Atlas Van Lines interstate agent under new ownership

March 31, 2009

Media Contacts:
Kerri Hart, Atlas Van Lines, 800.638.9797, ext. 2951
Ryan Heath, Hetrick

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Home Moving and Storage Co., Inc., an Atlas Van Lines interstate agent located in Columbus, Ohio, has announced a change in ownership. Jay Fuson, owner of Indianapolis-based Guardian Relocation, bought the agency from former owner Jack Herring on March 20. Home Moving and Storage will become the third branch of Guardian Relocation, an Atlas agency that also has a branch in Fort Wayne, Ind. All locations are owned by Fuson.

"Customers in the Columbus area have come to expect nothing but the best from Home Moving and Storage, especially those customers who are moving between states," said Greg Hoover, president and chief operating officer of Atlas World Group. "I'm confident that Jay Fuson and his team will maintain Home Moving's high-quality service and bring even more relocation expertise to the company."

Home Moving and Storage is a full-service relocation company with 35,000 square feet of warehousing space in Columbus. The agency provides packing, crating, protected storage, and local, long-distance and international transportation services.

"It's an honor to join forces with this great company," said Fuson. "I'm excited to build on Home's reputation for excellence, and I look forward to growing our customer base in both local and long-distance moves."

Atlas Van Lines is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company that posted revenues of $908 million in 2008. Atlas World Group companies employ more than 700 people throughout North America. More than 500 Atlas interstate 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.