Household Moving

2019 Migration Patterns

2019 Migration Patterns

According to one of the nation’s leading movers, the 2019 Atlas® Van Lines Migration Patterns study found that 26 states registered as balanced—meaning that moves in and out of the states were roughly equal—13 as outbound, and 11 as inbound, in addition to Washington, D.C. 

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Full Speed Ahead: Technology Drives Atlas® Van Lines Canada Forward

Full Speed Ahead: Technology Drives Atlas® Van Lines Canada Forward

For Atlas® Van Lines Canada, the transition to AtlasNet® technology is years in the making. By the end of Q1 2020, their entire private client business will be operating on AtlasNet. It’s been their top priority for the last six months—a significant undertaking that has taken leadership, fortitude, and expert change management at all levels.

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Logistics

Diversification + Technology: Atlas Logistics® Growth

Diversification + Technology: Atlas Logistics® Growth

Atlas Logistics® and the agent family have built a wide-reaching network of logistics services from coast to coast. 

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Atlas Logistics® Acquires TopHat Logistical Solutions

Atlas Logistics® Acquires TopHat Logistical Solutions

At the beginning of this year, Atlas Logistics® welcomed a new team into the Atlas® family with the acquisition of TopHAT Logistical Solutions. 

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Corporate Relocation

53rd Annual Atlas Corporate Relocation Survey

53rd Annual Atlas Corporate Relocation Survey

Invited via email, 414 decision-makers completed an online questionnaire between January 15 and March 13, 2020. Each respondent is responsible for relocation and is employed by a company that has either relocated employees during the past two years or plans to relocate employees this year.

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Avail® Adds a Call Center for Atlas® Agents

Avail® Adds a Call Center for Atlas® Agents

In addition to providing outsourced Customer Service Representative (CSR) services and utilizing proprietary technology to provide move management services, Avail Move Management® is improving the efficiency of appointment scheduling for Atlas Leads on Private Client shipments.

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Agents

Ace Relocation Systems Takes a Stand Against Breast Cancer

Ace Relocation Systems (0062) has been taking a stand against cancer in a big way. In October of last year, Ace Relocation participated in a walk for "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer®" and even had a dunk tank on site as an additional fundraising event for the American Cancer Society® (ACS).

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Apex Moving + Storage Receives Agent of the Year Award

Out of approximately 2,000 eligible companies across the country, we are pleased to announce that one of our very own was awarded with top agent honors from the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA). Apex Moving + Storage (0278) was pleased to have won the prestigious 2019 Agent of the Year Service Excellence Award at AMSA’s annual conference and exposition held earlier this year.

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DMS Moving Systems Receives Supplier of the Year Award

BGRS is the industry-leading service provider of mobility solutions designed to help companies attract, retain, and develop global talent.

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Exceeding Expectations Since 1944

On May 16, 2019, Merchants Moving & Storage, Inc. (1401) held an open house to celebrate their 75th business anniversary in Boise, Idaho.

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Real-Life Training Simulation

Training is essential in the moving industry for a number of key reasons. 

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Events

Fifty Years of Forum Memories

Atlas Agent Bob Shetler, Chairman and CEO of Shetler Moving & Storage (1830), holds an impressive distinction. He is the only person in the world who has attended every Atlas Forum — all 50 of them.  The Amplifier caught up with Bob by phone a few weeks before the Forum, and he shared his memories — some a little fuzzy, but most as clear as crystal.

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50th Annual Atlas Corporate Relocation Survey 50 Years in the Making

Over the past 50 years, Atlas® has monitored relocation policy and practice via our annual Corporate Relocation Survey to better understand how demographic, geopolitical and economic shifts affect the industry year to year. 

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BRAVO Week Recap: You Drive Us.

The last full week of September (26-30), Atlas and its network of agencies celebrated BRAVO (Boosting Recognition of Atlas Van Operators) Week, an appreciation event for all the PVO's hard work and dedication throughout the year.

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People

Meet Barry Schellenberg: Atlas® Van Lines’ Newest President and COO

In February of this year, Atlas® announced the hiring of Barry Schellenberg as President & COO of Atlas Van Lines, Inc.

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New Hires and Promotions

New hires and promotions from April 2019 - April 2020.

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Exceeding Expectations Since 1944

On May 16, 2019, Merchants Moving & Storage, Inc. (1401) held an open house to celebrate their 75th business anniversary in Boise, Idaho.

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