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November 4, 2019


EVANSVILLE, IND. – (November 4, 2019) – Industry-leading relocation company, Atlas® Van Lines, recognized four agents as recipients of the 2019 Specialized Transportation Group Quality Award. Relocating high-value or unique items can present challenges, but these agents continually demonstrate unfailing sensitivity and creativity while implementing moving strategies that successfully ship products such as fine art, musical instruments, electronics, trade show exhibits, and store fixtures.

The Specialized Transportation Group Quality Award recognizes what it takes to excel in this demanding segment of the transportation industry. Among the criteria, agents must:
  • Conduct business as a full-service agency, meeting or exceeding eight quality standards of the Atlas® World-Class Commitment;
  • Possess a superior warehouse facility;
  • 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.
The recipients of this year’s Specialized Transportation Group Quality Award are:

Advance Relocation Systems (59) — Baltimore, Md.
J. W. Cole & Sons, Inc. (1772) — Detroit, Mich.
Specialty Moving Systems, Inc. (1811) — Glendale Heights, Ill.
Weleski Transfer, Inc. (2151) — Tarentum, Pa.

“These agents put safety, creativity, and mindfulness at the forefront of their profession,” said Jack Griffin, Chairman, and CEO of Atlas World Group, Inc. “Having them in our network is what helps the company and consumers be successful, and we appreciate their hard work and dedication.”
This year’s recipients were presented the award at the 72nd Annual Atlas® Convention held October 30 - November 1 in Palm Desert, California. For more information on Atlas® Van Lines’ quality awards, visit
About Atlas® Van Lines
Atlas® Van Lines, Inc., a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas® World Group, Inc. an Evansville, Ind.-based company. Atlas® World Group companies employ nearly 800 people throughout North America. Over 430 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