Sunset becomes Atlas Van Lines agent

Deerfield Beach, Fla., firm joins one of the largest relocation networks in the United States

March 23, 2007

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

Deerfield Beach, Fla. — Sunset Moving & Storage Inc. has joined one of the largest relocation networks in the country. The company, based in Deerfield Beach, Fla., in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area, became an agent for Atlas Van Lines Inc., joining more than 500 Atlas agents across North America.

"Our model of customer service and quality commitment fits in well with the Atlas mission," said Mark Pierce, president of Sunset. "This union allows us to keep our firm focused on the South Florida area, while expanding our commitment and reach across the country."

In addition to its Deerfield Beach headquarters, Sunset has Florida locations in Key West, the Gold Coast and Tampa. The company is a full-service agency that provides packing, crating, protected storage and local, long distance and international transportation services, as well as more than 80,000-square-feet in combined warehouse space.

"We're pleased about the opportunity to partner with Sunset," said Glen Dunkerson, president and chief operating officer of Atlas Van Lines. "Sunset's commitment to its customers and integrity in the market make it an ideal agent to welcome into the Atlas family."

Atlas Van Lines is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company that posted record revenues of $986 million in 2006. 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.