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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

The global pandemic has impacted both Atlas® and the moving industry in unprecedented ways this year, but as Atlas® World Group Chairman and CEO Jack Griffin puts it, “Sitting around and waiting for the storm to pass isn’t something we do, because it isn’t who we are.”

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Covid-19 & Our Culture

Covid-19 & Our Culture

5 game changers helping Atlas® teams adjust to the new normal.

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Is it Safe to Move?

Is it Safe to Move?

Our customers have questions about the safety of moving during a global pandemic — and Atlas has answers.

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Atlas Canada

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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Canadian CSR Services and Cross-Border Connections Raise Consistency and Lower Costs

Canadian CSR Services and Cross-Border Connections Raise Consistency and Lower Costs

The staff of Avail Move Management® Canada provides full CSR services and cross-border expertise to Canadian and U.S. Atlas® Agents.

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Listen. Think. Move.

Listen. Think. Move.

According to noted Canadian writer Robin Sharma: “Listening is a master skill for personal and professional greatness.” The sales professionals at Atlas®  Van Lines Canada are in complete agreement.

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Atlas International

International Partnership Program

International Partnership Program

The sole purpose of the Atlas® International Partnership Program is to provide our clients relocation services specializing in movement of household goods and high value products globally.

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Atlas® International Partnership Program

Atlas® International Partnership Program

With the ever-growing commitment to expand our global footprint and strengthen our portfolio, Atlas® World Group International (AWGI) introduced the Partnership Program in 2019.

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Atlas® World Group International Partnership Program

Atlas® World Group International Partnership Program

Agents and Atlas® International share the brand to grow market share in selected cities.

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Atlas Logistics

New Market, New Network

New Market, New Network

Consumer behavior is changing in response to the pandemic, with a solid trend toward online ordering and delivery. 

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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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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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Avail

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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The Cartus® Move Center

The Cartus® Move Center

Streamlining Information to Create Seamless Customer Experiences

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Fine Tuning the Steps

Fine Tuning the Steps

With summer straight ahead, many agents are securing additional staff to handle the seasonal increase in relocation activity. With the help of Avail,® they’re finding it’s easy to add skilled professionals as needed to their Agency team.

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Cornerstone

Now, We Are All Entrepreneurs

Now, We Are All Entrepreneurs

“Innovation and creativity love crises and constraints.” So says innovation expert, coach and educator Jay Rao,
who celebrates the range of business advances that have emerged during the pandemic. 

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The Essential Why of D&I

The Essential Why of D&I

In January, Goldman Sachs’ CEO David Solmomon made a significant statement at Davos, the World Economic Forum gathering of world leaders: “We’re not going to take a company public unless there’s at least one diverse board candidate, with a focus on women.”

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Techs in Training?

Techs in Training?

We keep hearing about how AI, robotics, digital transformation, and other technological innovations are reshaping the fundamental nature of work.

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Featured

Looking Ahead

The global pandemic has impacted both Atlas® and the moving industry in unprecedented ways this year, but as Atlas® World Group Chairman and CEO Jack Griffin puts it, “Sitting around and waiting for the storm to pass isn’t something we do, because it isn’t who we are.”

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Vision 2025: The Atlas® Journey

Atlas® World Group’s first five-year plan, launched in 2015 and known as Vision 2018, was the most comprehensive strategic initiative in the history of the van line.

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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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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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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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