Atlas Van Lines interstate agent under new ownership

June 2, 2009

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

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Ace World Wide Moving Inc., an Atlas Van Lines interstate agent located in Rochester, Minn., has announced a change in ownership. Scott Coyle, who has worked as a professional van operator in Minneapolis for the past five years, purchased the agency from John Erickson on May 14.

"Atlas agents across the United States continue to bring a personalized service approach to their clients," said Greg Hoover, president and chief operating officer of Atlas World Group. "I'm confident Scott and his team will maintain Ace World Wide's high-quality service and bring new relocation opportunities to the company."

Ace World Wide, a full-service relocation company with 10,000-square-feet of warehousing space, provides packing, crating, protected storage, and local, long-distance and international transportation services.

Coyle graduated from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. and is currently a reserve officer in the United States Marine Corps. He looks forward to the new challenge of business ownership.

It's an honor to be part of this great company," said Coyle. "I'm excited to build on Ace's reputation for quality, and I look forward to expanding 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.