Eight new agents join Atlas Van Lines network

Four agents announce changes in ownership

May 27, 2008

Media Contacts:
Barbara Cox, Atlas Van Lines, Inc., 800.638.9797, ext. 2275 coxb@atlasworldgroup.com
Kristen Fuhs Wells, Hetrick Communications

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Atlas Van Lines has welcomed eight new agents, growing its network to 500 agents worldwide.

New agents include:

Action Mobility Services, LLC – Bossier City, La.
Brouwer Relocation Inc. – Sioux Falls, S.D.
Brouwer Relocation Inc. – Rock Valley, Iowa
Cook Moving & Storage – Cody, Wyo.
Fallon Moving & Storage, Inc. – Windsor, Conn.
Hoy Transfer, Inc. – State College, Penn.
Silver Eagle Relocation Services, Inc. – Carson City, Nev.
Smith Van & Storage Co., Inc. – Merced, Calif.

"The growing number of committed Atlas agents allows us to stick to our motto: integrity, quality, solutions," said Greg Hoover, president and chief operating officer of Atlas Van Lines. "By providing customers in these locations with high-quality customer service, we will continue to raise the standards in this industry."

These agents have also announced changes in ownership:

  • Batavia, Ill-based Baillie Moving Systems, Ltd., was purchased by Chris Baillie. Previously, the firm was named Skipworth Moving Systems.
  • Irvine, Calif.-based Lido Van & Storage Co., Inc. was purchased by Atlas agent Nelson Westerberg, Inc., with headquarters in Elk Grove Village, Ill.
  • Grandview, Mo.-based McCormack-Daniel's Moving & Storage Inc., was purchased by Atlas agent Daniel's Moving and Storage Inc., of Phoenix. The firm was previously named McCormack-Payton Moving & Storage Inc. The new ownership and name change will also affect the Wichita, Kan. branch.

Atlas Van Lines is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company that posted record revenues of $943 million in 2007. 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.