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Corporate Relocation

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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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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The Cartus® Move Center

The Cartus® Move Center

Streamlining Information to Create Seamless Customer Experiences

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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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52nd Annual Atlas Corporate Relocation Survey

52nd Annual Atlas Corporate Relocation Survey

As we have done every year since 1968, we consider the demographic, geopolitical, and economic shifts affecting our industry. We analyze the findings and uncover the trends to more clearly understand the evolving challenges—and learn how we as relocation professionals can answer them. 

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Avail Advances

Avail Advances

Fifteen years ago, before move management became an industry byword for efficiency, Atlas® introduced Avail® Move Management. It has been a reliable engine for efficiency and innovation, fueled by information technology and expertise that satisfies customers. 

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51st Annual Atlas Corporate Relocation Survey

51st Annual Atlas Corporate Relocation Survey

As we have done every year since 1968, we consider the demographic, geopolitical, and economic shifts affecting our industry. We analyze the findings and uncover the trends to more clearly understand the evolving challenges—and learn how we as relocation professionals can answer them. 

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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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Featured

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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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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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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