Wood Bros. Moving & Storage under new ownership

Portsmouth agency ensures smooth transition during change of ownership


November 15, 2007

Media Contacts:
Sara DeWitt, Atlas Van Lines, 800.638.9797, ext. 2951 dewitts@atlasworldgroup.com
Kristen Fuhs Wells, Hetrick Communications


PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Wood Bros. Moving & Storage, an Atlas Van Lines agent located in Portsmouth, N.H., has announced a change in ownership. The agency was purchased by Mark Harrington, a 15-year veteran in international forwarding. Wood Bros. will retain its name under its new owner.

Harrington purchased Wood Bros. from Bill and Ed Walsh on Oct. 17.

"Customers in New Hampshire have come to expect nothing but the best from Wood Bros.," said Glen Dunkerson, president and chief operating officer of Atlas Van Lines. "That tradition will continue with its new owner."

Wood Bros. Moving & Storage is a full-service relocation company with a 30,000-square-foot warehouse. The agency provides packing, protected storage, and local, long-distance and international transportation services.

"It's an honor to be part of this great company," said Harrington. "I'm excited to build on Wood Bros.' reputation for high quality. I also plan to work toward increasing revenue and storage space, controlling costs and growing our customer base in local and long-distance moves."

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.

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