Atlas Van Lines earns top honors in 17th annual Nationwide Relocating Employee Survey

Atlas ranked number one in household goods shipment category

August 10, 2011

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Atlas Van Lines was cited as the top mover of household goods in a recent survey conducted by Trippel Survey and Research, LLC, an Arkansas-based research and consulting firm. Founded by Alan Trippel in 1994, the company provides relocation professionals with comprehensive, unbiased surveys, research and consulting. This is the 17th year that Trippel has conducted its Nationwide Relocating Employee Survey©.

The goal of the annual survey is to objectively gather opinions of thousands of recently transferred employees, measuring the level of satisfaction with the following relocation service providers:

  • Household good movers
  • Relocation management service companies
  • Relocation mortgage companies
  • Spouse/partner companies
  • Temporary housing companies

"We are extremely proud of our ranking in this industry-wide survey," said Jack Griffin, president and COO of Atlas Van Lines. "It is rewarding to know that our customers have a high level of satisfaction with their experience when moving with Atlas. Our family of Atlas agents and professional van operators are committed to customer service, and this survey is an affirmation of that commitment."

Atlas received the top score among the 12 household goods movers that the survey respondents mentioned in their responses. There were 726 transferees who specifically cited Atlas as the top household goods mover. Survey respondents include any transferred employees serviced by the company, regardless of size of load or whether the activity was pack and load, delivery, or both ends of the move. Both homeowners and renters were included in the survey.

The annual Nationwide Relocating Employee Survey was conducted throughout a six month period, ending June 30, 2011. The survey accumulated opinions from 7,298 transferees representing 110 companies headquartered throughout the United States. For more information on the survey, or Trippel Survey & Research, LLC, visit

Atlas Van Lines, a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 700 people throughout North America. Nearly 500 Atlas interstate moving agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate relocation, household moving services and in the specialized transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, store fixtures and furniture. Visit for more information on the company and Atlas agents.