Ortiz Brothers Moving & Storage joins Atlas Van Lines network

Becomes main office for Lido Van & Storage

April 10, 2007

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

LOS ANGELES — Ortiz Brothers Moving & Storage has joined one of the largest relocation networks in the country. The Los Angeles-based company became an Atlas Van Lines agent on March 28, and concurrently was named the main office for Lido Van & Storage Co. Inc. in Irvine, Calif. Ortiz Brothers will join Atlas Van Lines' network of more than 500 agents — including Lido Van & Storage Co. Inc. — across North America.

"We continually strive to offer our customers integrity and first-class customer service," said Eric Ortiz, owner of Ortiz Brothers Moving & Storage and Lido Van & Storage Co. Inc. "Partnering with a well-known and respected brand like Atlas will help us bring our Los Angeles customers added benefits such as trailer tracking and background checks."

The company is a full-service agency that provides packing, crating, protected storage and local, long distance and international transportation services. In addition, Ortiz Brothers has 90,000 square feet of warehouse storage space.

"Ortiz Brothers' commitment to its customers and high-quality standards make it an excellent addition to our network of agents and companies," said Glen Dunkerson, president and chief operating officer of Atlas Van Lines. "We're excited to serve additional customers in the Los Angeles area with Ortiz Brothers."

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 www.atlasworldgroup.com for more information on the company and Atlas agents.