ATLAS WORLD GROUP, INC. APPOINTS BARRY SCHELLENBERG PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF ATLAS® VAN LINES
EVANSVILLE, IND. (March 4, 2020) - Atlas World Group, Inc., the parent company of Atlas® Van Lines, one of the nation’s leading moving companies, announces today that Barry Schellenberg has been named president and COO of Atlas Van Lines. Schellenberg most recently served as president of Oakville, Ontario-based Atlas Van Lines (Canada) Ltd., another subsidiary of Atlas® World Group.
In his new role, Schellenberg will be tasked with leading the Atlas Van Lines household goods division in the U.S., which includes transportation services, corporate marketing, revenue distribution, customer service, agency development, information technology and the Avail Move Management subsidiary.
"Schellenberg is a proven leader in operational improvement and growth techniques,” said Jack Griffin, chairman and CEO of Atlas World Group. “Having achieved meaningful and lasting impact in diversifying and growing our footprint in Canada, we are eager to have him at the helm of our largest subsidiary.”
Schellenberg is known for creating dynamic and sustainable management strategies that engage an organization’s most valuable asset – its people. He has more than 30 years of experience in operations, supply chain, strategic execution and logistics having held leadership positions with Sameday Worldwide, CE Franklin, DHL and UPS.
“I’m extremely thankful for the last five years with Atlas Canada and the opportunity to lead its team and chart a path for meaningful growth in the region and industry,” said Schellenberg. “I look forward to continuing that momentum with Atlas Van Lines and helping to create a sustainable future for the van line.”
For more information on Atlas Van Lines and its services, visit www.atlasvanlines.com. For more information on Atlas World Group and its subsidiaries, visit atlasworldgroupinc.com.
About Atlas® World Group
Headquartered in Evansville, Ind., Atlas® World Group, Inc. comprises a family of companies that deliver transportation and related services globally through a network of quality agents and select service partners. Atlas is distinguished by agent ownership and a shared commitment to help people go new places® more easily and more securely. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 800 people throughout North America. Through a continuing emphasis on service excellence, the company has achieved extraordinary growth. For more information on Atlas® World Group, visit atlasworldgroupinc.com.
About Atlas® Van Lines
Atlas® Van Lines, a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas® World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 800 people throughout North America. Over 430 Atlas interstate moving agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate relocation, household moving services and in the specialized transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, store fixtures, and furniture. For more information, visit www.atlasvanlines.com.