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Corporate Relocation

Tax Reform: Variations on a Theme by Brady

Tax Reform: Variations on a Theme by Brady

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) authored by Texas Congressman Kevin Brady was signed into law on December 22, 2017. As the dust settles on the first major rewrite of the tax code in more than 30 years, relocation professionals, transferees, and movers are watching closely to determine its impact on the mobility industry.

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Connections: A Strategy To Grow On

Connections: A Strategy To Grow On

Business guru Seth Godin, coined the term “the connection economy” to define our current business environment and the value that is created between people. Some of his most straightforward advice for this marketplace can be summed up in eight words: “Be genuine. Be remarkable. Be worth connecting with.”

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Tenets "Four" Success

Tenets "Four" Success

Atlas® World Group International brings expertise to global relocation. Based in Seattle, they provide Atlas Agents and clients with comprehensive, door-to-door relocation services. President Jim Gaw leads the Strategic Priority Assessment (SPA) team, which is working on a plan supported by four main tenets. 

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New Energy, New Results

New Energy, New Results

At Avail Move Management,® “new” is the operative word. New value additions and new clients. New opportunities with Atlas sister companies. A newly freshened brand message. It all adds up to new results. 

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

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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Atlas is a Friend in Corporate Relocation at SHRM

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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The State of Corporate Relocation in 2016

The State of Corporate Relocation in 2016

Since 1968, Atlas Van Lines has annually surveyed corporate relocation professionals on their views, policies, and practices to better understand changes taking place in the industry. Our results for the 2016 Corporate Relocation survey are here, and they provide an in­-depth look at the most noteworthy trends in mobility.

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Houston, we have a solution!

Houston, we have a solution!

Allocation problems may not rise to the level faced by the crew of Apollo 13. But they can happen, and when they do, they are almost as dire.

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Good Connections Make for Great Relocations

Good Connections Make for Great Relocations

Cornerstone Relocation Group® may technically be a relocation management company, but it does much more than “manage” relocation. Cornerstone makes connections. And the most important connections are the ones Cornerstone makes while transferring employees.

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Trifecta for Growth

Trifecta for Growth

When Avail Move Management® and Cartus® hammered out an ambitious new commitment last December, Atlas saw an immediate and significant increase in volume.

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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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