quality grows as agents like those being honored with the Hauling Excellence Award push the quality envelope."

Agents receiving the Hauling Excellence Award are:

  • A. Walecka & Son, Inc., West Wareham, Mass.
  • A-1 Metro Movers - Omaha, Omaha, Neb.
  • Ace Relocation Services, Cudahy, Wis.
  • Ace Relocation Systems, Inc., Orlando, Fla.
  • Ace Relocation Systems, Inc., Jessup, Md.
  • Ace Relocation Systems, Inc., Long Beach, Calif.
  • Ace Relocation Systems, Inc., Kent, Wash.
  • Ace Relocation Systems, Inc., San Diego, Calif.
  • Ace Relocation Systems, Inc., San Jose, Calif.
  • Ace World Wide Moving & Storage, Roseville, Minn.
  • Action Moving Services, Inc., Burnsville, Minn.
  • Advance Relocation Systems, Baltimore, Md.
  • Alexander's Mobility Services, Tustin, Calif.
  • Alexander's Mobility Services, Hayward, Calif.
  • Alexander's Mobility Services, Portland, Ore.
  • Alexander's Mobility Services, Baltimore, Md.
  • Alexander's Mobility Services, Bloomington, Minn.
  • Alexander's Mobility Services, San Diego, Calif.
  • Alexander's Mobility Services, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Alexander's Mobility Services, Garland, Texas
  • Apex & Robert E. Lee Moving & Storage Co., Inc., Antioch, Tenn.
  • Atlantic Relocation Systems, Houston, Texas
  • Bean Moving and Storage, Inc., Hattiesburg, Miss.
  • Bekins Northwest, Tacoma, Wash.
  • Celina Moving and Storage, Inc., Celina, Ohio
  • Certified Van Service, Inc., Islandia, N.Y.
  • City Transfer & Storage Company, High Point, N.C.
  • Collins Brothers Moving Corporation, Larchmont, N.Y.
  • Crofutt & Smith Moving & Storage, Landing, N.J.
  • DMS Moving Systems, Inc., Canton, Mich.
  • Golden Van Lines, Inc., Longmont, Colo.
  • Guardian Relocation Inc., Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Home Moving & Storage Co., Inc., Columbus, Ohio
  • Imlach & Collins Brothers, LLC, Irving, Texas
  • Imlach Movers of Ft. Wayne LLC, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
  • Imlach Movers of San Antonio, LLC, San Antonio, Texas
  • Imlach Movers, Inc., Trenton, Mich.
  • J. Barber Moving & Storage, Inc., Fredericksburg, Va.
  • Lincoln Moving & Storage of Buffalo, Inc., Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Lytle's Transfer & Storage, Inc., Duncan, S.C.
  • Mabey's Moving & Storage, Inc., Rensselaer, N.Y.
  • McCormack-Payton Storage & Moving Company, Inc., Grandview, Mo.
  • Merchants Moving & Storage, Inc., Boise, Idaho
  • Nelson Westerberg of Illinois, Inc., Elk Grove Village, Ill.
  • Nelson Westerberg of New Jersey, Inc., Somerville, N.J.
  • Nelson Westerberg of Texas, Inc., Carrollton, Texas
  • NMS Moving Systems, Inc., Oxnard, Calif.
  • Paxton Van Lines, Inc., Springfield, Va.
  • Paxton Van Lines, Inc., Sandston, Va.
  • Philpot Relocation Systems, Tucker, Ga.
  • Powell Relocation Group, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Reads Moving Systems of Florida, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Reads Moving Systems, Inc., Hatboro, Pa.
  • Reads-Imlach Relocation Group LLC, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Shetler Moving & Storage, Inc., Evansville, Ind.
  • Thomas Transfer & Storage Co., Inc., Mountain View, Calif.
  • Wagoner Moving Systems, Inc., North Canton, Ohio
  • Walker Transfer, Inc., Kenova, W.Va.
  • Weleski Transfer of Johnstown, Inc., Johnstown, Pa.
  • Weleski Transfer, Inc., Tarentum, Pa.
  • Winter Moving and Storage, Inc., Bentonville, Ark.
  • Wm. Duggan Co., Inc., Walpole, Mass.

For a list of all award recipients in other categories, 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. More than 500 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.