Atlas Van Lines to recognize 10 Agents With Specialized Transportation Group Quality Award


October 26, 2012

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EVANSVILLE, IND. — Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation's leading moving companies, is recognizing 10 Specialized Transportation Group (STG) agents as winners of the 2012 Specialized Transportation Group Quality Award. The transportation of special products presents its own set of challenges. From rocket engines and helicopters to giant genie lamps and a 4,000-year-old mummy, these Atlas STG agents bring unfailing creativity and energy to answer the diverse needs of their customers. Their logistical finesse serves shippers of fine art, store fixtures, trade shows, electronics and unique or unusual products.

The Specialized Transportation Group Quality Award recognizes what it takes to excel in this uniquely demanding segment of the transportation industry. Among the criteria, agents must:

  • Do business as a full-service agency, meeting or exceeding eight of the quality standards of the Atlas World Class Commitment;
  • Earn a facility rating of 5.0;
  • Have operated as an Atlas agent for a full convention year; and
  • Achieve combined booker and hauler revenue of at least $1,000,000 in Specialized Transportation business.

"Thanks to the commitment of our STG agents and Atlas' high standards of world class commitment, we continue to move up the leaderboard in the industry's specialized transportation marketplace," said Glen Dunkerson, chairman and CEO of Atlas World Group. "We're proud to honor our agents that uphold Atlas' reputation for quality and provide excellent service when transporting special products for their customers."

The recipients of this year's Specialized Transportation Group Quality Award are:

The 2012 recipients were presented the award at the 65th Annual Atlas Convention held Oct. 24-27 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. For more information on Atlas Van Lines' quality agents awards, visit www.atlasvanlines.com/about/awards/.

About Atlas Van Lines
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. For more information, visit www.atlasvanlines.com.

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