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Exceeding Expectations Since 1944

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

Real-Life Training Simulation

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

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2018 Top Supplier Awards Winners

2018 Top Supplier Awards Winners

Many of our Atlas agents walked away with distinguished awards at the 2018 Cartus and BGRS events. 

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Atlas Agents Win Top Supplier Awards

Atlas Agents Win Top Supplier Awards

BGRS announced the winners of ther esteemed supply chain relocation awards at its 2017 Supplier Forum in Chicago, and as Septmeber closed, Cartus held its annual Global Network Conference announcing their winners in the domestic household goods category.

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City Transfer Celebrated with Historic Marker

City Transfer Celebrated with Historic Marker

In this day and age, it’s not always common to see a family-run business surpass a century-long mile marker. It is with this commonality that makes City Transfer and Storage Company (0630) quite the exception.

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Detroit Area Agents Coming Together to Help Those in Need

Detroit Area Agents Coming Together to Help Those in Need

On a cold snowy morning this past November, Professional Van Operators (PVOs) from Imlach Group (1130), DMS Moving Systems (0800), and Palmer Moving Services (1641) teamed up to load and deliver 70 fully decorated Christmas trees to support one of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s largest annual fundraisers, The Festival of Trees.

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An Accessory to Philanthropy

An Accessory to Philanthropy

Palmer Moving Services (1641), one of the newest members of the Atlas agent family, has taken company spirit to a new high. 

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PVO Spotlight

In this edition of the Amplifier, Atlas would like to recognize two PVOs who truly go above and beyond in their job. 

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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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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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Drive On: Technology Keeps Atlas® Agents Ahead of the Curve

“Transportation is a high volume and low margin business,” comments Jack Griffin, Chairman & CEO, Atlas® World Group. “The second you come to terms with that, you realize the only way you’re going to be successful and serve customers with quality is to be the most efficient you can be. Technology is first and foremost in accomplishing that.”

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Moving in Sync

“Relocation is like a dance,” says Jack Griffin, Atlas® World Group Chairman & CEO. “When partners are in step with one another they can create a seamless move experience for the customer.”

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LEAD: Atlas Answers the Call

The history of Atlas® is a story of leadership. In 1948, 33 independent moving companies formed the cooperative “Atlas Van-Lines, Inc.” and affirmed that “each member was to render service on his brother member’s loads of the character that he would expect on his own business.”

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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.

...read more

Real-Life Training Simulation

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

...read more

PVO Spotlight

In this edition of the Amplifier, Atlas would like to recognize two PVOs who truly go above and beyond in their job. 

...read more

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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