EVANSVILLE, IND. — Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation's leading moving companies, recently announced 51 of its top agents as 2012 winners of the Milton M. Hill Quality Award. Whether a small family move or a large-scale corporate relocation, these agents achieved unrivalled excellence in all aspects of their businesses and passed Atlas' highest quality of customer service and standards on to customers with each move. As recipients of one of the industry's most prestigious performance awards, the winning agents demonstrated a commitment to superior warehouse and hauling operations, as well as excellence in 12 established quality criteria.
The 51 agencies who earned the Milton M. Hill Quality Award represent an elite group that displayed excellence in the following areas:
- Superior warehouse rating – Recipients must earn high scores in inspections that measure organization, security, risk management and overall impression.
- Hauling excellence – Agents qualify for this award based on customer service provided by their professional van operators and by meeting hauling revenue requirements.
- World-class commitment – Recipients are measured on 12 standards, including customer service, customer satisfaction, estimating accuracy, claims ratio and compliance with Atlas' standards of excellence.
"Each year, we look forward to giving this ultimate mark of distinction to our top performing agents," said Glen Dunkerson, chairman and CEO of Atlas World Group. "Those who earn it rank among the industry's best, and Atlas is proud to see these distinguished agents continue to raise the bar for the entire industry."
Recipients of the Milton M. Hill Quality Award include:
- Ace World Wide Moving & Storage Co. (0016), Elgin, IL
- Ace World Wide Moving & Storage Co., Inc. (0024), Cudahy, WI
- Ace Relocation Systems, Inc. (0025), Long Beach, CA
- Ace World Wide Moving & Storage Co., Inc (0029), Austin, TX
- Advance Relocation Systems (0059), Baltimore, MD
- Ace Relocation Systems, Inc. (0062), San Diego, CA
- A-1 Movers, Inc. (0068), Superior, WI
- American of Virginia, Inc. (0103), Waynesboro, VA
- Alexander's Mobility Services (0207), Tustin, CA
- Alexander's Mobility Services (0208), Hayward, CA
- Alexander's Mobility Services (0210), Portland, OR
- Alexander's Mobility Services (0214), Baltimore, MD
- Alexander's Mobility Services (0215), Eagan, MN
- Alexander's Mobility Services (0216), Poway, CA
- Alexander's Mobility Services (0217), Nashville, TN
- Alexander's Mobility Services (0218), Garland, TX
- Action Moving Services, Inc. (0238), Burnsville, MN
- A-1 Metro Movers - Omaha (0251), Omaha, NE
- Collins Brothers Moving Corporation (0547), Larchmont, NY
- Collins Brothers Moving & Storage, LLC (0573), Dulles, VA
- Celina Moving and Storage, Inc. (0592), Celina, OH
- Crofutt & Smith Moving & Storage (0646), Landing, NJ
- DMS Moving Systems, Inc. (0800), Canton, MI
- DMS Moving Systems of Alabama, Inc. (0801), Bessemer, AL
- Herren's Twin City Moving & Storage, Inc. (0831), Lafayette, IN
- Daniel's Moving and Storage, Inc. (0875), Phoenix, AZ
- Golden Van Lines, Inc. (0991), Longmont, CO
- Atlantic Relocation Systems (1008), Sarasota, FL
- Atlantic Relocation Systems (1021), Houston, TX
- Atlantic Relocation Systems (1038), Phoenix, AZ
- Winter Moving and Storage, Inc. (1077), Bentonville, AR
- Imlach Group (1130), Trenton, MI
- Imlach & Collins Brothers, LLC (1132), Irving, TX
- Atlantic Relocation Systems (1253), Indianapolis, IN
- Lytle's Transfer & Storage, Inc. (1302), Tipton, PA
- Merchants Moving & Storage, Inc. (1401), Boise, ID
- Atlantic Relocation Systems (1427), Carrollton, TX
- Nelson Westerberg (1505), Elk Grove Village, IL
- Prager Moving & Storage Co. (1555), Naperville, IL
- Paxton Van Lines, Inc. (1610), Springfield, VA
- Atlantic Relocation Systems (1651), Denver, CO
- Powell Relocation Group (1657), Grand Rapids, MI
- Reads Moving Systems, Inc. (1711), Hatboro, PA
- Reads Moving Systems of Richmond, Inc (1701), Petersburg, VA
- Walker Transfer, Inc. (2114), Kenova, WV
- Wayne Moving & Storage Company, Inc. (2118), West Chester, PA
- Weleski Transfer, Inc. (2151), Tarentum, PA
- Wm. Duggan Co., Inc. (2189), Walpole, MA
- Bekins Moving & Storage Co. (2501), Mountlake Terrace, WA
- Bekins Moving & Storage Co. (2502), Tacoma, WA
- Philpot Relocation Systems (2611), Tucker, GA
Given annually since 1996, this award was established in honor of the late Milton M. Hill of Alexander's Mobility Services, an Atlas Van Lines agent. Hill was known for excellent and innovative customer service that set many standards in the industry. 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.