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Next Generation PVOs

A 2017 annual survey by the American Transportation Research Institute cited driver shortage as the number one concern facing the trucking industry, and the aging workforce is a major contributing factor. Atlas® leadership and agents alike have strategies in place to stay ahead of the issue.

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ELD Mandate in Review

ELD Mandate in Review

With the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate right out of the gate, its overall impact on the household goods moving industry is to be determined, and as Atlas Agents and Professional Van Operators (PVOs)  adjust, opinions reside on both sides of the fence.

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30 Years Later: Atlas® Agents Remember A Turning Point

30 Years Later: Atlas® Agents Remember A Turning Point

The Annual Atlas® Convention is a highly anticipated and memorable experience for the entire Atlas family. The 2017 Convention in San Diego, was no exception, but a few, defining characteristics made it truly remarkable.

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Delivering Relief

Delivering Relief

Like Joshua Flatt, Alexander’s Mobility Services (0207), many Americans tuned in with empathetic hearts as news of the hurricane devastation flooded their televisions, radios, and social media. As Josh absorbed story after story, he started making some calls.
 

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Moving Up and Moving Forward

Moving Up and Moving Forward

John Lance, NMS Moving Systems, Inc. (2015), was handed a huge honor at the 99th Annual California Moving and Storage Association Convention in Rancho Mirage, Calif., physically and figuratively speaking.

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Atlas Agents Help Students Move Out for Hunger

Atlas Agents Help Students Move Out for Hunger

Atlas Agents are taking their trucks and charitable acts to a higher level – of education, that is. Move For Hunger Director, Adam Lowy, and team, coordinated the first ever Move Out for Hunger food drive, in partnership with Doorsteps and Food Recovery Network.

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Moving the First Family

Moving the First Family

They say it was just like any other job, but not every moving company gets the opportunity to relocate America’s first family to Kalorama, an exclusive neighborhood in Washington D.C. reserved for the city’s elite.

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President Paxton Commands FIDI

President Paxton Commands FIDI

Frederick Paxton III was recently named president of FIDI Global Alliance, the world's largest alliance of professional and international moving and relocation companies.

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Honoring Hunger Heroes

Honoring Hunger Heroes

Across the country and throughout every state, there are people facing hunger. It touches seniors, parents, and kids, leaving some searching for their next meal. The good news?  There are people out there fighting to end hunger, too.

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Atlantic Backs the Badge

Atlantic Backs the Badge

A few short weeks before his scheduled family move, a Houston Law Enforcement officer went into surgery for a broken leg he suffered in the line of duty. Monica Lozano, the Care Team Coordinator for nonprofit Houston Law Enforcement Officer’s Family Support Unit, reached out to a trustworthy team of movers at Atlantic Relocation Systems (1021) for support.

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Featured

Familiar Themes & Pricing Reset

Ryan McConnell, Vice President, Strategic Planning, and Jeff Schimmel, Vice President, Transportation Services, are key strategists in the effort to optimize sales and profitability for Atlas® Van Lines. In early September, Joe Stackhouse joined the team as the new President & COO.

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Driving Change

Today, the Atlas cooperative is made up of over 400 independently-owned and -operated moving companies throughout North America. Members still commit to one another for the common good. At a time when the industry wrestles with unprecedented challenges, that commitment has never been more vital.

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Agents Lend a Helping Truck

Atlas® Van Lines Agents think ‘the bigger the better’ when it comes to spreading awareness about food insecurity. In partnership with Move For Hunger,™ a nonprofit that encourages donating food instead of moving it, our moving and storage companies are sharing the message from the largest billboards they could find – their moving trucks.

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People

Atlas Awarded for Giving Spirit

Giving back to local communities is a priority that resonates throughout the Atlas network. At headquarters, the Atlas United Way committee looks for engaging ways to keep the charitable spirit alive among the Atlas employees all year long.

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Atlas Agents Help Students Move Out for Hunger

Atlas Agents are taking their trucks and charitable acts to a higher level – of education, that is. Move For Hunger Director, Adam Lowy, and team, coordinated the first ever Move Out for Hunger food drive, in partnership with Doorsteps and Food Recovery Network.

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Moving Up and Moving Forward

John Lance, NMS Moving Systems, Inc. (2015), was handed a huge honor at the 99th Annual California Moving and Storage Association Convention in Rancho Mirage, Calif., physically and figuratively speaking.

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Events

Atlas is a Friend in Corporate Relocation at SHRM

In fact, the overarching message for Atlas at the SHRM show was to ease customers’ minds about the relocation process. To demonstrate how Atlas PVO’s and pack/load team members are friends that customers can trust with their household belongings, two life-size cardboard cutouts of crew members stood in the booth for photo opportunities, while attendees were encouraged to share their selfies with the hashtag #MyFriendsAtAtlas.

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Sharing the Many Ways to go new places at SHRM

A group of representatives from multiple Atlas Agencies and Atlas HQ trekked to Las Vegas in late June to set up shop at the annual Convention and Expo of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). In total, more than 630 exhibiting companies filled over 30 aisles with human resource solutions at the Las Vegas Convention Center, making it the largest expo SHRM has ever held.

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Alexander's Celebrates a Big Year in Nashville

In 2015, Alexander's Mobility Services (0217) celebrated 20 years of service in the Nashville area, and they did it in a big way. As the largest multi-location agent in the Atlas family, Alexander's moved their Tennessee operations into a new location on the northwest side of the city.

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