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Info Flow: All Systems Go

Info Flow: All Systems Go

During the last week of March, Atlas Logistics® introduced a new pricing method. It goes hand-in-hand with an upgrade to the estimating system for pad-wrapped special products shipments. All of it is designed to bring Atlas better engagement with opportunities in the market and provide more flexibility when pricing.

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The Power of Threes

The Power of Threes

You might say the Atlas Logistics® strategy is working with the power of threes. It brings strengths in freight brokerage, project management, and specialized transportation. And it bolsters them with a focus on three areas.

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What if you could grow your business…

What if you could grow your business…

Like many Atlas Agents, A-1 First Class Moving & Storage (2123) excels in origin and destination services. Which is what Agency President Matthew Schwartzberg expected to provide when he was contacted earlier this year by a shipper in the northeast.

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Hybrid Thinking Opens Booking Opportunities

Hybrid Thinking Opens Booking Opportunities

Call it hybrid thinking—seeing a familiar problem in a new way and using dissimilar ideas to solve it. Take the age-old conundrum of speed and service, for example. How do you meet the customer’s expectation for swift transit, yet ensure the right follow-through at delivery?

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Partners In Success.

Partners In Success.

Atlas Logistics and eLuxurySupply work in a thriving partnership. Atlas Logistics has seen major gains in volume over the last three years, particularly in the Third-Party Logistics (3PL) arena. And eLuxurySupply is ranked 15 on Inc. 5000’s latest list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies.

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One to Win

One to Win

Atlas’ 2012 entry in the 3PL arena came as a complement to existing final mile and pad-wrapped services. Fast-forward three years, and the consolidated Atlas Logistics® brand is showing impressive growth.

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Dave Coulter, STG Veteran, Retires

Dave Coulter, STG Veteran, Retires

Dedicated Atlas Van Lines veteran, David Coulter, Vice President of STG Sales, announced his retirement after 36 years with the company.

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Pursuing the Vision

Pursuing the Vision

Atlas Logistics is beginning a new strategic direction with a major step to grow its share of the global logistics market. Following last year’s reorganization under a single brand, the company is taking its message to the market with an expanded web presence at AtlasLogistics.com.

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Titan Project Snapshot

Titan Project Snapshot

Titan Global Distribution and Nelson Westerberg (1505) worked together to provide the perfect final mile for Office Logistics Services Inc. and Staybridge Suites in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The new 124-unit hotel opened last fall.

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Getting it there

Getting it there

Atlas Logistics aligned into one department at Atlas headquarters in February of 2014. Newly appointed Vice President & General Manager Phil Wahl says the improved efficiencies are designed to offer best-in-class service, and to continue the increased logistics success that Atlas has experienced over the last couple of years.

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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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