Atlantic Relocation Systems Expands Into Colorado Branch

Atlas Van Lines agency expands to 12 total locations with the purchase of Colorado Springs branch


February 15, 2013

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Atlantic Relocation Systems, the second largest agency group within the Atlas Van Lines U.S. network and one of the largest agents in the moving industry, announces the expansion of both its national footprint as well as its local service area in Colorado through a new office in Colorado Springs. The new location is in addition to Atlantic's existing Denver branch and dedicates more personnel and resources that specialize in diversified moving services to the region. Now open for business, this Colorado Springs location joins Atlas Van Lines' trusted network of nearly 500 Atlas agents throughout the U.S. and Canada.

"The addition of this branch brings new services to a second Colorado market that was lacking some of the premier moving options Atlantic offers," said Jon Schroeder, president and COO of Atlantic Relocation Systems.

After evaluating the moving needs for customers in the Colorado Springs area, particularly the large presence of military personnel, Atlantic Relocation Systems recognized opportunities to provide not only individual and corporate household moving services but also office and industrial relocation services and specialized transportation of high-value items. This new branch will have access to Atlantic's extensive central hauling fleet comprised of more than 120 over-the-road units and top-of-the-line materials handling equipment. Additionally, the Colorado Springs facility consists of 66,000 sq. ft. of office and warehouse space, adding to nearly one million square feet of existing owned and operated storage space in Atlantic's locations throughout the country.

"The acquisition of this Colorado Springs branch introduces top-tier service offerings with ease and proficiency to area residents, companies and military personnel," stated Steve Alger, vice chairman of Atlantic Relocation Systems.

Atlantic Relocation Systems operates a total of 12 branch locations that provide moving services and industry expertise to customers both nationally and internationally. With its long-standing business structure, each Atlantic location handles all business leads, service offerings and operating structure in its particular market, driving consistent individual branch profit year after year.

"Atlantic Relocation Systems has proven to be a valued Atlas agent since joining our network in 1997," said Steve Hermann, vice president of agency development at Atlas Van Lines. "We're happy to welcome Atlantic's new Colorado Springs branch to the Atlas agency network and are confident it will have a multitude of success in this new market."

For more information on Atlantic Relocation Systems, visit www.atlanticrelocation.com. For more information on Atlas Van Lines, its agency network or its moving services, visit www.atlasvanlines.com.

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 transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, store fixtures and furniture. For more information, visit www.atlasvanlines.com.

About Atlantic Relocation Systems
Atlantic Relocation Systems, headquartered in Atlanta, is a customer-driven, quality-focused organization offering premier moving services, including household goods, military and workplace moves, specialized transportation moves, corporate relocations and more. Atlantic has been an Atlas Van Lines agent since 1997. The mover operates 12 branches nationwide. For more information, visit www.atlanticrelocation.com.

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