Atlas World Group, Inc. Earns Spot on 2012 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators Across America

Company named to prestigious list for the fourth consecutive year


September 12, 2012

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EVANSVILLE, IND. — Atlas World Group, Inc., the parent company of one of the nation's leading moving companies Atlas Van Lines, today announces that it was named to this year's InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology. Ranked in the top 250, this is the company's fourth year in a row to be recognized on this exclusive list of the nation's top technology innovators. The annual list was revealed last night at a gala awards ceremony at the InformationWeek 500 Conference.

As a longtime technology trailblazer in the moving industry, Atlas is constantly looking for ways to improve the customer experience by developing innovative tools for customers, crew members and agents. Atlas was named to the InformationWeek 500 list for one of its most recent innovations, the moveAtlas™ app, which provides customers with a convenient way to obtain moving quotes, expert packing advice and shipment tracking details on their mobile devices. This free, easy-to-use app for Apple and Android devices is changing the way customers can access important moving information, wherever they may be. In addition to the convenience the app offers to the customer, moveAtlas is a significant lead generation tool for the company.

"It's an honor to not only be included in InformationWeek's distinguished list of innovative companies for the fourth consecutive year, but also to be in the top 250 for the second time," said Michael Neeley, vice president and CIO of Atlas World Group, Inc. "The moveAtlas app helps to achieve our overarching goal of providing each customer with the most efficient move possible. We are always developing new ways to keep Atlas at the forefront of technology innovation in the moving industry, and because of that we've been able to consistently introduce new capabilities to enhance the moving experience for our customers."

"The InformationWeek 500 has recognized the most innovative users of business technology for 24 years, and this year's innovations were particularly impressive," said Rob Preston, editor in chief of InformationWeek. "What the editors looked for are unconventional approaches—new technologies, new models, new ways of grabbing business opportunities and solving complex business problems with IT."

InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of America's best-known companies. Past overall winners include PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, CME Group, National Semiconductor, Con-Way, and Principal Financial Group. The InformationWeek 500 rankings are unique among corporate rankings as it spotlights the power of innovation in information technology, rather than simply identifying the biggest IT spenders.

For more information, visit www.atlasvanlines.com or www.informationweek.com/iw500/. To find out more on the moveAtlas app, visit www.moveatlas.com.

About Atlas World Group
Atlas World Group, Inc. is an Evansville, Ind.-based holding company and the parent corporation of Atlas Van Lines, Inc. Atlas World Group, Inc. companies employ nearly 700 people throughout North America through a network of quality agents and select service partners to provide a variety of relocation and transportation services for individuals and organizations worldwide. 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. For more information, visit http://www.atlasworldgroup.com.

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